About: Jason Staats
Jason Staats is a native Oregonian with a degree in hospitality and extensive background in the restaurant and tourism sectors. He is a former President of the Portland Concierge Association, current board member of the Pacific NW Experience, President of the Where To Eat Guide and an influencer in the broader hospitality communities of Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho and beyond. Jason loves to cook and has a passion for travel. His favorite annual events are Feast, Taste Washington, Savor Idaho and Treefort. You may follow Jason on Twitter and Instagram: @Jason_Staats.
Recent Posts by Jason Staats
Napa Valley Restaurant Week returned Sunday, January 21st, and all across the valley you can enjoy delicious prix-fixe menus from the top restaurants! Multi-course lunches are $20 and dinners are $36 or $46, dining out has never been more affordable. While the entire list can be found on the Visit Napa Valley website, we’ve listed…Read more
Join book authors Alan Tardi and Cheryl Wakerhauser for a fun discussion and tasting of two of life’s favorite things – champagne and chocolate! Alan, author of the award winning book, Champagne Uncorked, will share tales about his time behind the scenes of one of champagnes most notable houses – Krug. Hear what harvest is like in the…Read more
California’s premier cheese and wine event, the California Artisan Cheese Festival, is back for its 12th year, March 23-25, 2018, at its new location, the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. The beloved festival, which attracts more than 2,500 guests, brings together artisan cheesemakers, vendors, authors, chefs, brewers, winemakers and turophiles for three days of cheese tasting,…Read more
Valentine's Day Cupcakes, Game Day Snacks, Ramen, Dumplings, and more join CIA at Copia's winter class roster. The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, the ultimate Napa Valley destination for exploring, experiencing, and enjoying the world of food and wine, is bringing new classes and seasonal…Read more
Farmers and ranchers participating in this event include: A4 Farms, Achidenhia Cheese Company, Arceo Ranch, Big Ranch Farms, Devoto Gardens, Far West Fungi, Farmer Shep, Hamlow Farms, J & J Ramos Farms, J & M Ibarra, Lee Farm, Morningsun Herb Farm, Mossy Oaks Farm, Neve Roses II, Rodriguez Farms, Schletewitz Family Farm, Sonoma Mountain Beef…Read more