Get to know us.

  • At TASTE, we like to feed your soul with comfort evoking foods refined by our team of chefs using ingredients that don’t travel very far by distance or season.

    TASTE’s Executive Chef Josie Urbick believes that it is her responsibility to support the local farmers and cultivate the same sensibilities within our community. She has a deep rooted passion for food and enjoy creating delicious meals for our guests, nourishing them with menu items made from the best local ingredients, enriching the lives of those who dine with us.

  • Kris Mclean General Manager
    Josie Urbick Executive Chef
    James Sanchez Operations Manager
    Lisa Sotelo Director of Catering and Events
    Sara Tam Events Producer
    Sam Li Catering Operations Manager
    Peggy Behnken Events Producer

    A Modern, Elegant Seattle Wedding in a Sculpture Park | | September 2015

    Seattle Pastry Chefs’ Top Sweet Spots | Seattle Magazine | December 2016

    Brand new TASTE cafe has something for every type of foodie | Seattle Refined | October 2016

    3 Places to Try in Seattle this Weekend | Eater Seattle  | October 28, 2016

    The Perfect Pair: Wedding Cocktails & Small Bites Inspired by Hollywood Romances | Seattle Met Bride & Groom | August 2016

    Real Weddings: Halley Bock & Deli Moussavi | Seattle Met Bride & Groom | August 2014

  • 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 Café features a casual and streamlined setting with counter service, the space includes a lounge area, a welcoming dining layout, espresso bar, artwork curated by SAM Gallery integrated throughout, and much more.

TASTE café and grab & go menus are made using local and seasonal high quality ingredients with a wide variety of options. The full café menu and grab-and-go items are available from 11 am to 3 pm (and from 5 pm to 9 pm on Thursdays, if busy). 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.


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

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.

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! Fill out our events inquiry here or email

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TASTE Seattle Art Museum

  • 1300 First Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Monday: CLOSED
    Tuesday: CLOSED
    Wednesday: 11am - 5pm
    Thursday: 11am - 9pm
    Friday: 11am - 5pm
    Saturday: 11am - 5pm
    Sunday: 11am - 5pm

    Happy Hour daily, starting at 3pm - 5pm. Thursdays until 8pm.
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