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Vote to End Hunger! Bean’s Cafe Empty Bowl Road Show


Free soup tasting to choose the two winners of the 2014 Empty Bowl soup recipe contest.

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Anchorage – The public is invited to attend the Bean’s Cafe soup road show and sample the four finalists in the Bean’s Cafe soup recipe contest. The public vote will decide the two winning soups which will be served at the 20th Annual Empty Bowl Project.  The four recipes chosen for the sampling are Chicken Egg Drop Soup with White Beans from Aaron Dollison,

Lucky Bean Soup from Tami Halverson, Black Bean Quinoa Soup from Cynthia Jones, and

Rosa’s Italian Bean Soup from Rosa Meehan.

The free soup sampling will be held as follows:

  • Monday, January 27, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, ground floor Conference Room, 3700 Centerpoint Drive
  • Tuesday, January 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m, CH2M Hill Lobby, 949 E 36th Avenue
  • Wednesday, January 29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m, Sidestreet Espresso, 412 G Street

The Empty Bowl Project will be held on Saturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at The William A. Egan Event and Convention Center.  The event is produced with support from The Anchorage Clay Arts Guild.  Attendees will be able to sample the two winning bean soup recipes for 2014 and receive their choice of a handcrafted clay bowl.  Tickets are $25 each and will be available starting February 1, 2014 by visiting www.beanscafe.org, at the Jewel Lake Tasty Freeze, through members of The Anchorage Clay Arts Guild or by calling 907-433-8603. 

Bean’s Cafe, a part of the Anchorage community since February 1979, maintains a center where the hungry and homeless are provided with hot nutritious meals, a warm and safe day shelter, as well as information and referral assistance to health and human service programs. Bean’s Cafe is open 365 days of the year, ensuring these services are always available to those who need it the most. For more information visit www.beanscafe.org.

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