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“It is with a heavy heart that we announce that scratchDC will cease dinner kit delivery operations on September 22nd, 2016 in order to focus on our other recently launched ventures, TinyGrocery and TasteLab.
The past four years have been a remarkable adventure for me and my team. With very little cooking experience, we set out to make making dinner easier and more delicious for home chefs like ourselves. With you, we grew from renting space in a tiny bar kitchen to opening our very own commercial facility that we now get to share with over forty incredible food companies.
Over four years we helped thousands of Washingtonians cook smarter. We connected our customers with local farms to help them understand how great ingredients really make a difference. We employed dozens of our talented neighbors who planned, prepped, packed, marketed and delivered these little bundles of joy to your doorsteps.
But while this might be the end of scratchDC, it is just the beginning of what we want to accomplish in the food industry. We will now be shifting our focus to the rapid growth of our ready-to-eat foods company, TinyGrocery, and incubating the amazing companies working from TasteLab.
It is crazy to think that all of these wonderful opportunities came from a single frustrating trip to the grocery store and we eagerly await the next twist that sits around the bend.
I want to thank each and every client for their feedback, support and loyalty. I want to thank my current and former staff for their drive, commitment and passion. I want to thank my family for their love, support and constant motivation. It takes a city to build a company and there is no better place to make something special than Washington, DC.
So while this is the end of a chapter, we have never been more excited to turn the page. We will continue to build a better food system one bite at a time and do everything we can to be sure that each bite is more delicious than the last.
Thank you for sharing your kitchens, dinner tables, taste buds and tummies, and as always:
Love and happy cooking!
Founder and CEO, scratchDC“
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You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!
We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!
Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.
Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!
You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Join metrobar and the team at DC Beer for a taste of 12 holiday brews, all made in the DMV by your favorite local breweries! Your ticket gets you access to the afternoon tasting with 3oz pours of each of