Jason LaBarge grew up in Kennewick, Wash., attended the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Ore., and returned to the Tri-Cities as a chef. His passion for creating spice blends and rubs as executive chef for Meadow Springs Country Club in Richland, Wash., has developed into the launch of LaBarge Gourmet Spices. His wine-friendly product line is available at Badger Mountain/Powers Winery, Barnard Griffin Winery, Yoke’s Fresh Market in Kennewick, The Northwest Regional Food Hub in Richland, Wash., ShopTheNorthwest.com and through Facebook at LaBarge Gourmet Spices.