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Food For Thought 4: Taste the World in Marseille – Seattle Edition


Inside the Whale Wins Scandinavian style blue, grey, and white interior

The Whale Wins
3506 Stone Way N., Seattle

Thursday, June 27, 2024, Time TBD

Food for Thought – Taste the World in Marseille 

Collaborative Food Experimentation and Panel in celebration of the Taste the World in Marseille US Book Tour.

Villa Albertine San Francisco and Alliance Francaise Seattle invite you to join Food for Thought, a series that explores the intersection of food and politics through dialogue and cuisine.  

A program of Villa Albertine San Francisco, in partnership with Abrams and Whale Wins, featuring author and filmmaker Vérane Frédiani, food reporter and translator Alexis Steinman, chefs Renee Erickson and Georgiana Viou. 

This Food for Thought edition will focus on the recent release of the recipe book “Taste the World in Marseille” by Vérane Frédiani (published by Abrams), explored through a panel discussion and a special seafood diner designed by Chefs Renee Erickson and Georgiana Viou in collaboration. 

Guests will be invited to discover dishes reflecting the identities of Marseille and Seattle. 

During the event, a book signing and sales for “Taste the World in Marseille” will be facilitated by Abrams.  

Limited seating. Reserve your spot here.

In partnership with

Marseille: Office of Tourism

Marseille Office of Tourism

Convivialité Ventures

Convivality Ventures, the venture arm of Pernod Ricard

Alliance Francaise Seattle

The Alliance Française de Seattle is a dynamic educational and cultural 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington since 1987, whose mission is to promote the French language and Francophone cultures through diverse programs in the Puget Sound area.  It is part of an international network of Alliances Françaises—832 in 131 countries, and 105 of them in 2021 in the USA alone.

The CIA at Copia in Napa

Hailed a “foodie wonderland” by The New York Times, the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia is an epicurean destination in downtown Napa, where guests can immerse themselves in the past, present, and future of food. Located in the Oxbow District, CIA at Copia offers an array of enticing culinary experiences delivered by CIA chefs and experts, including hands-on cooking and beverage classes; lively public events and art exhibits; a signature garden-to-table restaurant; an exclusive 3D interactive dining experience; Lunch Box, a casual weekday eatery; Wine Bar, a self-service tasting experience; a culinary and lifestyle-themed marketplace; and The Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum. CIA at Copia is also a unique setting for weddings and private events. All proceeds from CIA at Copia benefit CIA student scholarships.

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