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Sunday, October 6 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
On and Off the Menu: PDX Chefs

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Two famed Portland chefs. Two books hot off the cutting board! What does it take to convert the perfect food from restaurant plate to cookbook page? These panelists are shaken not stirred.

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Liz Crain

Bio: | Liz Crain is a food and fiction writer and editor based in Portland, Oregon. She is the co-author of Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull. out from McSweeney's in fall 2013. The second edition of book Food Lover's Guide to Portland publishes in spring 2014. Her writing has appeared in publications such as the Portland Zagat, The Guardian, Cooking Light, Budget Travel, The Progressive and The Sun magazine. She is also editor... Read More →
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Meredith Erickson

Bio: | Meredith Erickson has written for The New York Times, Elle, enRoute, Monocle, Flare, and Lucky Peach. She has also been Managing Editor (Maisonneuve) Project Editor (Phaidon) and Production Manager (Sid Lee) for various magazines, campaigns and television programs. | In 2011 she wrote The Art of Living According to Joe Beef, which went on to be included in many of the “best of” lists for 2011, as well as a James... Read More →

John Gorham

Bio: | John Gorham, chef-owner of Portland's Toro Bravo and Tasty n Sons, has worked in top kitchens nationally and internationally, and is a four time James Beard Award nominated chef. | | John began his career with an apprenticeship at ACF in Williamsburg, VA.  During this time, John cooked at the Fort Magurder Inn, Greenbriar Inn, Williamsburg Lodge and the Trelis.  After that he made his way to the west coast via... Read More →
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Gabriel Rucker

Bio: | Gabriel Rucker is the Chef and Co-Owner of Le Pigeon and Little Bird in Portland, Oregon. His edgy, highly original, and recipe-free masterpieces, evocative of French bistro signatures and classic American fare, have gained him both regional and national acclaim, recently earning him a 2013 James Beard Award for Best Chef Northwest. | | Gabriel’s first and favorite experience with food was at a bagel shop in his... Read More →

Sunday October 6, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mutt Enterprises Stage OCC, D-135

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