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Conchas & Coffee Pairing Cruise


Indulge in specialty conchas – handcrafted by Karen of local pop-up panaderia, Bakescapade! Meet the creative mind behind the brand while enjoying coffee paired with and inspired by the flavors created for this special event.

About Bakescapade:

Chef Karen Sandoval is a gifted pastry chef from Mexico City who has made her mark in the culinary world with her passion for baking and her love of authentic Mexican sweets. Bakescapade has connected her with people from all walks of life, and her innovative approach to traditional pastries has made her a beloved figure in the Seattle community.

About Hello Em:

“We are a coffee roastery and café in Little Saigon Seattle specializing in robusta beans directly sourced from Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam. Our space is shared with Little Saigon Creative ran by the neighborhood non profit Friends of Little Saigon. Together we are able to activate and preserve the cultural hub of the Seattle Vietnamese community.”

Cruise Includes 

  •  Two-hour cruise on Lake Union and Lake Washington (cruising on Lake Washington is subject to boat traffic and weather)
  • Complimentary champagne toast
  • Three 4oz coffee pours
  • Three flavors of Bakescapade conchas and small bites
  • Guided tasting of food and coffee complete with tasting notes and a brief history from the guest chef herself!
  • Ages 16+


Waterways Cruises at Lake Union Piers on South Lake Union (End of East Pier)
901 Fairview Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

2 hours

Boarding: 3:00pm
Departure: 3:30pm
Return: 5:30pm

Conchas & Coffee Menu

ft. Bakescapade & HelloEm

Mango Mochi
mango brioche & shell filled with mango mochi and vanilla bean crème
Coffee Tres Leches
Hello Em infused brioche & shell filled with canela, whipped cream, and a tres leches dropper
citrus infused brioche & vanilla shell filled with blood orange curd and vanilla crème
Roasted Green Chile & Cheese Empanadas
Al Pastor Empanadas
w/ grilled pineapple