Chefs' Holidays

Chefs' Holidays


Special Tastings and Wine Pairings

Special Tastings and Wine Pairings

America’s most renowned chefs come together at The Ahwahnee to share their cuisine at an exceptional event. Capturing the flavors of traditional American favorites infused with each chef’s unique twists—from modern cosmopolitan flair, to bold Asian flavors to delightful French influences—each dish complements the next.

During the event, you'll enjoy cooking demonstrations, a reception where you'll mix and mingle with the chefs, and a fabulous five-course dinner paired with wine. 


Session & Lodging Packages start at just *$317 per night!

*Price based on 3-night stays. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Package pricing includes gratuity, but does not include taxes.


Session & Lodging Dates
Check-in / Check-Out Dates
The Ahwahnee Package Yosemite Valley Lodge Package
Session I
January 12 - 15, 2020
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Session II
January 15 - 17, 2020
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Session III
January 19 - 22, 2020
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Session IV
January 22 - 24, 2020
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Session V
January 26 - 29, 2020
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Session VI
January 29 - 31, 2020
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Pricing Details:

Adults $215.00
Price includes gala dinner gratuity, but excludes tax. 

Session Reservations
Session I
January 14, 2020
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Session II
January 16, 2020
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Session III
January 21, 2020
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Session IV
January 23, 2020
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Session V
January 28, 2020
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Session VI
January 30, 2020
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Event Location
Meet the Chefs Reception
Culinary Demonstrations
Gala Dinner
Solarium
Great Lounge
The Ahwahnee Dining Room
Sunday - Tuesday Packages
Sunday 6:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm
Monday 3:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm
Meet the Chefs Reception
Headlining Chef Culinary Demonstration
Culinary Demonstration
Culinary Demonstration 
Gala Dinner
Wednesday - Thursday Packages
Wednesday 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm
Headlining Chef Culinary Demonstration 
Meet the Chefs Reception 
Culinary Demonstration 
Culinary Demonstration 
Gala Dinner

2020 Chefs' Holidays Lineup

Event Dates Featured Guest Lineup
Session I
January 12-15, 2020
HEADLINERDustin Valette - Valette, Healdsburg, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Justin Wangler - Kendall-Jackson, Sonoma County, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Lincoln Carson - Bon Temps, Los Angeles, CA
Session II
January 15-17, 2020
HEADLINERYoya Takahashi - Hamasaku, Los Angeles, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Christian Page - Cassell's Hamburgers, Los Angeles, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Rick Mahan- The Waterboy, Sacramento, CA
Session III
January 19-22, 2020
HEADLINERSuzanne Tracht - Jar, Los Angeles, CA
DEMONSTRATORJosey Baker - Josey Baker Bread, San Francisco, CA
DEMONSTRATORSylvan Mishima BrackettIzakaya Rintaro, San Francisco, CA
Session IV
January 22-24, 2020
HEADLINERPeter Armellino - Plumed Horse, Saratoga, CA
DEMONSTRATORRonnie Nasuti - Tiki's Grill & Bar, Honolulu, HI
DEMONSTRATORPatrick Mulvaney - Mulvaney's B&L, Sacramento, CA
Session V
January 26-29, 2020
HEADLINERDuskie Estes & John Stewart - Zazu, Sebastopol, CA
DEMONSTRATORJason Fox - Proper Hotel, San Francisco, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Loren Goodwin - The Gastropig, Oakland, CA
Session VI
January 29-31, 2020
HEADLINER: Victor Scargle- The Estate, Yountville, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Jason Paluska - The Lark, Santa Barbara, CA
DEMONSTRATOR: Jen Biesty - Shakewell, Oakland, CA