1137 SE 20th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97214

Eastbank Farmers Market


5:00 Chef in the Market: Kevin Gibson -- Castagna

Kevin is the executive chef and co-owner of Castagna and Café Castagna Prior to opening Castagna in 1990 with his wife, Monique Siu, Kevin was the founding chef at La Catalana, chef and pastry chef at Genoa and part of the culinary team that launched Zefiro in 1990. Kevin and Monique are committed to Portland’s sustainable food community, supporting the local chapter of Slow Food, as well as the Portland Farmers Market. Kevin takes full advantage of the local harvest for his Italian and French influenced cuisine. Castagna was chosen Restaurant of the Year in 2000 by the Oregonian and was honored as one of Gourmet’s Best Restaurants in October 2000.
Portland Farmers Market is

* Four urban green markets April through December, serving up to 20,000 shoppers per week

* A direct connection to over 250 vendors with deep roots in Oregon and Washington, including farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers, specialty foods producers

* A vibrant gathering place where friends meet and shop

* A resource for learning about food, agriculture and nutrition

* A showplace for Northwest agriculture

Official Website: http://www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Added by ChristopherHarley on July 8, 2006

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