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.
"BEHIND THE BRAND: A MAKER'S JOURNEY"
MONDAY, OCTOBER 22ND | 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
AT TILLAMOOK PORTLAND OUTPOST
We are bringing together some of Portland’s most innovative culinary entrepreneurs to share a behind-the-scenes look at how they launched their business and the challenges and rewards along the way. If you’re thinking of starting a food or beverage business, or just curious how one of your favorite brands got started, please join us!
Learn more and get tickets here.
NOVEMBER NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR AT DEADSHOT
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH | 5:30PM TO 7:00PM
Join us for our November networking happy hour at Deadshot! Chat with other local food enthusiasts and try uniquely-crafted cocktails, small-batch beers, and a curated wine selection while trying updated interpretations of classic bar food and snacks in a gorgeous, new space! From the creative minds of Adam Robinson, Will Preisch, and Joel Stocks, this beautiful venue, designed by local architectural firm, Annen, will be a fun, accessible spot for networking with like-minded culinary professionals and foodies.
Learn more and RSVP here.
SAVE THE DATE: PORTLAND CULINARY ALLIANCE COOKBOOK SOCIAL AND ARTISAN SHOWCASE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2ND | 12:00PM TO 2:00PM
Our annual Holiday Cookbook Social is hosted by Headwater’s James Beard Chef Vitaly Paley and the Portland Culinary Alliance. It is a great time to get your shopping done for your favorite food enthusiast! Local authors are happy to personalize your copy for all the food lovers you know while you enjoy small bites straight from their pages. More details to follow!
2018 PCA OREGON CULINARY INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO JACKIE SUTHERLAND
Celebrating its 31st year supporting current and future culinary professionals, the Portland Culinary Alliance announced its second 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 2018 scholarship recipient is Jackie Sutherland.
Learn more about Jackie and the PCA/OCI scholarship here!
With special thanks to our Corporate Partner Oregon Culinary Institute.