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
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
Acadia Bistro chef/owner Seamus Foran is keeping the gumbo tradition alive for its third year in a row, presenting Gumbo Weekend November 17-18th. In honor of the Treme Gumbo Festival in New Orleans, the restaurant will be serving a flight of gumbos for guests to enjoys for a limited time. The trio of gumbos include: Seafood…Read more
On Tuesday, October 31st come down to the Napa Farmers' Market and vote for your favorite vendor in costume. The agricultural participants expected at this market include Achadinha Cheese Company, Arceo Ranch, Big Ranch Farms, Devoto Gardens, Far Wet Fungi, Hamlow Farms, J & J Ramos Farms, Long Meadow Ranch, Rodriguez Farms, Schletewitz Family Farms,…Read more