Restaurants & Cafés

The FareStart Café in South Lake Union remains open. Our other locations remain temporarily closed.

Our talented chefs seek out the best ingredients that are fresh, seasonal, sustainable and local as available.

We are ranked among the best places to dine in Seattle and have won prestigious awards for our decor, food and mission.

Every dollar of profit is reinvested in programs to recruit, train and support our students and apprentices.

FareStart Restaurant

One of the city’s most popular “working lunch” destinations, offering an excellent range of American cuisine and a Thursday dinner with our region’s best chefs. 

Guest Chef Night

Every Thursday, a renowned local chef works with Adult Culinary students to create a three-course dinner at the FareStart Restaurant.

FareStart Café

We offer coffee, tea, food and the opportunity to support a lasting solution to poverty, homelessness and hunger.