Food & Wine Center
Chef giving a cooking class

Food & Wine Center

A unique dining experience that centers around the journey of each ingredient and the craftsmanship of each chef while blending traditional culture and modern techniques.

A colorful salad plate with various vegetables

A Pop-Up Dining Experience

The Food & Wine Center includes a multi-use space that contains an exhibition kitchen with two fully equipped commercial cooking stations and four high-definition televisions, making it a Chef's dream!

Culinary Team Building

Cooking Class Schedule

fun and lively host giving a chef a high-five during a cooking demonstration

Cooking With Comedians

2022 Schedule

Cooking with Comedians is the perfect choice for a fun and immersive activity. Join Chefs of The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley as they team up with a different comedian every show. Learn the latest trends and classics of food. 

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Cooking With Comedians

2022 Schedule

Cooking with Comedians is the perfect choice for a fun and immersive activity. Join Chefs of The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley as they team up with a different comedian every show. Learn the latest trends and classics of food. 

Participants will gain culinary tips, tricks and confidence to cook more at home, with plenty of laughs and tastes along the way!

Food & Wine Center | Doors Open @ 6:00 pm
May 21, 2022 (special Chardonnay Classic lunchtime experience and late night comedy show)
June 24, 2022
July 22, 2022
August 26, 2022
September 23, 2022 (comedian TBD)
October 21, 2022 (comedian TBD)
November 18, 2022 (comedian TBD)
December 9, 2022 (comedian TBD)

close up view of fresh sushi rolls topped with avacado and another with salmon sashimi

Sushi Class

Saturday, May 21st

The Sushimotos culinary team will be providing step-by-step instructions for the creation of Dashi Stock, Sushi Rice, an Inside out roll and a Futo-maki (large) style roll, and Sunomomo pickled salad. After cooking your dish, we will gather to enjoy our creation and a glass of wine.

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meritage culinary team harvesting fresh produce and herbs from a local garden

Featured Farmers

  • Tenbrink Farms (fresh fruit)
  • Umbel Roots (seasonal produce)
  • Meritage Garden (seasonal produce)
  • Skyhill Farm (goat cheese and honey)
  • The Garden Keeper (micro greens and edible flowers)

Our Partners