The countdown to Christmas is underway at world renowned Napa Valley restaurant, Meadowood, in the spectacular Twelve Days of Christmas 2015 culinary event. The impressive guest chef series aka fundraising event welcomes leading chefs from around the world to Chef Christopher Kostow’s three Michelin Starred restaurant in California for 12 unique dinners.
Now in its’ eighth year, attending guests purchase tickets for one of the exclusive nights fronted by one of 12 of the world’s leading chefs, between December 4th to December 19th. This year's nominated local charities benefiting from the ticket sales are the Holly Cranston Memorial Fund and the Napa Emergency Women's Services.
The festivities kicked off with the likes of Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park, NYC) on the 4th December and Christian Puglisi (Relæ, Copenhagen) delivering one off menus. Wrapping up on December 19th, the Twelve Days of Christmas will draw to a celebratory close with a dinner cooked by Christopher Kostow and his team of sous chefs. See the remaining line up of top chefs below.
Don't worry if you didn't manage to bag a ticket, you can always drool over the live Instagram feed.
Course 8, Day 3, Chef Christian Puglisi of Relæ, Copenhagen:
Smoked cream lemon tart #course8 #day3 #12days2015 #regram @chrifrapug
A photo posted by Nathaniel Dorn (@ndornp) on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:55pm PST
Take a look at this video teaser to get an idea of what each dinner involves:
The Twelve days of Christmas at Meadowood Napa Valley from Meadowood Napa Valley on Vimeo.
The remaining line up:
Day 5: Thursday, December 10 Chef Joshua Skenes of Saison, San Francisco
Day 6: Friday, December 11 Chef Matt Wilkinson of Pope Joan, Melbourne
Day 7: Saturday, December 12 Chef Kim Floresca and Chef Daniel Ryan of [ONE] restaurant, Chapel Hill, NC
Day 8: Tuesday, December 15 Chef Isaac McHale of The Clove Club, London
Day 9: Wednesday, December 16 Chef Kyle Connaughton and Head Farmer Katina Connaughton of Single Thread (opening fall 2015), Healdsburg, CA
Day 10: Thursday, December 17 Chef Atsushi Tanaka of Restaurant A.T, Paris
Day 11: Friday, December 18 Chef Justin Yu of Oxheart Restaurant, Houston, TX
Day 12: Saturday, December 19 Chef Christopher Kostow of The Restaurant at Meadowood, Saint Helena
What The Twelve Days of Christmas
When Until December 19th 2015
Where Meadowood Napa Valley, California, USA