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Guest Chefs 2017

Rancho Pescadero’s Guest Chef annual series is back for 2017 with a full line-up of talented chefs. This series of weekend culinary events held in the resort’s Garden Restaurant, features top chefs from North America. 

Matt O’Neill   Mar 10-11

Alex Seidel   Apr 7-8

Matt McCallister   Jun 9-10

Jason Dady   Jul 7-8



Weekend Events


Cooking demo and lunch with Guest Chef


Guided wine tasting

Tasting Menu dinner by Guest Chef in the Garden Restaurant


Package Pricing

$145 per person (price includes tax)

Or ask about our individual pricing 

Includes the above food and beverage offerings, and a Rancho Pescadero apron.
(does not include lodging)

Email or call today to reserve the Guest Chef events of your choice
+011 52 1 612 135 5849 (Mexico)  |  910-300-8891 (US)



Guest Chefs Lineup

Matt O'Neill - March 9-12, 2017
Matt O'Neill - March 9-12, 2017

Matt O'Neill, Executive Chef of the Aspen Kitchen in Denver, kicks off our 2017 Guest Chef series. - Formerly of Ajax Tavern, where he oversaw the kitchen as well as the execution of events for the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen. Matt was also the sous chef at Bar Boulud and August Restaurant; and was chef de partie at Restaurant Daniel.

Alex Seidel - April 6-9, 2017
Alex Seidel - April 6-9, 2017

Alex Seidel, chef and owner at Fruition (opened in 2007) and Mercantile (opened in 2014) in Denver was named Best New Chef in Food & Wine Magazine's 2010 issue. - “When not cooking at Fruition, Seidel is at his farm tending or milking some 60 sheep…in addition to making cheese, Seidel raises a heritage pork breed called “Large Black” and has planted his 10-acre farm with fruits and vegetables to supply the restaurant kitchens.”

Matt McCallister June 8-11, 2017
Matt McCallister June 8-11, 2017

Matt McCallister was named Food & Wine's Best New Chef in 2014 and is a three-time James Beard Foundation Semifinalist for Best Chef Southwest (2014, 2015, 2016). He opened FT33, a vegetable-forward restaurant offering hyper local ingredients, in 2012. FT33 is the only five-star Dallas Morning News restaurant in the city.

Jason Dady - July 6-9, 2017
Jason Dady - July 6-9, 2017

Jason Dady is the Executive Chef/Owner at Tre Trattoria, Tre Enoteca, Two Bros. BBQ Market, The DUK Truck, B&D Icehouse, Shuck Shack, and Dady Premier Catering in San Antonio, TX. He was awarded “Star Chef Restaurateur” by Star Chefs, semi-finalist nomination by James Beard.