North Coast Culinary Fest Postponed
A Celebration of James Beard & Friends in Cannon Beach
Save the Date: TBD
Come and enjoy a fabulous weekend of culinary arts in Cannon Beach, at the North Coast Culinary Fest. Experience the ultimate in coastal culinary arts, in honor of James Beard & friends! A portion of the proceeds will go to a Culinary Arts program at Seaside High School.
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Friday, May 15 See full descriptions HERE!
Welcome Reception 5pm-8pm
Join us at our reception and pick up your registration and swag bag while enjoying music, champagne, and a light snack.
If you cannot arrive before 8pm please contact the organizer (206) 914-1255. Location: Cannon Beach Chamber Community Hall 207 N. Spruce.
(Packages: you will choose one of the three following -and-)
Exploration of Beer & Seafood 7:30pm 21+ only Public Coast Brewing- 264 Third Street Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cider and Cheese…What A Pair 7:30pm 21+ only Tolovana Hall- 3779 S Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Whiskey Tasting at MacGregor’s 7:30pm 21+ only MacGregor’s- 100 E Second Street Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Saturday, May 16 See full descriptions HERE!
(Packages: -and- you will choose one of the two following foraging -or-)
Wild & Urban Foraging 8:00am or 2:30pm Cannon Beach Chamber Community Hall/Great Outdoors- 207 N. Spruce Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Beach Foraging 8:00am or 2:30pm -SOLD OUT
(Packages: -or- you will choose two of the following)
James Beard’s Seafood Legacy with Jennifer Burns Bright 10:30am Tolovana Hall- 3779 S Hemlock, Tolovana Park, OR 97145
The Career Path and Craft of Culinary Writing with Adam Sawyer & Judiaann Woo 10:30am or 2:30pm Cannon Beach History Center- 1387 S Spruce St. Cannon Beach, OR
Real Wasabi: How to grow and cook with this fascinating plant 10:30am or 2:30pm Inn at Cannon Beach- 3215 S Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Beelicious Honey with Jeff Garner 10:30am or 2:30pm City Hall - 163 E. Gower Ave Cannon Beach, OR 97110
The Merrior of Oysters with Maylin Chavez Chef and Owner of Olympia Oyster Bar 10:30am or 2:30pm Christian Conference Center- 289 N Spruce, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Explore the Wonderful World of Tea with North Fork 53 Tea 2:30pm The Ocean Lodge- 2864 S. Pacific St. Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Buttercream Piping & Fondant 2:30pm Cannon Beach Bakery- 240 N Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Making & Shaking: Craft Cocktails 101 2:30pm 21+ only MacGregor’s- 100 E Second Street Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Choose either downtown or midtown location and be prepared to be wined and dined at some of Cannon Beach’s most charming delectable restaurants. Each chef will prepare a special entrée that will reflect their passion for food and love of hospitality. Appropriate beverages will be paired with each dinner. After dinner enjoy homemade chocolates at Cannon Beach Chocolate Café.
Downtown Rotation- 5:00pm, 6:30pm, 8pm
Bistro- 263 N Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Chef Jack Stevenson
EVOO-188 S Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Chef Bob Neroni
Sweet Basil’s Café- 271 N Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Chef John Sowa
Midtown Rotation- 5:00pm, 6:30pm, 8pm
Cannon Beach Café-1116 S Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Chefs Claudia Toutain-Dorbec and Pierre Toutain-Dorbec
Pelican Brewing-1371 S Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Chef Dustin Nord
Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge-1190 Pacific Drive Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Chef Josh Archibald
Chocolate Café- 232 N. Spruce Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Night Market After Party
This pop-up market will feature some of the finest purveyors from the North Coast.
8pm-11pm Cannon Beach Chamber Community Hall- 207 N. Spruce Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Sunday, May 17 See full descriptions HERE!
Brunch at the James Beard Beach House
10am-12pm - Gearhart, OR
TBA Movie** Times Theatre & Public House
1pm-3pm Times Theatre & Public House- 133 Broadway Street Seaside, OR 97138
**Movie selection is tentative at this time based on availability
Movie Inspired Dinner
5pm-7pm EVOO- 188 S Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Q. I have a food allergy
A. If you have any food allergies or restrictions please notify us immediately (503) 436-2623. We can only accommodate for the progressive dinners and the Sunday night dinner at EVOO and unfortunately not the workshops.
Q. I signed up for an outdoor workshop but it is raining. Can I get a refund?
A. Outdoor workshops will not be canceled or refunded due to weather. Please dress accordingly.
Q. Will I be able to forage myself?
A. No. Not without appropriate licensing and extensive training.
Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors
Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals
North Coast Food Trail
Cannon Beach Fresh Foods
Northwest Premier Meats
"Last year I had the honor of attending the inaugural North Coast Culinary Festival, and it left quite the lasting impression on me. I am a travel and culinary writer by trade and have enjoyed a substantial number of food-centric events over the years. In my opinion, this one stands up and out for a number of reasons. To begin with, It honors James Beard and his culinary legacy in his childhood summer stomping grounds. The festival has a number of events at a number of different locations where he drew inspiration for what would become his life’s work. You see his summer home, you hear stories about him, and taste the north coast ingredients that he coveted. There are informative, interactive workshops that touch on all facets of what Oregon’s coastal cuisine is all about. Thoughtfully tying our past into our present, and getting us excited for the future. I'm excited to be teaching a workshop on culinary writing this year! Then there is, of course, the food. Prepared by some of the most talented chefs and artisans in the Northwest. The progressive dinner, night market, brunch, the final dinner - all convivial events bringing together strangers from near and far, and uniting them in appreciation for this incredible legacy, the remarkable bounty, and supportive community that we have right here in Oregon. The end result is in an event that is reverent, meaningful, informative, inspirational, and celebratory. And I'm pretty sure everyone in attendance last year felt it. I'm looking forward to reliving that feeling again this year, and hopefully many more after."
- Adam Sawyer Professional Gentleman of Leisure