Chef In The Market

Presented by Amica Insurance

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.

Meanwhile, we hope you find inspiration in the recipes below from our 2019 Chef in the Market season and enjoy the bounty of the season in your kitchen!


2019 Chef in the Market - PSU

Here’s who was featured at the Portland Farmers Market in 2019

Location: PSU
June 1: Jacob Valentine, Feed the Mass – Rustic Mushroom Ragout
June 8: Katherine Deumling, Cook With What You Have – Salsa Verde & Spring Vegetable Ragout
June 15: Leena Ezekiel, Thali Supper Club – Vegetable Pulao, Cabbage Slaw, and Rhubarb Chutney
June 22: Lauro Romero, King Tide Fish and Shell – Summer Vegetable Tostada
June 29: Eric Joppie, Olympia Provisions – Summer Vegetable Conserve
July 6: Jacob Valentine, Feed the Mass – Asian Soba Noodle Salad
July 13: Laura Bennett, Gathering Together Farm – Summer Salad Seduction
July 20: Yuri Baxter-Neal & Sakiko Setaka, LIFE sampling & SSShaved Ice – Temari and Simple Syrups
July 27: Cathy Whims, Nostrana – Spaghetti with Sicilian Pesto
August 3: Jacob Valentine, Feed the Mass – Ramen with Vegetables and Eggs
August 10: Sarah Marshall, Marshall’s Haute Sauce – Pickled Cherry Couscous and Market Vegetables
August 17: Dolan Lane, Red Star Tavern – Oregano Vinaigrette for Tavern Steak Salad
August 24 Matt Kedzie, Handsome Pizza
August 31: Connor Martin, Mian – Noodle Salad with Spicy Smashed Cucumbers and Blistered Tomato
September 7: Jacob Valentine, Feed the Mass – Melon and Tomatillo Salad
September 14: Todd Koebke, Sabin-Schellenberg Center – Farmers Market Hash with Market Fresh Eggs
September 21: Aaron Adams and Scott Winegard, Farm Spirit and Fermenter PDX
September 28: Chef Naoko Tamura, Chef Naoko – Steamed Maitake Mushroom Rice and Miso Soup
October 5: Deepak Saxena, DesiPDX – Tandoori Tempeh Curry
October 12: Kathryn LaSusa, The Farmer’s Feast – Quinoa-Mushroom Burger Patty

Find our Chef in the Market stage at PSU Farmers Market near SW Park Ave. & Montgomery Street.
Demonstrations last approximately 30 minutes and include a sample of the day’s recipe.

2019 Chef in the Market - Lents International

Here’s who was featured at the Lents International Market in 2019

Location: Lents International
June 23: Chino Perez, Kichana
July 14: Chino Perez, Kichana
August 4: Chino Perez, Kichana – Pastamee
August 11: Yuri Baxter-Neal & Sakiko Setaka, LIFE sampling & ss Shaved Ice
September 29: Chino Perez, Kichana – Sautéed Chayote Dish

Check back for more Chef in the Market at Lents International dates!

Presented by Amica Insurance