"Amber" Seattle's VIP Gala Grand Opening Thursday May 18th

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Seattle's Newest Northwest, American, and Zen Restaurant, Bar & Event Lounge "Amber" revitializes class, comfort & ambiance to the vibrant and trendy Belltown district.

Amber Restaurant, Bar and Lounge brings nature, class and comfort to the popular and historic Belltown district of Seattle. Hal Tangen of Halt Designs is the master Interior Architect & Designer. He has created a natural enviornment with natural woods and other various materials and preserved them in there natural state. The woods range from Bubinga from Africa, Sapele, & Lodge Pole Pines from Idaho forests. Amber Stone Quartz waterfall, Flagstone Fireplace, & multi colored stone flooring gives a sense of tranquility.

Amber is inviting & diverse and has most comforts of a home including several flatscreen panels that will display a vast variety of visual pleasures while dining or relaxing in the spacious and intriguing Bar.

There is something for everyone who will experience the unique approach to dining and comfort. Amber is located in the heart of Belltown near the corner of 1rst and Blanchard. The official opening to the public will be on Friday May 19, 2006 at 4:00pm - 2:00am.

2214 1rst Ave LLC is the investing group that have gathered all the leaders in the Restaurant & Entertainment fields to create a wonderful and successful enviornment. Amber's VIP Opening Gala will be Produced by Brina Sanft Management on Thursday, May 18th. She will intertwine it with the kickoff of the 5th Annual Fisher Family Golf Invitational & Auction which will benefit the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research. A pair of tickets to the 2007 Kentucky Derby have been donated to put up for auction that evening by Brina Sanft Management to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. Amber will be involved in philanthropic activities and events and giving back to our community.

We are proud to announce our Chef Matt Puch formerly with the Exclusive Private Club , The Ruins also the Waterfront and the Painted Table and many other wonderful establishments. Amber will specialize in Hand Crafted Meats and Seafood's with Certified Angus Beef. Matt's 21 day aged Primed Rib with a Ruby Port Augus will be a staple. Other dishes will include Cedar Planked Roasted Alaskan King Salmon prepared with a Caramelized Sherry Onion Sauce and the Halibut prepared with a Garlic Basil butter Sauce. He also specializes in a tantalizing Double Cut Pork Chop prepared with Granny Smith Apples, Shallots, Red Peppers in a Honey & Brandy Sauce.

Some of the appetizers include Amber's Special Baby Back Ribs & Steamed Manila Clams in a spicy Romesco Sauce. Our Wood Fired Oven will be creating an eclectic mix of Pizza's and dynamic dishes. Matt's desserts are so amazing that you will have to save room to enjoy.

Amber has the one and only Michael Don Rico as our Sommelier & Managing Host. He was one of the main faces of El Gaucho's for 8 years and then with the MacKay Group working in many capacities with all of there restaurants. His signature role was the office cigar offcianado and then to operational roles. Amber will carry a wide variety of the finest wines from around the world and the Norhtwest.

The Bar will be spacious and inviting. Our Bar Manager John Hess will be serving a wide variety of every drink ever imagined including a Banana's Foster refreshing blended drink, the Ulitmate Chocolate Cherry Martini, and Exotic Fresh Fruit Cocktails.

Also if that were not enough, Amber will be carrying the very unique and distinct Lolita Hand Painted Martini Glasses which are a huge conversation piece and a wonderful work of art.They will be selling for $25.00 a glass and $5.00 of every glass sold will go to the Fisher Golf Invitational to benefit the Marsha Rivkin Ovaian Cancer Reasearch Center. They are themed and even have fabulous drinks recipies on the bottom of the glass.

Amber is also awaiting a massive piece of blown glass by the one and only James Mongrain, the master glass artist for Chihuly and his own work.

Amber Restaurant and Bar brings the Northwest, American, Zen, Class and Warmth to the heart of Belltown. It is truly diverse. Amber welcomes all to a unique and comfortable experience. Amber is located at 2214 1rst Ave . Seattle Wa. 98121. Reservations & Phone Number is: 206 718 8500.For Events call 206 216 0090. Hours are 4:00pm to 2:00am - 7 days a week.


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