9th Annual SMooCH Benefit Concert on December 5th (Virtual This Year)

Join us on December 5th, 2020 at 7:30 PM via KEXP YouTube Channel for the 9th annual SMooCH (Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital) Benefit Concert to help raise funds for uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s. This year, the organizers are bringing SMooCH’s signature star studded line up of musicians and chef’s to you at home for the first virtual SMooCH Benefit Concert. In lieu of VIP and general admission tickets we are asking guests purchase one (or both) of our incredible box offerings to enhance their viewer experience, and take part in our fundraising efforts to support patients and families. Now more than ever, we need your help!

To order the Culinary Box visit: here

To donate directly visit www.smoochforkids.com


SMooCH’s culinary lineup this year is nothing short of spectacular. The Culinary Box features six of Seattle’s most renowned Chef’s who have thoughtfully curated a six course tapas style tasting menu accompanied by a specialty cocktail AND a bottle of wine. This delicious and delightful meal for two is $250 (the same price as one VIP in person ticket)

The Culinary Box features a dish from the following local Chefs:   

Stuart Lane- Spinasse

Stuart Lane has been the head chef of Seattle’s iconic Spinasse & Artusi since 2015. Lane has been credited with creating such memorable dishes as the Tajarin al Ragu–regarded as one of Food Network’s 5 Best Italian Dishes in The Nation. 

Edouardo Jordan- JuneBaby, & Salare  

2018 James Beard winning Best New Restaurant: JuneBaby and Best Chef Northwest Edouardo Jordan brings his classic French training combined with his Southern roots to everything he does. His medley of ingredients and preparation makes his dishes a compilation of flavors and style. 

Ethan Stowell- Tavolata, How To Cook A Wolf, Cortina  

Noted as one of Food & Wine’s best Chef’s in America, Chef and restaurateur Ethan Stowell is self taught and emboldens the philosophy of keeping it simple with fresh ingredients and letting the food do the talking. He also has been a partner with SMooCh for many years. 

Makini Howell- Plum Bistro

Makini Howell has created Plum Restaurants to answer the need for complete, plant-based meals focused on organically-grown seasonal vegetables, non-GMO soy, and organic and local fruits and herbs from family-owned farms. Chef was also recognized as a top chef changing food in America.

Tamara Murphy- Terra Plata

Tamara Murphy is a James Beard winning chef, who began running the Elliott Bay Café in 2008, where she served an organic and sustainable menu, she followed her success with the opening of Terra Plata in 2015.

Stephanie King- Kitchen & Market

Stephanie King has elevated the standard in 2020 by providing carefully curated, locally sourced, restaurant-quality meal kits for people who love to cook in Seattle.  She’s helping answer that daily question, “What’s for dinner?” so families and friends can skip the menu planning, recipe gathering, and grocery shopping and get right to the fun part – cooking (and eating!). 

Joe Sundberg- Rupee Bar & Manolin 

Joe Sundberg continues to delight, and receive a James Beard win for Restaurant Design, since opening Rupee Bar (a Ballard based Sri Lankan inspired bar ) in 2019. 

Underground Wine Project

The Underground Wine Project is a collaboration between Washington wine makers Mark McNeilly (Mark Ryan Winery) and Trey Busch (Sleight of Hand Cellars). Mark and Trey are close friends of nearly 14 years and have both have launched successful wineries in their respective parts of Washington State.

As mentioned, this tapas meal is meant for two guests and is $250.  

A $10 delivery for the culinary box is available Saturday, December 5th between 9am – 4pm (see featured delivery zone image).

Pick-Up is available Saturday, December 5th between 9am – 11am at our commissary in SODO: 2915 1st Ave South, Seattle, WA 98134

New this year to SMooCH will be a VIP party box to increase your at-home viewing experience. All packages will be delivered to your home in advance of the event on 12/5.

VIP party boxes are $100 and include:

  • (1) Trophy Cupcakes Gift Card – good for two cupcakes at any location

  • (1) Set of TOPPS cards. TOPPS and Seattle Children’s teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind “Seattle Children’s Heroes” set. 25 amazing athletes and celebrities make up the deck and each comes with an autographed card. Some of the talent includes Ken Griffey Jr., Russell Wilson, Macklemore and Gary Payton and many more. These cards are sure to become a rare collector’s item!

  • (1) Seattle Children’s Travel Mug

  • (1) SMOOCH beanie

  • (2) SMOOCH Drink Tokens – to redeemed for drinks at SMOOCH 2021

  • (2) Tito’s Handmade Vodka (50 ML) w/ recipe card

  • (1) Sub Pop Shirt

  • (1) Sub Pop CD

  • (1) MALIN+GOETZ Peppermint Shampoo

  • (1) NEST New York Candle

  • (1) Aveda botanical repair™ strengthening leave-in treatment

  • (1) Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution

  • (1) Atelier Cologne Orange Toscana Candle

Thank you again to everyone for your continued support during this confusing and challenging time. We greatly appreciate it!

Final date to order is Saturday, November 28th

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