Cooking with Class is an event created in 2002 by Connie Adams and Eileen Mintz, with continual support from Penny Rawson. Now in its 19th year, the event is presented in partnership with the Pike Place Market Foundation.
Proceeds benefit services for seniors at Pike Place Market who live on low-incomes and may be experiencing homelessness. Services in the Market include access to housing, assisted living, healthcare, nutritious food, and community support. By helping the seniors who work, learn, and live in and around the Market, the Pike Place Market Foundation helps the Market you love remain a thriving, caring community. Making a continuum of care for seniors, benefiting programs are: Heritage House at the Market, Neighborcare Health Medical Clinic at Pike Place Market, Pike Market Food Bank, Pike Place Senior Center, and the Food Access Program. Wider community support ensures these programs continue to thrive.
Since 1999 Seattle DINING! has provided a constant stream of editorial for those who like to dine both in and out. Our focus includes restaurants, wine and other beverages, recipes from the Seattle DINING! test kitchen and top area chefs, and getaways. A series of monthly columns keep readers informed about the fabric of the Pacific Northwest dining world. Enriching readers food experience in an area as diverse as the Pacific Northwest is why we’re here.
About Pike Place Market Foundation
Pike Place Market Foundation supports the heart of the Market – its people. By helping our neighbors who work, learn and live in and around the Market, the Foundation’s mission is to nurture a thriving Market community. Established in 1982, The Market Foundation has granted more than $36 million to provide housing, healthcare, healthy food, childcare and a community of support to our downtown and Market neighbors. Over the past 38 years, The Market Foundation has contributed to a neighborhood model that allows a diverse community to live and thrive here at Pike Place Market. We are guided by the following values: collaboration, inclusion, respect, optimism and gratitude.