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March 22, 2019

The FareStart Restaurant will temporarily close beginning Tuesday, April 2 while we make some changes to the interior and layout. Guest Chef Night will move to Maslow’s. Look for our re-opening in late April or early May.

Just over 12 years ago, FareStart opened its newly renovated flagship location and the

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March 22, 2019

Imagine you are a green bean. You are lying in the warm sun on your vine, just at the peak of your freshness, and then – pluck! - you are suddenly picked, packed up and put into a van with orange ripples on the side by a smiling volunteer worker, transported to an unknown alleyway into a basement kitchen, weighed along with many, many

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March 19, 2019

Chef Timothy Delling is the executive chef for the FareStart Restaurant and FareStart Catering. He has a critical eye on the training opportunities for students and approaches his work with a dedication to maintaining FareStart’s stellar food reputation and staying focused on our mission.

We caught up to

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March 13, 2019

A message from FareStart CEO Angela Dunleavy-Stowell

More than three years into Seattle and King County’s homelessness state of emergency, FareStart is seeing more people than ever walk through its doors. More than 85% of our Adult Culinary students are experiencing homelessness. We are looking at a variety of ways to fund and grow

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March 1, 2019

Our café in South Lake Union is expanding its offerings. We already have incredible breakfast sandwiches and pastries and now we are upgrading your lunch with new sandwiches, pizzas and salads. Don’t forget to add on a cup of our soup of the day too. 

Our coffees, teas and specialty drinks

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March 1, 2019

At FareStart, we are dedicated to serving and delivering nutritious, delicious meals to our community’s most vulnerable citizens through our Community Meals Program. We haven’t missed a day of deliveries in over 26 years and “Snowpocalypse 2019” was no exception. Because of the hard work of our students, chefs, volunteers and a business

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March 1, 2019

“FareStart has changed my outlook on life,” Jeff said. “I’ve learned that you always have to be stepping forward.”

Jeff remembers the moment he decided that he needed to make a real investment in his future – when he was incarcerated. 

“I just had to do something positive,” he said. “I was in this situation and I was going to make

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March 1, 2019

The FareStart Restaurant isn’t just a place to experience excellent meals, Guest Chef Nights or catered events, it is the heart of our Adult Culinary Program. Over the years, we have provided thousands of training opportunities for people moving away from

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January 28, 2019

This month is full of delicious specials! 

For Valentine’s Day, we are offering a three-course prix fixe menu during dinner on Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15. Enjoy dishes like our Braised Lamb Shank, Coq au Vin or the Butternut Squash Ravioli while sipping on

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January 28, 2019

Hieu graduated from the Foodservice Apprenticeship Program by FareStart
Hieu sat at a table, near Rise by FareStart, in her Foodservice Apprenticeship uniform. She was eager to talk and read more...

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