First Portland American Lamb Jam
Local Chefs Compete for Best Lamb Dishes
Get ready, lamb lovers. The American Lamb Board is bringing together several top local chefs for the inaugural Portland American Lamb Jam, hosted by chef Adam Sappington of The Country Cat. On Sunday, October 21, from 2–5 pm at Pure Space (1315 Northwest Overton Street), lamb-loving chefs wi 2000 ll create ewe-nique dishes showcasing a variety of different lamb cuts as they compete for the ultimate title of Portland Lamb Master and a chance to take on other regional winners at the national Lamb Jam Finale next fall. Chefs who woo the crowds and win the hearts of attending media judges will take home awards for Best in Show and People’s Choice. Attendees will also enjoy Oregon wine, Jefferson’s Bourbon and Stumptown Coffee as well as a butchery demonstration by chef Sappington. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Share Our Stength, an organization that fights childhood hunger.
“We’re looking forward to bringing together top Oregon chefs and producers,” said Megan Wortman, Executive Director of the American Lamb Board. “We’re excited to bring this event to Portland and showcase lamb’s versatility with the help of our local partners and Portland’s talented culinary community.”
Participating chefs and restaurants include: Pascal Chureau, Allium;Mark Hosack, Gracie’s; Andrew Biggs, Hunt & Gather Catering; Christopher Czarnecki, The Joel Palmer House; Jason Stoller Smith, Timberline 75; Matt Christianson, Urban Farmer; Fernando Divina, Terrace Kitchen Restaurant & Bar; Johnny Nunn, Brasserie Monmartre; Pascal Sauton, Milwaukie Kitchen & Wine; Sarah Curtis-Fawley, Pacific Pie Co; Michael Stanton, The Heathman Restaurant & Bar; Dustin Clark, Wildwood Restaurant & Bar; Hank Costello, Andina; Sebastian Carosi, Blackbird Café; John Eisenhart, Pazzo Ristorante
Participating sponsors include: Oregon Wine, Jefferson’s Bourbon, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Cookie Box, Cheese Bar
Lamb Jam tickets are $50 each, and include all food and beverages. From now until September 30, fans of lamb can take advantage of a shepherd to chef special and purchase three tickets for the price of two. To purchase tickets, visit their website.
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