We have lots of big news to share just in time for the holidays!
This spring we are opening an omakase sushi concept — Hinoki PDX — with chef Sam Saltos on SE Division. We are hosting two 12-seat Hinoki pop-up omakase preview dinners at PLAZA DEL TORO with Sam on December 27th and January 12th. Read all about Hinoki in our press release here.
PLAZA DEL TORO is moving to the Pearl District in February. The Hinoki pop-ups and our annual Sidra House Dinner on December 26th will be the last public opportunities to say goodbye to our SE location before Plaza reopens downtown with a Portuguese winemaker’s dinnerwith Filipa Pato and William Wouters on February 5th, a First Thursday Open House on February 6th, and our first Valentine’s Day Dinneron February 14th.
Our Annual Sidra House Dinner is sold out, but you could still win a pair of tickets by donating $150 or more to Central City Concern in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide by December 20th. You could also win rotating gift certificates packages, burgers from Bless Your Heart, or Chef’s Tasting Menu dinners to our restaurants by donating to p:ear, Portland Homeless Family Solutions, The Pongo Fund, and Street Roots in the Give!Guide! Check their websites or social media for incentive details. Thank you for joining us in supporting the important work these nonprofits do year-round to help the people in our community.
Event details and ticket links below!
Hinoki Omakase Dinner Friday, December 27, 2019
Twelve guests enjoy an omakase experience from chef Sam Saltos at PLAZA DEL TORO in the first of two pop-up preview dinners of Hinoki, a new 12-seat sushi restaurant coming to SE Division in Spring of 2020. DJ Brown Chicken Brown Cow (John Gorham) will spin records for the soul.
PLAZA DEL TORO. 105 SE Taylor, Portland, OR 97214 Doors 6:30pm, Dinner 7pm $90 includes food and gratuity. Wine pairing and full bar available for purchase. Gratuity not included on beverages.
3rd Annual Sidra House Dinner December 28, 2019
We’re saying goodbye to the east side PLAZA DEL TORO location and celebrating the new year by tapping a barrel of sidra! Join chefs John Gorham and Michael Kessler for our third annual traditional seated sidra house dinner and our final house event at PLAZA DEL TORO on the east side with Trabanco Sidra from Asturias, Spain.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT BUT THERE IS STILL A CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS!
We are giving a pair of tickets to one lucky donor who gives $150 or more to Central City Concern in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide by December 20th.
Chef Sam Saltos presents a twelve-seat omakase in this second of two pop-up dinners previewing Hinoki, Saltos’s new SE Division sushi bar opening in Spring of 2020. Artist Sora ShoDo will design Hinoki’s logo live in front of the audience using shodo, a form of Japanese performance calligraphy. This is the final event at PLAZA DEL TORO’s SE location before the venue moves to Portland’s downtown Pearl District.
PLAZA DEL TORO. 105 SE Taylor, Portland, OR 97214 Doors 6:30pm, Dinner 7pm $100 includes food and gratuity. Wine pairing and full bar available for purchase. Gratuity not included on beverages.
Filipa Pato Wine Seminar Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020
12pm. PLAZA DEL TORO. 1203 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209
Portugese winemaking couple Filipa Pato and William Wouters guide industry professionals through a tour and sampling of their wines and organic winemaking practices. This event is invite only.
Filipa Pato Winemaker’s Dinner Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020
Join Portuguese winemaking couple Filipa Pato and William Wouters for a Portuguese dinner paired with Filipa Pato’s organic wines. Toro Bravo Inc chef John Gorham and PLAZA DEL TORO chef Michael Kessler will design a menu inspired by Portuguese cuisine to pair with Filipa Pato wines at PLAZA DEL TORO’s first house dinner since moving to the Pearl District of Portland.
PLAZA DEL TORO. 1203 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209 Doors 6PM, Dinner 6:30PM $150 includes wine pairing, food and gratuity. Gratuity not included on additional beverages.
PLAZA DEL TORO Soft Opening Celebration & First Thursday Open House Thursday, February 6, 2020
Celebrate the opening of the new PLAZA DEL TORO in Portland’s Pearl District at our first event with a sneak preview of our upcoming seasonal dishes with spinning by DJ Jimbo. This kicks off the first of our new monthly First Thursday series at PLAZA DEL TORO.
Public Open House 7PM. Complimentary bites. Full bar available for purchase. PLAZA DEL TORO. 1203 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209
Valentine’s Day Dinner Friday, February 14, 2020
Celebrate the special someone in your life with a multi-course dinner in downtown Portland from Toro Bravo Inc chef John Gorham and chef Michael Kessler at the new PLAZA DEL TORO with live music from pianist Felix Lilly and spinning by DJ Jimbo.
PLAZA DEL TORO. 1203 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209 Doors 6:30PM, Dinner 7PM $90 includes food and gratuity. Wine pairings and full bar available for purchase. Gratuity not included on beverages.