Oct 21: Grab a seat at James Beard Foundation’s Taste America dinner

James Beard Foundation’s cross-country tour to stop in Portland

Mark your calendar: you’re invited to dinner this October 21! With a focus on local flavor from coast to coast, the New York-based James Beard Foundation is heading out on a 10-city food tour, Taste America! And what food tour would be complete without a stop in Portland?

Our very own board trustee, Greg Higgins of Higgins Restaurant (above right) joins the award-winning lineup, in addition to Taste America All-Star, Stephanie Izard of Girl & Goat in Chicago (above left). In addition to dinner with ten of Portland’s most celebrated chefs, the tour features a public cooking demonstration on October 22. Learn more about the events here

Friday, Oct. 21
6:30 p.m. | Cocktail and Tasting Reception
8:00 p.m. | Dinner
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland, OR 97204
More information | Buy tickets

Proceeds from the event go to James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Scholarship Fund to benefit local culinary students.


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