2010 Chefs Challenge | photo: roll35
Join us at our Portland Pub for an unforgettable evening with a few of Portland's finest chefs, award-winning beer pairings and celebrity judges all to benefit Morrison Child & Family Services. Not only do guests partake in a heavenly seven-course beer dinner, but they also decide the winner of the People's Choice Award based on taste, best pairing, and creativity.
This year's talented line-up of Portland Chefs include:
Chef Jason French from Ned Ludd
Turkey Confit with Polenta, Hazelnuts and Pickled Cranberries
Paired with Jubelale
Chef Gavin Ledson from Davis Street Tavern
Banana Braised Pork Jowl Banh Mi with Chainbreaker Wort Pickled Carrot, Daikon Root & House Pate
Paired with Chainbreaker White IPA
Chef Sarah Schafer from Irving Street Kitchen
Spice Seared Sea Scallops with Pork Belly, Black Eyed Peas, and Bourbon Mustard Jus
Paired with The Stoic
Chef Paul Bachand from Recipe
Hand Formed Duck Fat Sope with Crispy Duck “Carnitas”, Smoked Hazelnut Mole and The Abyss Creme Fraiche
Paired with The Abyss
Chef John Eisenhart from Pazzo Ristorante
Veal Cheeks with Moscato, Candy Cap & Savoy Cabage
Paired with Mirror Pond Pale Ale
Chef Jeff Usinowicz Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House
Dry Aged Baby Back Ribs with Tart Cherry BBQ Sauce, Yam Goat Cheese Croquettes, Roasted Onion Salad
Paired with Armory XPA
Deschutes Brewery's Pastry Chef, Jill Ramseier, will be creating the amazingly delicious dessert.
These celebrity judges will decide which dish impresses them the most:
Tracy Howard, associate editor of Imbibe Magazine
Steve Body, author of Seattle P.I.'s beer blog, The Pour Fool
Sal Zizzo, local soccer star and owner of Zizzo’s Food Cart
Caprial Pence, Caprial + John The Kitchen
Gary Fish, owner of Deschutes Brewery
There are only 100 tickets available, so don't delay purchasing yours.
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Located in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Deschutes Brewery is in the business of daring people to expect more from their beer. That's why we started off in 1988, on the banks of the Deschutes River here in Bend, Oregon, by selling Black Butte Porter at a time when others were sure a dark beer would never catch on. Our brewers love to push the envelope, especially if it makes someone nervous. But for us, the highest praise is a raised glass and a toast of "Bravely Done!"