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"The traditional Northwest Salmon Bake on Saturday night in a grove of ancient oaks is the weekend's most popular and distinctive event - and the most entertaining meal I have been to at any wine event in the world."
     - Nicholas Lander, Restaurant Correspondant, Financial Times

Over 50 Guest Chefs team up with Northwest farmers to transform locally sourced, sustainable ingredients into edible art. These chefs travel from Seattle, Portland, Eugene and the coasts to share in the celebration of good food and wine. Throughout the weekend, they create unforgettable meals with a treasure trove of Oregon ingredients. We invite you to peruse sample menus from previous events.

THE GRAND DINNER, Friday Evening
Celebrate under the stars with Pinot noir from around the world. A quartet of northwest chefs partner to create a stunning menu of regional ingredients. Throughout the evening, IPNC sommeliers will pour an outstanding collection of wines from the IPNC wine library.
2013 Chefs included:
Renee Erickson of The Whale Wins/The Walrus & The Carpenter (Seattle)
Vitaly Paley, Ben Bettinger & Patrick Mckee of Paley's Place/Imperial (Portland)
Mark Hosack of Gracie's (Portland)
David Briggs of Xocolatl de David (Portland)
View the 2013 Menu (PDF)

     

THE NORTHWEST SALMON BAKE, Saturday Evening
A long-standing tradition of the IPNC, the Salmon Bake dramatically showcases wild salmon roasted on alder stakes over a huge custom-built fire pit. Bask in the warm glow of a lantern lit Oak Grove where cellared Pinot noir and wines from around the world will accompany an extravagant outdoor buffet designed by local chefs. Enjoy an extraordinary assortment of hand-crafted desserts. After dinner, relax to music and dancing under the stars.
View the 2013 Menu (PDF)

     

BREAKFAST ON THE PATIO, Friday & Saturday Mornings
Begin each day with an array of locally baked breads and pastries, Oregon's legendary berries, cured meats, and additional savory items.
View the 2013 Friday Menu (PDF)

     

ALFRESCO LUNCHES
Dine in the beautiful outdoor setting and savor stunning courses prepared for you by an array of guest chefs from the finest Northwest restaurants. Wines from around the world will be brought to your table throughout the afternoon.
View the 2013 Friday Menu (PDF)
View the 2013 Saturday Menu (PDF)

     

WINERY LUNCHES
All IPNC guests will enjoy an intimate winery lunch at a local Willamette Valley winery. You will have the unique opportunity to share a meal and conversation with your winery host as well as a handful of Featured Winemakers from around the world. Guest chefs prepare your meal on-site and lavish you with the finest in local ingredients.
View the 2013 Menu from Archery Summit (PDF)
View the 2013 Menu from Ponzi (PDF)
View the 2013 Menu from St. Innocent (PDF)

     

SUNDAY SPARKLING FINALE BRUNCH
Raise your glass in a festive toast as you bid farewell to the 2014 Celebration! Enjoy a sumptuous brunch paired with sparkling wines and Champagne from featured winemakers.
View the 2013 Menu (PDF)