TOT bannerwide 2017

Join us at


Sunday, March 19th, 2017
5 PM - 8 PM
at Castaway
1900 NW 18th, Portland

Taste of Temple--our much-anticipated annual Congregation Beth Israel tradition is here with its 6th edition! Come together to experience a gathering of passionate local restaurants, wineries, distilleries, and breweries all under one roof! Featuring over 40 fantastic food and beverage vendors from the Portland Metropolitan Area.

General Admission Tickets are $54/per person. After March 5, the cost will increase to $72.


***NEW THIS YEAR!!!***

We are featuring an electronic portal for purchasing tickets, buying Golden Tickets, signing up for Beyond the Taste parties, making a Recipe for Success donation, and much more. All registering will be done through your cell phone or computer! You can do all of this from anywhere, anytime before the close of Taste of Temple, from your own device!

The online portal is hosted by a company called Gesture. Click here and purchase your tickets!

After you register you will get a welcome text message.

There are 4 ways to sign-up for Beyond the Taste parties, purchase a Golden Ticket, or make a Recipe for Success donation:

  1. By Smartphone: Click the link in your registration text. It will take you to a personal bidding page. Click on an item and sign up for a party, it’s that simple.
  2. By Text: Text the 3-digit item number and amount to the welcome message you receive, (i.e. 101 500), no dollar signs or decimals are needed.
  3. By Computer: Click on an item and place a bid.
  4. By “Personal Shopper”: Find a Gesture staff member in GREY at Taste of Temple. They will be happy help you.

Questions? Contact Marisa Reby at 503-222-1069 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2017 TOT Event Chairs:
Robin and Steve McCoy

TOT Committee:
Benjamin Ariff, Sue Aronowitz, Jordan Busch, Bonnie Davis, Anna Epstein, Andrew Galler, Ali Garfinkle, David Goldwyn, Tiffany Goldwyn, Jen Feldman, Michelle Kashinsky, Paul Koenigsberg, Aaron Korach, Glen Levy, Anna Paris, Ryan Pitman, Amy Remick, Jerami Shecter, Nate Smith, Hannah Treuhaft, Joanne Treuhaft, Bill Treuhaft, Tony Urdes


Here is just a taste of the restaurants, wineries, and distilleries you'll find at Taste of Temple 2017:

Al Fresco Catering by Sheraton
Apolloni Vineyards
Fire on the Mountain
Fish Sauce
Hair of the Dog
Happy Cup Coffee
Irving Street Kitchen
La Moule
Lompoc Brewing
Meriwether's Restaurant & Skyline Farm
Park Kitchen
Rogue Ales and Spirits
Simpatica Catering
Sokol Blosser Winery
Urban Roots PDX

Additional restaurants and vendors are being added all the time, check back often to see an updated list.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors:


Rabbi Michael Z. Cahana, Cantor Ida Rae Cahana, and Rabbi Rachel L. Joseph
Glen and Lisa Levy


Michael and Margie Anton
Dick and Cameron Davis
Diane and David Rosencrantz Fund of the OJCF
NW Imaging


Jim and Ilene Davidson
John and Sarah Epstein
Jen and Howard Feldman
Andrew Frank and Sally Rosenfeld Fund of the OJCF
Steve and Michelle Gradow
Robin and Steve McCoy
Rebecca Mischel and Andrew Olshin
Ted Nelson and Curt Shaffstall
Josh and Amy Remick
John and Marti Rosenthal
Michael Simon and Suzanne Bonamici
Les and Martha Soltesz
SW Portland Dental