#FOURNEWS | Feast Portland

24 Aug 2014
2 min read
Celebrating the bounty of Oregon, Feast Portland is back this September with foodie vengeance. Get your tickets, quick!

Tickets are on sale, and they’re going like hot cakes. It’s no surprise, considering the spread that Feast Portland is putting on from 18 – 21 September.

The Culinary Events

On Thursday Feast Portland will be setting off with an ode to the gourmet sandwich withWidmer Brother’s Brewing Sandwich Invitational presented by Dave’s Killer Bread, where chefs will battle it out to create the best bread-surrounded feast. Judges will include those who attends anda panel of esteemed judges, including Rob and Kurt Widmer, Josh Ozersky, Karen Brooks, and last year’s winner, Chef David Kriefels.

Feast’s showcase of Oregon’s very best food and drink spans not one, but two days at theOregon Bounty Grand Tasting presented by Alaska Airlineson Friday and Saturday afternoon in DowntownPortland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square, featuring 38 wineries, 18 breweries, more than 20 artisans and chefs from across the state, and curated offerings fromBon Appétit, Travel Oregon and more. On the evening ofSaturday, 20 September,Oregonian Media Group High Comfort at The Nineswill push comfort food way out of its comfort zone with a level of decadence only America’s best chefs could achieve.

AtFeastPortland’s almost sold-out new Sunday event,Tillamook Brunch Village, chefs from Oregon and around the country will build their “towns” of bacon, eggs, pastries, and everything else that makes brunchPortland’s favorite meal. While chowing down bites from Franklin BBQ (Austin, TX), Black Seed Bagels (New York, NY), EggSlut (Los Angeles, CA), Duff Goldman (Los Angeles, CA), Butcher & Bee (Charleston, SC), as well asPortland’s best local brunch spots, guests can cheer on their favorite local bartenders atFeast’s first ever Brunch Brawl aka“I Woke Up Like This” Cocktail Competition on the KitchenAid Main Stage.

FeastPortland’sDinner Seriesevents are nearly all sold out, with only tickets available for KitchenCru Dinner Series:Dessert for Dinnerfeaturing five renowned pastry chefs fromPortlandand beyond.

The festival has just twoHands On Classesremaining: Explore the thrill of pure flavor withJuicy Juiceas Gwen Severson fromPortlandJuice Company demonstrates how to mix ingredients to create healthy and delectable concoctions, or get your hands sticky making artisanal sodas as Ross Hunsinger of Atlas Sodaworks explores the flavors and soda-making process inSoda Jerk.

Find out a full list of events atwww.feastportland.com.


Not only is Feast Portugal a wonderful culinary event, but it is also a philanthropist’s dream. Last year, the festival was able to donate $52,165 to their Share Our StrengthandPartners For A Hunger-Free Oregon. This year proceeds will go towards…

No Kid Hungryis ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. No Kid Hungry connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Since the campaign’s launch, No Kid Hungry and its partners have connected kids struggling with hunger with more than 107 million additional meals.

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregonenvisions an Oregon where everyone is healthy and thriving, with access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food. To bring that vision into reality, the organization raises awareness about hunger, connecting people to nutrition programs and advocating for systemic changes that end hunger before it begins.Become a Partnerto learn, connect, and advocate for a hunger-free Oregon.

Tickets are now on sale atfeastportland.com.