Departure in The News

Food & Wine, “Gluten-Free Chocolate-Almond Thumbprint Cookies” Feb 25, 2015

Forbes, “Top Chef Finalist Gregory Gourdet Dishes On Losing The Title And What’s Next” February 18, 2015

Cuisine Noir, “Getting to Know Chef Gregory Gourdet from “Top Chef”” February 13, 2015

NBC News, “9 Questions For ‘Top Chef’ Runner Up, Gregory Gourdet” February 12, 2015

US Weekly, “Top Chef Winner Revealed: Did Mei Lin or Gregory Gourdet Win?” February 12, 2015

Yahoo Food, “Who will win Top Chef this season?” February 11, 2015

Food & Wine, “12 Mexican Snacks for a Top Chef Season 12 Finale Viewing Party” February 11, 2015

USAToday.com, “Winter-ready rooftop bars and bites” February 10, 2015

IndyStar.com, “Winter-ready rooftop bars and bites” February 10, 2015

Runner’s World, “Ultrarunner Gregory Gourdet is ‘Top Chef’ Finalist” February 10, 2015

Shape.com, “Gregory’s sweet potato brownies recipe featured in this slideshow of healthy Valentine’s Day recipes” Feb 06, 2015

USA Today Travel, “Cool and creative culinary gardens”, February 2015

Examiner.com, “FoodWorx: The ultimate Portland foodie event” February 2, 2015

Restaurant Hospitality, “Gregory Gourdet continues to wow jaded Portlandians at Departure” January 2015

GoLocalPDX, “15 to Watch in 2015: Doug Adams,” 12/29/2014

GoLocalPDX, “5 Holiday Cocktail Recipes From Portland Bars,” 12/24/2014

Eater PDX, “The Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve Dining in Portland,” 12/19/2014

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: In ‘Big Sausage,’ Portland chefs shine and stumble,” 12/18/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 9,” 12/18/2014

Thrillist Portland, “The 8 Best Coffee- Based Cocktails in Portland,” 12/18/2014

Portland Food and Drink.com, “Next Stop – Haiti: The Second Installment of Compass Dinner Series,” 12/17/2014

Portland Food and Drink.com, “New Year’s Eve 2014 – Where to go in Portland,” 12/17/2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 12/17 – 12/23,” 12/17/2014

Thrillist Portland, “13 Things You Must Do in Portland This Winter,” 12/17/2014

OregonLive, “20 holiday cocktails to taste around town or make at home: The Cocktail Hour,” 12/17/2014

Salt. Water. Coffee., “Sara’s 2015 Portland Holiday Gift Guide For Foodies,” 12/16/2014

Portland Monthly, “Departure Chef Gregory Gourdet Taps his Haitian Roots,” 12/16/2014

Eater PDX, “PICA Presents a Fundraising Raffle for Food Lovers,” 12/12/2014

The Oregonian, “Chef’s Week PDX,” 12/12/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 8,” 12/11/2014

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ season 12: Can anything stop Portland’s competing chefs?,” 12/11/2014

Thrillist PDX, “11 Portland Instagrams You Need to Follow Right Now,” 12/11/2014

Eater PDX, “Portland Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve and/ or Christmas,” 12/10/2014

Portland Business Journal, “Chefs to convene for high-profile (and, for one meal, $250 a pop) Portland dinners, food programs,” 12/9/2014

Portland Food and Drink.com, “Restaurants Open Christmas Eve/Day in Portland 2014,” 12/8/2014

OregonLive, “Chefs’ Week 2015: More West Coast chefs and local collaborations to take over Portland in Feb.,” 12/8/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 7,” 12/4/2014

Portland Food and Drink.com, “Departure’s Duck Dynasty Returns All December Long with Gregory Gourdet’s Pecking Duck,” 12/2/2014

GoLocalPDX, “10 Things ‘Basic’ Girls in Portland Do,” 12/1/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 6,” 11/20/2014

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: Was a Portland chef’s goose cooked in a Thanksgiving challenge?,” 11/20/2014

Portland Mercury, “Douggie Fresh,” 11/19/2014

GoLocalPDX, “Is Portland’s Gourdet Unstoppable on Top Chef Boston?,” 11/18/2014

Eater PDX, “Announcing the 2014 Eater Award Winners for Portland,” 11/17/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 5,” 11/13/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 4,” 11/6/2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 11/5 – 11/11,” 11/5/2014

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat Weekly Planner,” 11/4/2014

Portland Monthly, “Fancy Toast Takes Over,” 11/4/2014

Portland Monthly, “Portland News to Chew,” 11/3/2014

Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners: Portland Monthly Mag,” 10/20/2014

Paleo author to prepare brunch with Departure chef Gregory Gourdet: Portland Tribune,” 10/09/2014

Departure’s Paleo Pop-Up Brunch with Nom Nom Paleo: Portland Monthly Mag,” 10/06/2014

Salt Water Coffee, “Feast Portland Night Market: The Haute Couture of Street Food,” 9/28/2014

Hummingbird High, “Feast Portland 2014: USA Pears Night Market,” 9/27/2014

Food Republic, “8 Chefs On What It Means To Cook And Eat And Treasure Ethnic Food In America Today,” 9/25/2014

The Latin Kitchen, “Feast Portland: A Cornucopia of Oregon’s Best,” 9/23/2014

NomNerd, “Meaning of Feast: 2014,” 9/23/2014

Seattle Magazine, “Your Feast Portland Survival Guide,” 9/18/2014

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat Weekly Planner,” 9/9/2014

OregonLive, “Downtown Portland’s 10 best happy hours,” 9/3/2014

Portland Monthly, “Portland Restaurants Give in to Melon Mania,” 9/2/2014

Star-Advertiser/Honolulu Pulse, “SuperCity: Soulful house and a full belly”, 08/13/14

SugarLoco.com, “Departure’s Vegan Desserts: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Dairy!”, 07/24/14

Travel Pulse, “Hotel Trends Summer 2014: Food and Beverage”, 06/19/14

AM New York, “5 honeymoon destinations that are off the beaten path” , 06/18/14

Luxury Travel Magazine, “What’s In & What’s Out: 10 Hotel Trends to Watch This Summer”, 06/12/14

USA Today, “Summer suppers: Great rooftop restaurants and bars”, Summer 2014

Serious Eats, “Ask A Bartender: Cocktails for Summer Entertaining” 06/02/14

Plate Magazine, “Plats du Jour” Summer, 2014 (requires a free signup)

Food Fanatics, “The Reel Deal on Mobile Video for Restaurants” (video features Chef Gregory Gourdet), Summer 2014

Portland Mercury, “Eat Your Vegetables!” 5/21/2014

SIP Northwest, “We Dig: Rooftop Rendezvous’,” 6/3/2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 6/4-6/10,” 6/5/2014

Travel + Leisure, “T + L’s Definitive Guide to Portland, Oregon,” 6/17/2014

Modern Mom, “Portland, Oregon: Departure Restaurant & Blue Star Donuts,” 7/8/2014

Portland Food and Drink, “Colorful Summer Cocktails Made-to-Order and on Draft from Departure’s West Deck,” 7/10/2014

Portland Monthly, “Ranking Salt & Straw’s Best (and Worst) Flavors Ever,” 7/11/2014

Portland Monthly, “Portland’s 10 Best Guilt-Free Dishes,” 7/17/2014

Eater PDX, “Arbitrary Listage,” 7/17/2014

Portland Mercury, “PDX APPROVED 2014: Drinks & Night Life,” 7/17/2014

Honolulu Pulse, “SuperCity: Soulful house and a full belly,” 08/13/14

Forbes Travel Guide, “Two Perfect Days in Portland,” 08/06/13

Fodor’s,Chef Gregory named as a Portland Chef who is “doing amazing things these days,” 08/05/14

About.com, “Portland Oregon Gay Guide and Photo Gallery,” 08/14

Open Table, “Diners’ Choice Top 100 Hot Spots 2014,” 04/19/14

Travel and Leisure, “America’s Best Places to Eat Like a Local,” 03/20/14

USA Today, “Portland, Ore. Weekend Trips for Romance,” 03/11/14

First We Feast, “10 Dishes That Made My Career: Gregory Gourdet,” 02/10/14

Men’s Journal, “A Sake Cocktail from Portland’s Departure,” 01/17/14

Thrillist, “7 Best Late Night Eats in Portland,” 12/11/13

Food Fanatics, “Meatball Restaurant,” 11/14/13

Serious Eats, “Ask a Bartender,” 11/13/13

Sizzle Magazine, “Gluten-Free Succeeds,” 11/03/13

Sizzle Magazine, “Foraged Flavor,” 11/03/13

Eater PDX, “Eaterwire,” 10/29/13

Cheers Magazine, “What I’m Drinking Now,” 10/24/13

Virgin America, “Cheat Sheet | Portland,” 10/03/13

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat,” 10/01/13

Huffington Post, “15 Sak-Tails,” 10/01/13

Portland Food and Drink, “Best First-Date Restaurants,” 09/12/13

Eater PDX, “Chef in the Kitchen,” 09/06/13

Examiner, “9 Notable Hotel Rooftop Bars,” 09/02/13

Nation’s Restaurant News, “Nut Milk Goes Mainstream,” 07/02/13

A Luxury Travel Blog, “10 Amazing US Hotel Rooftops,” 06/29/13

Huffington Post, “Seventeen Tequila Sunrises,” 06/28/13

Thrillist PDX, “The Patio Power Rank,” 06/21/13

About.com Luxury Travel, “Hotel Hotspots are the Place to Be,” 04/02/13

USA Today, “OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Dining Hot Spots,” 03/27/13

Portland Monthly, “The Voracious Appetites of Chef Gregory Gourdet,” 03/22/13

Austin Statesman, Indie Chefs Week Brings Under the Radar Chefs to Austin– 12/18/12

OregonLive.com, Portland’s Top 10 Vegan Dishes: The complete list – 10/30/12 

Restaurant News, Chef  Gregory Crowned King of American Seafood at Annual Cook Off – 08/16/12 

The Oregonian, Chef Gregory and Portland Chef’s tout Oregon’s Bounty in NYC for FEAST- 05/22/12

Huffington Post: Travel, America’s Best Rooftop Bars (PHOTOS) –  4/21/12

The Oregonian, Small Bites: 3 Questions with Gregory Gourdet, kitchen shares, flavoring beans –  4/9/12

Eater PDX, Announcing Portland’s Hottest Chef 2012: Greg Gourdet – 2/17/12

Sunset Magazine – Favorite Outdoor Bar – 06/01/2010 Rachel Levin

Travel + Leisure Hottest Hotel Rooftop Bars – 04/28/2009 Elizabeth Woodson

 

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