Past Event

Taste America® Portland

Sunday, October 18, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Pacific Standard Time)
National Broadcast
Kachka, 960 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Get Directions
JBF Taste America

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A national event celebrating your local restaurant community.

Taste America will bring chefs and diners from 20 cities around the country together for a virtual communal dinner to support local independent restaurants. 

Enjoy a three-course meal with guests in your city and around the country from the comfort of your home! Your Taste America meal kit will be prepared by chef Bonnie Morales and includes dough wine  along with access to cooking demos and our national broadcast featuring a lineup of James Beard Foundation friends, chefs, and special guests.


James Beard Award nominee

Bonnie Morales
Kachka, Portland

Mushroom Salat > Cured Porcini, Matsutake, and Chanterelle Mushrooms; Pickled Shiitake Mushrooms; Smoked Hon Shimeji Mushrooms; and Roasted Maitake Mushrooms with Smoked Beet–Hazelnut Purée, Hazelnut Oil, and Fermented Mushroom Powder
** Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Nightshade-Free; Contains Nuts, Onions, and Garlic

Salmon Ukha > Poached Skuna Bay Craft-Raised Salmon Fillet with Broth, King Salmon Roe, Sorrel, Potato, and Gogosari Pepper
** Gluten-Free, Egg-Free; Contains Dairy, Nightshades, Onions, and Garlic; Can Be Made Dairy-Free

Alternate Entrée
Pepper with Buckwheat and Sunflower Sauce

Sunflower–Halva Brownie with Rabbit Hole Bourbon–Dark Chocolate Crémeux and Sunflower Oil
** Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian; Contains Eggs and Nightshade; Not Modifiable

Wine Courtesy of
dough wines
dough Pinot Noir 2019

*Menu is subject to change
*Please note your three-course meal will be packaged for pick-up so that you may enjoy it at home. Some heating or finishing may be required, instructions will be provided. Refrigeration recommended.

*Please note guests must be 21+ to order and pick up a meal kit.

Your three-course meal will be available to pick up on the afternoon of Sunday, October 18 at Kachka (960 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214).

Through our Open for Good campaign, the Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.

Food containers and packaging have been generously donated by Placon, located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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