Summer is a great time to book an Argosy Cruise, whether you want to sightsee along Lake Washington, take part in a murder mystery, or visit historic Tillicum Village on Blake Island. Now, Argosy has planned a special Farm-to-Table cruise and dinner, aimed at bringing people together for a cozy meal with dishes prepared using locally-grown ingredients, served in a hidden garden oasis behind Tillicum Village.

Argosy Cruises' Executive Chef Christine Keff and Maureen Black, the company's Director of Marketing, joined host Margaret Larson to talk more about the inspiration for the event, as well as showcase a few of the dishes on the special menu:

  • Salad of Beets and Artisan Greens, with homemade light vinaigrette
  • Wild King Salmon with White Corn and Grilled Sweet Onions
  • Heritage Breed Suckling Pig
  • Apricot Tart with Lavender Ice Cream

More information about the event:

Farm-to-Table Dinner, Saturday, August 30 from 6:30 - 10:30pm

It's Argosy Cruises' first Farm-to-Table event out at Blake Island. It will be in the back garden behind the Tillicum Village longhouse. This is the first in what will be a series next summer of special Northwest-inspired Farm-to-Table dinners at Blake Island.

Many people don't realize there's a beautiful garden behind Tillicum Village's longhouse. It's a beautiful location for weddings, brunches, rehearsal dinners and corporate events, as well as Farm-to-Table events. Argosy Cruises is also hosting Dog Day on Elliott Bay there at the end of the month. Dog Day on Elliott Bay is a fun event that brings people and their pooches to Blake Island for a day of food, walks, treats and more.

Hidden garden behind Tillicum Village longhouse (Photo: Argosy Cruises)

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(NOTE: Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah made a surpise cameo appearance in this segment, and nearly made off with one of Chef Christine's dishes. Jay was also a guest on New Day Northwest today.)

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