FareStart provides a community that transforms lives by empowering homeless and disadvantaged men, women, and families to achieve self-sufficiency through life skills, job training and employment in the food service industry.

FareStart Catering will be at the Northwest Event Show on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Be sure to stop by our booth to learn about our beautiful venues, delicious menus and how we can make your event memorable and meaningful. #NWES2017

Our thoughts are with those affected by Hurricane Irma and the organizations providing support and relief, including Catalyst Kitchens members Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and St. Matthew's House.

Say hello to a September's fresh sheet at the FareStart Restaurant on 7th and Virginia. Pictured: Crispy Walla Walla Onion Rings, Lemondrop Melon Salad, Seared Alaskan Ling Cod and Warm Local Blackberry Cobbler. Visit our website for the full menu. https://www.farestart.org/farestart-restaurant

Thank you to volunteers from @expedia for painting our hallway! @lifeatexpedia #expediacares #greatfoodbetterlives

Guest Chef Night diners got a taste of Japanese comfort food, thanks to Chef Shota Nakajima and Adana Restaurant. Many thanks also to Audubon Washington and Homegrown who volunteered as servers.

The Hottest Happy Hours in Seattle Right Now, September 2017


Looking for an excuse to try our newest restaurant? Maslow's Seattle made Eater Seattle's list of Hottest Happy Hours for September! It's easy to join us with all day happy hours on Saturdays through the end of summer.

seattle.eater.com Where to get discounted drinks and bites right this minute



Try one of Seattle Met Magazine's Best New Restaurants at Guest Chef Night this Thursday. Chef Shota Nakajima of Adana Restaurant brings his Japanese "comfort food" to FareStart's Restaurant. Make your reservations!


Happy Labor Day! This simple Lemon Couscous from our 25th Anniversary Cookbook makes a great side-dish for your end of summer BBQ.

Pour 1 c. boiling water over 1 c. couscous. Add juice from 1 lemon and cover. Let sit for 10 minutes, then add 1/4 c. olive oil and 2 preserved lemons, diced. Season with salt and pepper.

What are your plans for this gorgeous day? Stop by our newest restaurant Maslow's in South Lake Union for ALL DAY happy hour specials! We're open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. #greatfoodbetterlives

"Outrageously good" described Chef Tyler Hefford-Anderson of the Columbia Tower Club's menu at Guest Chef Night, as he holds up his inventive "apricot candy" dessert topping. Thanks also to Phinney Bischoff who volunteered as servers in celebration of their 35th anniversary.

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