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October 27, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm$125
October is Filipino American History Month! Help us celebrate with a Filipino-style Kamayan, prepared by Shelter Meals Chef Rachel. Kamayan is a colorful and communal feast featuring grilled meats, vegetables, and sides served traditionally on banana leaves. The evening will include dinner, dessert, cooking demonstrations, and more, and will support HIP’s mission to increase food security in our community.
Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm (doors open at 5pm)
Location: Hunger Intervention Program
3841 NE 123rd St
Seattle, WA 98125
All profits from this event will directly support HIP’s programs, which provide fresh meals, nutrition education, and more to vulnerable populations in our community. For those who would like to attend the event but find the cost to be a barrier, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate a low-cost ticket.
MEET THE CHEF
Rachel Mina (she/her) was born in the Philippines, immigrated to the Pacific Northwest at the age of 5, and grew up in the White Center area. After spending a decade working in healthcare admin, Rachel found her love for food justice through volunteer work. She has since worked at FareStart’s School Meals & Shelter Meals program in Seattle and helped open Librairie Gourmande, a culinary event/training space, in Grays Harbor. Currently, she is the program coordinator for HIP’s Shelter Meals program, providing dinners and breakfasts to residents of The Oaks Enhanced Shelter seven days a week. Her interests include both playing and watching basketball, visiting museums in small towns, and taking the ferry on a nice day.
Begin your evening with a drink and some tsitsirya (Filipino snacks). Then, get up close and personal with Filipino cuisine by attending a short workshop on one of three traditional dishes (lumpia, turon, or ube ice cream). Finally, sit down to the Kamayan feast, which will feature Filipino-style grilled meats & seafood, pancit, lumpia, garlic rice, and an assortments of vegetables and dipping sauces. Finish off the evening with fresh-cut tropical fruit, turon (fried caramel banana egg rolls), cassava cake, and ube ice cream.
*Food items are subject to change*