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Vision:  To create, celebrate, enrich, and expand our sense of community through events.


Mission:  Be the catalyst to build collaborations for the betterment of community. The sum of many parts, together, creates more.


Core Values:  * Build Community * Collaborate * Highlight chefs * Partner of Spokane Valley * Catalyst for community alliances * Passion for food and cultural events * Inclusionary, everyone benefits * Culinary leadership locally,
regionally & nationally

Crave! Northwest

Crave! is the largest culinary event in the Spokane area dedicated to uplifting the culinary scene in the Northwest. The 4-day food festival, held at CenterPlace, Spokane Valley, is chef focused and showcases the creative talents of visionary chefs and
tastemakers from around the region highlighting the flavors of the great Northwest

Spokane Valley Farmers Market

Every Friday, June 5 through September 18, 5-8PM at CenterPlace parking lot near the Discovery Playground.  The market will offer opportunities for building healthy bodies and  celebrate Spokane Valley’s farming heritage.

Volunteer at a JAKT Event

We’re always looking for volunteers to assist at JAKT events.  From event planning, event set up, tear down, culinary positions (back of house and front of house), front door staffing, volunteer management and more! If you’re interested we can find a place for you!  CLICK HERE and let us know what you’d like to be a part of!

Send us a Message

We are actively searching for community partners to further the vision and outreach of the JAKT Foundtaion.

Contact Us Email – CLICK HERE!