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Watch national celebrity chefs and local superstars show off their culinary expertise in a state-of-the-art kitchen built right onto the Grand Tasting floor.
Snag a seat for the rotating chef demonstrations to get an up-close look as each chef whips up one of their signature dishes every hour. Learn useful techniques, ask questions and sample the chefs’ culinary creations during these lively, interactive cooking demos.
Access to the Alaska Mileage Plan Chef’s Stage is included in your Grand Tasting ticket. Just make sure to head over a little early – seats fill quickly!

21+ event


2018 Chef Lineup

Emcee - Chef Thierry Rautureau


Chef Thierry Rautureau is the chef/owner of Luc and Loulay Kitchen and Bar restaurant in Seattle. Trademarked as “Chef in the Hat”, Rautureau was born in the Muscadet region of France. The Chef in the Hat has won numerous awards and has been featured in shows such as Top Chef Masters and Top Chef. When Chef Thierry isn’t in his restaurants, you can hear him on the “Seattle Kitchen Show” on KIRO 97.3 FM alongside Chef Tom Douglas.

Chefs subject to change