Pictures from the PDXCW Opening Party

Published on November 7, 2011 by in Catering, Events

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Wilfs Restaurant was pleased as punch to host the Portland Cocktail Week Opening Party! Click here to see a slideshow gallery of some great pictures from the event that show what a fabulous venue is for parties for 1 to 1,000!

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A Holiday to Remember 2011

Published on October 31, 2011 by in Events

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On Monday, November 21st from 5-7PM, Wilfs is once again honored to be hosting a very special benefit for Camp Starlight. With incredible over-the-top Holiday Decor, seasonal food and enticing libations, this promises to indeed be a Holiday to Remember!

We’ll be unveiling our incredible, magical Holiday Decor designed by Sparks Group that will cast some seasonal magic on kids and parents alike, leaving absolutely no one in a mood to humbug. Wilfs Restaurant will once again be the place in Portlandto celebrate the holidays this season!

Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Cascade AIDs Project’s Camp Starlight for children affected by HIV/AIDs. In fact, proceeds from select food and drink items at Wilfs will benefit this great program for the entire month of December.

To RSVP, please call us at 503-223-0070.

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Portland Cocktail Week Kicks-off at Wilfs

Published on October 13, 2011 by in Events

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Wilfs is pleased to host the Opening Night of Portland Cocktail Week – a week-long celebration of all-things cocktail – Thursday, October 20th from 8:00 – Midnight. From the Cocktail Week site:

Portland Cocktail Week begins at Wilf’s – one of Portland’s most elegant destinations and iconic jazz clubs. With an atmosphere that conjures mid-century glamour, Wilf’s is the ideal backdrop for our most sophisticated gathering. To enjoy this party, all you’ll need is your most refined attire –we’ll bring the classic cocktails starring Pernod Ricard’s stellar portfolio.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by the incredible Randy Porter Trio.

Check out some pictures from the party at Wilfs!

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Brazilian Jazz at Wilfs

Published on October 13, 2011 by in Live Music

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Ghostbusters Workshop and Haunted Tour

Published on October 11, 2011 by in Events

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Join us at Wilfs Restaurant for an “out of this Universe” experience!  Authentic and educational, this workshop guides you to your own personal encounter with ghosts! Host and psychic, Laurie McQuary, shares years of her own ghost encounters with the class bringing credibility to the unseen world that fascinates everyone. Punctuated with evidential photos from haunted locations to a personal tour of Wilfs’ “spirited” restaurant and Union Station, the day promises to be bursting with adventure.

Saturday, October 29, 2011
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost:  $85.00/person

Presented by Laurie McQuary, CHT of Management By Intuition
Tickets are available by calling 503-636-1832 | www.lauriemcquary.com
Wilfs’ Sack lunches are available for $9.75 – click here for details

Class size limited. Final registration/full payment due by October 22, 2011No payments will be accepted the day of class, and no refunds given unless the workshop is cancelled by MBI – credit will be offered.

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Our Adventures

Published on August 29, 2011 by in Reviews

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This article by Judy Pace is republished courtesy of Stutzman Services

My husband and I recently had reservations at Wilfs Restaurant in Portland. Wilfs in located in the old Union Station on NW 6th, which is a lively area with travelers coming and going on the train as well as the hustle and bustle of the downtown area. As you enter the restaurant, you begin to take a step back in time. The lights are dimmed, the tables are all set with white table clothes and dinnerware and the chairs are red wing backed which turn out to be very comfortable. Very large chandeliers are dotted across the ceiling and thick red velvet drapes frame the windows. All of this is set to the mood of jazz playing in the background. We were made to feel very comfortable and relaxed…no rushing here! Take your time, it is glorious!

We had a long leisurely dinner which started with a Seasonal cheese plate, Caesar salad for two that was made for us at our table side. How fun is that? For dinner, I had the PORK LOIN with coconut pineapple marinade, cilantro jicama slaw and coconut rum basmati rice. May I say, it was FABULOUS! My husband had the SPICE RUBBED CHICKEN that was battered and fried and came with ancho stewed black beans, grilled pineapple rings, and raspberry compote, which also was very good! And then, what better way to finish off the meal…dessert of course! The crème’ brule was amazing!

Now keep in mind, they also have live jazz that starts about 8:00pm. Some of Portland’s best jazz artists perform Wednesday through Saturday. Again, there is no rush…sit back in your wingback chair, sip on your favorite beverage and enjoy the music, as long as you like. We did! We spent 3 wonderful hours!

In case you are wondering…yes, we will go back! Until next time, happy dining!

– Judy Pace
Self Proclaimed “foodie,”
Stutzman Services, Inc

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Happy Hour is Happier at Wilfs

Published on August 29, 2011 by in News

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Wilfs Happy Hour Menu is sourced locally from sustainable, organic ingredients – just like our classic lunch and dinner menus. Here’s a sampling of some of our delicious happy hour menu selections at Wilfs from our Restaurant of the Week feature on Fox 12 (from last Fall). Wilfs’ current Happy Hour is Tues-Saturday from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Come in, unwind and enjoy an early dinner.

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Richard Arnold Gets His Groove On

Published on August 29, 2011 by in Live Music

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Join us at Wilfs on Saturday, September 3rd at 8:00pm for the smooth jazz, blues and R&B songs of Richard Arnold and the Groove Swingers. Want a little taste? Check out the video below of the band performing at Wilfs. Learn more at GrooveSwingers.com. See the full Entertainment Calendar here.

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Wilfs’ August Wine Dinner

Published on July 27, 2011 by in Events

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We’re going to keep this simple and to the point – we think this is our best selection of wines, ever. Big statement, but it’s true. Invite your friends to join you at Wilfs on August 12th at 6:30pm!

Zerba Cellars has a great reputation. Pomum is an up-and-coming brand, soon to explode nationwide. Both are Washington based. The winemakers will be joining us.

Five wines total:

  • Pomum Cellars: Idilico Albarino and reisling
  • Zerba Cellars: Wild Z and GSM
  • Bonus wine: Pomum Red Blend

The wines will be accompanied by delicious “Summery” small plates: Roasted Peppers, Truffle Cheese, Dungness Crab Cocktail, Heirloom Tomato Salad, Walla Walla Onion Risotto, Broken Arrow Venison Meatballs, Summer Squash Tomato Ragu, Sweet Ricotta Tart, and Oregon Berries. Complimented by local items handpicked from Chef Deb’s own garden.

About Pomum Cellars

“Our non-conformist attitude and pursuit of the highest caliber wine, ensures that we strive for continuous improvement regardless of what the vintage may bring. Our fruit selection is focused on two primary areas: the western Yakima Valley AVA and the Horse Heaven Hills AVA.”

About Zerba Cellars

“Each vineyard and grape variety has a unique character that contributes to the quality, complexity and balance of our individual wines. Each vineyard and grape variety is hand-crafted separately. We conduct rigorous blending trials that combine discipline and creativity to produce wines that are greater than the sum of their parts.”

Make Your Reservations Now!

RSVP at 503.223.0070 | Friday, August 12th at 6:30pm  | Cost: $78 per person

We hope to see you there! Your friends at Wilfs … Adele’ Chef Deb, Candace, Joanne, Todd, and Staff

 

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Join Us on the Links for Albertina Kerr

Published on July 21, 2011 by in Events

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The 19th Annual Albertina Kerr Golf Classic takes place on September 15 & 16, 2011 at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Wilfs is proud to sponsor this great event by providing a fabulous dinner and venue on Thursday night.

The Albertina Kerr Golf Classic is an annual benefit that raises critical funds for Albertina Kerr. Every day, Albertina Kerr helps children, adults and families in Oregon with mental health challenges and developmental disabilities. Your support helps them change lives for generations to come.

This two-day event kicks off with a dinner and a live auction at Wilfs on Thursday night before hitting the course at Pumpkin Ridge on Friday with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. You and your foursome won’t want to miss an evening of delicious food, great company and fantastic auction packages topped off with a day on the links at the world-class Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Auction items up for bid include adventurous excursions, relaxing weekend getaways and golf galore. Prizes for the top gross (4 deep) and top net scoring team will be presented.

Last year, 72 players hit the links and raised nearly $87,000 for a great cause. Thank you to all the golfers, volunteers and sponsors who came out to support Albertina Kerr at the 2010 Golf Classic at Wilf’s Restaurant and Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Click to see photos from last year’s event.

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