Taste of Yosemite

Taste of Yosemite


Special Tastings and Wine Pairings

Special Tastings and Wine Pairings

America’s most renowned chefs come together at The Majestic Yosemite Hotel 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 prepared by a visiting chef.


Session & Lodging Packages start at just $260 per night!

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Package pricing includes gratuity, but does not include taxes.


Winter 2018

Free shuttle bus transportation is provided between Yosemite Valley Lodge, and The Majestic Yosemite Hotel for A Taste of Yosemite guests.

Session & Lodging Dates
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The Majestic Yosemite Hotel Package Yosemite Valley Lodge Package
Session I
January 7 - 10, 2018
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Session II
January 10 - 12, 2018
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Session III
January 21 - 24, 2018
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Session IV
January 24 - 26, 2018
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Session V
January 28 - 31, 2018
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Session VI
January 31 -
February 2, 2018
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Fall 2018

Due to kitchen renovations beginning January 2019, the next Taste of Yosemite series will take place in November 2018 and will be limited to four sessions. We recommend booking early due to limited availability. We anticipate having the participating chef lineup available by May 2018.

Session & Lodging Dates
Check-in / Check-Out Dates
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel Package Yosemite Valley Lodge Package
Session I
November 4 - 7, 2018
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Session II
November 7 - 9, 2018
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Session III
November 11 - 14, 2018
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Session IV
November 14 - 16, 2018
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Pricing Details:

Adults $208.00
Price includes gala dinner gratuity, but excludes tax. 

Winter 2018

Due to kitchen renovations beginning January 2019, the next Taste of Yosemite series will take place in November 2018 and will be limited to four sessions. We recommend booking early due to limited availability. We anticipate having the participating chef lineup available by May 2018.

Session Reservations
Session I
January 9, 2018
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Session II
January 11, 2018
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Session III
January 23, 2018
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Session IV
January 25, 2018
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Session V
January 30, 2018
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Session VI
February 1, 2018
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Fall 2018

Session Reservations
Session I
November 6, 2018
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Session II
November 8, 2018
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Session III
November 13, 2018
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Session IV
November 15, 2018
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All Sessions
  • 6:00 pm Sundays and Wednesdays: Meet the Chefs Reception @ The Solarium
  • 6:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays: Gala Dinner @ The Majestic Dining Room

2018 Taste of Yosemite Lineup

Taste of Yosemite Schedule of Events

Event Dates Featured Guest Lineup
Session I
January 7 - 9, 2018

David Bazirgan - Bambara - Cambridge, MA

Peggy Smith & Sue Conley - Cowgirl Creamery - Pt. Reyes & SF, CA

Brian Streeter - Cakebread Cellars - Napa, CA 

Session II
January 10 - 11, 2018

Sarah & Evan Rich - Rich Table - San Francisco, CA

Annie Somerville - Greens - San Francisco, CA

Jason Fox - Commonwealth - San Francisco, CA

Session III
January 21 - 23, 2018

Cal Stamenov - Lucia - Carmel Valley, CA

Victor Scargle - The Boisset Collection - St. Helena, CA

John Sundstrom - Lark - Seattle, WA

Session IV
January 24 - 25, 2018

Peter Chastain - Prima - Walnut Creek, CA

Elizabeth Falkner - Falk Yeah! - New York, NY

Jason Paluska - The Lark - Santa Barbara, CA

Session V
January 28 - 30, 2018

Mark Franz & Jason Ryczek - Farallon - San Francisco, CA 

Jerry Traunfeld - Poppy - Seattle, WA

Ryan Scott - Ryan Scott 2 Go - San Francisco, CA

Session VI
January 31 - February 1, 2018

Dustin Valette - Valette - Healdsburg, CA 

Laurence Jossel - NOPA - San Francisco, CA 

Kim Alter - Nightbird - San Francisco, CA