Kenzo Restaurant in downtown Napa in the old location of Pearl has been open for just over a year and after earning its first Michelin star has already gained major accolades in the culinary world and the Napa Valley dining scene.
Chef Chris Cosentino, co-owner of San Francisco’s trendy Cockscomb restaurant welcomes his newest addition, the Acacia House, to his restaurant group along with business partner, Oliver Wharton. This inspired new dining establishment is located on the spectacular grounds of Napa Valley’s newest Luxury Collection Hotel Las Alcobas in Saint Helena
RECIPE FOR SUMMER MULE (created by Kenny Belgard and Parker James, students from The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone’s Wine and Beverage program)
Summer wine and food events are abundant around the Napa Valley during the summer months. One of the more unique and refreshing events which took place at the CIA at Copia this summer was The Great Rosé Pairing held this summer at CIA at Copia. Rosé and other pink wines have accelerated in popularity over the past several years with many wineries adding a Rosé style to their wine portfolios. Pink Wines from all over the US and the globe were represented at this lively, colorful event.
The Napa Valley renowned for its many acclaimed Robert Parker award-winning wines has also made an enormous impact over the years in the culinary arena with 6 acclaimed restaurants being the recipients of the coveted Michelin Star awards for 2018. Of the 55 star awardees in the Bay area, five superstar chefs and their teams have choreographed a gastronomic sensation worthy of being presented with their own prestigious Michelin Stars!