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The night's all-star lineup
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Justin Woodward, Castagna, Portland
Butter buckwheat "Chips & Dip"
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Jose Chesa, Ataula, Portland
"Pintxo of octopus, smoked potato foam, blackened garlic"
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Anthony Cafiero, Ración, Portland
"Ajo blanco, potxa beans, salsify, razor clam jus, sturgeon caviar, yuzu mousse"
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Gregory Gourdet, Departure, Portland
"Bigeye tuna crudo, Oregon black truffle, young coconut, ginger, Frog Eyes wasabi"
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Joshua McFadden, Ava Gene's, Portland
"Arancini, squid ink, nduja"
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Angus An, Maenam, Vancouver, BC
"Northern Thai style beef tartare, egg yolk puree, pork crackling"
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Joël Watanabe, Bao Bai, Vancouver, BC
"Shan tofu, charred carrots, preserved bean & almond sauce, dashi, curry leaf"—my favorite dish of the night!
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Chris Starkus, Urban Farmer, Portland
"Sea scallop, celery root saffron panna cotta, citrus salad, phytoplankton"
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(Left) Jason French, Ned Ludd, Portland (Right) Rachel Yang, Revel, Seattle
"Dungeness Crab and leek tempura, oyster sauce, steelhead roe" and "Dungeness chili crab, black garlic, meyer lemon"
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Jorel Pierce, Euclid Hall, Denver
"Roasted cod, hazelnut-coriander emulsion, cucumber, shiitake, bergamot, dill"
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Erik Van Kley, Little Bird, Portland
"Clams, sweet clam gnocchi, clam butter, smoked mackerel, egg yolk, pea greens"
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Justin Wills, Restaurant Beck, Depoe Bay, OR
"Sturgeon, proscuitto, carrot, almond, cedar"
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Craig Thornton, Wolvesmouth, Los Angeles
"Rabbit, lobster, squid ink, green apple"
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Greg & Gabi Denton, Ox, Portland
"Fried oxtail terrine, spicy shrimp head aioli, pickled shiitake, cara cara orange, cipollini"
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Patrick McKee, Paley's Place, Portland
"Braised Kurabata pork belly, parsnip-potato puree, crispy pig ear salad"
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McCracken & Tough, Spur, Seattle
"Slow cooked beef coulotte, sunchoke, celery, grapefruit, black truffle"
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Matt Christianson, Urban Farmer, Portland
"Oregon water buffalo rib eye, cedar smoked ricotta, toasted spice, and citrus demi"
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Jeff McCarthy, KitchenCru, Portland
"Roasted peanut genoa bread, milk chocolate baguette bark, caramelized honey mousse, cranberry caramel"
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Carrie Merrill, Urban Farmer, Portland
"Woodblock chocolate, orange blossom caramel, chocolate soil"
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