There are park alerts in effect. Show Alerts

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is closed until spring 2017 - The Mariposa Grove is closed for a restoration project. More

Increase in incidence of plague in western United States in 2015 - Plague, which is carried by infected rodents and their fleas, was detected in rodents and fleas at Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Tamarack Flat Campgrounds. The park treated these areas; risk of exposure remains low. Don't touch or feed wildlife More

Chef Holidays: Cooking Classes and Demonstrations

Chefs' Holidays®

Meet Chefs at Chefs' Holidays

Yosemite’s Chefs' Holidays® at The Ahwahnee®, held each year in January and February, features some of the country's most innovative and acclaimed chefs. This cooking adventure provides a showcase for the range of styles, personalities and trends that characterize the American culinary scene.

Featured in each session:

  • An intimate Meet the Chefs reception with wine and hors d'oeuvres
  • Cooking demonstrations and tastings
  • An exquisite Chefs' Holidays Gala Dinner prepared by the visiting chefs and served in The Ahwahnee Dining Room
  • Behind-the-scenes kitchen tours

View the Chefs' Holidays session schedule to decide which chefs you’d like to see.

Explore lodging packages and general pricing.

Make a Reservation Now

Bring home the flavor and memories of Chefs' Holidays with unique gift ideas from Yosemite.