TASTE Welcomes Ancestral Modern

The TASTE Team is excited to welcome SAM’s newest exhibit, Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, on view May 31 – September 2, 2012. With more than 100 works created from 1970 through 2009, the exhibition showcases what has been called the artistic renaissance of the world’s oldest living culture.

Inspired by the ‘local and forage’ mentality, the TASTE culinary team has created a unique menu that emulates traditional food preparations similar to the Indigenous Australians.

Limited to the use of natural sweetener such as honey and agave nectar, Pastry Chef Will enjoyed the unique challenge and created sweet treats such as Peach Nectar Cake Bites and Agave Brownie Bites.

Excited to incorporate his own passions with the new menu items,  Catering Executive Chef Paul applied his knowledge of the Northwest foraging culture to create tasty bites that include fiddlehead ferns and wild berries.  

At the TASTE Bar, sample our new exhibit inspired cocktail, the Honey Roo, created by Beverage Coordinator Inga Walker,  which blends local distillery’s Wishkah River Honey Vodka with Lillet Blanc and our own house smoked honey.

Interested in celebrating this unique exhibit? Let the TASTE Team design the perfect event for you. Whether you’re interested in hosting a large gala at the Seattle Art Museum, or an intimate dinner in the TASTE Restaurant’s Private Dining Room,  contact the TASTE Events team at tasteevents@tastesam.com  to begin planning the perfect now!

For more information about this exhibit, visit www.seattleartmuseum.org

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