Thank you to our Lead Sponsors
Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites (Event Headquarters)
2525 Ashland St., Ashland OR 97520
The Ashland Culinary Festival, produced by Travel Ashland, celebrates Southern Oregon's food, drink, talent and creativity. Enjoy a delicious culinary weekend where 12 local restaurants compete for the Top Chef honor. Savor local wines, food and brews all while watching the Top Chef Competition live on stage. In its entirety, the four-day Festival includes a Top Chef Dinner on Thursday evening, a Friday night kickoff event and Mixology Competition, hands-on Culinary Workshops, a Junior Chef Competition, Vendor Samplings from over 30 vendor booths, the Top Chef Competition, wine tours and activities throughout town. Follow us on social media @AshCulinaryFest and @TravelAshland.
2017 Ashland Culinary Festival - video produced by Darren Campbell in collaboration with Travel Ashland. Edited by Ross Williams.
Sous Chef, Josh Dorcak and Top Chef Luke VanCampen of MÄS – Photo by Kari Young of @Meatballssmama
Caitlin Hilligoss of Peerless Restaurant - Photo by Graham Lewis
Raider Babcock & Jeff Hunt of Standing Stone (3rd Place & Wild Card Chefs). Photo by Graham Lewis
from left to right – Raider Babcock & Jeff Hunt of Standing Stone (3rd Place & Wild Card Chefs), Skye Elder & Jeremy Gianino of Brickroom (2nd Place), Judge – Chef John Ash, Josh Dorcak & Luke VanCampen of MÄS (2018 Top Chef), Head Judge & Lead Emcee – Cory Schreiber, Judge – Tselani Richmond, and Brandon Ruyle of Belle Fiore (4th Place). Brandon’s Sous Chef not pictured: Bert LaTurner – Photo by Graham Lewis