James Beard Award

2000 Best American Chef Northwest”

James Beard Foundation

AAA 5-Diamond Award
(highest rating: 1 of 42 in America)

Mobil Travel Guide
Fodor's Best

Highest rating: Best Places Seattle
Best Places Northwest

Highest rating: The Seattle Times

Highest rating: Seattle PI

Frommer’s Washington State
(highest rating)

Zagat Rated: 29/26/28 Food/Decor/Service

highest in the nortwest: Zagat Survey

#1 Destination Restaurant in the World

National Geographic traveler

2012 Award of Excellence


Fine Dining Hall of Fame

Nation’s Restaurant News
since 2003

Top 40 Restaurants in the United States

The Restaurant Issue 2012

2005 Restaurant of the Year

Seattle Times
Washington Wine Commission

America’s Top 10 Restaurants

Zagat Survey 2007-2012

Top 50 Restaurants in the World

Travel & Leisure

Best of Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator 1997 - onward

Best Northwest Wine List

Wine Press Northwest
2000 - onward

Ultimate Award of Distinction: America's Finest

Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2012

America’s Finest Dining

the Robb Report

Futile search for synonyms for bliss.

Seattle Weekly

You can’t help but applaud at the end.

the Financial Times of London

An unparalleled dining event.

The Seattle Times

A must-experience. The fastest five hours you’ll ever experience.

Best Places Seattle

The Northwest’s most-celebrated restaurant; the ultimate expression of the Northwest’s bounty.


Recognition & Press

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