Ashland Culinary Festival
2017 Festival Info  
2017 Event Schedule  
Tickets & Lodging Packages  
Vendor Information  

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11th annual
Ashland Culinary Festival
November 2nd – 5th, 2017

Festival Headquarters:
Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

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Make Ashland the destination of your next culinary adventure! Attend the 11th annual Ashland Culinary Festival, November 2nd – 5th, 2017.  Ashland’s thriving culinary scene has over 100 restaurants to choose from. 12 restaurants compete in the Ashland Culinary Festival’s Chef Showdown for the Top Chef Title. Savor local wines, food and brews while watching the Top Chef 2017 compete for their title. In its entirety, the four-day Festival includes a Top Chef Dinner on Thursday evening, a Friday night kickoff celebration and Mixology Competition, Culinary Workshops, a Junior Chef Competition, Vendor Samplings from over 30 booths, the Top Chef Showdown and activities throughout town. It’s a Culinary weekend not to miss!
Chef Josh Dorcak of MĂ„S Ashland will be defending his two-year Top Chef title in the 2017 Top Chef Competition.  Josh recently opened MĂ„S, a pop-up dinner concept home to Ashland, Oregon.  Other competitors will be announced very soon! 
For a second year, we will be partnering with the Ashland Emergency Food Bank. Guests may purchase online in advance of the Festival to save $5 per adult ticket OR bring TWO non-perishable food items with you to the door to save $5 off per adult ticket. Items brought to the door during the Festival will be donated to the Food Bank.
There are a variety of ticket packages available including a VIP Pass for all four days as well lodging packages.  This Festival is produced by Travel Ashland and promises to be a fun, culinary experience for visitors and locals alike that many return to each year. Ticket sales will be launching very soon!  Email Kelsey Frantz, Festival Coordinator, to receive an email update when ticket sales have launched. 
For a complete schedule of events and ticket packages, click on the buttons above. Stay connected by following Ashland Culinary Festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Discover a year-round culinary paradise. Welcome to Cuisineland.

2016 Ashland Culinary Festival. Video produced by Darren Campbell in collaboration with Ashland Visitor & Convention Bureau. Edited by Ross Williams.


Top Chef 2016

Josh Dorcak of Scarpetta Prima pictured with his Sous Chef, Garrick Kosct of Ashland High School. Photo by Graham Lewis


Top Mixologist 2016

Blake Henry of Brickroom pictured with Trish Glose from KTVL Channel 10 NEWS & West Coast Flavors. Trish was one of the Mixology Competition Judges. Photo by Graham Lewis


2016 Junior Chef Winners

Pictured here are Team Members Rose Eschtruth-Harrison and Gabriele Livni of Ashland High School. Photo by Graham Lewis


2016 Winning Dish

by Chef Josh Dorcak (Dish 1 of 2 pictured) – Soy Glazed Beet with puffed sorghum, chanterelles, squash jus. Photo by Judiaann Woo

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