Thank you to our 2018 Lead Sponsors
Make Ashland the destination of your next culinary adventure! Attend the 12th annual Ashland Culinary Festival, November 8th - 11th, 2018. 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 2018 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!
For a third 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 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.
2017 Ashland Culinary Festival - video produced by Darren Campbell in collaboration with Travel Ashland. Edited by Ross Williams.
Skye Elder of Brickroom Restaurant with his Sous Chef, Jeremy Gianino. Photo by Graham Lewis, Courtesy of the Ashland Culinary Festival
Freddie Herrera of Hearsay Restaurant, Lounge and Garden. Photo by Graham Lewis, Courtesy of the Ashland Culinary Festival
Chef John Ash and Dennis Slattery. Photo by Graham Lewis, Courtesy of the Ashland Culinary Festival