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Sandwich Invitational at RoseQuarter Commons

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The Sandwich Invitational is Feast Portland’s killer kick-off party, where wildly imaginative, cheffed-up interpretations deliciously redefine everything you thought a sandwich could aspire to be. Old school will meet new school at Portland’s RoseQuarter Commons where 15 of the country’s leading chefs will explore how the depth and breadth of America’s culinary landscape can fit between two slices of bread—with even the bread up for interpretation! Sandwich glory is on the line with our panel of legendary food writers, chefs and personalities choosing a victor, as well as a People’s Choice favorite from the crowd. So, grab your napkin, your token and wash it all down with craft brews, Northwest wines and creative cocktails.

Grand Tasting at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Friday, September 15th – Saturday, September 16th, 2017

The Grand Tasting is the festival’s grandest mash-up of artisans and edibles showcasing the incredible ingredients of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. At Feast Portland’s largest premiere daytime event, take a culinary road trip through America’s food landscape and discover what flavors and ingredients are expressing the local DNA of today’s food culture. Find out who’s changing the face of fermentation, making the best artisan cheeses, hand-crafted chocolates, and meet the who’s who of 30-plus top wineries, more than a dozen breweries, ciders plus world-class showings, samplings and gadgetry by some of the most important names in the food world. You’ll experience how Feast transforms Portland’s “living room”– Pioneer Courthouse Square – into Portland’s “dining room” for two days in the heart of downtown. Whether you’re an ingredient-sniffing novice or a devoted local-vore, no other event better captures the taste of fun, Portland-style.

Night Market at Zidell Yards

Friday, September 15th, 2017

The Feast Portland Night Market is the nation’s liveliest outdoor celebration of global street food. From Mexico to Madrid, the Night Market’s theme this year will be playful Latin cooking, with taco mashups, reimagined grilled Argentine meats, and inspired Spanish bites– all set to the beats of renowned deejays and the best beer, wine and spirits the region and country have to offer. The festival’s most popular large event since its inception, the Night Market captures the lights, sights, sounds and smells of an international culinary journey without the jet lag. Enjoy the best food and drink from America and around the world, watch the sun go down on the Willamette River, and you’ll know you made the right decision.

Smoked! at The Fields

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Don’t call it a cookout! Feast Portland’s can’t-miss live fire evening event where guests can enjoy prized bites from the country’s top kitchens at this sizzling celebration of animal, vegetable, fire, sea and forest. Featuring top masters of the flame from Portland and around the country, this event will stoke your appetite for everything flamed, grilled and free-ranged. Set to the tune of bold Northwest wines, classic cocktails and an epic view of the Fremont Bridge, Smoked! is the evening event to end all evening events.

Brunch Village at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

For some Sundays are the day of rest. For other, Sundays are the day of brunch. Brunch Village is Feast Portland’s colossal celebration of everyone’s favorite meal covered from all angles and all cuisines – from Japanese, Spanish, classic American and more. At this spirited outdoor party, chefs from Portland and around the country will create the ultimate offerings of pork, eggs, flour, salt, booze and love.

INTIMATE EVENTS

Fun-Size Events

Friday, September 15th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Not too big, not too small, but just right: Feast Portland’s new Fun-Size events marry top chefs and cocktail makers with the most relevant food trends of the moment. From a wine-fueled noodle feast, a spirited BBQ cookout, a massive party featuring cult cocktails by America’s top bartenders, a Sunday picnic with piles of fried chicken and sides, to cocktail crawls through Downtown Portland, Fun-Size events strike the balance between intimate and large-scale.

Dinner Series

Thursday, September 14th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Every year, Feast Portland creates the most coveted seats in town with its Dinner Series of utterly unique, intimate, multi-chef collaboration dinners hosted at top local restaurants and Portland’s culinary incubator space, KitchenCru.

Hands-On Classes

Friday, September 15th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017

For those who want to bring home more than just a full belly from the festival, Feast Portland’s Hands-On Classes provide a rare and exciting opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade directly from the nation’s most renowned authors, trendsetting culinary educators, chefs and maybe even Bon Appétit’s Test Kitchen team, all in an intimate setting.

Drink Tank

Friday, September 15th – Saturday, September 16th, 2017

At Feast Portland’s tasting panels, Drink Tank Presented by Imbibe Magazine, strikes the perfect balance between education and fun as top local and national beverage industry experts guide an intimate group of attendees through the top trends of the libation universe, tasting premium beverages including spirits, wine and beer.

Keep an eye out for a few surprises in 2017!