Collaborative Feast-Inspired Items To Be Featured at PDX Airport, Social Media Contest Offers Two Feast Portland “The Package” Passes For Life
PORTLAND, ORE., August 1, 2018 – Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland, the Pacific Northwest’s flagship food and drink festival taking place Thursday, September 13 – Sunday, September 16, 2018, is partnering with the Port of Portland at Portland International Airport (PDX) for a “Feast For Life FlyPDX” campaign and social media giveaway of two Feast Portland “The Package” passes for life.
Starting Friday, August 3rd, the month-long Feast For Life FlyPDX campaign will showcase collaborative Feast-inspired items available from top food and beverage vendors located inside Portland International Airport. Participating tenants include The Country Cat, Kenny and Zukes, Deschutes Brewery, and Stumptown Coffee Roasters.
Each week in August, the following exclusive Feast-inspired items will be available for purchase at the participants’ PDX retail space:
- Friday, 8/3 – Thursday, 8/9: The Country Cat will feature a special BLT sandwich with their newly packaged house made bacon and local tomatoes.
- Friday, 8/10 – Thursday, 8/16: Kenny and Zukes deli has created a Bahn Mi sandwich featuring their pastrami, country pork pate, Asian pickled cucumbers and spicy wasabi mayo on a hoagie roll.
- Friday, 8/17 – Thursday, 8/23: Deschutes Brewery will serve a Backyard BBQ Burger featuring a two quarter pound Painted Hills beef patty topped with a piece of pork belly confit, Havarti cheese, a house made BBQ sauce and crispy onion straws, all atop braised collard greens. They’ll be pairing the burger with their Black Butte Porter beer.
- Friday, 8/24 – Thursday, 8/31: Stumptown Coffee Roasters will debut their new Stumptown Coffee Roasters x Feast Portland Mora Mora Ethiopa Heirloom canned cold brew.
On the first day of each product launch, the chef or artisan ambassador will host a tasting of their product at the Portland International Airport’s pre-security Clocktower Plaza from 11:30am – 1:30pm, offering travelers and locals alike a chance to experience their delicious Feast For Life FlyPDX item. Attendees of these special Clocktown Plaza events will have the opportunity for additional entries in the Feast For Life FlyPDX social media contest.
“The Feast partnership allows us to showcase the local flavors that are a key part of the PDX experience,” said Curtis Robinhold, Executive Director of the Port of Portland. “Our homegrown restaurants, recognized around the globe, offer a special welcome for travelers to Portland.”
The #FeastForLifeFlyPDX social media contest for will take place on Feast Portland’s Instagram (@feastportland) during the month of August. Contestants will enter for the chance to win two Feast Portland “The Package” passes for life, valid for entry into the main events of Feast Portland every year from 2018 and beyond. The winner will be announced on August 31st.
For all contest entry details for the #FeastForLifeFlyPDX social media giveaway, please visit https://www.feastportland.com/feast-for-life-flypdx/.
ABOUT FEAST PORTLAND
Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland is the flagship food and drink festival in the Pacific Northwest, capturing the current energy and enthusiasm driving America’s food revolution. Founded in 2012 by Mike Thelin and Carrie Welch, the four-day festival showcases legendary and emerging chefs, culinary professionals and industry leaders at more than 40 delicious events, from large-scale tastings to classes, and intimate dinners. Feast Portland continues to support efforts to end hunger in our community, benefitting Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon and Urban Gleaners. In its seventh year, Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland will take place September 13th-16th, 2018. Tickets are available now at www.feastportland.com.
ABOUT PORT OF PORTLAND
Established in 1891 by the Oregon Legislature, the Port of Portland today owns three airports (Portland International, Hillsboro, and Troutdale), four marine terminals, and five business parks. Our mission is to enhance the region’s economy and quality of life by providing efficient cargo and air passenger access to national and global markets, and by promoting industrial development. Our core values are leadership, inclusion and service. Learn more at www.portofportland.com.