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What happens when you take the top chefs and restaurateurs from San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles and bring them together for a month of culinary delights in Yosemite Mariposa County? Chefs’ Holidays is what happens, and you don’t want to miss this year’s lineup.

The Ahwahnee Hotel’s annual winter culinary event brings America’s most renowned chefs to Yosemite to share exceptional cuisine. The 2020 Chefs’ Holidays series occurs January 12 – January 31, 2020.

This month-long event brings together America’s most renowned chefs at The Ahwahnee Hotel, Jan. 12-31, 2020. Join us for the event and you’ll experience exciting cooking demonstrations, a reception where you’ll mix and mingle with the chefs, and a fabulous five-course dinner prepared by a visiting chef.

America’s most renowned chefs come together at The Ahwahnee Hotel to share their cuisine at an exceptional event. Capturing the flavors of traditional American favorites infused with each chef’s unique twists—from modern cosmopolitan flair, to bold Asian flavors to delightful French influences—each dish complements the next.

During the event, you’ll enjoy cooking demonstrations, a reception where you’ll mix and mingle with the chefs, and a fabulous five-course dinner paired with wine.

Session dates follow:

  • Session one: Jan. 12-15
  • Session two: Jan. 15-17
  • Session three: Jan. 19-22
  • Session four: Jan. 22-24
  • Session five: Jan. 26-29
  • Session six: Jan. 29-31

Be sure to make reservations ASAP, as this event typically sells out. Note: business attire is requested for all Chefs’ Holidays events.

Spas & Wellness: Treat Yourself on Your Next Visit

Yosemite Health Spa

If you’re headed to Yosemite Mariposa County for Chefs’ Holidays, you’d be remiss if you didn’t take advantage of our incredible selection of spas and resorts where you enjoy massages, facials, saunas and other amenities.

Start your day in luxury at the Ascent Spa Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, where state-of-the-art relaxation and rejuvenation techniques will ensure that you come out rested and ready to take on the world. For a more rustic experience, you can visit the Yosemite Health Spa at the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort. Here, you’ll find an oxygen-fed stainless-steel tub along with a sauna, full menu of massage therapies and yoga workshops. Over in El Portal, the Balanced Rock Foundation is a unique retreat experience where holistic health and wellness are front and center.

Booking a Room

Now that you have all the epicurean pleasures of food and relaxation arranged, it’s time to book a room. Looking to go high-end? Stay at The Ahwahnee hotel to enjoy the Chefs’ Holidays and spa amenities all in one place. Or, pick the place that best suits your personality and budget by using our Lodging Guide. Here, you can filter by region, accommodation type (motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts, cabins and more) and budget type.

Hope to see you soon at Chefs’ Holidays!

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