Seasonal farm-to-fire cooking, immersive dining experiences, workshops, and private culinary event space in Portland, Oregon.

Tournant Destination Dining

Co-creating your own immersive dining experience

 
 

We create immersive dining experiences that tell a story about time, place and purpose.

WHETHER ON A MOUNTAINTOP, IN A MEADOW, OR AT OUR PRIVATE DINING ROOM, OUR MEALS ARE A CONVERSATION BETWEEN YOUR VISION, THE SEASONS, THE SURROUNDINGS AND THAT PARTICULAR MOMENT IN TIME.

 
 

We like our guests to connect with one another and engage with the food and our cooking process, so we often focus on family-style feasts, meals cooked over live fire and items meant to be eaten with your hands.

We are dedicated to the craft of good cooking. To us, this means starting with exceptional ingredients that have been farmed, raised, fished and foraged with care, then treating them with respect.

We believe the best food is prepared simply and honestly, with excellent technique, allowing the ingredients to shine. With each meal, we strive to create a sense of place and ceremony, bringing together our love of community and farm-focused food to create unforgettable moments around the table.

 
 
 
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Craft, community, seasonality, sustainability

These are the basic principles of our approach to cooking and serving a meal.

We believe in starting with the best local, seasonal ingredients and preparing them simply but thoughtfully.


 
 

We like to forge connections with our guests – with the food, the cooking process and, most importantly, with one another at the table.

We have given a tremendous amount of thought to how our food is best presented and enjoyed within the context of a wedding celebration, so that you can relax and enjoy the day, knowing that your loved ones are cared for and nourished.

 
 

Sample Dinner Menu

BOUNTY BOARD RECEPTION

Bountiful selection of local charcuterie, artisan cheeses, seasonal crudites and dips,
housemade pickles, olives, nuts and crackers.

 

Booking Your Destination Event

You choose the venue we provide everything else!
From staffing to beverages and design we can create a unique and easy event so that you can enjoy a stress-free immersive experience with your guests.

 
 

Costs + Details

 
 
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Salt Bar, Oysters, Apps

Creating the perfect atmosphere in the perfect place for guests to gather and enjoy drinks, small bites and conversation around a fire.

A sumptuous harvest will be set with seasonal offerings for guests to enjoy throughout the evening as they please.

  • Our immersive experience as outlined above begins at ____ per guest.

  • {do we want to offer a big pan dinner option for those with lower budgets?}

  • Interactive live-fire workshops at $150/guest

  • We can also provide a fully coordinated/produced epic event for _$100,000(?)_

 

Beverage Service

COCKTAIL SERVICE

Custom welcome cocktail: $10 per guest. We recommend our friends at Merit Badge for full craft cocktail service.

WINE

Prices are listed per case (60 glasses) and are dependent on final selections.

Local Northwest Red, White or Rosé: $350+/case

House Red, White or Rosé: $250+/case

Prosecco or Cava: $250+/case

Local Northwest Sparkling Wine: $500+/case

French Champagne: $700+/case

Specialty wines: Let’s discuss!

BEER

Prices are listed per case (24 bottles) and are dependent on final selections.

Local Craft Bottled Beer: $75+/case

Domestic/Imported Bottled Beer: $50+/case

WATER + N/A SERVICE

Bottled Sparkling Water: $3 per guest

Includes our house made shrub as a mixer for sparkling water

COFFEE SERVICE

Sterling Coffee: $3 per guest

Includes cream and sugar

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Production

RENTALS + COORDINATION

Tournant will be responsible for procuring all necessary cooking and service-related rentals, including mobile kitchen set-up, cooking equipment, service platters/bowls, service utensils, etc.

Although we do not offer full-service event planning, we are happy to help guide other rental selections (tables, chairs, table settings) or hire a coordinator to help with the process. For events over 80 guests, it is highly recommended that you work with a wedding planner to facilitate event design and day-of coordination.

PRODUCTION FEES AND GRATUITY

A 20% production charge is included to help us cover services such as menu consultation, site visit, rental coordination, planning, procurement, liability insurance, vehicle and equipment expenses, workers’ compensation and other incidentals.

Gratuity, while not expected, is always appreciated for exceptional service.


Staffing + Travel

All staff is billed hourly with a 6 hour minimum. Staff fees are based on best estimate with any additional hours billed post-event. In general, most weddings require 2-3 hours for load in and set up and 1-2 hours for break down and load out. For overnight events and events out of state, staff is billed at a flat day rate (please inquire).

Chef @ $35 per hour

Kitchen Staff @ $30 per hour

Lead Server @ $35 per hour

Servers @ $30 per hour

Bartenders @ $30 per hour

TRAVEL

Travel and site visit fees will be assessed if your event is located more than 20 miles from central Portland.

For events located more than 2.5 hours outside of Portland, overnight accommodations for staff will need to be addressed.

 
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Terms

BOOKING AND PAYMENT TERMS

A $1,000 deposit will reserve your event date as we work together toward a final contract. This amount will be applied to your final balance. 50% of this initial deposit will be refundable should you choose not to enter into contract with Tournant.

50% of the total costs will be due upon signing of contract.

The final balance is due at least ten (10) days prior to event date.

CANCELLATION

If client cancels the event before ninety (90) days prior to the event, Tournant shall retain fifty percent (50%) of deposit. If client cancels the event within ninety (90) days of the event, Tournant shall retain the entire deposit.

If client cancels event within seven (7) days prior to event date, Tournant shall be owed the total amount of estimated charges due.

 
 
I’ve never had people rave about a dinner like they did for the meal you all prepared. Everything was so amazingly delicious and BEAUTIFUL, I seriously could not have been happier. But more than the delicious meal — you all, the whole team, were such an incredible treat. The kindness and spirit you guys have is like nothing else, and it made the whole evening so special for us. I know how much goes into making what you guys do look effortless, and I can’t thank you enough — I knew this would be a tricky scenario for a lot of caterers, with the inherent limitations of the setting, on top of being so front and center the whole night and needing to interact with guests — All I ever saw from you all was smiles, calm energy and sweet words and it is such a testament to what you’re doing. We are so thankful you were able to be a part of our day, and for everything we know you all did behind the scenes to make it go so smoothly and beautifully — it all added to the magic of the night.
— RACHEL H.
 
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