We would love to be part of your next special event! Whatever the occasion, we are here to make the experience memorable and fun for you and your guests. From Vine to Table Dinners for more intimate parties to large group events, we will help you create the perfect epicurean experience.
Please find more details below and use the Inquire buttons to submit a request or contact us directly at ChefMikeC@tglwc.com.
Many of these experiences are also available to do in your own home! Please just note that in your inquiry and our team will send you all of the details!
VINE TO TABLE DINNERS
Come join us for a magical evening of the finest food and wine that the Napa Valley has to offer, with Handwritten’s Executive Chef ‘MikeC’ and one of our knowledgeable wine educators. These bespoke four-course meals are created to complement a curated selection of our handcrafted wines.
Hosted in the intimate setting of our tasting room in downtown Yountville California, these elegant experiences are truly unforgettable.
– $1600 for 4 guests, $275 for each additional guest
– Experience is ideal for groups of 4-10
– Subject to availability (experience lasts approximately 2-2.5 hours)
GOURMET PIZZA COOKING CLASS
Handmade artisan pizza and beautiful Napa Valley wines are a match made in gastronomic heaven. Come join us for a fun evening of hands-on cooking fun with Executive Chef ‘MikeC’ and our knowledgeable wine educators.
You’ll learn all the tips, tricks, and techniques of the pros to become a master pizza chef. Start the evening in the Handwritten kitchen with Chef and make a selection of delicious and creative pizzas, and finish the evening dining on your creations with a curated selection of Handwitten’s finest wines.
– $1150 for 4 guests, $250 for each additional guest
– Experience is ideal for groups of 4-8
– Subject to availability
LARGE GROUP EVENTS
The Handwritten Wines tasting room is nestled in downtown Yountville among the finest restaurants and guest accommodations in the Napa Valley. We feature both indoor and outdoor event space with a contemporary aesthetic, in an elegant atmosphere that is warm and inviting.
Whether you are looking to host a food and wine reception, a rehearsal dinner, or a corporate event, our team of hospitality professionals will help you create a memorable experience.
– Prices vary, please inquire below or email us at ChefMikeC@tglwc.com.
Please feel free to reach out to Chef ‘MikeC’ at ChefMikeC@tglwc.com with any questions. We look forward to being part of your Napa Valley experience!
Learn More About Chef ‘MikeC’
Chef MikeC has crafted his gastronomic skills managing a natural foods grocery and Sur la Table culinary programs, graduating with honors from the California Culinary Academy, owning three catering companies in two states, and partnering as chef at a successful wine bar in Berkeley’s famed Gourmet Ghetto.
He was co-owner and executive chef of two highly successful home chef cooking schools in Berkeley, and has taught sold out classes in schools across the entire west coast. He is coauthor of “Kitchen on Fire: Mastering the Art of Cooking in 12 Weeks (or less)”, and chef/host of the final season of the long running PBS cooking show series “Organic Living with the Hippy Gourmet”.
In 2016 he joined two of his closest friends to launch Augie’s Montreal Smoked Meat, a producer of the finest Montreal style deli meats and sausages, where he is currently co-owner and COO. After consulting and creating unique culinary events for Jessup Cellars and Handwritten for almost a decade, he finally joined the team as our executive chef in the summer of 2021.
MikeC’s culinary style is best described as farm to table inspired New American cuisine, which incorporates the best of the season’s ingredients in hand crafted dishes influenced by the rich culinary traditions of our entire country.