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Welcome to the 8th annual Ashland Culinary Festival, November 7th-9th, 2014

Celebrating Southern Oregon’s food, drink, talent and creativity in Ashland. Join us for a 3 day weekend event and savor Ashland’s culinary scene.  This year’s event includes MORE Chefs and Restaurants competing!  Join us for the newly expanded Chef Showdown Competition where 12 local chefs compete and Larks’ Restaurant defends their 2013 Top Chef title.  Friday’s Meet the Chefs Culinary Kick off includes food demos, live entertainment sampling and more.  Enjoy samplings throughout the weekend of local food artisans, vintners and brewers during the Chef Showdown.  Take part in the fun culinary workshops that will be offered on Saturday and Sunday mornings.  Food demos, wine tours, lodging packages and Ashland’s culinary adventures await you.  Watch for ticket sales to launch soon.  We invite you to check back here for updates including the chefs that will be competing this year. For photos from last year’s event visit the Ashland Culinary Festival on Facebook or click on the Photo Gallery button above. See you this November!  

It is our pleasure to introduce the 12 local chefs that will be competing this year. Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine will defend their title as Top Chef 2013 sending Franco Console to compete against 11 other talented chefs including, Billy Buscher from Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, Stefano Cipollone from Belle Fiore Winery, Noah Edwards from Smithfields, Skye Elder from Brickroom, Dustin Farley from Porters - Dining at the Depot, Dale Fowler from Regency Grill, Anna Hogan from Salame, Dawn Strickmeyer from Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, Will Shine from Martino’s Ristorante, Jasmine Turk-Bly from Ashland Creek Inn and James Williams from Omar’s Fresh Seafood & Steaks​.

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