Artisans

  1. AnniePies

    AnniePies

    (Portland, OR)

    AnniePies creates bite sized happiness, crafting mini pies and cookie sandwiches that are packed with the finest local, seasonal ingredients. Inspired by classic home-style flavors we loved as children, these nostalgic treats have been artfully reimagined for a sophisticated palette. Every dessert is meticulously handcrafted by owner and head baker Annie Portlock, who is set to debut her new brick-and-mortar dessert bar, BABES.

  2. Blue Star Donuts

    Blue Star Donuts

    (Portland, OR)

    Stephanie Thornton is the Head Pastry Chef extraordinaire of Blue Star Donuts. Raised in a small farm town in Pennsylvania, Thornton’s first forays in baking were during her mother’s attempt to teach her fractions as they poured and measured together in the kitchen. Thornton received a Bachelor of Science in baking and pastry from Johnson & Wales culinary school, and went on to cut her culinary teeth in the depths of New York kitchens, including the Four Seasons Hotel and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. It was here that she perfected pastries like the black-belt boss that she is (literally). After moving to Portland with her husband, Thornton joined forces with restaurateurs Katie Poppe and Micah Camden to develop a new gourmet donut concept based on a signature brioche dough. Since Blue Star’s inception in 2012, Chef Steph has been throwing down in the donut kitchen, creating beloved classics and exciting seasonals such as the Orange Olive Oil, Caramel Pear and Brandy Fritter, and Grapefruit with Smoked Paprika. Her works of donut art have been featured in Vogue, Forbes, the Food Network, the Travel Channel, and recently adorned the cover Bon Appétit.

  3. David Briggs

    David Briggs

    Xocolatl de Davíd (Portland, OR)

    David Briggs started Xocolatl de Davíd in 2005, pairing savory and sweet elements with the varying flavor profiles of the chocolates he retrieves from sustainable and fair trade South and Central American sources. Using bittersweet varieties higher than 68% in his chocolate confections, Briggs works with local farmers and worldwide specialty producers to attain the highest quality ingredients for each product he creates, like the unconventional Foietella, a Foie Gras chocolate spread. Among his top sellers is the Raleigh Bar, his take on the classic candy bar using nougat, caramel and nuts. Briggs was featured in Bon Appetit, Cooking Light, The Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset & MIX, to name a few. He won a Good Food Award for his Brown Butter and Raleigh Bars in 2014 and Sourdough & Olive Oil Bar in 2015.

  4. Ground Up PDX

    Ground Up PDX

    (Portland, OR)

    Ground Up PDX is a small-batch nut butter company with a mission to spread good by providing job skills training to women overcoming adversity in the Portland area. Our almond and cashew butters are free of added oils and sugars, and available in flavors such as Lavender Honey and Coconut Cardamon with Chia Seeds. Each batch is made from local ingredients where possible, and sweetened with just a touch of honey.

  5. Honey Mama’s

    Honey Mama’s

    (Portland, OR)

    From our beginning, Honey Mama’s has tried to be the best at being ourselves, and to put that out to the world – a wonderful, healthy idea bringing a strong sense of celebration to nutritious eating. That spirit infuses everything we do as a company – each choice we make reflects on how well we are achieving our core values. We’re committed to using only the highest quality direct–trade, non–GMO, and organic ingredients available and have developed long lasting relationships with suppliers, supporting the local economy as well as prioritizing non-toxic, nutrient-dense, flavor-rich foods that are grown using practices that sustain life, harmony and balance.

  6. Hoss Soss

    Hoss Soss

    (Salem, OR)

    Hoss Soss creates high quality hot sauces with heat you can handle. Matt Kuerbis and Catharine Sutherland built Hoss Soss to solve a mouthwatering dilemma: how to find a hot sauce that spices things up  without eclipsing every other taste on the plate and igniting a raging inferno in the belly? Don’t be afraid to pour Hoss Soss on everything — you’ll be amazed by the depth of flavor topped off with a kick of heat. Please enjoy what one reviewer called “one of the coolest, stand alone, unique sauces I have tasted in a very long time!”

  7. Jacobsen Salt Co.

    Jacobsen Salt Co.

    (Portland, OR)

    Founded in 2011, Jacobsen Salt Co. is the first company to harvest salt in the Pacific Northwest since Lewis & Clark built their salt works in 1805. Since then Jacobsen Salt Co. has transformed from a local, small business to a nationally recognized brand as America’s leading salt maker. Harvested from the cold, pristine waters of Netarts Bay on the Oregon Coast, our flake and kosher sea salts have garnered worldwide favor for their beautiful presentation and pure taste by professional chefs and home cooks alike.

  8. Love Bites by Carnie

    Love Bites by Carnie

    Love Bites by Carnie (Sherwood, OR)

    Love Bites by Carnie opened in August of 2017 by celebrity entertainer, Carnie Wilson and her childhood best friend and local entrepreneur, Tiffany Miller.

    Born out of Wilson’s passion for baking and love of desserts, Love Bites specializes in decadent bite-size treats that help people enjoy the pleasure of an amazing dessert while being mindful of portion size. Thus, allowing the consumer to be confident in their decision to “take a bite”.

  9. Nineteen27 S’mores

    Nineteen27 S’mores

    (Portland, OR)

    Using a variety of flavorful handmade grahams, marshmallows and spreads, Nineteen27 presents gourmet s’mores. Nineteen27 S’mores partners with other local purveyors for a Portland take on our camping favorites! Flavors such as Bourbon Salted Caramel using Bull Run Distillery’s Double Barrel Bourbon or Raspberry with real Oregon raspberries are just some of the treats. Each s’more is roasted to order using a culinary torch and served to you in a pastry bag for convenient munching.

  10. NOLA Doughnuts

    NOLA Doughnuts

    (Lake Oswego, OR)

    Since 2014, NOLA Doughnuts has been adorning the Portland area with its handcrafted La’ssant doughnuts, New Orleans classic beignets, chicory coffee, small batch pralines, and smooth, rich gourmet hot chocolate accompanied by house made marshmallows. The La’ssant dough is crafted over a three day period using a layering technique commonly found in French croissant making. Throughout this delicate three-day process, the dough is able to build a great complexity of flavor and by using only the finest grass fed European butter, the dough also develops a deep richness, a tender interior, and flakey exterior. Our newest location, in the heart of downtown Portland’s Pearl District, offers a complete espresso bar with many selections being influenced by its New Orleans roots.

  11. Oregon Growers

    Oregon Growers

    (Hood River, OR)

    Oregon Growers proudly manufactures, markets and distributes Farm Direct Specialty Foods, using only the finest fruit from the bounty of local Oregon farmers. We showcase the flavors of their hard work in every morsel of our Fruit Spreads, Honey, and Artisan Cheese Condiments. So good you could eat them with a spoon!

  12. Petunia’s Pies & Pastries

    Petunia’s Pies & Pastries

    (Portland, OR)

    Petunia’s Pies & Pastries® is a flourishing gluten free & vegan baking business that was started from the ground up by its current owner, Lisa Clark. Lisa creates a plethora of innovative pastries, desserts and savory dishes featuring fresh, seasonal, local and wholesome ingredients that are ENTIRELY gluten free & vegan. Petunia’s Pies & Pastries® treats are available at the downtown brick & mortar bakery, in many major Portland area retailers, by order for weddings and events and to ship across the country. Lisa & Petunia’s Pies & Pastries® have been featured in Food & Wine, Bon Appétit & Sunset Magazines, The New York Times, and has competed on The Cooking Channel’s Sugar Showdown. Lisa loves the challenge of creation out of necessity, and to show people how to enjoy the sweeter side in life!

  13. Riff Cold Brewed Coffee

    Riff Cold Brewed Coffee

    (Bend, OR)

    Riff Cold Brewed Coffee was born in Bend, OR with a founding team including Paul Evers (Co-Founder of Crux), Nate Armbrust (former head of cold brew innovation at Stumptown), and Steve Barham (former Director of LinkedIn). Riff cold brewed coffees are pure in nature — made only with fine artisanal coffees and refreshing Central Oregon water without adding any additional flavors or ingredients. Riff celebrates the depth and breadth of the natural flavors inherent in coffee through curated blends during roasting. Celebrated flavors will include chocolate, toffee, bing cherry, blueberry and stone fruit.

  14. Rogue Creamery

    Rogue Creamery

    (Central Point, OR)

    Inspired by a sense of place for 80 years, Rogue Creamery draws from the beauty and flavors of Southern Oregon’s Rogue River Valley to create handcrafted blue cheese  and cheddar cheese recipes. Over the last half century, Rogue Creamery blue cheeses have received international acclaim. The certified organic whole milk we use to make these original blues comes from Rogue Creamery’s dairies along the banks of the rugged and scenic Rogue River. Our Mission: People dedicated to sustainability, service, and the art and tradition of creating the world’s finest handmade cheese.

  15. Tabor Bread

    Tabor Bread

    (Portland, OR)

    Tabor Bread essentially began 25 years ago in the backyard of Tissa Stein’s Petaluma home in an outdoor oven built by Alan Scott. Today, a variation of his Red Wheat Boule joins a selection of over 20 breads, all of which are created by hands and made from locally sourced whole grains, including ancient and heritage varieties, which are milled in-house, combined with our natural sourdough levains. Most of these loaves are treated to a bake in our wood-fired oven which makes up the heart of the bakery and cafe near the base of Mt. Tabor.

  16. Tanglewood Beverages

    Tanglewood Beverages

    (Portland, OR)

    Tanglewood Beverage Company began in Portland in 2013 as the brainchild of Ro Tam, owner of the highly esteemed Either/Or Café. What started as a desire to make the perfect Ginger Spiced Chai, both spicy and aromatic with a deep caramelized sweetness, became an obsession to create other beverages that embody the spirit of Portland’s rich culinary scene. Today Tanglewood’s team of brewers make one of a kind beverages like the bourbon infused Hot Buttered Yam and the lightly floral Turmeric Thai Tea for home consumption and for cafes all over the country.

  17. Twisted Croissant

    Twisted Croissant

    (Portland, OR)

    Founded in 2016 by 25-year veteran Pastry Chef Kurt Goddard, Twisted Croissant set out with the mission to reimagine the possibilities of the timeless pastry – croissants. What are the possibilities of croissants, you ask: Classic croissant: Flaky and buttery, sweet and savory; Cruffin: Creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside; Croissant donut: Well, need we say more?; Vegan? Gluten free? We got you covered. Seasonal flavors, locally sourced ingredients, combined with our tireless pursuit of product quality and customer satisfaction, Twisted promises every single satisfying bite that leaves you wanting more.

  18. Wailua Shave Ice PDX

    Wailua Shave Ice PDX

    (Hillsboro, OR)

    Unless you’ve stopped by their little truck in Hawaii, you won’t understand what the hype is all about. Until now. Wailua Shave Ice takes the traditional Hawaiian treat to the next level. They carefully shave and shape a light texture of ice, and top it off with homemade syrups crafted from freshly squeezed fruits. Made with no artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup, try the Pineapple, Mango, Strawberry, Cold Brew with Coconut Milk, or even a Beer flavor to keep Portland weird. Portland can now get a daily taste of paradise, seven days a week, downtown at Union Way (1022 W Burnside St.). Get your shave ice and shakas today!