Distinctive flavors and talent abound in Ashland. Locally sourced ingredients coupled with innovative menus at over 100restaurants and hand-crafted wines, beers and cocktails offer a culinary scene that is gaining national attention. Friendly coffee shops, food artisans and abundant farmer’s markets round out the Ashland foodie experience. Being the warmest, southernmost AVA in Oregon means that Ashland and Rogue Valley offer an incredible range of world-class varietals of grapes and memorable wines for you to taste.
Ashland has many delicious culinary events throughout the year including the Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market on Tuesday and Saturdays (March – October), the Oregon Chocolate Festival in March, the Oregon Honey Festival, Brews and Boogie and the Taste of Ashland.
Join us for Travel Ashland’s 13th annual Ashland Culinary Festival November 7th – 10th, 2019 where 12 local chefs compete for Top Chef honor in the Chef Competition on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. This 4-day delicious destination event includes a Top Chef Dinner, Mixology Competition on Friday night, Junior Chef Competition on Saturday morning, culinary workshops, wine tours, food demos and samplings with over 30 food and drink vendors. For more event information click here.