Annual Celebrate the Craft April 16, 2023 | 11:30a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

With a tradition of culinary innovation, California is rich in extraordinary agricultural abundance. Gourmets converge each year in beautiful La Jolla for a unique celebration of the region’s bounty and craftsmanship. Celebrate the Craft has been one of Southern California’s premier showcases for locally grown ingredients, innovative cooking and winemaking.

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Featuring California's Finest Food Artisans

The Lodge at Torrey Pines presents one of Southern California’s premiere food festivals created to showcase regionally grown ingredients, the finest chefs, food artisans, wine, and craft beer. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Slow Food Urban San Diego.

20th Annual Celebrate the Craft
April 16, 2023 | 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Exclusive VIP Experience

Join us in the Gamble Suite for a private seating area to relax and sample exclusive reserve wines from the featured wineries. Sip, savor and unwind with beautiful views of the Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Celebrate the Craft Room Package

Guests can extend their experience with a night stay which includes two tickets to one of the Celebrate the Craft Dinner Series events and a Signature room. You can also upgrade your stay with a Palisade room overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Featured Producers

Local chefs, farmers, ranchers, vintners and brewers come together for an annual celebration of the very best of California's culinary offerings. Featured producers at Celebrate the Craft include:

Kelli Crosson
Executive Chef at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Jeff Jackson
Corporate Culinary Advisor Evans Hotels

Roberto Alcocer
Chef,Owner Valle in Oceanside and Malva in Valle de Guadalupe

Jacob Bartlett
Co-Owner/Chef at the Mastiff Sausage Company

Shihomi Borillo
Owner of Azuki Sushi

Eric Bost
Executive Chef at Jeune et Jolie

Jack Fisher
Executive Chef at Clayton’s Restaurant Group

Greg Frey Jr
Executive Chef at The Golden Door

Antonio Friscia
Executive Chef, Founder and CEO of Legal Restaurants

Eric Gallerstein
Co-Owner/Chef at the Mastiff Sausage Company

Tim "TK" Kolanko
Executive Chef, Urban Kitchen Group

Jarod Moiles
Corporate Executive Chef at Pacifica Enterprises

Javier Plascencia
Executive Chef at Finca Altozano & Animalón

Mike Reidy
Executive Chef at The Fishery

Jojo Ruiz
Executive Chef at Serea & Lionfish

Andrew Spurgin
Andrew Spurgin Bespoke Event Styling & Menu Design

Travis Swikard
Executive Chef at Callie

Monica Szepesy
Owner of Q’ero Restaurant

Andrade Farms
Robert Andrade

Brandt Beef
Brawley, California

Bread & Cie
Charles Kaufmann & Rose Moore

Coleman Farms
Romeo Coleman

Dassi Farms
Patrick Dassi

De Bruin Provisions
Steve DeBruin

Del Rio Beans
Mike Reeske

Dent Corn
Southern California

Fireside Ranch
Stephen Dinsdale

Fishbone Seafood
Dan Natrass

Golden Door Farms
Greg Frey

GoneStraw Farms
Riverside, California

Jordan Litke

Liberty Ducks
Jim Reichardt

M&S Farms
Matthew Schaner

McGrath Family Farm
Phil McGrat

Pacific Shellfish
Judd and Mary-Ann Brown

Nathan Rodriguez

Schaner Family Farms
Peter Schaner

Stehly Farms Organics
Noel Stehly

Taj Farms
Jack Ford

Terra Madre Gardens
David Solomon & Jessica Sanchez

Tzaddik Farm
Nathan Rakov

Beaulieu Vineyards
Rutherford, California

Far Niente
Oakville, California

Frog’s Leap Winery
Rutherford, California

Grgich Hills Estate
Rutherford, California

Jackson Family Wines
Santa Rosa, California

Linked Vineyards
Santa Rosa, California

Ramey Wine Cellars
Healdsburg, California

Silver Oaks
Southern, California

Tablas Creek Vineyard
Paso Robles, California

Southern, California

ZD Wines
Napa, California

Silver Oak
Napa, California

AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California

Bitter Brothers
San Diego, California

Rough Draft Brewery
San Diego, California

San Diego Mixology
San Diego, California

You & Yours Distilling Co.
San Diego, California

A portion of the proceeds of Celebrate the Craft will be donated to: Slow Food Urban San Diego, a 501(c)(3) organization; EIN No. 35-2352310; located at 302 Washington St. 216, San Diego, California 92103. This contribution is not tax deductible.

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