Dining • Culinary Shop
EVOO Cooking School

AUGUST 2020 MENU

Menu
Aug 13,2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$180.00

WELCOME to our DINNER SHOW!
As we power through during Covid -19, we intend to serve the same Mediterranean style plates with the same 2-3-hour show ‘n tell conversations! Our goal has always been to inspire cooks to make each dish again at home–not together, of course. For most of our 16 years in business, our focus has remained to deliver a healthy fresh combinations using locally grown products that are sustainably raised and harvested. 
Our chefs will be behind a plexiglass barrier around the stove; unless they are serving.
Our new seating arrangement is limited to 11/12 guests. Individual parties may sit together in a group no larger than 10, and all will fit at the bar. Otherwise, parties are protected using plexiglass partitions at the bar or seated at tables 6 feet from other tables.
As always, the sizes of guest parties determine the seating arrangement each evening.
We will not always be able to serve at full capacity on any given night.  Seating requests  for physical / health reasons are given priority.
During the show, our windows will be open, fans blowing out, doors open for extra ventilation. We recommend guests bring sweaters or light wraps to keep at their seats if it becomes chilly. If this continues through the fall and winter, we will most likely use space heaters as well.

The cost of program is $180.

We are asking dinner guests to wear masks at check in to allow us time greet and ensure your status regarding symptoms before being seated. Guests should wear the mask if not eating or drinking, and always as our servers approach. A mask must also be worn if a guest must use the restroom. We ask that guests yield to staff and other guests to maintain 6 foot spacing. Following each visit to the restroom, a staff member will refresh and sanitize the facility before the next guests may use it.
We take these covid-19 procedures very seriously and we are asking guests to do so as well. We know there are different degrees of commitment to Covid safety recommendations
in the world. We know, too, that while enjoying good wine and food, it is easy to forget that when you are a guest here, we ask that you  respect our commitment by conforming to our protocols and kindly reminding each other that it is for everyone’s safety.

THE MENU

Wine:  J Scott 2017 Viognier
Ciopinno with line caught Pacific fish with manilla clams in a Sicilian tomato saffron broth, garlic aioli; Fresh country bread.

Wine: Tamarack Cellars 2011 Syrah
Lemon scented cheese ravioli, cultivated and foraged summer greens of sautéed rainbow chard, nettles and mustard greens; served with Black and English walnut EVOO sauce

Wine: Sineann 2018 Abondante
Herb-butter basted, pan-seared tenderloin of beef, topped with crab ‘n charred fresh corn, served with Béarnaise sauce; watermelon tomato salad with Feta cheese 

Coffee:  Nespresso espresso shot, lemon peel & sugar, Decaf or Caffeinated
Individual upside-down peach or (nectarine) and cherry corncakes with maple whipped cream; served with a slice of maple & wine semi freddo; chocolate almond brittle

 

  

TO BOOK: Call 1-877-436-EVOO (3866)
and speak with an EVOO representative.

All reservations require payment in full at time of booking and all sales are final.

Frequently Asked Questions

IS IT POSSIBLE TO BUY A GIFT CERTIFICATE?

We apologize, but GIFT CERTIFICATES cannot be issued during Covid-19. YES!  During November and December is the only time we offer this GIFT CERTIFICATE promotion for your holiday gifting. Our gift certificates are only good in the new year.  They can only be redeemed toward Dinner Shows, cooking classes or other experiences, and not redeemable for cash or our store merchandise.  They come in increments of $50, $100, 150 to $300.  Call 503-436-8555 to purchase in time for the holidays! We are always grateful when our guests want to share an EVOO experience.  HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Are you a restaurant?

YES! EVOO offers unique recreational dining experiences where our chefs are creating your meal in our open kitchen. Occasional cooking classes are also available, and at such experiences, participants are treated to a full meal.

Why must I pay in advance for reservations at EVOO?

Each of our experiences are price fixed and our ingredient purchases are precise for the number of guests and the menu we are making.  In addition we buy diet accommodations for individuals who have dietary requirements.  Chef carefully searches for the freshest ingredients from our local farmers, fishers, and ranchers. For some dates we keep a wait list, but a no-show on the night of a reservation doesn't give us enough time to fill in with a waitlisted guest. Please read our cancelation policy before making your commitment to purchase an EVOO experience. We appreciate our guest's understanding that this is a necessary, reasonable and sustainable practice.

Is tip included?

Service tips are not included in our dinner pricing. Our servers are paid a living wage, but if so inclined, your monetary recognition of their professional performance is always appreciated. You may leave cash at the table or after the show on a credit card.

What is your CANCELLATION POLICY?

If you have to cancel for any reason you may sell your "tickets" or give them away. We do not issue refunds for cancellations for any reason. And please let us know if you have transferred ownership of your tickets. We do understand that emergencies occur. If you cannot transfer ownership to someone else, please let us know and we will try to sell your tickets on your behalf. If we do, you may register your attendance on another date, depending upon availability, and such reservations cannot be extended a second time.

Can you recommend lodging?

We recommend you secure lodging before you reserve your place at our events,  just in the rare circumstance you do not find lodging for the date you desire. If you need help with lodging you may go to these websites: Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals for a Cannon Beach bungalow Chamber of Commerce website  at www.cannonbeach.org  

           

May we bring our own wine to a dinner or lunch?

At most of our dining experiences, the wine is already paired to what is being served. The discussion around the pairings can be a large part of the experience.  We have many food friendly wines in our store that can be purchased for a la carte menus and other experiences such as our POP-UP restaurants that do not include beverages in the price.  Chef Bob always gives a recommendation for wines that match all of these menus. Beer is also available as are soft natural beverages. And a bonus, beverages in our collection are priced at shelf prices, not wine-list prices.

Why am I asked to give you my food allergies and diet restrictions?

With advance notice, we can make substitutions and alternatives for most common food allergies (i.e. celiac, tree nuts, soy, dairy, etc.); as well as conscientious self-imposed restrictions such as vegetarian, pescatarian, keto, no pork, etc. Creating these options becomes part of the experience because for everyone attending, we make the substitutions and changes manageable and simple, which reinforces our commitment to "replace not eliminate." In fact, many guests find it interesting how simply adjustments can be made when starting with whole foods and how very close to the original menu item we can make it. We rarely decline diet restrictions when diet requests are made in advance. That said, all substitutions and alternatives are at the discretion of the chefs. In rare instances, our chefs will call a guest directly before agreeing to accommodate his/her allergies/restrictions.

What about seating? Should I come early for a good seat?

Please plan to come 15 minutes before the posted time. For most occasions, we create a seating chart based on the number and size of the parties that purchase seats at our table for lunch and dinner. Since we have a small intimate space, we can only fit a certain number of people into each one of our dinners for best results. Therefore, we are unable to give preferential seating to any party or guest based on their preferences. If there is a special need such as wheel chair, hearing or sight impairment, we will make exceptions, of course. We have many requests for bar seating as well as the high tables behind the bar.  We believe all seats are good seats! NOTE: Parties greater than six often must be split up in deference to our other guests attending. We recommend parties greater than ten reserve the entire date for their private party.  If this is not possible, we may need to limit the size of your group to ten or less and we will not seat such groups together to ensure our remaining guests feel equal at the event.  We also appreciate when large groups reserve their private celebratory actions, such as gift giving until dinner is over. Please note that during Covid-19 our capacity is greatly reduced and more than ever dependent upon the mix of different sized parties even more. We still do our best to make each party feel included, comfortable and safe.

What about private events?

For now, during Covid-19, the minimum and maximum number for a private group is ten. In other words, the price to reserve our space is based on a minimum of ten guests, even when the group is less. Larger groups may be considered on an individual basis. We still require a 50% non-refundable deposit to hold your date; balance for which may be paid on or before the date.


When groups want a private event, they are required to purchase a minimum of 18-22 seats, depending upon day of the week and time of year. Groups of over 10 must acquire the date of their choice as a private party in most cases, and only if the date of their choice is still available. If their party is less than minimum, the cost to become private is still for the minimum number of  guests. All private events include an additional 20% service fee, and if the menu is customized and/or personalized, additional fees may apply. Please call our reservationist (503-436-8555) to make sure the date you want is available. Our chefs, personally, will take it from there.  

What other activities do you recommend in Cannon Beach?

Of course, shopping the many quaint shops and art galleries lining the main streets of town is always a favorite activity when in Cannon Beach. In addition, midtown supports more galleries and shops, such as Center Diamond.  We also like the History Center, and the Friends of Haystack who support the city's Haystack Awareness program, so be sure to check them out every weekend day at the shoreline. out. Here are a few of the many places we enjoy:
  1. CB Theatre Always a treat for a very reasonable price!
  2. Galleries of Northwest By Northwest, Jeffrey Hull Gallery, Ice Fire Glassworks and many more are available almost every day, making our town one of the best art destinations in the US.
  3. NW Women's Surf Camps If you want to learn this invigorating sport, start here. Lexie brings such passion to the art of surfing that you leave with much more than a great day at the beach.
  4. For nostalgic history, follow the S-curves on Hemlock Street south to end of our little town, called Tolovana Park. Here you find "The Lost Art of Nursing Museum." Open Saturdays 1-4 pm, by appointment only; you are guided by Melodie, nurse, proprietor, and curator of this historic, fun and uplifting place.
And of course if you go to our Chamber of Commerce website you will see lots more activities and things to do in the broader area. A complete guide to CB activities with great photos can be found at Cannon-Beach.net.