If you are any kind of foodie in Seattle. . hell, anywhere on the West coast I should say. . HELL, if you are a Foodie period, you know who this man is.
Tom Douglas is an American chef, restaurateur, and writer who won the 1994 James Beard Award for Best Northwest Chef. On May 7, 2012, he won the James Beard Award as Best Restaurateur. Tom opened his first restaurant, Dahlia Lounge, back in 1989. This was followed by Etta’s Seafood and Palace Kitchen, which was nominated for Best New Restaurant by the James Beard Foundation in 1996. He then went on to open a Greek restaurant, Lola, and a pizzeria named Serious Pie. Now, Tom owns 13 of Seattle’s most exciting restaurants. He lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife and business partner, Jackie Cross, and their daughter.
He freaking defeated Masaharu Morimoto in an episode of Iron Chef America and hosts a talk show on KIRO radio.
Why am I writing about Tom?
Well, I am going to meet this fabulous man/chef/restaurateur on Wednesday. I can hardly contain myself.
Join Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Tom Douglas at Macy’s Downtown Seattle on 11/7
Bring something tempting to the table!
It’s never too early to get a head start on your own holiday menus! Learn how to create a sweet and savory, melt-in-your-mouth delicacies and baked holiday treats from Chef Tom Douglas as he shares some of his favorite recipes from his new cookbook The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook.
Macy’s Downtown Seattle
Culinary Kitchen, Level 6
Wednesday, November 7 at 6pm
Discover the recipe for success
Together with his wife Jackie Cross, Tom owns 13 of Seattle’s most exciting restaurants – including Dahlia Lounge, Etta’s, Palace Kitchen and Brave Horse Tavern – and has helped to put Seattle on the culinary map by serving up global cuisine using only regional and seasonal ingredients. Purchase a copy of The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook at the event and Tom will autograph it for you!
Reservations are necessary as space is limited. Reserve your spot today at macys.com/events or call 800-786-2665.
About Macy’s Culinary Council:
Macy’s Culinary Council is a national culinary authority comprising some of the nation’s leading culinary masters, including Rick Bayless, Michelle Bernstein, Cat Cora, Tom Douglas, Todd English, Marc Forgione, Johnny Iuzzini, Emeril Lagasse, Marcus Samuelsson, Tim Scott, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai, Wolfgang Puck and Takashi Yagihashi. Launched in 2003, MCC’s team of distinguished chefs serves to inspire the way Macy’s customers shop, cook and eat at home. The chefs are both ambassadors and instructors, providing expert culinary advice and leading cooking demonstrations at Macy’s stores, with the aim of teaching customers how to cook and shop like a master chef.