The Portland Culinary Alliance (PCA) is a non-profit organization uniquely positioned to foster valuable education, networking, social events and scholarship opportunities for current and aspiring food and beverage professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Our organization reflects the diversity of our local culinary industry, and includes chefs, authors, farmers, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, artisans, winemakers, educators, and marketing professionals. Become a supporter and help us continue to inspire the Portland culinary community.
SEPTEMBER NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR AT
REAL GOOD FOOD
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH | 5:30PM TO 7:00PM
Join us for our September happy hour at Real Good Food! Come network with fellow culinary professionals and meet members of the PCA board.
Learn more and RSVP here!
HOW TO TELL YOUR BRAND STORY: FROM PACKAGING TO PR
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21ST | 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
Are you a food or beverage entrepreneur? Are you looking for ways to expand your brand's story beyond your kitchen or farmer’s market? We have gathered some of Portland’s creative community to share their tips for how you can elevate your brand with packaging, website design, photography, media attention and blogger partnerships. Join us for our annual educational event!
Learn more and get your tickets here!
7TH ANNUAL PORTLAND COOKBOOK SOCIAL
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019 | 12:00PM TO 2:00PM
Join your favorite local cookbook and culinary guidebook authors for a holiday book signing at Headwaters at The Heathman Hotel. (Hint, hint: a signed book makes a great holiday gift.) Authors will be on hand to sign and sell their latest and greatest titles as well as offer small bites and beverages for the crowd. Free to attend!
Mark your calendars and learn more here!
2019 PCA OREGON CULINARY INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO PRISCILLA MADORE
Celebrating its 32nd year supporting current and future culinary professionals, the Portland Culinary Alliance announced its third annual Oregon Culinary Institute Scholarship. This annual $1,000 scholarship award is open to all students at OCI who submit a letter of application to be reviewed by the PCA Scholarship Review Board. The 2019 scholarship recipient is Priscilla Madore.
Learn more about Priscilla and the PCA/OCI scholarship here!
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