A dining event will be held showcasing the culinary creations of twenty of Oregon’s past James Beard Award winners and nominees. Participating chefs include James Beard Foundation Award winners and nominees: Philippe Boulot, John and Caprial Pence, Cory Schreiber, Greg Higgins, Vitaly Paley, Scott Dolich, Cathy Whims, John Gorham, Jenn Louis, Andy Ricker, Naomi Pomeroy, Charlene Rollins, Gabriel Rucker, Daniel Mondok, Stephanie Pearl Kimmel, Oswaldo Bibiano, Matthew Lightner, Jack Czarnecki and Chris Israel.
Proceeds go to James Beard Foundation’s Northwest Culinary Arts Scholarship benefitting the Students of the Oregon Culinary Institute. It is being held at the Multnomah Athletic Club in appreciation of the James Beard Foundation, which selected the city to announce its annual James Beard Award nominees. The event will be held Sunday, March 20th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm at the Multnomah Athletic Club: 1848 SW Salmon (behind PGE Park). Tickets are $60.
VIP tables are available. Each table costs $4,000 and seats 8. For information, call (866) –448-1420.
The following morning, on Monday, March 21, the James Beard Foundation will announce its 2011 national nominees at a press conference at the Oregon Culinary Institute.