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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Field and Farmer to Fork and Flask - Where does your food and drink come from?
Join us for fun and food as we hear from a panel including farmers, brewer/distiller and Chef Doug Hudson about where our food comes from.
August 21, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ocean5 and Table 47
5268 Pt. Fosdick Dr. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

$40.00 NACE Tacoma Member
$45.00 after 3:00 pm August 17

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$65.00 after 3:00 pm August 17

$40.00 Member Spouse
$45.00 after 3:00 pm August 17

$0.00 Member Caterer

$40.00 Seattle (or other) NACE Chapter Member
$45.00 after 3:00 pm August 17

$40.00 2nd Person from Member Office
$45.00 after 3:00 pm August 17

$25.00 Vendor/Sponsor

$1.00 Raffle Ticket


Tacoma/South Puget Sound NACE is headed to Gig Harbor for an evening of FUN! Join us at Ocean5/Table 47 as we learn about where our food comes from, with a panel consisting of local farmers, Table 47's Executive Chef Doug Hudson, and Rogue Ales and Spirits' Sarah Ashworth. We'll explore the full lifecycle of our food, from field and farmer to fork and flask. How do restaurants source locally? We will explore the connection between farmers/producers and restaurants, and farmers/producers and consumers, addressing how you would be able to utilize local farms/producers and build connections in your community.

Our Venue and Caterer:

Ocean5 and Table 47

In 2008, our founder Troy Alstead started dreaming about creating a space in his community where people had enough elbow room to hang out and connect with each other through meaningful social experiences. Having grown up on the Puget Sound, he also has a passion for the oceans and seas. As he learned more and more about the risks to our waters, he was driven to bring his dream and purpose together full circle. 

Today his dream is now reality. We're thrilled to be a destination that is a social gathering spot where people can have fun, while inspiring people to take action that improve the health of our oceans.

Ocean5 is named after the five great oceans. Just like they're all connected, so are we - to each other and to our planet. That's the big idea behind Ocean5. We know that even the simplest efforts can add up to make a big impact, and together we can make a difference. 

Table 47 is our farm-fresh restaurant, connecting local farmers to your plate. Gig Harbor is on the 47th parallel, a line that circles and connects the world. And connectedness is what we offer you, our guest. When you gather around a Table 47 meal, you’re tasting a connection to our local bounty mingled with flavors that link us to the wider world.

Ocean5 and Table 47 bring the South Sound 57,000 square feet of fun! with 22 lanes of 10 pin and duck pin bowling, a game room with redemption store, and a two story laser challenge arena, there's multiple options for groups of all sizes. 4,000+ sq. ft. of meeting space with an outdoor terrace offers flexible banquet options for corporate meetings, wedding receptions, birthdays, and more. Private lanes are also available. Table 47 features a lively open kitchen, craft cocktails, and outdoor patio to enjoy the beautiful PNW summers.

Our dinner menu is yet to be determined, but it will feature local farmers and our panelists. 

Panelist bios coming soon!

Our cocktail and networking time will be inside the laser challenge arena - playing is optional, but fun is not! If you do want to play, ladies, wear your flats. :)