Feast of the Olive Dinner 

January 30, 2016  6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Ramekins Culinary School & Event Center

Eat, drink and exalt the enchantments of Sonoma’s famed green fruit at this year’s Feast of the Olive Dinner. Over 25 of the best local chefs and winemakers pair up to prepare unique menus for each candlelit table of guests in the glow of Ramekins’ banquet room. You’ll feel like family as you feast with friends, compare notes with your neighboring table or engage in an intimate conversation with your table’s own culinary luminaries. It’s a personal and not-to-be-missed artisan affair. $175 per person includes a 7-course tasting menu with wine pairings. Photos by Megan Clouse Photography.

Questions about the Feast?  We are happy to help, call 707-996-1090 x108


Read the press release here.

Featured Chefs

  • Ramekins: Kyle Kuklewski and Lisa Lavagetto
  • the girl & the fig: Sondra Bernstein & Jeremy Zimmerman
  • Glen Ellen Star: Ari Weiswasser
  • El Dorado Kitchen: Armando Garcia Navarro 
  • Santé at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn: Bruno Tison
  • Carneros Bistro at the Renaissance Lodge at Sonoma: Andrew Wilson
  • LaSalette: Manuel Azevedo
  • BV Whiskey Bar & Grille: Carlo Cavallo
  • Saddles Steakhouse at MacArthur Place: Dana Jaffe
  • Tasca Tasca: Manuel Azevedo
  • Olive & Vine: Catherine Venturini
  • Crisp Bakeshop: Andrea Koweek & Moaya Scheiman
  • Shiso Modern Asian Kitchen: Edward Metcalfe
  • Cochon Volant Smokehouse: Rob Larman
  • St. Francis Winery & Vineyards: Bryan Jones
  • Aventine: Adolfo Veronese
  • Oso Sonoma: David Bush
  • Stone Edge Farm: John McReynolds
  • Cafe La Haye: Jeffrey Lloyd & Saul Gropman
  • Depot Hotel Restaurant & Garden: Antonio Ghilarducci
  • Carneros Caves: Gary Edwards
  • The Epicurean Connection: Sheana Davis

Featured Cheese

  • The Epicurean Connection
  • Carneros Caves
  • Laura Chenel Chevre
  • Vella Cheese Company

Featured Olive and Olive Oil Producers

  • Benziger Family Winery
  • B.R. Cohn
  • Don's Olives
  • Figone Carneros Caves
  • The Olive Press

Featured Wineries

  • Anaba
  • Benziger Family Wiinery
  • B.R. Cohn
  • Chateau St. Jean
  • Cline
  • Corner 103
  • Gloria Ferrer
  • Highway 12
  • Imagery Estate Winery
  • Jacuzzi
  • Keating
  • La Rochelle 
  • Landmark
  • Loxton
  • Muscardini
  • Pangloss
  • Patz n Hall
  • Roche Winery & Vineyards
  • St. Francis
  • Stone Edge Farm Winery

Event Timeline

6:00 p.m. - Reception at The General's Daughter 
Passed hors d'oeuvres, bubbles and martinis crafted by the winner of Martini Madness

7:00 p.m. - Feast of the Olive Dinner at Ramekins Culinary School & Inn
Seated 7-course meal paired with Sonoma Valley wines

See sample menus from 2015

Download Menu One  |  Download Menu Two  |  Download Menu Three