four days of culinary magic and talent at the – 12th annual
Ashland Culinary Festival

November 8th – 11th, 2018

Book your Veteran’s Day Weekend Getaway with exclusive lodging packages and festival offerings

Tickets and Festival Lodging Packages go on sale
Wednesday, September 5th at 9:00 am (PDT)
by calling (541) 482-3486 ext. 104
Festival Headquarters: Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites
2525 Ashland Street, Ashland OR 97520
Lead Emcee, Host and Head Judge – Cory Schreiber
Joined by fellow Judge – Chef John Ash
Produced by Travel Ashland
Watch a quick recap from last year’s event to learn more and see all the action taking place at this annual event. For a full video click here:
The 12th annual event will include:

-Thursday’s Ultimate Top Chef Dinner

(this event sells out each year, so be sure to purchase tickets soon)
-Friday Night’s Culinary Kickoff:  A complete Mixology Evening with Demos, Samplings and our 3rd annual Top Mixologist Competition
Saturday & Sunday:
-3rd annual High School Junior Chef Competition
Ashland / South / North (2017 winner) / Grants Pass

Top Chef Competition

Watch as 2017 Top Chef Skye Elder of Brickroom defends his title on stage in our LIVE cooking competition against 11 chefs
Culinary Workshops
Over 30 delicious vendors to sample each day
-Award winning wines, Oregon Iron Chefs and more . . .


Participate in the 2018 Festival:

For Volunteers/Restaurant Involvement/Top Mixologist Competitors/Sponsorship & Partnership Opportunities

Email Kelsey Frantz, Festival Coordinator at or call (541) 482-3486 ext. 104