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MOB 2019 Ashland Culinary Festival

EVENT SCHEDULE

Event Headquarters:
Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, 2525 Ashland Street

See Festival information and further details here regarding the events listed below.

 

Thursday, November 3rd​

Ultimate Top Chef Dinner: 6:00pm
Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites (Stardust Lounge)

NEW this year: Honoring the history of our 10-year event, join us for the Ultimate Top Chef Dinner on Thursday, November 3rd - 6:00pm at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, our Festival Headquarters. Enjoy a six-course dinner prepared by some of our amazingly talented past Top Chef Winners (Neil Clooney of Smithfields Restaurant & Bar - Top Chef 2007 & 2008),Franco Console of Larks Restaurant - Top Chef 2009, Chandra Corwin of Cucina Biazzi - Top Chef 2010, Dustin Farleyof Porters - Dining at the Depot - Top Chef 2013, James Williams previously of Omar's Fresh Seafood & Steaks - Top Chef 2014 and Josh Dorcak of Scarpetta - Top Chef 2015). Each course will be paired with a local wine or brew. The menu will be released soon, but this is a dinner you won’t want to miss! Tickets are $85 per person or can be purchased as part of a 4-day VIP Package. There are only a limited number of seats for the Top Chef Dinner, so we suggest purchasing your ticket early.

Top Chef Dinner Sponsors that evening include:

Neuman Hotel Group
Laurelwood Brewing Co. 
Rogue Creamery


 

Friday, November 4th

Friday's Culinary Kickoff Event​: 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Friday evening kickoff event includes a food demo, a new Mixology competition, live music by Doug Warrensamplings by the Bear Creek Wine Trail, small bites and more!
 

 

Saturday, November 5th

Hands-on Culinary Workshops: 10:00am to 11:30am

Note: Workshops will be held at a variety of locations as not all of the classes are at the Festival Headquarters. You may find workshop information here.

2016 Junior Chef Competition: 10:00am to 11:30am

Sip, Sample, and Taste:  12:00pm - 5:00pm​
See list of Vendors here

Chef Competition including 12 local Chefs
competing using ingredients from local farms and artisans 

Round One: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
first four Chefs

Tom Bates​ - Bella Union
Javier Cruz – Standing Stone Brewing Co.
Dustin Farley – Porters - Dining at the Depot
Will Shine – Hearsay Restaurant


 Round Two: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
second four Chefs

Skye Elder - Brickroom
Morgan McKelvey - Smithfields
James Moreau - Wiley's Trattoria
Serena Murno - Liquid Assets​

Advancement: One chef with the highest score from each round will advance to the FINAL Round on Sunday, November 6th from 3:00 – 4:30pmThe fourth position in the FINAL round will be a “Wild Card” Chef – selected by the Judges, from the nine non-qualifying competitors, based on a similar set of judging guidelines as the previous rounds.
 
 

Sunday, November 6th​

Hands-on Culinary Workshops: 10:00am to 11:30am

Note: Workshops will be held at a variety of locations as not all of the classes are at the Festival Headquarters. You may find workshop information here.

Sip, Sample, and Taste:  12:00pm - 5:00pm​
See list of Vendors here

Chef Competition continues

Round Three: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
last four Chefs
Mario Chavez – Onyx Restaurant & Bar
Josh Dorcak – Scarpetta (2015 Top Chef)​
Dale Fowler - Regency Grill
Shay Spear – Neuman Hotel Group (Luna Cafe & Mercantile & Larks Restaurant)

Advancement: One chef with the highest score from each round will advance to the FINAL Round on Sunday, November 6th from 3:00 – 4:30pmThe fourth position in the FINAL round will be a “Wild Card” Chef – selected by the Judges, from the nine non-qualifying competitors, based on a similar set of judging guidelines as the previous rounds.

Wild Card announcement after Round Three concludes 

Final Round: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Final FOUR Chefs compete for the 2016 Top Chef title

 
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