Seattle’s Lark Announces 20th Anniversary Alumni Dinner Series 

In honor of its 20th anniversary in 2023, Lark in Seattle has announced a highly anticipated alumni dinner series. The culinary series will feature the talents of past chefs, kicking off in March and culminating with a main event in December.

“We’ve had so much talent grace our kitchen over the last 19 years,” says John Sundstrom, chef/co-owner of Lark in Seattle, in a press release. “We thought it would super fun to bring friends back for a night in the kitchen. You know, get the band back together.”

The Lark 20th year alumni dinners will be held in the mezzanine at 6 p.m. and limited to 40 guests. Each dinner is $120 per person. Beverages are offered for an additional cost. Guests have the opportunity to purchase multiple dinners or the entire series for a discounted price.

Lark 20th Year Alumni Dinners:

March 9, 2023

Even Leichtling, chef/owner, Off Alley (Lark 2008 – 2012)

Jon Mix, chef, Le Pichet (Lark 2008 – 2012)

April 20, 2023

Wiley Frank and Poncharee Kounpungchart of Little Uncle (Lark/Licorous 2008 – 2011)

David Gurewitz, chef/owner, La Dive (Lark 2007 – 2010, 2015)

Kate Opatz, owner, Montana, La Dive (Lark 2006 – 2010)

Rachel Marshall, owner, Rachel’s Ginger Beer, Montana, La Dive (Lark 2006 – 2010)

May 25, 2023

Lauren Thompson, chef de cuisine, Café Juanita (Lark 2004 – 2007, 2010 – 2012)

Anny Hunt (Lark 2004 – 2008)

July 20, 2023

Stephanie Maiers of Fandango and Flying Fish (Lark 2003 – 2005)

Sophia Rubin-Davis, sous chef, Lark (Lark 2018 – current)

Sept. 21, 2023

Joseph Margate, corporate chef, HEI Hotels (Lark 2004 – 2007)

Jason Kagihara (Lark 2003 – 2005)

Oct. 19, 2023

Mitch Mayers of Sawyer (Lark 2013 – 2018)

Ben Campbell, head baker/owner, Ben’s Bread (Lark 2012 – 2016)

Tickets are required for each Lark 20th Year Alumni Dinner in Seattle and can be purchased at

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