The Epicurious

Date: January 24, 25 & 26, 2020

Our most popular package, the Epicurious promises an unforgettable truffle-filled weekend in the southern Willamette Valley. With access to events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the package includes a truffle hunt with dogs, The Grand Truffle Dinner, Sunday brunch and much more. The Epicurious Package includes:

  • Friday evening Truffles, Tapas & Taps
  • Saturday truffle breakfast
  • Truffle hunt
  • Winery or brewery luncheon
  • The Grand Truffle Dinner
  • Sunday brunch
  • Oregon Fresh Truffle Marketplace w/wine tasting

More on This Package's Events

Truffles, Tapas and Taps

Featured Guests: Tobi Sovak & Michael Landsberg, Tiffany Norton & Mark Kosmicki, Chris Crosthwaite, John Newman, Manuel Antonio Recio, Andrew Nava, Borzi Marashi

Indulge in inspired truffle-infused tapas by top chefs, and sample beer and wine from the taps of some of the best local breweries and wineries. Held in a beautiful venue tucked away just outside of Eugene, this fun, interactive and dynamic walk-around dinner gets you up close with the chefs and their culinary delights. With live music and dancing, you might just end the night trying some paso doble moves!

Sponsors & Partners: Brigadoon Wine Co., Silvan Ridge Winery, Ninkasi Brewing Co., Falling Sky Brewing, Oakway Catering

Eugene Truffle Hunt and Brewery or Winery Luncheons

Featured Guests: John Newman, Jonathan & Alexandrea Hoffman, Mike Madrid, Dawn Meiklejohn

Returning This Year!

After the morning truffle foray, our Epicurious package holders on Saturday January 25th again get to choose! Meet the winemaker as you enjoy a festive truffled luncheon in the barrel room of one of the southern valley’s finest wineries. Or, enjoy a multi-course luncheon designed to pair truffles with some of Oregon’s best brews.. The choice is yours, but space is limited at our brewery partner’s beautiful venue in wine country, This option is not for the gluten free.

Sponsors & Partners: Iris Vineyards, Alesong Brewing

Grand Truffle Dinner

Featured Guests: Rocky Maselli, Dustin Busby, Sarah Schafer, Ben Jones, Robin Jackson, Carrie Ellen, Norma Listman and Saqib Keval

Our annual Grand Truffle Dinner celebrates Oregon’s native winter white and black truffles in a sumptuous, six-course meal prepared by celebrated guest chefs and paired with magnificent Willamette Valley wines.

Sponsors & Partners: Illahe Vineyards, Elixir Craft Spirits, Foon Estate Vineyard, Gran Moraine, Private: Soter Vineyards, Left Coast Cellars

Eugene Fresh Truffle Marketplace

Featured Guests: Manuel Antonio Recio, Thor Erickson


Please note that you must be 21 and over to purchase a Wine Tasting ticket.

The Oregon Truffle Festival’s most popular experience returns with fresh Oregon truffles for sale, truffle cooking demonstrations, artisan foods samples and sales, wine tasting, a truffle dog demonstration and much more!

See our 2020 Marketplace purveyors, Lecture Schedule, Cooking  and Truffle Dog Demonstration Schedule below.


Here’s who you’ll see at the 2020 Fresh Truffle Marketplace:

Lane County Master Food Preservers: OSU Extension Service
North American Truffling Society
Travel Lane County
Willamette Farm & Food Coalition

Lectures, Cooking Demonstrations, and Truffle Dog Demonstration


11:15am – Noon
Micah Elconin
President, Season to Taste
Welcome to Eugene’s Table

12:45pm – 1:30pm
Dr. James (Jim) Trappe
U.S. Forest Service, PNW Research Station
Asteroids, Forest Fires, Small Mammals, and Truffles

2:00pm – 2:45pm
David Turner
What Marketplaces Can Do For Communities?


Chef Thor Erickson
1859 Magazine
Oregon White Truffle Biscuit with Truffle Cured Duck Egg, Oregon Prosciutto Style Ham, and Oregon Raw Honey

Download recipe card here.

Chef Emily Lesiak
Private Chef, Eugene
Creamy Truffled Polenta with Pecorino & Roasted Butternut Cream Sauce and Oregon Black Truffle

Download recipe card here.



East Lobby
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Jim Sanford & Truffle Dog

Featured Guests