Annual Celebrate the Craft Special 20th Anniversary Coming Spring 2022

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.

Join us as these artisans come together for an annual celebration of the very best of California’s culinary offerings.

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:

Jeff Jackson
Executive Chef at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Paul Arias
Executive Chef at The Fishery

Andrew Bachelier
Executive Chef at Campfire/Jeune et Jolie

Pete Balistreri
Executive Chef at the Tender Greens

Kelli Crosson
Chef de Cuisine at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Drew Deckman
Executive Chef and Owner at Deckman's en el Mogor

Jack Fisher
Executive Chef at Town and Country

James Foran
Instructor of Culinary Arts at Grossmont College

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

Matt Gordon
Executive Chef and VP of Operations, Blue Bridge Hospitality

Katie Grebow

Jason Knibb
Executive Chef at NINE-TEN

Tim Kolanko
Executive Chef, Urban Kitchen Group

Jarrod Moiles
Executive Chef, Decoy Dockside, Lakeside Hotel and Resort

Steven Riemer
Executive Chef at Oceana Coastal Kitchen

Michael Stebner
Director of Culinary at Sweet Greens

Kara Snyder
Chef at Large, Always in our Hearts

Andrew Spurgin
Chef and Owner

Ryan Studebaker
Chef at MIHO Gastrotruck

The Aniata Cheese Company
Del Mar, California

Bloom Family Farm
Alpine, California

Bread and Cie
San Diego, California

Catalina Offshore Products
Solana Beach, California

Coleman Farms
Carpinteria, California

Crows Pass Farms
Temecula, California

DeBruin Provisions 
Northern and Southern California

FishBone Kitchen
Baja, California

Jack Fisher Confections
San Diego, California

JOIA Life All-Natural Soda
Southern California Launch

Liberty Ducks
Sonoma, California

Point Loma Farms
Valley Center, California

McGrath Family Farms
Camarillo, California

Miradero Ranch
Montecito, California

Niman Ranch
Oakland, California

Stehly Farms Organics
Valley Center, California

Tzaddik Farm
Alpine, California

Windrose Farm
Paso Robles, California

Napa, California

En Route
Russian River Valley, California

Eric Kent Wine Cellars
Windsor, 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

Navarro Vineyards
Philo, California

Nickel & Nickel
Napa, California

Ramey Wine Cellars
Healdsburg, California

Robert Biale Vineyards
Napa, California

Robert Craig Winery
Napa, California

Tablas Creek Vineyard
Paso Robles, California

ZD Wines
Napa, California

AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California

Bitter Brothers Brewery
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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