Portland’s Intimate Pop-Up Private Dining Experience


We host regular Private Kitchen Nights that give you the opportunity to dine in an intimate setting while enjoying a multi-course meal with wine pairings. Each night is unique and offered only once for an authentic, one-of-a-kind experience.


Portland Private Kitchen Night Cheese Board

Enjoy a multi-course menu curated by a local chef or food purveyor.

Enjoy wine pairings presented by the winemaker.

Portland Private Dinner Cheese Book

Artist showcases allow you to meet local talent.

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April 8, 2019

APR 8, 2019: Private Cheese Tasting with Wine Pairings

Join us for a traditional cheese tasting led by Steve Jones, a cheese pairing master and owner of Portland’s own Chizu and Cheese Bar. Each carefully curated cheese will be paired with a local Willamette Valley wine by Fullerton Wines. Don’t miss this unique chance to explore the world of wine and cheese with these crafted professionals.
One Night Only!
Only 17 Seats Available
Price: $65 per adult

Potland Private Kitchen Dinner Cheese Book

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  • Price: $65 per person
  • Date: April 8, 2019 at 6:00PM
  • Location: Chizu Cheese Bar, Downtown Portland
  • Capacity: One intimate seating of 17 guests
  • Advanced Reservations Required: Full details and directions will be provided by email immediately after booking online.
  • Ages: 21+ only, ID will be required for alcohol consumption.
  • Dietary Requirements & Allergies: Due to the limited and intimate nature of this event, if your diet does not allow cheese or wine this event is not for you. Menu substitutions are politely declined. If you have any questions about your requirements, please contact us before booking.


  • Multi-course cheese tasting by Steve Jones, owner of Chizu and author of “Cheese Beer Wine Cider – A Field Guide to 75 Perfect Pairings”
  • Curated wine pairings poured by Fullerton Wine’s winemaker
  • Food & wine education by Chizu, the winemaker and Lost Plate


  • Copies of Steve’s book are available at a special price as an add-on purchase when making your reservation. He will be on hand to chat about the book and sign your purchased copy during the event.


  • Course 1: Tres Leches (Cow, Goat and Sheep) Cheese from Spain paired with a 2017 Unoaked Chardonnay.
  • Course 2: Mekkerstee Gouda Goat Cheese from Holland paired with a 2016 Oaked Chardonnay.
  • Course 3: Summer Comte Raw Cow Cheese from France paired with a 2015 Willamette Valley Blend Pinot Noir.
  • Course 4: Tomino Cow and Sheep Cheese from Italy paired with a 2015 Croft Vineyard Pinot Noir.
  • Course 5: Cascadia Creamery Glacier Blue Raw Cow Cheese from Washington State paired with a 2017 Pinot Gris.

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