17 James Beard recognized chefs. One night.
An unforgettable culinary experience

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Nines Hotel hosted by Gregory Gourdet and Departure Restaurant + Lounge!
Start your evening with an incredible cocktail party featuring custom cocktails, wine and gourmet experiences specially prepared by five local culinary legends. Then, sit down for a once-in-a-lifetime, 12-course dinner crafted by 13 of Portland’s most celebrated chefs. This team of outstanding chefs is comprised of 10 winners, four nominees and three James Beard Award semi-finalists. Each course will be paired with an amazing libation. An unforgettable culinary experience supporting an important cause.