Portland and Seattle Meat Company--customer appreciation and celebration.
Wild About Game 2014
Save the Date :: September 7, 2014
Save the Date for Nicky USA's Wild About Game 2014!
We are returning to Timberline September 7th, 2014 for the Northwest's meatiest culinary celebration. Wild About Game celebrates farmers, butchers and purveyors of specialty game and high quality meat, and the chefs who use their produtcs. The full day event will include a head to head cooking competition, artisan marketplace and an industry-insider persepctive on the Northwest culinary scene.
The 2014 Game coooking competition puts Portland chefs against Seattle chefs in four rounds. At the end of each round attendees will be able to step up, taste their dishes and vote for their favorite. This year's stellar line up includes:
Jason French:: Ned Ludd::Portland, OR
Josh Scofield :: Toro Bravo:: Portland, OR
Jason Stoneburner :: Bastille Cafe & Bar and Stoneburner :: Seattle, WA
Shane Ryan :: Matt's in the Market :: Seattle, WA
Joshua McFadden :: Ava Genes :: Portland, OR
Jin Soo Yang :: Bamboo Sushi::Portland, OR
Rob Sevcick :: Loulay :: Seattle, WA
Shaun McCrain :: Book Bindry :: Seattle, WA
Look for more details about Nicky USA's 14th Annual Wild About Game soon!
Congratulations Wild About Game Winners
Aaron Barnett of St. Jack and joey Serquinia of Harvest Vine Take Home Top Prizes
Aaron Barnett's stuning pheasant dish was the judge's favorite at Nicky USA's 13th Annual Wild About Game. People's Choice Award went to a Filipino inspired Water Buffalo dish from Joey Serquinia at Harvest Vine.
The winning dishes for each round were from:
Aaron Barnett, St. Jack
Stuffed Guinnea hen leg , glazed carrot, fermented plum, liver & pretty greens
Joey Serquinia, Harvest Vine
Water Buffalo Short Rib Adobo with Coconut Sticky Rice and Fried Padron Peppers
Erik Van Kley, Little Bird
Rabbit Porchetta: Liver, Sausage, Roasted Carrot, & Rabbit Jus
Wild About Game 2013 Recap
Some nice press
Once again our annual customer appreciation event/trade show/party has come to a close. We heard many rumblings that it may have been the best year yet. Some great recaps of the event hit news sites. See the links below.