2019 Program

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International Taste Of Kent Food Court

Additional Information

Our International Taste of Kent Food Court has the dishes from eight local Kent restaurants. The food court is run entirely by volunteers. 

The Food Court will be open 11 am to 3 pm.

Here is the list of restaurants and dishes:


Agave Cocina and Cantina

1.) Chicken Chimichanga: Wood fired chicken tinga, crispy flour tortilla, jalapeno cheese, and cremo blanca sauce. 

2.) Crispy Ground Beef Tacos: Ground beef, cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. 

Can-Am Pizza

1.) Cheese Pizza: Pizza crust, marinara sauce, and mozzarella cheese

2.) Veggie Paneer Pizza: Pizza crust, marinara sauce, onions, green bell peppers, tomato, paneer cheese, and mozzarella cheese. 

Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning and Spices

1.) D & D Sausage with Greens: Mild D & D Sausage served with collard greens

2.) Jambalaya: Chicken and sausage jambalaya rice served with collard greens

Dogwood Café & Lounge

1.) Roast Pork Platter: Slow roasted garlic pork served with savory Spanish rice. (Gluten Free)

2.) Pastelon: Empanada filling (Beef) layered with sweet plantains and cheese served with savory Spanish rice. (Gluten Free)

Tasty Indian Cuisine

1.) Butter Chicken: Marinated chicken tikkas cooked in rich tomato curry with cream and butter. Served with rice.

2.) Channa Masala: Spiced chickpeas with onions, garlic, ginger and turmeric in a Masala sauce. Served with rice.

Olive Tree 

1.) Gyro Platter: Gyro meat (20% lamb, 80% beef) served with hummus and rice. (Halal)

2.) Chicken Kebab: Chicken kebab served with hummus and rice. (Halal) 

Afghan Cuisine Kent

1.) Chicken Shawarma: Chicken with shawarma spices served with rice. 

2.) Meatballs: Meatballs (20% lamb/80% ground beef) served with rice. 

Thai Chili Restaurant

1.) Garlic Chicken: Chicken, broccoli, carrots, garlic sauce, black and white pepper and cilantro. Served with rice. 

2.) Tofu Curry with Veggies: Tofu and veggies in a red curry sauce. Served with rice. (Vegetarian)

***All foods are prepared in local Kent restaurant or catering kitchens, then purchased from them by Kent International Festival and served by our organization. This is our 10th year of doing the International Taste of Kent at our festival.



Passport Cultural Booths


These booths are inside in the Concourse area of accesso ShoWare.  

Booth #/Booth  Name

1 Snohomish-BlueHeron Canoe

2 Tacoma Swiss Society

3 Iraqi Community Center of Washington

4 Celtic Arts Foundation

5 Greater Kent Historical Society

6 Ethnic Heritage Council

7 All for Kids

8 Ubumwe Rwandese Women Association

9 Mexican Culture

10 West African Community Council

11 Kent Yangzhou Sister City Committee

12 Kent Sister Cities Association - Kent Sunnfjord Committee

13 Kent Auburn Tamba Sister Cities

14 Thai Culture

15 Bag Busters of Kent/ Plastic Ain't Our Bag

16 Mother Africa

17 Filipino Culture

60 Degh Tegh Community Kitchen (Booth is outside on Plaza)

We also have a booth called Q Analysts with Microsoft. They will have 

an Interactive booth to collect data  in the areas of verbal speech, human gestures, and inanimate objects and spaces. Check out their booth on the Concourse.

There is also an Art Exhibition and art activity located in the Arena. This is sponsored by Kent Community Foundation. Stop by and take time to see the art created by Kent School District Students and try the art activity.

Plaza Booths


These booths are located outside on the Plaza.

Booth #/Booth Name


18 Republic Services (Sponsor)

19 Puget Sound Fire

20 Regional Animal Services of King County

21 Zahari Design

22 Heritage Center Art

23 United Health Care (Sponsor)

24 Amerigroup (Sponsor) 

25 Smile Generation (Sponsor) 

26 Kent YMCA (Sponsor)

27 Pacific Medical Centers (Sponsor)

28 Foresters Financial (Sponsor)

29 Sound Transit FWLE (Sponsor)

30 Renewal by Anderson (Sponsor)

31 Denali – A division of Nuvision Credit Union (Sponsor)

32 Molina Healthcare (Sponsor)  

33 David Buerge

34 Volunteer Ministers 

35 Neha’s Mehndi Art

36 Year Up

37 King County Metro Transit (Sponsor)

38 Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasonings & Spices

39 Living Well Kent Collaborative

Youth for Human Rights International

40 ​ John Volken Academy

41 Youth for Human Rights

42 Girl Scouts of Western WA

43 Full Circle Farms

44 Henna by Hetal 

45 Friends of Youth

46 Drug Free World

  47 International Cultural Exchange Services

48 Angela by Design Jewelry

49 Kent Black Action Commission

50 Project Feast

51 Asian Counseling and Referral Service ​

52 City of Kent: Rental Housing Inspection Program 

53 Toastmasters Clubs of Kent

​54 The Way to Happiness

55 King County Elections

​56 Excel Public Charter School

​​57 King County Library System

58 Smith Brothers 

59 City of Kent Parks and Recreation 

60  Degh Tegh Community Kitchen (Passport Booth - outside on Plaza)

 Our Passport Cultural booths are located inside and all of them will have an interactive activity for you to enjoy and to learn something about their culture.

Our retail booths, information and service booths and our partners booths are all located outside on the plaza.


Contact us if you have any questions. You can send us an email from the Email Us button at the bottom of the home page