Terroir of Truffles weekend guests will enjoy a rustic four course dinner paired with four fabulous wines from Illahe Vineyards, immediately following the “America’s First Foodie. The Legacy of James Beard told in film and story” event.

From the chef and family who wrote the James Beard award winning book on cooking with truffles and mushrooms, guests will indulge in four exquisite courses paired with elegant wines from Willamette Valley Vineyards, a not to be missed experience at the famed Joel Palmer House in Dayton.

truffled comfort foods

Multiple chefs will elevate comfort and pub food to new heights with the abundant inclusion of Oregon’s black and white winter truffles. Experience the ways something as down to earth as macaroni and cheese can be transformed by the incredible flavors and volatile oils of Oregon truffles as expressed through the culinary creativity of top regional chefs. Experience firsthand why truffles are not solely the province of fine dining or Michelin stars. This evening is sure to give a wonderful new “high comfort” twist to the gastropub experience. Come MacDown on Oregon truffles in an event that no one will walk away from hungry!

August 24, 2014

Grand Truffle Dinner

300 guests will join us for an evening of conviviality around the table, as we present our 13th Grand Truffle Dinner featuring Oregon’s native winter white and black truffles in a sumptuous six-course meal paired with magnificent Oregon wines.  Considered by many to be the pièce de résistance of the weekend, the 2018 Grand Truffle Dinner features six celebrated and nationally recognized guest chefs known for their love of fresh, seasonal ingredients, and their skill and creativity with Oregon truffles.