Friends Dinner Drinks

Find private chefs, personal cooks, catering and meal preparation services for your vacation in the Santa Ynez Valley:

Country Garden Catering
CGC is a benefit corporation and 25% of their net goes to the Santa Ynez Valley Senior Citizens’ Foundation which supports the Buellton Senior Center and Meals On Wheels.
Jason Finley
(805) 688-4571

Private Chef Mattias Blom
Chef Mattias will come to your private vacation rental and prepare custom meals with modern flavors. He shops for seasonal ingredients at farmers markets and vendors with the freshest seafood and top quality meats. His focus is on quality, not quantity, with family events, birthdays, wine dinners, and intimate gatherings. Have it formal or relaxed, even participate in the kitchen. He brings eat-ware, glass-ware, silver and table settings, shops for all foods, preps, cooks, serves and cleans-up, all for one simple per-person cost with no hidden charges.
(805) 570-4630

Chef Giorgio Curti – Amaranto Catering Co.
Italian inspired, rustic creations showcasing the central coast’s best purveyors.
Giorgio Curti
(805) 245 8291

Private Chef Robin
Robin is a California chef who works her culinary magic combining unique flavors with seasonal local products. As a professional chef, for over 30 years, Chef Robin provides an intimate, home-cooked experience that is anything but traditional, using classic techniques she honed at the Culinary Institute of America in New York and is a caterer, event planner, food writer, instructor and food consultant. Through her travels and working abroad for many years, she has developed a flavorful Mediterranean cooking style and was written about it in her three cookbooks, Simply Delicious Wine Country Recipes-A Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley, A Taste of Ojai-Small Plates and A Taste of Santa Barbara-Crafting a Meal infusing the distinctive and unforgettable flavors of the Mediterranean. Chef Robin provides Family Style meals for small dinner parties and groups, breakfast and lunch items for the weekend. Contact Chef Robin for sample seasonal menus.
Robin Goldstein
(805) 284-4264

Chef Jake O. Francis
When seeking a chef to craft an inspired menu utilizing local produce for a winemaker dinner, many winery owners enlist Jake O. Francis, both a heritage breed pig farmer and incredibly skilled chef. His depth of understanding the farming process from start to finish is apparent in his rustic yet refined approach, and showcasing locally grown and raised produce and meat.
(917) 459-6103

Chef Jensen Lorenzen
As a chef Jensen has become close friends with farmers, ranchers, foragers, cheese makers, vintners and brewers. Working as a part of the local food community has given him a close connection with locally harvested and seasonal foods. He believes that cuisine should be a reflection of a region, as such, sustainably harvested ingredients and thoughtfully sourced products are the heartbeat of all of his menus.

Chef Adair
Chef Adair has worked for 20+ years in the culinary arts as a Chef: With a hospitality degree from the Le Cordon Blue, restaurant and executive Chef/Owner, 10 years in high end restaurants in Napa – Sonoma and owner of a catering company. Chef Adair & Co. has performed 100’s of catering and private chef dining experiences and events. Chef Garrett Adair is a Wine Country epicurean through and through; and now brings his professional and fun culinary experience to Santa Ynez Wine Country for epicurean Vacation in – home dining experiences.
(707) 795-3675

Chef Coco Laforge
Chef Coco is a local California girl who has grown up surrounded by fresh produce and a family oriented around the garden. After 8 years as a private chef on luxury super yachts around the world, Coco has returned to cook closer to home. Coco loves cooking simple local food that highlights fresh ingredients and feeling great. She specializes in Mediterranean family style cuisine and as a certified raw chef, she can happily accommodate any special dietary needs. Mention SYVR when booking your reservation and receive 10% off your holiday dining experience.
(805) 707-3886

Susan Ledig Private Chef
Specializing in private dinner parties!
(805) 886-6721

Billy Ruiz Cowboy Caterin’
Barbecue and catering
(805) 344-3210

Ernie Price Catering
(805) 564-0806

Fresh Pressed Juice

The Juicy Life Juicery
The Juicy Life Juicery stocks your Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals’ fridge with fresh pressed juice made in unique limited batches. The Juicy Life Juicery’s menu changes each month to flow with the seasons for optimal health. Their seasonal juices are created based on what is fresh, most delicious and available at from our local farmers.
Contact Kimberly Zimmerman
(805) 291-1244