VERSUS: Grossmann vs. Yang    SOLD OUT!

In our 22nd edition of Versus, Multnomah Whiskey Library chef Ben Grossmann squares off against Bamboo Sushi Executive Chef Jin Soo Yang using rhubarb, kanpachi, and nettles. Versus is PLAZA DEL TORO's competitive dinner series where two chefs have one month to bring their A-game and push boundaries developing dishes featuring three ingredients of our choice. At the end of the month, they come out swinging with three back-to-back courses, followed by dessert from PLAZA DEL TORO pastry chef Ashley Claybaugh.

April 21 | James Beard House, NYC

John Gorham takes guests on a culinary cruise of the Mediterranean for a mash-up of Spanish tapas and Israeli mezze at the James Beard Foundation house with Executive Chef Kasey Mills of Mediterranean Exploration Company and Shalom Y'all; Toro Bravo Inc Beverage Director Mindy Cook; Chef de Cuisine Michael Kessler and Pastry Chef Ashley Claybaugh of PLAZA DEL TORO; Chef de Cuisine Pat Manning and Charcuterist Yolanda Baines from Toro Bravo; and wine pairings from Diamond Imports, De Maison Imports and David Bowler Wines.

June 12-18

Toro Bravo and Mediterranean Exploration Company will offer a special regional Spanish tapa June 12-18 to celebrate World Tapas Day, joining Portland restaurants as part of TAPAS TOUR PDX 2017. Toro Bravo's tapa will represent the region of Castilla y León and MEC's will represent the region of Andalucía throughout the week. On June 14, traveling students from the Santo Domingo de Archidona Andalucían culinary school in Spain will offer an Andalucían dinner at the PLAZA DEL TORO gastronomic society to celebrate World Tapas Day.

La Ruta PDX

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival
July 13-16

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival celebrates the culinary culture of Spain in one of the most innovative cities in the United States, Portland Oregon. From 13th to the 16th of July 2017, Portland opens its doors to celebrate the cuisine of Spain for four days of dinners, events, workshops, demos and cultural events.