International Food Blogger Conference- Friday Night Reception

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To welcome attendees to Seattle for the 2010 International Food Blogger Conference, we hosted a Friday night reception at Hotel Monaco, a luxury hotel in downtown Seattle. Enjoy the photos from the evening!

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Hotel Monaco

Micro Cherry Tomato Salad with Watermelon-Tarragon Ice & House Made Mozzarella Silly Strings

Vietnamese Bahn Mi Sandwiches with Snake River Farms Beef & House Made Mango Sriracha

Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho

Endive Salad

Alaska Seafood Black Cod BLT

Tonnino Tuna Salad Spoons

Geo Duck Ceviche

Rodney Strong Wines

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

Theo Chocolate Confections

Theo Chocolate Pink Salted Vanilla Caramels

Cupcake Royale Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Cupcake Royale Strawberry Cupcakes

Togarashi Popcorn

Crusted Lamb Chops

Morgan Spurlock, Warren Etheredge, Mani Dhillon, Barnaby Dorfman

Morgan Spurlock in mid speech

Sur La Table Goody Bags

Sur La Table Goody Bags

Comments

  1. Kate says

    This is amazing!! I’m SO incredibly proud of you! I knew that everything would come together perfectly with you behind it. You, the venue and the food all look beautiful!! I can’t wait to hear all of the details — call me when things settle down. Love you lots xoxo

  2. says

    It all looks AMAZING. Congrats on what looks like an incredible event. I want to eat those salted caramel cupcakes now! Please tell me a Seattle bakery makes the, regularly. I will totally drive 3 hours and cross international borders for those cupcakes.

  3. says

    what an amazing event!
    I have TOTAL appreciation for the work that went into planning this! When I worked in Admin, at my current job, we put on a yearly conference..and a few other big events, and it CONSUMED us for months.

    I loved seeing it all put together, but our regular “work” got so backlogged because of it.

    we certainly didn’t have food like that, and it WAS for boring ole board members, haha but seeing it all come together was pretty rewarding!

    this must have been SO gratifying for you!

    you were certainly the right lady for the job!
    xo

  4. says

    Wow! Now I’m super hungry and I still have 3 hours till lunch. You look great! I do love your deer in a headlights comment though. Hope you ate an extra salted caramel cupcake for all of us out in blogland. They look divine.

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