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13th Annual - Nov. 7-10, 2019
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Get ready for a weekend of excitement at the four-day 13th annual Ashland Culinary Festival including a Top Chef Dinner, the 4th annual Mixology Competition, 4th annual Junior Chef Competition, and of course, the popular Top Chef Competition 

November 7th – 10th, 2019


Produced by Travel Ashland
Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites (Event Headquarters)
2525 Ashland Street
Ashland, OR 97520

Make Ashland the destination of your next culinary adventure! Attend the 13th annual Ashland Culinary Festival, November 7th – 10th, 2019.  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 Chefs compete for the 2019 Top Chef 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 Competition and activities throughout town. It’s a Culinary weekend not to miss!
FESTIVAL PARTNER - 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.

TICKETS WILL NOW BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR for the Friday Night Event, Saturday's Junior Chef Competition, and both Saturday & Sunday's Main event - each day from Noon to 5:00 PM which includes the Top Chef Competitions.  Online pre-sales are now closed.  
There are a variety of ticket packages available including a VIP Pass for all four days as well Getaway 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 launch on Friday, September 27th at 9:00 AM (PST)!  Email Kelsey Frantz at kelsey@ashlandchamber.com, Festival Coordinator, for ticket or event questions. 
For a complete schedule of events and ticket packages, click on the buttons above.
Follow us on social media @AshCulinaryFest and @TravelAshland.

Discover a year-round culinary paradise.


Top Chef 2018

Sous Chef, Josh Dorcak and Top Chef Luke VanCampen of MÄS –  Photo by Kari Young of @Meatballssmama


Top Mixologist 2018

Caitlin Hilligoss of Peerless Restaurant - Photo by Graham Lewis


2018 Junior Chef Winning Team

Bailey Goble (left) and Kara Fisher (right), Seniors from South Medford High School. Photo by Kari Young of @Meatballssmama



2018 Wild Card Winners

Jeff Hunt & Raider Babcock of Standing Stone (3rd Place & Wild Card Chefs). Photo by Graham Lewis

2018 Top Chef Finalists with the 2018 Competition Judges

from left to rightRaider 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 LaTurnerPhoto by Graham Lewis

Header Images 1, 2, 4, 5 by Lindsey Bolling Photography and Image 3 & Food Images by Kari Young of @MeatballssMama

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