Matt's in the Market

2014 Planes, Trains, and Traveling Chefs Series
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First & Pike     94 Pike Street     Suite 32     Seattle, WA 98101     Top Floor     206-467-7909     Lunch 11:30-2:30 Monday-Saturday     Dinner 5:30-10:00 Monday-Saturday

John GorhamJohn Gorham

John Gorham is the chef and owner of Portland restaurants Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons and Tasty n Alder. A four-time James Beard Award nominated chef, his cookbook Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull was published by McSweeney’s in the fall of 2013. After several years of cooking in San Francisco at restaurants such as Restaurant LuLu and Café Centro, he moved back to Portland in 2001. In 2003, he helped pioneer Portland’s trend in artisan charcuterie when he purchased Viande Meats & Sausages, and Viande was awarded Artisan of the Year by Willamette Week in 2006. Following Viande, John founded Simpatica Supper Club, where John’s tapas dinner was named by USA Today as the #1 meal in the world in 2006. Soon after, he sold Viande and Simpatica, traveled to Spain, and brought back recipes, ideas and a vision for a tapas bar that would soon become Toro Bravo. In Toro Bravo’s opening year in 2007, Portland Monthly named John Chef of the Year and Willamette Week named Toro Bravo Restaurant of the Year.








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Matt's in the Market welcomes Campari as a sponsor of the
third annual Planes, Trains, and Traveling Chefs series.

The Inn at the MarketWe would like to thank The Inn at the Market (206-443-3600) for their generous participation,
helping to make this remarkable series possible.