TASTE is currently CLOSED.

We are temporarily closing due to reduced demand until March 31 or possibly later. Check here for updates.

We hope to see you soon. Please stay safe.

Events & Catering.

At TASTE Events, we create flawless, one-of-a-kind events, surrounded by world-class art.

Whether it’s a private, intimate gathering, a family wedding celebration, or a formal extravaganza, we strive to create a unique custom event perfectly tailored to your needs.  While perusing the seasonal menus, you are encouraged to select from any of our exceptional menu items to create your own custom menu design.

Fill out our events inquiry here.

Our artful creativity and passion for fine locally-grown food makes it possible to fully customize made-from-scratch menus, featuring the best seasonal ingredients.  Our culinary team seeks out local growers and producers, procuring the freshest regional food available to ensure that we serve only the best at your custom event. TASTE strives to become a part of each community and to create a strong network of local resources. View our list of  TASTE Valued Vendors.

TASTE Events is the exclusive caterer for all three Seattle Art Museum locations including:
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Olympic Sculpture Park

In addition to being the exclusive caterer for all three beautiful Seattle Art Museum locations we are more than happy to come to you! Our talented team is familiar with many large local venues, is perfect for your corporate offices and will impress in the comfort of your home.

Ready, set, GO! Let’s start planning your wedding or event!

Spring Appetizers

Spring Buffet

Spring Mix & Mingle

Spring Plate Up

Spring Wine & Beverage



Our TASTING Room is available for your private events. Work with the TASTE Events team and expert chefs to plan a custom personal, holiday or corporate affair.

Whether it’s a small, intimate gathering in the TASTING Room or a large, extravagant event in the café space, TASTE offers the atmosphere and experience that delivers a flawless event. Choose delicious foods featured from our seasonal menus giving you an array of local ingredients to create the perfect menu for your occasion.

TASTE café is available for private events during non-business hours. To learn more about availability and pricing, please contact tasteevents@tastesam.com.


TASTE Café features a casual and streamlined setting with delicious food, cocktails and seasonal favorites. The space includes a lounge area, a welcoming dining room and espresso bar, happy hour bar, artwork curated by SAM Gallery integrated throughout, and much more.

Join us for HAPPY HOUR every Wednesday – Sunday from 3pm – 5pm. Stay late on Thursdays, Happy Hour till 8pm.

TASTE café and grab & go menus are made using local and seasonal high quality ingredients with a wide variety of options. Enjoy hot soup, espresso, and pastries along with grab & go items from 3 pm – 5 pm.

Members receive a discount at TASTE Café. Whether visiting Seattle Art Museum or simply enjoying a day downtown, we welcome you to TASTE Café.

Get to know us.

  • Josie Urbick General Manager
    Kyle Heatherly Executive Chef
    Carina Wolff Pastry Chef
    James Sanchez Operations Manager
    Sam Li Operations Manager
    Robert Sifuentez Cafe Manager
    Lisa Sotelo Director, Catering & Events
    Sara Tam Events Producer
    Peggy Behnken Events Producer
    Pamela Ordona Social Media Marketing
  • Bon Appétit Management Company is an on-site restaurant company offering full food-service management to corporations, universities, and specialty venues. based in Palo Alto, CA, Bon Appétit has more than 650 cafés in 33 states.

    A pioneer in environmentally sound sourcing policies, Bon Appétit has developed programs addressing local purchasing, the overuse of antibiotics, sustainable seafood, the food and climate change connection, humanely raised meat and eggs, and farmworker welfare.

TASTE Seattle Art Museum

  • 1300 First Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Monday: CLOSED
    Tuesday: CLOSED
    Wednesday: CLOSED
    Thursday: CLOSED
    Friday: CLOSED
    Saturday: CLOSED
    Sunday: CLOSED

    Please continue to check back for opening updates
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