Seattle’s Caribbean sandwich shop Paseo has been garnering national attention: Anthony Bourdain said it was a must-visit stop when in Seattle. Yelp named it the #3 restaurant in the United States. And the Food Channel awarded its Caribbean Roast sandwich the #2 sandwich in the country. And now, beginning this summer, you can enjoy its flavors at your next event thanks to its new catering offerings!
On May 17, members of the Seattle chapter of ILEA gathered at Block 41 in Seattle to celebrate the nominees and winners of the 2017 Emerald City Applause Awards. This year’s winners were:
Best Wedding Event: Taylor’d Events Group
Best Meeting Conference: Cort Party Rental for Microsoft Oneweek
Best Nonprofit Event: GFS Events for Taste of the Valley 2016
Best Corporate Event: Event Experience for Heroes Vs. Villains
Best Team Effort: Taylor’d Events Group
Best Creative Solution: Vangard Events for Amazon Summer Picnic
As I write this, I am sitting in the Hilton Anchorage getting ready to head out for a day of tours and adventures with a group of about 30 event planners. About two weeks ago, I was in Vancouver, BC with a group of three other editors/writers doing the same thing in that city. Yeah. I know. I have a pretty fabulous job. And so, I wanted to give a shout out to the CVBs who plan these trips and help me get better acquainted to everything our region has to offer so that I can, in turn, introduce you to new places and things to do when you’re planning a meeting or event.
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I once saw a T-shirt that read, “Alcohol: Because no great story ever started with a salad.” While I’m not sure that is actually true, booze and brews can certainly make a party that much more enjoyable. So this year, I salute some of our region’s finest distilleries and breweries that also happen to offer on-site event space. Cheers!
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