Chef In The Market

Chef demonstrations, live music and other events will resume when gathering bans are lifted and we can be confident it’s safe for people to gather in large groups again.

For now, please find seasonal inspiration in the recipes below.


Cook First Portland‘s ongoing Peak Season Recipe Project features seasonal recipes by some of your favorite Portland chefs and home cooks.

Laura Bennett

Gathering Together Farm

Chef in the Market, June 2019

Summer Salad Seduction 

Yuri Baxter-Neal & Sakiko Setaka

LIFE sampling & ssshaved Ice

Chef in the Market, August 2019

Tamari Sushi

Strawberry Simple Syrup

Cathy Whims


Chef in the Market, July 2019

Spaghetti with Sicilian Pesto

Jacob Valentine

Feed the Mass

Chef in the Market, September 2019

Melon and Tomatillo Salad

Deepak Saxena


Chef in the Market, October 2019

Tandoori Tempeh Curry

Kathryn LaSusa

The Farmer’s Feast

Chef in the Market, October 2019

Quinoa-Mushroom Burger Patties