Pictures from our February meeting at The INN at Gig Harbor are provided by Rachelle Erickson Photography.  Be sure to check out the Gallery for other photos from past events. 

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Relax in the Big Easy.
The Realm’s haunting vision of New Orleans
April 09, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Realm
5602 S Washington St,
Tacoma, WA 98409

$40.00 NACE Tacoma Member
$45.00 after 3:00 pm April 5

$40.00 2nd Person from Member Office
$45.00 after 03:00 pm April 5

$40.00 Member Spouse
$45.00 after 3:00 pm April 5

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$65.00 after 03:00 pm April 5

$30.00 Vendor/Sponsor

$0.00 Member Caterer

$1.00 Raffle Ticket


Get lost in the enchanting setting of The Realm’s haunting vision of New Orleans, while indulging in Georgio’s bold Cajun flavors of the Louisiana


Our Venue




The Realm


5602 S Washington St, Tacoma, WA 98409


Plenty of FREE Parking is located across the street in the Heritage Bank parking lot.


Our Speaker




Our Caterer


Georgio’s Catering Company is a new and vibrant catering company in the Greater Tacoma-South Sound Region.  We are very happy to have completed our first year together growing our business.  Although you may not yet be familiar with the Georgio's brand, you have probably experienced the amazing food and excellent customer service from the founder and co-founders, Marnie Hayes, Randy Spears and Angie (Mingus) Jacobsen, from previous experiences working with us under other successful businesses.  We want our guests to know that we are continuing our reputation of bringing you the same level of great service, amazing food, creativity and community partnerships that you are accustomed to receiving from us. 

Our Mission is to excel in providing delicious food and an amazing customer experience for a satisfying and successful event, every single time.




 The Menu



-Louisiana Cajun-


Hor d’oeuvres


Muffuletta Wedges

Mini Shrimp and Grits

Andouille Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms


Dinner Buffet


Creole Catfish fillet with Crawfish Etouffee

Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya

Seafood Gumbo

Red Beans and Rice

Bourbon Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Caesar Salad

Jalapeno Cornbread & Butter




Chef Attended Banana’s Foster

Coffee Service


Hosted Bar


Signature Cocktail: Classic Pat O’Brien Hurricane

Beer & Wine




Our Sponsors









Jeremy Hamel