America’s Favorite Food Truck Announces Exciting New Talent To Culinary Team, Leading Efforts in Catering and Special Events

The team behind Marination ma kai, Marination Station and Marination Mobile, the Seattle-based Hawaiian-Korean food truck named America’s Best Food Truck by Good Morning America viewers, are pleased to welcome Chef Angie Roberts to lead their culinary team. Chef Roberts will provide company wide leadership, develop a larger catering menu of diverse offerings for all occasions, and create a summer events series at Marination Ma Kai in West Seattle, including luau’s, barbeques overlooking the Puget Sound, and other special events.

“Angie is the ideal addition to the Marination team,” says Kamala Saxton, Marination’s co-founder. “We love that she has such deep roots in Seattle, that she’s filled with positive energy and enthusiasm for good food, and that she’s all about the ALOHA! We’re excited about where she will take Marination in 2014 and beyond.”

Roberts is a native to the Pacific Northwest, growing up in Northern Idaho on her family farm. At age 18, Roberts began her career studying both nutrition and culinary arts at Seattle Central Community College. She has worked for some of Seattle’s most celebrated restaurants including Flying Fish under Chef Christine Keff, BOKA Kitchen + Bar, Earth and Ocean, and most recently, she was part of the chef team for Josh Henderson’s Huxley Wallace Collective restaurant group.

“I remember when Marination was one of the first food trucks on the scene in Seattle,” says Chef Roberts. “It’s awesome to see how Marination has evolved over the years and how enthusiastic locals and tourists are about the food and the experience. I’m really excited to be a part of team.”

Currently, Roberts resides in Seattle and is a member of Slow Food Seattle.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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