Head to the Oregon Truffle Festival to get your share! Photo courtesy Taste Of Oregon. Check out this recipe for Roast Chicken With Truffles.
The truffle are coming! The truffles are coming!
Registration is now open for the eighth annual Oregon Truffle Festival, with Early Bird pricing available through September 30th. The festival takes place in the southern Willamette Valley, in and around Eugene, Oregon.
The Festival celebrates Oregon’s native truffles, which reach the peak of ripeness in late January. The truffles are foraged in the forest, then brought to glory on the table by prominent chefs, whose dishes are paired with fine Oregon wines.
Truffle lovers can luxuriate in all things truffle on January 25, 26 and 27, 2013. Consider it as a memorable vacation or holiday gift.
Ticket packages begin at $525 per person, plus travel and accommodations. Options include these events and more:
Friday reception including a wine and truffle pairing
Friday four course truffle dinner with guest chef and wine pairings
Saturday breakfast and truffle hunting foray w/truffle dog
Saturday winery luncheon with guest chef
Saturday evening Grand Truffle Dinner
Sunday Truffle Breakfast
Admission to the Oregon truffle marketplace, where you can buy truffles to take home
There is also a truffle cooking class and other trufflicious options.