The Urban Forager

  • Date: January 26th -28th, 2018
  • Price: $625
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2nd Annual Oregon Truffle MacDown

Featured Guests: Jonathan Hoffman, Anh Luu, Tiffany Norton & Mark Kosmicki, Chris Crosthwaite, Tobi Sovak & Michael Landsberg, Kevin Linde, Robin Jackson

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!

Sponsors & Partners: Lane Community College, Alesong Brewing, Dry Sparkling, WildCraft Cider Works, Capitello Wines, Oregon Wine Lab

Grand Truffle Dinner

Featured Guests: Paul Virant, Carlo Lamagna, Shota Nakajima, Kim Boyce, Edouardo Jordan, Sarah Schafer

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.

Sponsors & Partners: Hilton Eugene, Dry Sparkling, Patton Valley Vineyard, Anne Amie, Soter Vineyards, Lange Estate Winery and Vineyards, Heritage Distilling Co.

Eugene Fresh Truffle Marketplace

Featured Guest: Jim Sanford

Advance ticket holders priority admission

The signature Fresh Truffle Marketplace is a unique tasting and demonstration experience that brings together fresh ripe Oregon truffles, regional wines, artisan foods, and craft products and services related to the burgeoning regional truffle industry as well as our local farm and forest to table bounty.  OTF’s Marketplace offers fresh native truffles for sale, wine tasting, artisan food sampling and sales, truffle cooking demonstrations with tasting and recipes, a truffle dog demonstration and an all day lecture series to ensure a complete experience with the glorious Oregon native truffles. 

Cooking Demonstrations


Truffle Dog Demonstration

Sponsors & Partners: Hilton Eugene