Dirge Quikcleave is a level 43 meat and drink vendor located in the Gadgetzan inn, in the contested territory of Tanaris. He is the greatest living cook in the world of Azeroth, renowned for his Clamlette Surprise (reward for artisan cooking quest), Chimaerik Chops (needed for the Ahn'Qiraj questline), and Undermine Clam Chowder.
He starts the following quests:
See List of Tanaris NPCs.
Patches and hotfixes
Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Players no longer need to complete the quest to gain Artisan cooking. The quest now offers the unique recipe, . If you already completed the quest, you can visit in Gadgetzan to learn this recipe (for free).