2018 StarChefs Portland Rising Stars Tasting Menu

2018 StarChefs Portland Rising Stars Tasting Menu

Savory

Alan Akwai & Earl Ninsom of Hat Yai
Turmeric curry, mussels, betel leaf, Thai chiles  

George Kaden of Grand Army Tavern
Pork slider platter

Carlo Lamagna of Magna
Beef pares, savory bone marrow suman, sticky rice featuring Meyner Natural Angus

Maya Lovelace of Yonder
Western Carolina dipped chicken, collard greens, mac and cheese, pickles, cornbread

Katy Millard of Coquine
Orecchiette, shelling peas, smoked almonds, Parmagiano broth, fiore sardo, emon breadcrumbs

Bonnie Morales of Kachka
Rabbit in a clay pot: sour cream-braised rabbit, porcinis, sour cherries, potato pancakes

Justin Woodward of Castagna
Wagyu zabuton, pickled garlic scapes, kale, smoked beef fat, truffle-oxtail reduction 

Pastry

Lauren Breneman of Coquine
Pink peppercorn pavlova

Sebastian Cisneros of Cocanú Chocolate
Assortment of artisan chocolates

Beverage

Brent Braun of Castagna
Pairings with winners' dishes

Ksandek  Podbielski of Coquine
Pairings with winners' dishes

Adam Robinson of Deadshot
Fist of the North Star: Rye whiskey, apple brandy, Sherry, celery bitters

Angel Teta of Ataula
La Moreneta: mezcal , vermouth, Zucca Rabarbaro, Campari, Aveze

Conrad Andrus of Culmination Brewing
Kriek Mythology Flanders-style red ale

Angel Medina of Smalltime Roasters
Washed Mexican Volcan de Fuego coffee