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January 2011 Program and Tickets Below

The Sixth annual Oregon Truffle Festival has a range of elegant and unique Stand Alone and Weekend experiences to offer you as we bridge the Old and New Worlds of all things truffle.

The Festival Grand Opening gala on Friday evening celebrates our Italian theme with an evening called SLOW: The Taste of Authenticity. Read more -->>

We are pleased to announce the 2011 headquarters hotel is the Valley River Inn, providing free shuttle service to and from all Eugene airport flights. Most events are in and around Eugene, Oregon.

WEEKEND EXPERIENCES

Experience One: The Epicurious   - $525 per person

Experience One: $525 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

Experience Two:  The Gourmand - $625 per person

Continuing our immersion into the Slow Food experience, Saturday’s Villa Afternoon at Pfeiffer Vineyards, hosted by owners Danuta and Robin Pfeiffer, is designed to be a more leisurely, intimate gathering, so we recommend registering quickly for this elegant offering.

Experience Two: $625 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

Experience Three: The Culinarian - $725 per person

In our third year of offering a real “hands in the food” cooking experience, participants will join award winning guest chef Pino Posteraro of Cioppino's in Vancouver, B.C. for a hands-on truffle cooking class in the culinary arts kitchen at Lane Community College. Space is limited, so sign up quickly for this one of a kind opportunity.

Experience Three: $725 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

BACK in 2011!

Experience Four: The Epicurious Harvester - $1000 per person

Select Experience One offerings plus the Truffle Dog Training Seminar. Train your dog to recognize the scent of Perigord and Oregon truffles, and then engage in the authentic experience of hunting wild truffles untouched by human hands in their natural habitat. Instructors: Jim Sanford, Blackberry Farm Resort, Walland, Tennessee, and Jean Rand, owner of Oregon’s most accomplished truffle dog. This one of a kind opportunity is limited to a maximum of 12 dogs.

Experience Four: $1000 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

Our host hotel, the Valley River Inn, is dog friendly, providing a separate area in the hotel for everyone’s comfort and enjoyment.


Experience Five: The Epicurious Grower - $1050 per person

Select Experience One offerings plus The Truffle Growers’ Forum. The Truffle Growers' Forum is an annual gathering and focal point for the International truffle industry, featuring a range of speakers with expertise in the science of truffle cultivation, the practicalities of truffle farming, and the realities of marketing truffles. The Truffle Growers’ Forum provides growers, purveyors, researchers and journalists an opportunity to keep up with the status and methods of truffle cultivation worldwide, engage with the wealth of experts in attendance, and make essential contacts within the industry.

Experience Five: $1050 ea. SOLD OUT!
 
The Truffle Growers' Forum may also be purchased as a Stand Alone event below. Read more -->>

Stand Alone Events


Grand Truffle Dinner - $175
Saturday, January 29, 2011

Semi-formal attire please.
Advance sales only; no tickets will be sold at the door.

Our sixth anniversary Grand Truffle Dinner features Oregon's native winter white and black truffles in a sumptuous five course meal each prepared by outstanding Northwest award winning guest chefs paired with magnificent Oregon wines.
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Grand Truffle Dinner: $175 SOLD OUT!
 

One Day Truffle Dog Training Demo without personal dogs - $300
Friday, January 28, 2011 — 7:30 am - 4:30 pm ONLY

Since we expect the Truffle Dog Training Seminar to be popular, but have space for only 12 dogs, we are offering an opportunity to come without your dog to attend the lectures on canine scent detection of truffles, observe hands-on training, and have questions answered by expert trainers as they work with a variety of other dogs.

    Includes:
  • Continental breakfast and truffle lunch - Friday
  • Truffle Dog lectures, field training demonstration - Friday
  • Keynote Address - Friday
  • Participants in this one day event will have the opportunity to arrange follow up sessions with their dogs and one of the Seminar trainers after the festival.
Truffle Dog Training Demo: $300 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

Two Day Truffle Dog Training Seminar - $650
Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29, 2011: 7:00 am -5:00 pm ONLY

Train your dog to recognize the scent of Perigord and Oregon truffles, and then engage in the authentic experience of hunting wild truffles untouched by human hands in their natural habitat. Instructors: Jim Sanford, Blackberry Farm Resort, Walland, Tennessee, and Jean Rand, owner of Oregon’s most accomplished truffle dog. This one of a kind opportunity is limited to a maximum of 12 dogs. Read more about the Truffle Dog Training Seminar -->>

    Includes:
  • Informal meet-and-greet for dogs - Thursday evening (optional but recommended)
  • Continental breakfast and truffle lunch - Friday
  • Truffle Dog lectures, hands-on training sessions and Keynote Address - Friday
  • Breakfast and Oregon Truffle Training Hunt with your dog- Saturday
  • Winery luncheon with guest chef - Saturday
Truffle Dog Training Seminar: $650 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

Our host hotel, the Valley River Inn, is dog friendly, providing a separate area in the hotel for everyone’s comfort and enjoyment.

The Truffle Dog Training Seminar may also be purchased as part of Experience Four above. Read more -->


Truffle Growers' Forum - $650
Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm ONLY

The Truffle Growers' Forum is an annual gathering and focal point for the International truffle industry, featuring a range of speakers with expertise in the science of truffle cultivation, the practicalities of truffle farming, and the realities of marketing truffles. The Truffle Growers’ Forum provides growers, purveyors, researchers and journalists an opportunity to keep up with the status and methods of truffle cultivation worldwide, engage with the wealth of experts in attendance, and make essential contacts within the industry.

    Includes:
  • Continental breakfast and truffle lunch - Friday
  • Growers' Forum lecture series - Friday
  • Keynote Address - Friday
  • Breakfast and Truffle hunt with Truffle Dog - Saturday
  • Truffiere tour and Winery lunch - Saturday
Truffle Growers' Forum: $650 ea. SOLD OUT!
 
The Truffle Growers' Forum may also be purchased as part of Experience Five above. Read more -->>

Sunday Oregon Truffle Festival Cooking Class with Guest Chef TBD - $100.00
Sunday, January 30, 2011, 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

We are pleased to again offer this exciting opportunity in partnership with Cook’s Pots and Tabletops, the Willamette Valley’s premiere cooking school.

OTF Cooking Class: $100.00 ea. SOLD OUT!
 

Oregon Truffle Marketplace
Sunday, January 30, Valley River Inn, Eugene 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$15at the door includes truffle tastings, artisan foods, fresh truffles, a truffle dog demonstration, and lecture series;

$20 includes all of the above AND commemorative OTF Riedel wine glass and wine tastings featuring six or more of Oregon's best wineries

No advance sale - Tickets at the Door only.


Reservations are now available for all five Weekend Experiences, the Stand Alone Truffle Dog Training Seminar or Truffle Growers’ Forum, the Sunday afternoon cooking class, and the Grand Truffle Dinner. We accept PayPal, VISA, Mastercard, and American Express through our PayPal services.

You may also send your reservation and payment with complete contact information to:

Oregon Truffle Festival LLC
P.O. Box 5275
Eugene, OR 97405-0275

If you have questions, please call or fax our office at 1.503.296.5929, or email us at info@oregontrufflefestival.com.

REFUND POLICY: Before the first of the year, we offer full credit that may be applied towards the 2012 festival, or a 50% cash refund on all purchases. As of January 1, 2011, we offer ONLY a credit applied towards 2012, less a $160 charge for all Weekend experiences that include a Grand Truffle Dinner.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer a credit or refund for the Grand Truffle Dinner after January 1st.