Skip to main content

The Fifteenth AnnualCelebrate the Craft


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.

Featuring California's

Finest Food Artisans

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

The 15th Annual Celebrate the Craft
October 29, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

$135 per person (all inclusive)

Purchase Tickets

Tickets on sale soon
For notification of when tickets go on sale, please fill out the form below.

New!
Exclusive VIP Experience

Celebrate the Craft delights anyone eager for food prepared with naturalingredients and careful craftsmanship.

Join us for an intimate VIP experience with a private shaded seating area to relax and sample exclusive reserve wines from the featured wineries. Enjoy libations from a full bar while you sip, savor and unwind with beautiful views of the Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Limited availability - reserve your tickets today!

$185 per person (all inclusive)

Sold Out

Celebrate the Craft Package

Guests can extend their Celebrate the Craft experience with a room package starting at $545 per night, which includes two general admission tickets and a Signature room. Upgrade your stay with two VIP tickets and a Palisade room overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course for $745 per night.

Limited Availability - Reserve Today!

Starting from $545

Reserve Now

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

Jose Alonzo
Pastry Chef at Nine Ten

Paul Arias
Executive Chef at The Fishery, San Diego

Pete Balistreri
Executive Chef at the Tender Greens

Oliver Bioteau
Chef Tournant at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Nathan Coulon
Executive Chef at True Food Kitchen

Kelli Crosson
Chef de Cuisine at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Drew Deckman
Executive Chef / Owner at Deckman's En El Mogor

Jack Fisher
Executive Chef at Town and Country

James Foran
Instructor of Culinary Arts at Grossmont College, El Cajon

Greg Frey, Jr
Executive Chef at The Golden Door

Antonio Friscia
Chef/Partner at the RMD Group, San Diego

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

Matt Gordon
Owner / Executive Chef at the Urban Solace / Solace & the Moonlight Lounge

Christian Graves
Executive Chef/General Manager at J Six, San Diego

Katie Grebow
Chef at Large, San Diego

Jason Knibb
Executive Chef at Nine-Ten, San Diego

Tim Kolanko
Executive Chef at Blue Bridge Hospitality

Jarrod Moiles
Executive Chef at Rancho Valencia

Javier Plascencia
Owner / Executive Chef at Romesco Baja Med

Steven Riemer
Executive Chef at Oceana Coastal Kitchen

Carl Schroeder
Executive Chef/Owner at Market Resaurant, San Diego

Brian Sinnott
Chef at Large

Kara Snyder
Executive Chef at Tender Greens, Point Loma

Ryan Studebaker
Chef at MIHO Gastrotrucko

Monica Szepesy
Executive Chef / Owner at Q’ero

The Aniata Cheese Co.
Del Mar, California

Bread & Cie
San Diego, California

Catalina Offshore Products
Solana Beach, California

Coleman Farms
Carpinteria, California

Crows Pass Farms
Temecula, California

De Bruin Rabbit
Northern & Southern California

El Campito Farm
Descanso, California

Fishbone Kitchen
Baja, California

Griffin Farm
San Diego, California

Jack Fisher Confections
San Diego, California

JOIA All-Natural Soda
Southern California Launch

Liberty Ducks
Sonoma, California

Mc Grath Family Farms
Camarillo, California

Niman Ranch
Oakland, California

Snake Oil Cocktail Co.
San Diego, California

Windrose Farm
Paso Robles, California

Cain Vineyard & Winery
Napa Valley, California

Eric Kent Wine Cellars
Santa Rosa, California

Falkner Winery
Temecula, California

Frog's Leap
St Helena, California

Far Niente Nickel & Nickel Winery
Oakville, California

Kalin Cellars
Novato, California

Lynmar Estate
Sebastopol, California

Navarro Vineyards
Philo, California

Paradigm Winery
Napa Valley, California

Ramey Wine Cellars
Healdsburg, California

Robert Biale Vineyards
Napa Valley, California

Robert Craig
Napa Valley, California

Round Pond Estate
Rutherford, California

Swanson Vineyards
Rutherford, California

Tablas Creek Vineyard
West Paso Robles, California

Zaca Mesa Winery
Santa Barbara County, California

ZD Wines
Napa Valley, California

AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California

Bitter Brothers Brewing Co.
San Diego, California

Societe Brewing Company
San Diego, California