Congratulations to the 2014 Wild Mushroom Cook-off Winners!

People’s Choice – Best Mushroom Dish

  • 1st Place – Chef Ged Aydelott of Pelican Pub & Brewery of Pacific City, OR w/Wild Mushroom Bread Pudding

Professional Judging – Best Mushroom Dish

  • 1st Place – Chef Ged Aydelott of Pelican Pub & Brewery of Pacific City, OR w/Wild Mushroom Bread Pudding
  • 2nd Place – Chef Terry Losing of Riverside Golf & Country Club of Portland, OR with Wild Mushroom Gnocchi
  • 3rd Place – Chef Greg Hill of Deli 101 of Lincoln City, OR with Wild Mushroom Stew


Wild Mushroom Cook-off at the
Culinary Center in Lincoln City, Oregon
October 11, 2014

Come to the beautiful Oregon coast in the fall…and enjoy a weekend packed with activities for the mushroom enthusiast. Learn from experts, purchase wild mushrooms and eat great mushroom dishes at the cook-off on Saturday from 11am-2pm (or until samples run out).

Wild Mushroom Cook-off: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Chanterelles at the Mushroom Cook-off in Lincoln CityJoin us at the Cook-off to see what our local Oregon chefs have prepared with these gems of the autumn harvest. Enjoy a live cooking demonstration, live music, a wild mushroom identification booth, wine & beer, food vendors, and wild mushrooms for sale.

Admission is free, with samples available for 75¢ and portion sizes for $3. Professional juding will determin 1st, 2nd and 3rd place dishes. Who will take home the coveted People’s Choice Award this year? You get to determine the best mushroom dishes by casting a vote for your favorite!

Event Schedule

11:00am – Doors open and People’s Choice voting begins
12:15pm – Live cooking demonstration on stage
1:15pm – Live cooking demonstration on stage
1:30pm – People’s Choice voting ends
1:45pm – People’s Choice winners announced
2:00pm – Cook-off ends
ALL EVENT – Live Music

Participating Restaurants

Deli 101 – Lincoln City, OR
Hillside Place – Lincoln City, OR
Pelican Pub & Brewery – Pacific City, OR
Riverside Golf & Country Club – Portland, OR

Location & Parking:

The Culinary Center in Lincoln City, 801 SW Hwy 101, on the 4th Floor, North, above the Driftwood Public Library, and City Hall.
Parking is available on the third floor of City Hall, accessible from SW 11th Street (look for the signs and attendants!)

Ivie Mezire Trio performs at the Wild Mushroom Cook-Off in Lincoln City, ORLive Music

Ivie-Meziere Trio

The Ivie-Meziere band performs electric and acoustic blues with vocals and smooth jazz instrumentals. The band performs as an acoustic trio and an all electric band with horns! The trio was formed to supply the perfect live music experience where ambiance is important. The trio has performed at brewpubs, wineries, and other prominent venues and private events throughout the region.

Past Winners

View the past winners of the Wild Mushroom Cook-Off.


The Coho Oceanfront Lodge, Looking Glass Inn, Shearwater Inn, Ace Hardware, Ester Lee Motel, Gomberg Kite Productions International, Liberty Inn, The News Guard, Willamette Dental

Upcoming Events

Check out other Lincoln City festivals and events coming up soon! Click here for details.