Gourmet Getaway 2022
June 3-5, Chef Lauro RomeroBook Now
Chef / Owner of the Mexico-forward food and drink concept República in Portland, Oregon. After leaving Mexico when he was 14, Lauro was introduced to the world of restaurants and now infuses his food memories of family gatherings from his youth in Hidalgo into his food at República.
July 22-24, Chef Andrew BlackBook Now
A colorful creative, Chef Black attributes his Jamaican upbringing as the inspiration for his fresh and unique dishes. After traveling around the world to hone in on his culinary prowess, Chef Black is now the Co-Founder and Executive Chef for Culinary Edge, a triple-restaurant concept consisting of three separate eating experiences in one space: La Baguette Deep Deuce, Black Walnut, Grey Sweater.
August 12-14, Chef Lee HilsonBook Now
Executive Chef Lee Hillson helms the kitchen at the iconic T. Cook's, the signature restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. A 30-year culinary veteran, Chef Hillson is known for his rustic Mediterranean cuisine that celebrates hand-selected seasonal produce and locally sourced ingredients with notes of regional influence from Northern Italy, Greece, and Spain.
September 16-18, Chef Jojo RuizBook Now
James Beard Smart Catch Leader, Chef Ruiz is a staple in the Southern California culinary world, helming Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine at Pendry San Diego and Serea at the Hotel del Coronado. Chef Ruiz is acclaimed for his respect for the ocean, fishing communities, support of sustainable seafood practices from coast to coast, as well as for preparing delicate, fresh seafood in a way that maintains its integrity.
October 21 - 23, Chef Lincoln CarsonBook Now
James Beard-nominated Outstanding Pastry Chef, Chef Carson is a culinary force, previously working under the acclaimed Chef Michael Mina. Named part of Esquire's Best New Restaurants class of 2019/2020 for Bon Temps, Carson is also a partner in Coast Range Restaurant, one of the most exciting projects to open in years in the city of Solvang, located in the greater Santa Ynez Valley. Carlson is set to debut his highly anticpated concept Mes Amis in Los Angeles next month.
November 4-6, Chef Brian RedzikowskiBook Now
2019 Grand Cochon winner, Iron Chef America Contestant and Corporate Executive Chef Brian Redzikowski leads the culinary team behind prestigious Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand, Kettner Exchange, as well as Camino Rivera, The Waverly, Firehouse American Eatery + Lounge, and The Grass Skirt, all located in San Diego. Redzikowski was also part of the culinary team at Joël Robuchon when the restaurant was awarded a prestigious Three Star Michelin rating.
December 2-4, Chef James TreesBook Now
James Beard Foundation Best Chef, Southwest nominee, Chef Trees is a famed culinary mind, and a familiar television ‘face’ for his time spent alongside Chef Gordon Ramsay as part of “Kitchen Nightmares” and “Hell’s Kitchen.” At just 21 years old, he was promoted to the role of sous chef at Aqua at Bellagio, becoming the youngest sous chef to ever work at the Five-Star, Five-Diamond property. Just last year, he opened the highly celebrated Al Solito Posto in Las Vegas.