Wine & DINE at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

By now, you have heard all about the amazing wineries to be featured at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival.  And, yes , it’s true – we have 25 premier Northwest wineries featured this year, such as Five Star Cellars to Coyote Canyon Winery.  But did you know that we also have some incredible eateries at the festival that are sure to make your mouth water?

Back by popular demand, is the Poverty Bay Bistro, which is operated by Rotarian Vince Koester, owner of Koester Landscape Management.  Those who know Vince, know that his true passion is cooking. When asked  why a man who has spent his life in commercial landscaping would want to manage , Vince replied “There is really nothing that pleases me more than making people happy through my cooking”.  Vince can make a mean burger and is always on the lookout for the perfect burger!  Some of the menu choices at the Poverty Bay Bistro will be grilled chicken salad, sauteed garlic prawns, beef stroganoff, a panini sandwiche and (of course!) a mean cheeseburger.  All net proceeds from the restaurant will go to fund the charitable projects of the Rotary Club of Des Moines.

New to the festival this year is Act 3 Catering Act 3 Catering has been serving the Greater Seattle and Tacoma area for over 25 years. They are a family owned and operated business welcoming you to share with their  passion for great food at an affordable price.  The company provides highly skilled and innovative chefs and are well known for their catering skills at weddings, special events and corporate parties.  Visit them at the wine festival and check out their incredible soup and sandwich offerings.

Other food merchants available at the wine festival include:

So when you come to the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival — make sure that you come with an empty stomach!

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