TASTE
Portland
October 21-22, 2017

Events

Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, October 21, 2016
6:30pm Cocktail and Tasting Reception
8:00pm Dinner

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
Stephanie Izard
Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
Stephanie Izard
Girl & The Goat, Chicago
Greg Higgins
Local Star
James Beard Award Winner
Greg Higgins
Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Portland
Ken Forkish
Pastry Chef
James Beard Award Winner
Ken Forkish
Ken’s Artisan Bakery, Portland
Marissa Burback
Host Chef
Marissa Burback
HopCity Tavern + Market - Portland Hilton & Executive Tower, Portland
Drew Carney
Guest Emcee
Drew Carney
Producer and Host, Out & About, KGW NBC Portland Morning News
Kelly Russell
Guest Emcee
Kelly Russell
CEO Artisan Auctions
Reception will feature tastings by
Philippe Boulot
James Beard Award Winner
Philippe Boulot
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland
Chris Cosentino
Chris Cosentino
Cockscomb, San Francisco
Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton and Greg Denton
Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton and Greg Denton
Ox Restaurant, Portland
Gregory Gourdet
Gregory Gourdet
Departure Restaurant, Portland
Sarah Pliner
Sarah Pliner
Aviary, Portland
Justin Woodward
Justin Woodward
Castagna, Portland

Co-Chairs
Mike Golub, President, Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer
Mark Mantei, CEO, The Vancouver Clinic
Janice Marquis, President, Multnomah Athletic Club
Adam Sachs, Editor-in-Chief, SAVEUR
Wendy Lane Stevens, President, Lane PR; Trustee, James Beard Public Market
Anne Weaver, CEO, Elephants Delicatessen

The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Portland’s finest chefs. Then you'll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by All-Star Stephanie Izard, Local Star Greg Higgins, Pastry Chef Ken Forkish, and Host Chef Marissa Burback. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.

Click here for tickets! For more information on events or local sponsorship in Portland, please contact Tony Dellino at tony@varsitycommunications.com or 425.412.7070 x 112.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2017, local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.


Sur La Table

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events!
Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:00am-3:00pm
Sur La Table
The Brewery Blocks
1102 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

JBF Award Winner Stephanie Izard<br> Girl & The Goat, Chicago
10:00 am
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Stephanie Izard
Girl & The Goat, Chicago
Elephants Delicatessen <br>elephantsdeli.com
10:30 am
Assorted Phyllo Tartlet and Wasabi Vegetable Canapé Tasting
Elephants Delicatessen
elephantsdeli.com
JBF Award Winner Greg Higgins<br> Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Portland
12:00 pm
Cooking Demonstration
JBF Award Winner Greg Higgins
Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Portland


Kitchen space is limited for chef demonstrations. These cooking demonstrations are now sold out. Please contact tony@varsitycommunications.com to be added to the waitlist.


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