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Chefs' Holidays Sessions

Chefs' Holidays Sessions

See the 2016 dates below and start planning your winter getaway!

2016 Chefs' Holidays Sessions

Session 1
Moderator: TBD
January 10, 11, 12
Ken Frank ~ La Toque, Napa, CA
Sarah & Evan Rich ~ Rich Table, San Francisco, CA
David Bazirgan ~ Dirty Habit, San Francisco, CA

Session 2
Moderator: TBD
January 13 & 14
Mark Liberman ~ AQ, San Francisco, CA
Ryan Scott ~ Market & Rye, San Francisco, CA
Jesse Cool ~ Flea Street Cafe, Menlo Park, CA

Session 3
Moderator: TBD
January 17, 18, 19
Kent Rathbun ~ Abacus, Dallas, TX
Duskie Estes & John Stewart ~ Zazu, Sebastopol, CA
Dustin Valette ~ Valette, Healdsburg, CA

Session 4
Moderator: TBD
January 20 & 21
Elizabeth Falkner ~ Author/Culinary Instigator, New York, NY
Amanda Cohen ~ Dirt Candy, New York, NY
Anita Lo ~ Annisa, New York, NY

Session 5
Moderator: TBD
January 24, 25, 26
Maria Hines ~ Tilth, Seattle, WA
Peggy Smith & Sue Conley ~ Cowgirl Creamery, Point Reyes, CA
Levi Mezick ~ Harvest Table, St. Helena, CA

Session 6*
Moderator: TBD
January 27 & 28
John Cox ~ Sierra Mar at Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA
Cal Stamenov ~ Marinus at Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, CA
Brandon Miller ~ Mundaka, Carmel, CA

Session 7
Moderator: TBD
January 31, February 1 & 2
Mark Estee
~ Campo, Reno, NV
Tanya Holland ~ Brown Sugar Kitchen, Oakland, CA
Brian Streeter ~ Cakebread Cellars, Rutherford, CA

Session 8
Moderator: TBD
February 3 & 4
Suzanne Goin ~ Lucques, Los Angeles, CA
Josey Baker ~ Josey Baker Bread, San Francisco, CA
Evan Hanczor ~ Egg, Brooklyn, NY

Headliner chefs (denoted in bold) prepare their session's gala dinner.

*Indicates a collaborative dinner: one course made by each chef and one course made by Ahwahnee Executive Chef Percy Whatley and Ahwahnee Executive Pastry Chef Paul Padua.

Join Us for Chefs' Holidays