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The first annual Perfect Pickle event takes place Monday, February 7, 2011 from 7pm until 11pm at the Cleaners at the Ace Hotel (1022 SW Stark).
The Perfect Pickle is as a fundraiser and membership drive for The Dill Pickle Club, Portland’s volunteer-driven non-profit group dedicated to organizing non-traditional educational tours, program, and publication. 2010’s accomplishments and will be celebrated and 2011’s programs programs will be announce.
The main event is the Pickle Challenge, pitting chefs from Beast, Chop Butchery, DOC, Le Happy, Navarre, Olympic Provisions, Salt Fire & Time, and Unbound Pickling in a battle of pickles. Each chef will prepare a dozen jars of pickles from the same base ingredients to sell for the benefit of the Dill Pickle Club.
The celebrity judges: Dave Dahl (Dave’s Killer Bread), Tony Perez (Food Critic, Portland Mercury) and Courtney Sproule (Din Din Catering).
Guest get to sample too, before the Pickler of the Year trophy is awarded and the jars are auctioned off by AC Dickson!
To round out the evening there will be live musical performances by Marisa Anderson, Orca Team, and DJ Cuica, and Ninkasi and Coalition beers will be available.
The Perfect Pickle is free to members, $5 for everyone else – become a member at the event and receive $5 off membership. For more details visit the Dill Pickle Club events page.
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