Dining • Culinary Shop

EVOO DINING, where food is always in season!

Picture yourself among the guests gathered around the chefs OPEN kitchen-bar as you watch them prepare three entrees paired with three wines, followed by a great dessert. Imagine a lively discussion about food and wine as you savor each plate. In the end, you leave satisfied wondering what you’ll do first—make some of the many new recipes at home, or start planning your return to enjoy another EVOO DINING experience.

In addition, our mission has always been to inspire our guests to cook with whole foods in their own kitchens. We teach whole foods cooking or cooking from scratch, because when eating what you’ve cooked yourself increases your satisfaction and often makes everything taste better.  We are strong proponents of education and once you have fostered the enjoyment of cooking, you never stop learning. Our chefs will discuss how to shop for quality ingredients that are sustainable, local and in season as much as possible, all for best results!  Chefs touch on nutrition, food safety issues, and suggestions for pairing wines. And most of all, our wish has always been to inspire guests to gather with friends and family around their tables at home as we do here at EVOO.

For questions please see the FAQ section on the right hand side of this page. For our changing menus, cookbook, and to keep up with what’s happening at EVOO, we recommend you sign into our ENCORE CLUB  !  The only requirement is that you must first attend one of our dining experiences! Once in, you may opt-out at any time.

Our culinary gift shop and chef HOURS vary during the year. CURRENTLY the chef is in and the gift shop is open 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat. and Sun, and always after enjoying a meal with us.

And if you cannot find what you are looking for, or need more information, we welcome your phone calls. 503-436-8555.

Menus By Month

December 2019

DECEMBER MENU ...this is a PRIVATE party! Thank you!

Fri Dec 13, 2019: 6:00 - 6:00 AM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU ...this is a PRIVATE party! Thank you!

Sat Dec 14, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Thu Dec 19, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Fri Dec 20, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Sat Dec 21, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Sun Dec 22, 2019: 5:00 - 8:00 PM $149.00


FEAST OF 7 FISHES MENU 2019

Tue Dec 24, 2019: 5:00 - 8:30 PM $199.00


DECEMBER MENU

Fri Dec 27, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Sat Dec 28, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Sun Dec 29, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU

Mon Dec 30, 2019: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $149.00


DECEMBER MENU NEW YEAR'S EVE 2019 DINNER PARTY SHOW

Tue Dec 31, 2019: 5:30 - 9:00 PM $199.00


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January 2020

JANUARY 2020 MENU Let the 2020 Season Begin!

Fri Jan 17, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


JANUARY 2020 MENU

Sat Jan 18, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


JANUARY 2020 MENU ….this is an early show!

Sun Jan 19, 2020: 5:00 - 8:00 PM $150


JANUARY 2020 MENU

Fri Jan 24, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


JANUARY 2020 MENU ...this is a PRIVATE party! Thank You!

Sat Jan 25, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


JANUARY 2020 MENU

Fri Jan 31, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


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February 2020

ARTISAN BREAD MAKING & LUNCH

Sat Feb 1, 2020: 9:00 - 2:00 PM $150.00


JANUARY 2020 MENU

Sat Feb 1, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


PRACTICAL KNIFE SKILLS & LUNCH NEW experience!

Sat Feb 8, 2020: 9:00 - 1:00 PM $150


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

Fri Feb 14, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU

Sat Feb 15, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU

Sun Feb 16, 2020: 5:00 - 8:00 PM $150


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU

Fri Feb 21, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU Private Reservation

Sat Feb 22, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $NA


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU

Fri Feb 28, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


PASTA PLEASE, said Mrs Hill 2018

Sat Feb 29, 2020: 9:00 - 9:00 AM $150


FEBRUARY 2020 MENU It's Leap Year!

Sat Feb 29, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


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March 2020

MARCH 2020 MENU

Fri Mar 6, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


ARTISAN BREAD MAKING & LUNCH

Sat Mar 7, 2020: 9:00 - 2:00 PM $150.00


MARCH 2020 MENU

Sat Mar 7, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


MARCH 2020 MENU It's SAVOUR WINE FESTIVAL this weekend! Join us and the SAVOUR activities, too!

Fri Mar 13, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


MARCH 2020 MENU This is a PRIVATE EVENT! Thanks!,

Sat Mar 14, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


MARCH 2020 MENU

Fri Mar 20, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


PRACTICAL KNIFE SKILLS & LUNCH a new experience

Sat Mar 21, 2020: 9:00 - 1:30 PM $150


MARCH DINNER SHOW

Sat Mar 21, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


MARCH 2020 MENU

Fri Mar 27, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


MARCH 2020 MENU

Sat Mar 28, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


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April 2020

APRIL 2020 MENU

Fri Apr 3, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU

Fri Apr 10, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU

Sat Apr 11, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU Happy Easter!

Sun Apr 12, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU

Fri Apr 17, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU

Sat Apr 18, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU

Fri Apr 24, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


APRIL 2020 MENU

Sat Apr 25, 2020: 6:00 - 9:00 PM $150


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May 2020

TO RESERVE, call EVOO and speak with our representative to ensure availability and to purchase show ticket(s).

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I buy a gift certificate to give someone an EVOO experience?

Yes, at this time we offer gift certificates only at the holidays. And these are only good for the coming (next) year,  applied toward scheduled Dinner Shows, classes or other experiences, not merchandise. They come in increments of $50, $100, to $300. We are always grateful when our guests want to share an EVOO experience. Frequently, guests invite friends or family to come to an experience together, and of course, they pick up the tab. If you cannot coordinate such a visit but still wish to "treat" your friends and family, you may purchase the HOLIDAY gift offer, which starts mid-November until the end of each year. See sample of 2018 gift certificate below.

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. 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. 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. 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  

Guide to Cannon Beach at www.cannon-beach.net

           

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.

What about private events?

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 18-20% 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 lining the main street of town is always a favorite activity when in Cannon Beach. Also midtown supports more galleries and shops like 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. ` Here are a few of the many places we enjoy:
  1. CB Theatre Always a treat for a very reasonable price!
  2. Galleries of Primary Elements, 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, and by appointment; you are guided by Melodie, nurse, proprietor, and curator of this historic, fun and uplifting place.
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`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.