THE RITZ-CARLTON, HALF MOON BAY

1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, California 94019 USA
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In the Kitchen with Chef Tanaka





In the Kitchen with Chef Tanaka, a series of monthly, demonstration–style cooking event in Navio highlighting seasonal fare sourced from the renowned farms surrounding the coastal resort.

In the Kitchen events are $115 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity and are held in Navio from 12 to 2 p.m. The program includes a three-course lunch with wine parings. 

  • Saturday, August 1: In the Kitchen with Stone Fruits
    Highlighting the many varieties of stone fruits, the class will look at different ways to prepare them and will make things like peach vinegar, pluot relish, and grilled peaches.

  • Saturday, September 19: In the Kitchen Barbecuing and Smoking
    Showcasing the way barbecue and smoke meats are prepared at the hotel for the Navio Saturday Barbecue/Bloody Mary Brunch, pit master Chef Beryl Adler will join Chef Tanaka to discuss the secrets to barbecue and how to get the perfectly cooked piece of meat.

  • Saturday, October 3: In the Kitchen with Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins
    Half Moon Bay is the Pumpkin Capitol of the World and the Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Pumpkin class highlights creative ways to incorporate pumpkin into a menu. Chef Tanaka reviews the different varieties of pumpkins and outlines the best use for each type including which varietal makes the best soup, the perfect pasta or ravioli filling, or stands up to a flavorful curry dish.

  • Saturday, October 24: In the Kitchen with Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins
    Half Moon Bay is the Pumpkin Capitol of the World and the Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Pumpkin class highlights creative ways to incorporate pumpkin into a menu. Chef Tanaka reviews the different varieties of pumpkins and outlines the best use for each type including which varietal makes the best soup, the perfect pasta or ravioli filling, or stands up to a flavorful curry dish.

  • Saturday, November 7: In the Kitchen with Dungeness Crab and Thanksgiving Favorites

  • Saturday, December 5: In the Kitchen with Holiday Desserts

Credit Card required to guarantee reservation. Cancellation fee of $85 per person will be applied to any cancellations within seven days of date of reservation.

Please call (650) 712-7000 for reservations.