Civic CocktailSmart talk with a twist
About Civic Cocktail
Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel, Seattle CityClub and Crosscut - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar.
June Civic Cocktail
Then Tony Mestres, president and CEO of Seattle Foundation, will discuss harnessing community giving, shrinking inequality and building a healthier community through philanthropy.
A panel of journalists will also join the discussion. Confirmed to date is Tom James (Crosscut).
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It was a robust discussion at the December Civic Cocktail, where the conversation swayed from heavy to light with guests King County Executive Dow Constantine and chef Tom Douglas. Constantine discussed the homelessness crisis, his commitment to welcoming Syrian refugees and the Best Starts for Kids levy. Douglas weighed in on the impact of Seattle's $15 minimum wage on the restaurant industry, discussed the veg-centric food trend and offered holiday food tips. Plus, host Joni Balter asks what is Douglas' favorite vegetable, and would Constantine consider a run for governor?