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Chef Holidays: Cooking Classes and Demonstrations

Chefs' Holidays®

Are you interested in receiving information about next year's Chefs' Holidays event? Although reservations are not currently available, you can sign up to receive information and updates about that event, as well as other Food and Wine Events held at The Ahwahnee.

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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.

Vegetarian and gluten-free substitutions are available.

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