Local Winery to Host Chef’s Dinner with Tech Skills Students

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Wenatchee, Wa.- Seth McKee from Chateau Faire le Pont will be preparing dinner with Culinary Arts students of Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center (WVTSC) for the first “Chef’s Dinner” on November 1, 2017. “We’re working on an autumn menu that includes wild mushroom bruschetta with pumpkin mascarpone, a pork terrine with BBQ sauce, cauliflower soup, and a chocolate pine nut grand mariner tart,” says Culinary Arts instructor Betty Palmer. “The entree will be Cornish game hen.”

Chef's Dinner
Chef Seth McKee

Tickets are available to the public for $35 per person.

Chef's dinner
Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery

The dinner kicks off the Chef’s Dinners events held by Culinary Arts students of the Tech Center and local chefs. The program is designed to provide the students with real world experience with a chef, and to incorporate local professionals into career and technical education programs.

“I participate because I and to try to help out young people in the career field I’m in,” says Chef Seth McKee. “It’s a way to give back and mentor people.”

This is the third year of the Guest Chef dinners. The proceeds from the ticket sales cover the food costs, and provide funding for a field trip. “The last two years of dinners got us to Seattle Central Community College’s Seattle Culinary Academy,” says Palmer. “We’ve been able to pay for students to eat a formal sit-down lunch, too,” a new experience for most of the students.

chef's dinner

Tickets are available from the Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center at 662-8827.

Autumn Guest Chef Dinner

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Guest Chef: Chef Seth McKee of Chateau Faire le Ponte

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: 327 East Penny Road, at WVTSC

Cost: $35.00 per person

Please prepay at the WVTSC main office by Monday October 30th at 3:00 PM.

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.