Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson is joined by Seattle restaurateurs Tom Douglas, Maria Hines, Zak Melang, Donna Moodie and Ethan Stowell to discuss what it takes to succeed in the restaurant industry Nov. 8 at the Central branch of the Seattle Public Library

Dreams and dollars. Smarts and sweat. These are the ingredients for cooking up a successful restaurant. Join Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson and talented tastemakers Tom Douglas, Maria Hines, Zak Melang, Donna Moodie and Ethan Stowell to talk about what it takes. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Microsoft Auditorium at Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave. The conversation begins at 7 p.m. All are welcome to this free event.

Seattle Times staff