Win Tickets ($350): 2016 Oregon Truffle Festival | 1 of the Top 5 Destinations in the World for Truffle Lovers, Joriad, Samples, Wine & More!

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Oregon Truffle Festival: Shaved & Infused @ Chehalem Cultural Center Grand Ballroom on January 22. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, December 21.


From our sponsors:
Oregon Truffle Festival 2016The 2016 Oregon Truffle Festival
January 16-17, 22-24, 29-31, 2016
January 16 & 17: The Joriad™ 2nd Annual North American Truffle Dog Championship
January 22-24: Newberg and the Yamhill Valley
January 29-31 Eugene and surrounding truffle and wine country
More info:

For more than a decade, the Oregon Truffle Festival has been the leading voice for a burgeoning industry, and an exciting culinary festival that sells out its popular dinners and tasting events year after year. From James Beard award winning chefs to truffle industry experts to food journalists and food enthusiasts, many renowned culinary figures participate in the Oregon Truffle Festival every year. It’s the only event of its kind in the country, and the foremost wintertime culinary event in the State of Oregon.

As the first truffle festival in the English-speaking world, and “one of the top 5 destinations in the world for truffle lovers,” the Oregon Truffle Festival offers a culinary experience that simply cannot be found anywhere else. This is an international event that joins truffle fanciers and truffle experts from all over the world in three days of celebration, educational seminars, and hands-on experiences.

NEW IN 2016!
Now in its 11th year, the Oregon Truffle Festival will expand to three weekends beginning with the Joriad™ North American Truffle Dog Championship, moving to an exploration of the terroir of Yamhill Valley truffle and wine country, and concluding with the festival’s popular Eugene weekend of events to close out the festivities. That means more events, more chefs, more education, more truffle hunting and more opportunities to celebrate Oregon’s most treasured culinary ingredient.


Oregon Truffle FestivalShaved & Infused – Oregon Truffle Festival
January 22, 2016
6:30-9 p.m.
More info:

Chehalem Cultural Center Grand Ballroom
415 E. Sheridan, Newberg, OR 97132

A decadent, sensory immersion in Oregon truffles

The Oregon Truffle Festival celebrates its 11th anniversary by bringing its popular walk-around dining gala to Oregon’s wine country. Oregon truffles will headline this night of unforgettable dishes prepared by a who’s who of regional chefs, each showcasing two dishes that put beautiful Oregon black and white truffles front and center. Join the worldwide culinary world chorus now discovering Oregon truffles while savoring the best of Oregon beer, wine and spirits, and some great dance music

This event is included in the Terroir of Truffles and Bringing it Home experiences.

Featured Chefs –

  • Eli Cairo – Olympia Provisions – Portland, OR
  • Johanna Ware – Smallwares – Portland, OR
  • Emily & Stuart Phillips – Red Wagon Creamery – Eugene, OR
  • Carlo Lamagna – Clyde Common – Portland, OR
  • Robin Jackson & Toivo Heyduk – Knight Inlet Lodge – Glendale Cove B.C. Canada
  • + 3 more chefs!

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224 Responses to Win Tickets ($350): 2016 Oregon Truffle Festival | 1 of the Top 5 Destinations in the World for Truffle Lovers, Joriad, Samples, Wine & More!

  1. Christine November 30, 2015 at 3:18 pm #

    Yum, I love truffle flavored everything and I would love to attend!

    • jenise December 2, 2015 at 7:56 am #

      I’d love to attend this festival!

    • Mike December 2, 2015 at 7:58 am #

      Truffle dogs!

    • Maggie January 15, 2016 at 9:03 am #

      Always wanted to go. So much fun.

    • Rayna January 22, 2016 at 10:03 pm #

      I am willing to perform the truffle shuffle for any amount of time, in order to win these tickets. Thank you. I love Oregon truffles.

  2. Steve November 30, 2015 at 3:27 pm #

    Why I’d like to attend?

    To do the truffle shuffle, obviously.

    • Jasmine Richardson December 23, 2015 at 6:13 pm #

      Hahaha yes I’ll join!

  3. Nestor Flores November 30, 2015 at 4:04 pm #

    I haave been telling my girlfriend about this for three years now. Hope to win so we can check it out.

  4. Wendy Reeves November 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm #

    It’s been a long year of transition. A new job, charitable work overseas and a broken relationship. What a way to start the new year off to be able to attend this amazing event. It would be a blessing to be able to enjoy the food and wine of this great state despite the cold rainy days.

  5. Ali November 30, 2015 at 5:22 pm #

    I’m getting married in 2016 and every single extra cent I have will be going towards that. No dinners out, no food festivals, nothing. For 10 more months. I need this. My food-loving heart is broken!

  6. Lynn Elsdon November 30, 2015 at 8:19 pm #

    Ooooh La La! What a treat this would be!

  7. Holly P. November 30, 2015 at 9:04 pm #

    Mon dieu! Could there be anything more luxe than this? It is a peak experience waiting to happen. It would be so delightful to surprise my husband, a true gourmand, with tickets to this event! Please say yes!

  8. Sian December 1, 2015 at 7:21 am #

    My Sibe would love to try the dog competition too, a pretty new event.

  9. Terra December 1, 2015 at 8:48 am #

    This sounds Amazing!! I’ve never done anything like this, so it would be a fun new adventure!

  10. Mike December 1, 2015 at 9:38 am #

    OMG. seriously. witty comments aside, Im pretty sure no other single person would find more joy and excitement in this as me. Ill prove it- send me to prove it!

  11. Athena T. December 1, 2015 at 2:05 pm #

    It would be such an overwhelming surprise for my mycophile husband if I could present him with tickets to this event. He has been working so hard, pouring his heart and soul (not to mention all available finances) into his Lifelong Dream of Food Cart Ownership so at the moment, attending this festival is financially out of our reach. Which is a shame, because it’s life changing events like this that fan the flames of his creative chef’s soul and inspire it break free from the wearied IT shell inside of which it’s been suffocating for far too long. I believe attending an event like this would cause a torrent of newborn food creativity to burst forth from him like a wine-infused Phoenix exploding from garlic truffled ashes. I (and the food-loving public at large) would be greatly indebted to you if we could please be provided with a pair of tickets to inspire this hard-working man’s dreams. Thank you!

  12. Dana S December 1, 2015 at 4:05 pm #

    We used to live in PDX and miss hunting for chants on the coast and matsies on MT Hood. What a treat it would be to return home to Oregon and attend the Truffle Festival.

  13. John Thomas December 1, 2015 at 5:14 pm #

    sounds yummy!

  14. Leanne shriver December 1, 2015 at 5:52 pm #

    Mmmm! Truffles !!

  15. Deena December 1, 2015 at 5:57 pm #

    This looks A MAZ ING! It would be the perfect anniversary gift for my husband.

  16. Sophie Dufrasnes December 1, 2015 at 7:17 pm #

    Being from Europe (Amsterdam) where I had a successful restaurant in the 70s and lucky enough to taste the white and black truffels from Italy and France and use them on our menu. After having several restaurants in CA time moved on and I have never tasted an Oregon Truffle. You would make me the happiest person in Spokane and I cant wait to see your truffle festival and learn about what you are all about. Thank you.

  17. Monica A December 1, 2015 at 7:49 pm #

    This would help me and a best friend cross it off our bucket list!

  18. Judy December 1, 2015 at 9:03 pm #

    Bc I’m too cheap to shell out $350 of my own to enjoy truffles

  19. Simon December 1, 2015 at 9:41 pm #

    I once bought a truffle, in Venice. It was life-changing. I didn’t know this festival existed until today, but I would love to experience that taste again…

  20. Nancy Rodriguez December 2, 2015 at 3:42 am #

    Truffles are hidden treasures that reveal themselves to those who seek culinary magic. Out of the dust, truffles touch the ordinary and transform it into a taste that conjures up the earth combined with heaven.

  21. Lynn December 2, 2015 at 5:15 am #

    How exiting! Food, Fun, and Wine! Sign me up!!!

  22. Qing December 2, 2015 at 7:18 am #

    I wanna do the truffle shuffle… IN MY MOUTH!

  23. Scott December 2, 2015 at 7:24 am #

    I need those truffles. NEED, not want.

  24. jen December 2, 2015 at 7:47 am #

    we have trained our pup to find truffles ! seriously we can have truffles pretty much any time we want… but are lacking the inspiration to make the most of them. we need this dinner :0

  25. Jena December 2, 2015 at 7:48 am #

    We’ve been attending the Market Place at the Oregon Truffle Festival on Sundays for the last 4 years. Met many amazing people & dogs, which have inspired my husband to purchase a Lagotto Romagnolo. Truffles are a decadence to be shared, loved but respected as they are so delicate. Would love to present tickets to my husband to share a dream of attending such a prize.

  26. Betsy Hinze December 2, 2015 at 7:49 am #

    I’ve heard so many wonderful things about the Truffle Festival! I am a “Food Experience Designer” using all of the senses, including smell or taste, in my artwork. I describe my events as something between pop-up and performance art and they always are interactive and require the participation of the attendees. I’m always on the hunt for new inspiration and I have a hunch that the Truffle Festival will be full of it. I hope to win these tickets so I can afford to attend! Thank you for the opportunity. :)

  27. Joan December 2, 2015 at 8:14 am #

    I’ve always wanted to go since I moved back to Oregon . :)

  28. Byron Redmond December 2, 2015 at 8:23 am #

    First getting to share a romantic evening with my wife is much needed. Also we’re intrigued with truffles. I believe the experience alone and getting a taste upper echelon life would be perfect!

  29. Suzanne December 2, 2015 at 8:28 am #

    I would love to win this.. Have always wanted to go and taste the wonderful truffles and meet new people.. and learn new things, to share with those that also would love to go.

  30. Kristi December 2, 2015 at 8:44 am #

    It would be fabulous to finally indulge in Oregon truffles and taste delicious dishes that contain them! Not to mention metting the wonderful people who put on the festival and the attendees.

    • Kristi December 2, 2015 at 8:45 am #


  31. Becky December 2, 2015 at 8:54 am #

    I would absolutely love to win this for my sweetie who works so very hard for his family.
    thank you

  32. Skye carsten December 2, 2015 at 9:11 am #

    Being in the restaurant business as a. Fine dinning server for 12yrs. I have had the opportunity being exsposed to truffles. I knew i couldn’t server my whole life, and college wasnt for me. I love truffles so much that i bought books and have read everything i can find on them. When i realized i could grow them here in U.S. i realized this is what i want to do with my life!!! I just moved from sunny southern California to washington state to pursue my dream 3 months ago!! This would be great opportunity for me and my fiance to get our feet wet!! Please choice me!!

  33. Dawn Meiklejohn December 2, 2015 at 9:12 am #

    We want to bring our friends to this fabulous event!

  34. Kimberly Jackson December 2, 2015 at 9:16 am #

    I would love to come and try truffles. I never had them before and I always hear my mom say how delicious they are! I would love my mom to be able to come with me would be a dream come true!

  35. Heidi Stanley December 2, 2015 at 9:29 am #

    This sounds absolutely incredible and would be the best holiday gift to receive. My fella and i LOVE truffle anything (our fav is truffle mac and cheese… who DOESN’T love that!) This would be such a treat. Hope we hear from you on the 21st.

  36. Tracy December 2, 2015 at 9:43 am #

    Would love the chance to nerd out with other foodies at this event – sounds delicious & fun!

  37. Eva December 2, 2015 at 1:05 pm #

    Who wouldn’t want to go try truffles from great chefs?

  38. Jenny December 2, 2015 at 3:08 pm #

    Wow, I always go to the truffel fest, but I can never afford the dinners. I would love the chance to be able to attend this!

  39. Suzanne December 2, 2015 at 4:16 pm #

    I so want to go to this. I have a new puppy and want to get him into truffle training.

  40. Natalie December 2, 2015 at 6:07 pm #

    While I have found truffles with the help of my pup, they were tiny and I used them for training so I have never eaten them. I would love to see the culture and passion I have yet to experience at this festival. I would also love to see how “real truffle dogs” find them so I can protect and educate people about our amazing gift.

  41. Kim Thompson December 2, 2015 at 9:02 pm #

    This would be a tasty adventure that I would love to attend!

  42. Diana December 3, 2015 at 1:56 am #

    I want to learn all things “Oregon Truffles”. Amazing that we can add these to our local bounty.

  43. Scott December 3, 2015 at 7:09 am #

    Oink! Is that the sound of the pet pig my partner has been dreaming about for her 27 years of life?! Smart, sweet, surprisingly clean, little truffle hunting pet pig? Nope! Just me and my voracious appetite. I l(an adult human person) love food, almost all food, except (eek!) I don’t love truffles. But I love my partner and would love to surprise her with a pair of tickets to Oregon Truffle Festival at Chehalem Cultural Center on January 22. I want to attend to show my caring, truffle loving partner how much she means to me. (Plus, with regional chefs, each showcasing Oregon black and white truffles paired with Oregon beer, wine and spirits, and some great dance music – I imagine I too will be a truffle lover by the end of the night).

  44. Emily Beezup December 3, 2015 at 7:10 am #

    I would die from happiness if I got to go to this! As a small organic farmer I don’t get an opportunity to go out much. Oregon truffles are amazing!!

  45. Rose Mignano December 3, 2015 at 11:32 am #

    This a food porn addict’s wet dream come true! Please send me!

  46. James B. December 3, 2015 at 3:24 pm #

    Our beloved truffle pig Sue, would love to attend this culinary event and experience first hand the fruits of her labors.

  47. Tony December 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm #

    If I had to pick a way to die, it would be over consumption of gourmet mushrooms!! Please help me in this endeavor!!!!

  48. Karen Gillis December 3, 2015 at 5:34 pm #

    This would be so epic! Please choose me!

  49. Cora Kirkpatrick December 3, 2015 at 5:42 pm #

    I would love to win tickets because anything and everything truffle is amazing!

  50. Alina December 3, 2015 at 5:57 pm #

    Oh Please!

  51. Wendy December 3, 2015 at 5:58 pm #

    This sounds incredible and I would love to be educated.

  52. Ditty Nicolaides December 3, 2015 at 6:16 pm #

    Teach me! teach me!

  53. Christina December 3, 2015 at 6:20 pm #

    OMG Truffles!

  54. Sabrina December 3, 2015 at 6:35 pm #

    I’d love to take my husband! He loves truffles

  55. Matthew Rasmussen December 3, 2015 at 7:23 pm #

    Truffle shuffle! Count me in!

  56. ruthnilea December 3, 2015 at 7:28 pm #

    I love to cook and would love to learn more about using truffles and truffle oil. But oh my, how I would love to watch the truffle hounds work.

  57. Roger hollingsworth December 3, 2015 at 8:30 pm #

    The trouble with truffles ! What a taste excursion . Palates be ready . Very few understand the complex flavores found in truffles and even fewer can tell the difference . Those who can attend are in for a treat unimaginable as Alice in Wonderland . Enjoy

  58. Katie Walker December 3, 2015 at 9:51 pm #

    I’m just getting into truffles so it would be so neat to go! I have also wanted to teach my dog how to be a truffle hunter!

  59. Wlnsvey Campos December 3, 2015 at 10:03 pm #

    Truffles are delicious, this would be great to attend!!

  60. Eric December 3, 2015 at 10:04 pm #

    My sweetheart has just introduced me to the wonderful amazingness of truffles! This would be an absolute dream to thank her for educating me, and to continue our education together. Whether or not we end up winning the free tix (and I hope we do!), I know this will be an amazing experience for the lucky truffle-lovers who end up attending this amazing-looking event!

  61. Chanel December 3, 2015 at 10:07 pm #

    I love truffles! Especially dipping a good rustic bread in truffle oil, nom nom!!

  62. Jami December 3, 2015 at 10:11 pm #

    I have only tried truffle butter before. Please school me on truffles!

  63. Sue H. December 3, 2015 at 10:25 pm #

    I love trying new things and this sounds like it would be fun.

  64. Jessica December 3, 2015 at 10:34 pm #

    My boyfriend is an enthusiastic amateur mycologist and this would be a great way to celebrate his birthday weekend.

  65. Rae December 4, 2015 at 12:07 am #

    I couldn’t even Begin to *Imagine* how Wonderfully Delightful that would be!! #PureHeaven~ #Magnificent!!! I would be thrilled to enjoy & share such an experience! :)

  66. Sandra Leavens December 4, 2015 at 12:12 am #

    I’ve been in the Hospitality industry for 25 years and I would really appreciate the Truffle Festival!

  67. Anne C. December 4, 2015 at 1:01 am #

    This is an AMAZING opportunity!!! I am definitely a truffle addict!!! Some COOL truffle facts:
    1) Did you know that truffles are well documented as one of the world’s finest aphrodisiacs? Why, you may ask? The scent of truffles is extremely similar to a male pheromone.
    2) Did you know that truffles are only found in a handful of places around the world?
    3) Did you know that truffles are a fungi and they have a symbiotic relationship to certain tree roots?

    I would share the Truffle Love with my new boyfriend who hasn’t yet been indoctrinated into the Truffle Experience! Sharing the Truffle love <3 <3 <3!!!

  68. Maura December 4, 2015 at 4:18 am #

    We’ve never had truffles! Would love to try :)

  69. Kym December 4, 2015 at 6:43 am #

    A culinary delight with such wonderful chefs. A great evening in store. I would love to attend.

  70. Jessica Greene December 4, 2015 at 8:14 am #

    Because: Truffles!

  71. Ed December 4, 2015 at 9:01 am #

    Wow look at this community
    PDX pipeline and The mycological community intersect.
    You’ve got to dig truffles !

  72. Melanie December 4, 2015 at 9:03 am #

    I love love love truffles! Pick me!

  73. Melanie December 4, 2015 at 9:03 am #

    Pick me!

  74. Tania December 4, 2015 at 9:09 am #

    My best friend and I love anything and everything truffle, unfortunately as teachers we can’t exactly always indulge in festivals like this. I would love to give her a surprise with these tickets!

  75. Marissa December 4, 2015 at 9:28 am #

    This would be amazing, I would love to attend!

  76. Meghan December 4, 2015 at 10:22 am #

    Why WOULDN’T I want to win this?!?!?

  77. johanna lovell December 4, 2015 at 12:24 pm #

    Sounds absolutely amazing. I would love to attend :)

  78. Grant December 4, 2015 at 12:34 pm #

    This sounds so great! I love truffle so much, would love to go. I do, however, plan on doing the truffle shuffle even if it isn’t the right kind…so there’s that.

  79. Audrey December 4, 2015 at 2:31 pm #

    Cause I’m a fun gal.

  80. Lindsay December 4, 2015 at 2:34 pm #

    Sounds completely amazing!! yum yum :)

  81. Lauri December 4, 2015 at 2:56 pm #

    I would love to attend.

  82. Grace December 4, 2015 at 3:21 pm #

    What a cool event! I’d love to go and get some gifts for the truffle-loving people in my life (me included)

  83. Jennie Cronin December 4, 2015 at 3:42 pm #

    Mmmmmm truffles. Would love to go to enjoy the deliciousness! Have recently started foraging for chanterelles and the mushroom would intrigues me greatly!

  84. Diane Dennis December 4, 2015 at 4:59 pm #

    I have so heard about this and what a great venue in Oregon wine country. This too would be a lovely gift for my husband and I for Christmas.

    So…..either the Trailer Musical, Sinatra tickets or the truffle festival would be a great Christmas for a pair of otherwise tired hard worker folks.

    Surprise me!

  85. Lucille Groulx December 5, 2015 at 4:06 am #

    Very new to the truffle business. Going to the states to this festival would be out of budjet right now. But if I would receive free tickets, I would jump on the occasion to visit Oregon. So much information would be available. I was planning to attent eventually but receiving tickets would advance this trip to the 2016 festival. Thank you.

  86. Teresa December 5, 2015 at 8:24 am #

    Oh wow! Yum! This would be awesome

  87. Jessica December 5, 2015 at 12:58 pm #

    Hi pdx! I love truffles! Think this would be a great time and would be super pumped to win! Thanks for always offering awesome tickets to win.

  88. Mata Hari Krishna December 6, 2015 at 10:59 am #

    Oh My My Myco! I’m humming the Savoy Truffle in anticipation of winning tickets to this sumptious Event!

  89. Emma December 6, 2015 at 11:21 am #

    This sounds so fun and interesting and delicious !! I would love to attend with my SO

  90. Erica Hulse December 6, 2015 at 6:03 pm #

    I would absolutely love to go to this! My husband and I love truffles and all things yummy!!!!

  91. Nasheena December 6, 2015 at 10:50 pm #

    This would make for a fabulous date night, please pick me! Thanks PDX Pipeline. Xoxo

  92. Bridget December 7, 2015 at 3:49 pm #

    I was going to try to be witty, but fungus puns can get you in truffle because they don’t leave mushroom for interpretation. In all seriousness, my fiance once had a bad experience with a truffle, and I want to prove to her that not all truffles get you into truffle.

  93. Yossi December 7, 2015 at 3:58 pm #

    Omg this sounds incredible! I’d love to win and blow my girlfriends mind wide open, with truffle!!! Please pick me! That’d be so amazing! Thank you for the opportunity : ) much ❤️

  94. Terry Abeyta December 8, 2015 at 8:30 am #

    Wanna hustle to learn more about truffles. They’re pretty neat so I’d love a seat.
    They’re pretty great so I won’t be late.
    They look like dirt golf balls so don’t throw them or they’ll mess up the walls.
    Please pick me, I’d be filled with glee.
    Thank you, let’s skip-to-the-loo.

  95. Rossh December 8, 2015 at 12:07 pm #

    Pick me

  96. Melanie December 8, 2015 at 4:13 pm #

    How fun! Please pick me!!

  97. Melanie December 8, 2015 at 4:13 pm #

    Love to go!

  98. Megumi December 8, 2015 at 5:26 pm #

    Sounds delicious! Epic!

  99. Daniel Crawford December 9, 2015 at 9:08 am #

    Delicious food, wine and truffles its like its my birthday! Oh wait it will be my birthday, fingers crossed!

  100. Stacy December 9, 2015 at 9:40 am #

    I am a pastry chef and helping a friend start a food truck, would love to check out the truffle festival! this would be radtastically groovy!

  101. Sid December 9, 2015 at 11:24 am #

    What better way to start a new year. Truffle!

  102. Perry December 9, 2015 at 1:18 pm #

    Gimme gimme I love truffles

  103. kyle December 9, 2015 at 4:39 pm #

    My friend’s dog is named Truffle.

  104. Carly December 9, 2015 at 10:42 pm #

    I grew up in Eugene and miss Red Wagon Creamery so much! I just HAVE to see what they do with truffles.

  105. Marissa December 10, 2015 at 12:06 pm #

    Mmmmm truffle butter….

  106. Alex December 10, 2015 at 12:09 pm #

    What an awesome opportunity!!

  107. Genavieve December 10, 2015 at 1:08 pm #

    My boyfriend and I will be flying into town for the weekend and, as a butcher and chef, this would make the experience unforgettable for both of us!

  108. April December 10, 2015 at 2:59 pm #

    I want to see the truffle dogs!

  109. Mikey B December 10, 2015 at 3:24 pm #

    Loves me some truffles.

  110. Karen Gillis December 10, 2015 at 3:26 pm #

    I’d love to win this!

  111. Laura December 10, 2015 at 3:45 pm #

    A chance to taste something wonderful that we could never in a lifetime afford.

  112. Ed December 10, 2015 at 3:57 pm #

    YES! I have no truffle dog…so this would be great!

  113. Georgia Hoover December 10, 2015 at 4:02 pm #

    What an incredible event! It would be the ultimate to be able to go and participate in an evening of utter decadent delicacies. This has to be the culinary event of the year. Thanks for the opportunity to win some tickets.

  114. sally Kuhns December 10, 2015 at 5:20 pm #

    All I can say is mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm and yum yum yum

  115. Ron T December 10, 2015 at 5:25 pm #

    Oregon Truffle Festival, I’m here awaiting your invitation. WoW, what an event.
    Please pick me.

  116. steadytruffle December 10, 2015 at 7:44 pm #

    This is probably the best giveaway ever for some people. For me it’s far beyond that. Please make me whole.

  117. Melissa December 10, 2015 at 7:58 pm #


  118. Roger December 10, 2015 at 10:33 pm #

    What does a truffle taste like? Mushroom? Root? Someday I will find out what the big deal is…

  119. Liz December 10, 2015 at 11:28 pm #

    My mom will be visiting me then, and I’d love to take her to this. Looks like so much fun!

  120. panda December 11, 2015 at 12:55 am #

    truffle shuffle

  121. violetta December 11, 2015 at 2:11 am #

    This will be my first truffle festival!

  122. Dana December 11, 2015 at 7:16 am #

    I would love to win tickets to this event- I cannot put out the money to purchase tickets. This seems like an unbelievable weekend of decadence and education about truffles.

  123. Jessica Greene December 11, 2015 at 8:47 am #

    Because they’re so yummy. Also: dogs

  124. Erica Rosser December 11, 2015 at 10:11 am #

    Would be a dream to win these tickets.

  125. Matt December 11, 2015 at 10:43 am #

    If too many people get in, then there won’t be ‘mush-room’ left for me. :)

  126. Shillina December 11, 2015 at 10:54 am #

    What a delicious treat! I’d love to go!

  127. Jan Lucas December 11, 2015 at 1:37 pm #

    Truffles would be fantastic to sample!

  128. Scott December 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm #

    I’m down to go!

  129. lorea December 11, 2015 at 4:22 pm #

    We’ve been interested in truffles and learning about gathering them. We would love to take a date night and do something unique like this!

  130. Brooke December 11, 2015 at 7:21 pm #

    what a treat! yummmmmy! it could be fun for my kid too. what else would we find…fairies? unicorns? scary truffle cultivators.

  131. Carla December 11, 2015 at 8:55 pm #

    I will definitely do the truffle shuffle if I win! Sounds delicious!

  132. Aimee December 12, 2015 at 6:44 am #

    I absolutely love truffles! Have some truffle butter in my freezer right now.

  133. Mauraborealice December 12, 2015 at 10:46 am #

    As a foodie on a low budget, it would be a thrill to partake of All Things Truffle!

  134. jeff linsday December 12, 2015 at 11:37 am #

    This would be cool

  135. Bret jarvis December 12, 2015 at 11:38 am #

    I would love to go

  136. melissa fowler December 12, 2015 at 11:38 am #

    This would be the best

  137. Kyle December 12, 2015 at 7:56 pm #

    To go would be truffletastic!

  138. Jl December 13, 2015 at 2:25 am #


  139. Allison December 13, 2015 at 12:21 pm #

    I would like to win so I can take my husband out to make up for all the time I’ve been working at the hospital! It would make his week!

  140. Shane Dickson December 13, 2015 at 12:52 pm #

    I would love to attend, if I win I promise to do the Truffle Shuffle

  141. Jane December 13, 2015 at 4:41 pm #

    This sounds divoon!!… I really need to get out more and this sounds lovely!… It’d be a perfect little 30 minute road trip getaway:)… I love to cook and definately appreciate exquisite, quality food!… I almost went to culinary school and now have a juice cleanse and raw vegan business, so, this would be a splurge for me;)… my gramps is 97 years old and i’d like to take him!… I’d really appreciate the tickets:) because I def couldn’t afford them otherwise;))… thanks for considering me!


  142. Fernanda December 14, 2015 at 10:29 am #

    This sounds super awesome! I love food and trying new things in the gastronomy world! Would enjoy this very much!

  143. Justin Zellinger December 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm #

    First of all, this sounds delicious. I would love to take my Mother in- Law. She is a lover all flavors funky, including truffles. She’s a breast cancer “survivor” and this sounds like a great way for us to go out and celebrate her recent good new on her health (the cancer is not increasing)

    I wouldn’t be able to afford this otherwise, so a couple of complimentary tickets would make our year!

  144. Jessie Tyler December 14, 2015 at 5:08 pm #

    I would love the opportunity to attend, as a budding foodie and fellow recipe developer. I’ve never had the opportunity to enjoy all the mouth watering magic that truffles have to offer.

  145. Ben December 15, 2015 at 7:40 am #

    My girlfriend loves truffle oil on EVERYTHING. She would love to go to this!

  146. Amy Reathaford December 15, 2015 at 8:41 am #

    Hello, I would love to start the new year out by handing a dear friend; who is a chef on Mt. Hood these tickets.This event will be such a treat for him! As you can imagine, he rarely leaves his kitchen.
    This will blow his mind!
    Thank you.

  147. Ashley December 15, 2015 at 9:49 am #

    This would be the perfect introduction to the culinary world here in Oregon as we just moved from the east coast!!!!

  148. Adam December 15, 2015 at 10:52 am #

    My partner would love this, and a Truffle Shared is a Truffle halved.

  149. Kerry December 15, 2015 at 11:30 am #

    What a treat this would be to start our 30 year anniversary celebration!

  150. Paige S. December 15, 2015 at 11:34 am #

    My taste buds are dancing for some trufflelicious provisions!

  151. linda ryan December 15, 2015 at 12:02 pm #

    O my … I have been dreaming of doing this for years!

  152. Natasha Scott December 15, 2015 at 12:26 pm #

    Would love to attend, wouldn’t otherwise afford to go. Cannot think of a better way to spend and evening!

  153. Chris December 15, 2015 at 8:50 pm #

    Education with taste, portland at its finest..good luck folks!

  154. Emily December 16, 2015 at 11:30 am #

    Truffle shuffle!!! I would love to attend this event, I have had my eyes on it for years. I am a social worker and really love my job but makes more expensive events like this one tougher for me to get to! I would so love and appreciate a chance to check this amazing event out! Thanks PDXPipeline :) You guys are beautiful.

  155. Trisha W December 16, 2015 at 10:17 pm #

    It would be nice to get out of the house for once.

  156. Sarah December 17, 2015 at 9:39 am #

    It’d be my birthday week and the theme for 2016 for me is to try new things. This would be new!

  157. Anne December 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm #

    I would love to experience all truffles have to offer the world.

  158. Fia Rose December 17, 2015 at 2:30 pm #

    TRUFFLES! What’s not to love? :D Thank you for the giveaway, and hope I win! <3

  159. Chris December 17, 2015 at 3:20 pm #

    This would be an awesome experience!

  160. Renata December 17, 2015 at 3:23 pm #

    A perfect reason to stay and explore lovely Newberg Oregon and explore new recipe options (for those rare opportunities when truffles are available)!

  161. Melanie December 17, 2015 at 3:28 pm #

    Please pick me!

  162. Melanie December 17, 2015 at 3:29 pm #

    I’d love to go!

  163. Anna December 17, 2015 at 3:34 pm #

    I would love to win these tickets for my husband. He is such a truffle fan! thank you!

  164. Brian December 17, 2015 at 3:38 pm #

    Why do these contests make you comment to win? Always seems like people beg or appear too cheap to actually pay the few sheckles the tickets usually are worth

  165. Marty Anderson December 17, 2015 at 3:43 pm #

    Oh god please……

  166. Tanya F December 17, 2015 at 3:57 pm #

    Yes please pick me please please please please pretty please with sugar on top did I say please

    Oh and of course thank you thank you thank you thank you

  167. Betsy December 17, 2015 at 4:15 pm #

    This would be an amazing birthday gift to give my sister.

  168. david December 17, 2015 at 4:48 pm #

    soggy weather be damned…bring on the truffles!

  169. Barb December 17, 2015 at 6:04 pm #

    I’m a truffaluckalous!

  170. Meghan December 17, 2015 at 7:13 pm #

    My husband and I are total foodies and we LOVE truffles… we would be so excited to go!

  171. johanna December 17, 2015 at 7:54 pm #

    My daughter would love this, so would I!

  172. Carrie Frey December 17, 2015 at 9:09 pm #

    New Year’s resolution: more wine and truffles :)

  173. Lori December 17, 2015 at 10:04 pm #

    Would love to win!

  174. Jen Phillips December 17, 2015 at 10:20 pm #

    My nickname is Truffle
    No feathers I’ll ruffle
    I’m sorry to tell you
    My name you cant muffle

    I must sample and sip
    For my life depends on the tip
    So collecting I can go
    With no poison to show!

  175. Joe December 17, 2015 at 10:51 pm #

    truffles are definitely something magical and delicious!

  176. Jared December 17, 2015 at 11:53 pm #

    I just moved to the area and would love to meet some new people and get a taste of what the local chefs are cooking up!!

  177. Sun December 18, 2015 at 6:38 am #

    I’ve been wanting to attend this festival for some time now.

  178. Carol McKenzie December 18, 2015 at 9:23 am #

    I would give the ticket to one of the many individuals who are mobility challenged and need something to sparkle in their life.

  179. Michelle December 18, 2015 at 9:26 am #

    I would love to take my foodie best friend of 20 years to the truffle festival for her birthday! She taught me how to cook, and to appreciate good food when we were kids. This would be a lovely way to give back to her. :)

  180. Kiana December 18, 2015 at 11:16 am #

    I would love to take my boyfriend to this festival! we are both truffle lovers and are looking to learn more about them! this would be a perfect gift to give him for the holiday season!

  181. Sasha T December 18, 2015 at 12:44 pm #

    I’d love to win!

  182. Kelly December 19, 2015 at 7:59 am #

    LOVE to take my daughter, pastry/desert chef & sous chef in training ….
    Not only would it be a WICKED cool solstice present but the timing would be perfect!!! The restaurant she works at will be closed for most of January & this falls a few days after her return flight home from a (quite possibly final) visit with great grampa!!!!!!

    ….. & did I happen to mention YUMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!

  183. Stephanie kearsley December 19, 2015 at 8:37 am #

    I’d love to ENJOY this with my husband!! Please PICK me and make it MUSHROOM.

  184. Victoria December 19, 2015 at 12:56 pm #

    I’d love to take my boyfriend here. He is transitioning from jobs and is having a bit of a hard time. I also work two jobs so we hardly find the time to see each other. This would give us a good excuse to take time out of our busy schedules to do something fun!

  185. Charlotte December 19, 2015 at 10:37 pm #

    1. Truffles
    2. Surprise for my fab hubby
    3. Sounds brilliant!

  186. Lisa December 19, 2015 at 10:45 pm #

    Still fairly new to the area and trying to experience as much as I can of Portland and of Oregon as a whole. Have never eaten a truffle and have always been curious. This would be one more thing that living in the Pacific Northwest has to offer and I would love to share it with my partner. It would be an experience of a lifetime.

  187. Daniel December 20, 2015 at 3:17 pm #

    I’d love to get a chance to go to this! I am a truffle enthusiast.

  188. Sierra December 20, 2015 at 3:23 pm #

    Just moved here and would love to celebrate with an awesome New Years experience!

  189. Maureen O'Neal December 20, 2015 at 4:03 pm #

    Oh, I would love to taste ALL the truffles Portland has to offer!

  190. Rachel December 21, 2015 at 11:26 am #

    My New Years resolution is to get into more truffle. White truffle, whiteish truffle, black truffle, burgundy truffle. My goal for 2015 was to go outside of my comfort zone and try an array of Oregon cuisine (restaurants, carts, pop-ups). I think I did a pretty good job and was excited to see an array chefs from my favorite eateries to be showcased at Shaved & Infused. I would love to win a pair of tickets to Oregon Truffle Festival in Chehalem to get into some New Year truffle and support these wonderful local chefs. PDX Pipeline help me kickoff the new year right (And have an excuse to patronize Oregon’s wine country). Cheers to 2016!

  191. Amy December 22, 2015 at 1:28 pm #

    Oh Truffles! Get out! Amazing opportunity. :)

  192. Kris December 22, 2015 at 8:54 pm #


  193. Bob December 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm #

    Wow, neato, yummy!

  194. Kelli December 22, 2015 at 11:39 pm #

    I love truffles and anything truffle infused/flavored! WOO! Would love to go! :D

  195. Matthew December 26, 2015 at 12:30 pm #

    Hunting fungus of all sorts is my new favorite hobby and my favorite thing to do since moving to the northwest! Someday I want to start a truffle farm! Hopefully science is able to better understand how to nurture the conditions needed to grow truffles domestically!

  196. Macy December 29, 2015 at 6:20 pm #

    As a blogger and a Concierge I try to checkout all of Portland’s best foodie events, but I have not gotten a chance to do this one yet, largely due to the price tag, I’d love to come check it out so I can spread the word and promote your event!

  197. amber December 29, 2015 at 9:11 pm #

    My mouth is watering just thinking about the possibility of experiencing this event!! My sweetheart and I would be so thrilled to be there.

  198. Mark Pimentel December 30, 2015 at 11:19 pm #

    I want to win cause I never tried truffles. I seen an episode of vice with action Bronson trying truffles and now I got to try them. I watched this show on truffle hunting in Oregon and now I’m definitely interested. I would like to film my experience down there and post it up on YouTube. Maybe interview some people and try some truffles first hand.

  199. Sara K December 31, 2015 at 10:33 am #

    I would cry happy tears.

  200. Josue Mendoza December 31, 2015 at 1:22 pm #

    OMG Truffles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  201. Hilary Prosk December 31, 2015 at 2:43 pm #

    I would be so utterly kerfluffled to be truffled like this. What a delicious way to celebrate the New Year, digging and digesting the deep dank fruits of the earth!

  202. Kellie January 4, 2016 at 8:04 am #

    Oh my gosh!!!! Please pick me! YUM

  203. Robert January 5, 2016 at 3:22 pm #

    Truffles are amazing!

  204. Jess January 5, 2016 at 3:27 pm #

    Truffles are an invasive species to Oregon. Send them all back to lota Geminorum IV!

  205. Jane January 7, 2016 at 5:53 pm #

    holy yum!!!… I’m absolutely sure you need to pick me!…. pretty please w/ truffles on top!!! :)…

  206. Jessie January 9, 2016 at 9:58 pm #

    What a delight this would be! My sweety moved here from Florida last year and I have been having the best time showing him the glory that the Pacific Northwest has. This we be the truffle on top!

    Our anniversary is just around the corner!

  207. Frank January 12, 2016 at 1:03 pm #

    Only 210 responses, I guess those are better odds than the Powerball.

  208. Pam January 12, 2016 at 1:26 pm #

    I would do the truffle shuffle if I won!

  209. Hannah January 14, 2016 at 7:46 am #

    I think I have a good chance of winning this ;) would love it tho!

  210. Shillina January 16, 2016 at 7:58 pm #

    like a sagra american style, yes, i’d love to go!

  211. Raf January 17, 2016 at 7:54 pm #

    This looks amazing and like a lot of fun!

  212. Jen January 18, 2016 at 8:29 am #

    Sounds heavenly!

  213. Sandi January 19, 2016 at 8:34 pm #

    This sounds like a great event with a great venue!

  214. Jordan H. January 21, 2016 at 11:19 am #

    One word: TRUFFLES

  215. Charlie January 21, 2016 at 7:08 pm #

    The Chocolate Fest and the Oregon Truffle Festival on the same weekend? What a dilemma!

    Looks like, if I were fortunate enough to win tickets, I’d HAVE to do the ‘truffle shuffle’ down to Newberg to snuffle me some of those awesome Oregon truffles.

  216. Jenna January 22, 2016 at 4:42 pm #

    YUMM! This event looks beyond amazing!

  217. Sharon October 20, 2016 at 9:58 am #

    No sin, no taste, or no sight is more beautiful than the intoxicating delight that is the truffle!

    Attending the Oregon Truffle festival would give me the opportunity to see, learn, and taste truffles in the raw. I would be able to share common language of passion of truffles with fellow Oregon epicureans and taste foods chefs adroit in their art.

    This festival would also be an AMAZING opportunity to meet legendary Harold Mcgee and infamous Dave Arnold! I own both first and second edition of Harold’s books, ON FOOD AND COOKING and I follow/practice/meditate on Dave’s gastronomical insights from his website COOKING ISSUES in my home cooking and mischievous cocktail experiments. Listening and learning from these men would give me an opportunity to thank the pioneers that encouraged me to not be afraid in the kitchen as well as to channel and develop a creative outlet.

  218. Sharon December 31, 2016 at 12:13 pm #

    Who won?

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