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, feature some of the world's most innovative and acclaimed chefs. This Northern California 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 followed by tastings
  • An exquisite Chefs' Holiday Gala Dinner, prepared by the visiting chefs, in The Ahwahnee Dining Room 
  • Behind-the-scenes kitchen tours

View the Chefs' Holiday Session schedule to plan which chefs you’d like to see.

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