Culinary adventures into a world of flavor
Taste of Auberge
Experience food and drink in its most inspired form with Auberge Resorts Collection's new Taste of Auberge culinary journeys, which bring together exclusive chef collaborations and restaurant pop-ups in some of the most desirable destinations on Earth. Explore once-in-a-lifetime culinary journeys that will not only impress your palate, but transform the way you eat and engage with food. Sample fresh, locally sourced ingredients and native flavors and witness the creative preparation and cultural ritual that goes into making every dish sensational. Hone your own skills in the kitchen in chef-led interactive cooking classes and connect with loved ones over memorable meals you’ll reminisce about for years to come.
A new series of inspiring epicurean events
Taste of Auberge is a new series featuring pop-ups and chef residencies at hotels and resorts throughout 2023.
Step into Mayflower's 'Room of Joyful Pursuits’ and experience a fanciful and convivial private dining experience dreamed up by celebrated interior designer and event curator Rebecca Gardner, founder of Houses & Parties. Enjoy a custom, seasonal menu from Mayflower’s Inspiring Chef Cortney Burns atop a whimsical tablescape designed by Houses & Parties.
- Mayflower Inn & Spa, Connecticut
Nozomi, meaning hope, is Esperanza’s ode to the long-standing tradition of Japanese explorers who would brave the wild elements to cross the Pacific Ocean in hopes for a better life fishing and trading in La Baja.
- Esperanza, Los Cabos, Mexico
Embark on an unforgettable culinary journey at Hotel Jerome with world renowned Swedish chefs Marcus Nemrin and Jonas Hartwig – and wine director Kurt Inge Ecklund – who, together, helm the historic Sofiero Castle. Inspired by local Scandinavian ingredients, their five-course menu promises an enchanting night of flavor exploration sure to leave you captivated by both its tastes and stories.
- Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colorado
Discover Napa Valley’s female trailblazers who forged a path in the world of wine. Pioneers of Cabernet Sauvignon, Heidi Barrett, Rosemary Cakebread, and Celia Welch all graduated from UC Davis, a tier one research university well known for their study of winemaking and grape growing. This group of legendary women are all responsible for some of the Valley’s most sought after vintages.
- Solage, Napa Valley
Tste the quintessential flavors of the coast with Chef David Levi, founder of the former local five-star Vinland restaurant. Join Chef David as he takes guests on a personally-guided walking culinary tour of Portland, visiting five of Portland’s eight best loved restaurants.
- White Barn Inn, Kennebunk, Maine
We’re bringing the elevated fare of our sister property, Commodore Perry Estate in Austin, Texas, for a weekend of unforgettable culinary and artful experiences. Husband and wife duo – Executive Chef Bradley Nicholson and Executive Pastry Chef Susana Querejazu – join Bishop’s Lodge Executive Chef Pablo Peñalosa Nájera and Pastry Chef Erica Vining for a tasting menu, pastry class and lively brunch as we celebrate a weekend of exciting culinary experiences.
- Bishop's Lodge, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Taikun Sushi will offer a one-of-a-kind epicurean at Bad Harriet this Winter Season. Taikun Sushi is a premium omakase experience from New York City-based Chef Kei Yoshino. Sourcing only the finest international and domestic ingredients, the Taikun team will bring Bad Harriet guests on an unforgettable 14-piece, 9-course journey.
- Hotel Jerome, Aspen
Join us at our historic Newport mansion and be transported back to a time of raucous parties of the early 20th-century, when the East Coast’s most notorious families threw extravagant, over-the-top fêtes, with our one-of-kind, white glove experience at The Vanderbilt.
- The Vanderbilt, Newport, Rhode Island
Take a trip to the countryside through Garden Gastronomy, a collaboration with Veuve Clicquot's premiere champagne, La Grande Dame. Indulge in the Garden Caviar Experience, Inspiring Chef Cortney Burns’ ode to the nostalgic pairing of champagne and caviar with a seasonal twist. Revel in the tastes of the freshest Connecticut bounty.
- Mayflower Inn & Spa, Washington, Connecticut
The hotel’s 363 Bar has been reimagined by Thanos Prunarus, the founder of Baba Au Rum, which has earned international acclaim as one of the World's 50 Best Bars. Guests can now enjoy unconventional tiki and rum cocktails from Baba Au Rum’s original menu as well as libations crafted just for the hotel. 363 Bar is open to guests outside of the hotel and features a lite bites menu by Chef Lazarou.
- Grace Hotel, Santorini
Additional Taste of Auberge events will be announced throughout 2023
Gastronomic series promise bucket list dining experiences all year long. With more than 45 events taking place across 15 properties in 2022, Taste of Auberge is one of the most exciting and dynamic destination culinary series in the world. Our chefs and the visiting chefs-in-residence look forward to creating extraordinary dining experiences for our guests throughout 2023.
Notable Past Culinary Experiences
Over the past year, guests were invited to scuba dive off the coast of La Paz, Mexico in search of seaweed, learn how to spot and harvest edible wild plants deep in the forests of Connecticut, and take master classes and workshops on how to use local, foraged ingredients in a sustainable, waste-free fashion courtesy of these world-renowned chefs.
James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Anthony at Wildflower Farms
Gramercy Tavern’s James Beard award-winning Executive Chef Michael Anthony curated dinners and events with Clay’s Executive Chef Rob Lawson, connecting the cuisines of New York City and the Hudson Valley.
BHAKTA “Drink Vintage” Dinner at Hotel Jerome
Founder of BHAKTA Spirits, Raj Peter Bhakta, and former proprietor of cult favorite WhistlePig Whiskey traveled to Aspen to curate vintages for a a six-course chef’s tasting menu.
Broad Street Oyster Company at Mauna Lani
SoCal's seafood sensation, Broad Street Oyster Company, was on holiday at Mauna Lani's retro surf den, the surf Shack.
Uchi Epicurean Takeover at Hotel Jerome
Award-winning Chef Tyson Cole's signature dishes with menu by chefs Lucas Candler and Jack Yoss and curated sake pairings by Stuart Morris, one of the only American Sake Masters.
Selva, one of the top 50 best bars at Hacienda AltaGracia
Named one of the top 50 Best Bars in North America, Selva Oaxaca Cocktail Bar is an ode to the diversity and richness of local ingredients and Mexican distillates.
The World's Best Female Chef, Daniela Soto-Innes at Chileno Bay
Daniela Soto-Innes is a Mexican-born chef and the youngest chef named World’s Best Female Chef by the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards.
Caviar, Champagne and Jenni Kayne at Solage
California-inspired lifestyle brand Jenni Kayne transformed poolside cabanas into beautiful private champagne and caviar lounges.
Chef T.J. Steele of Michelin-starred Claro at Bishop's Lodge
Chef T.J. Steele’s Michelin-starred Oaxacan hot spot Claro traveled from New York for a special Thanksgiving weekend collaboration.
Jorge Vallejo of Quintonil and Roberto Solis of Nectar at Chileno Bay
Quintonil has been on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list since 2015, where it currently ranks ninth globally. Chef Roberto Solis, Owner and Executive Chef of Nectar, is known as the father of the New Yucatan cuisine.
Saison Hospitality at Commodore Perry Estate
San Francisco’s two Michelin-starred Saison hosted a fire cooking workshop and an intimate coursed dinner in Commodore Perry Estate.
Flavors & Spirits of Etéreo: Employees Only
Employees Only has been a pioneer of the craft cocktail renaissance in New York City.
Michelin-starred Oxomoco at Esperanza
Oxomoco, the Michelin-starred Brooklyn eatery serving cuisine authentic to Mexico’s southwestern region.
Champagne week at Auberge du Soleil
This fall, Auberge du Soleil celebrated its third-annual Champagne Week with daily Champagne tastings hosted by premier and Grand Cru houses, along with tantalizing Champagne-paired dining experiences in the Michelin Star Restaurant.
Michelin-awarded chef Matthew Kammerer at Stanly Ranch
Chef Matthew Kammerer, the innovator at the helm of the Michelin-starred Harbor House on the Mendocino Coast.
Taste the Flavors of Coastal Maine with Barton Seaver at White Barn Inn
Chef Barton Seaver and other prominent Maine purveyors curated experiences at the White Barn Inn.
Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival at Bishop's Lodge
Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta carefully curates programming featuring the Santa Fe restaurant community, wineries from around the world and top local and national experts in the sommelier and wine education realm.
La Playita with Tomás Bermúdez and Alfredo Villanueva at Chileno Bay
La Docena in Mexico City is now one of the most acclaimed and socially responsible restaurants in Mexico. Alfredo Villanueva (of Villa Torel) was recognized in 2021 as one of the 50 Best Discoveries in food and spirits.
Gracie’s Farm Culinary Series at The Lodge at Blue Sky
Guests took stock of the harvest as they joined Head FarmHer Lynsey Gammon for an epicurean journey through sustainable, organic farming.
France-To-Table: Mustard Sommelier at Goldener Hirsch
Maille has a longstanding heritage as the premium French dijon brand. An experience crafted by Maille mustard sommelier Chef Brandon Collins.
A Weekend with Arietta Winery at The Lodge at Blue Sky
Guests sampled curated wines paired with a six-course tasting menu created by our master culinary team paired with Arietta wines throughout.
Nina Compton | James Beard award-winning Chef at Malliouhana
Highly acclaimed Chef Nina Compton to collaborated during a month-long residency.
Full Moon Sip and Soak at Auberge du Soleil
Each full moon evening guests are sample complimentary tastings of locally produced biodynamic wines, while soaking at the Spa du Soleil.
Women in Food and Farming
Our Women in Food and Farming offered a glimpse into the world of regenerative and sustainable farming practices with Staglin Family Vineyard wines.
PDT (Please Don't Tell) at Etéreo
PDT quickly rose to notoriety in the cocktail world for its innovative cocktails, genuine hospitality, and signature gourmet hot dogs created by renowned chefs.
Chef JJ Johnson and Gary Obligacion of the famed Alinea Group at Hotel Jerome
Hotel Jerome gave guests unprecedented access to the highly anticipated Aspen Food and Wine Festival.
Telluride cuisine at Madeline's 2nd-annual Alpine Cookout
The event drew visiting culinary icons such as celebrity Chef Viet Pham, Chef Dean Fearing, Chef Mark Tarbell and Chef Mark Kiffin.
Shenarri Freeman of Cadence at Hacienda AltaGracia
Cadence, named one of the best new restaurants of 2021 by The New York Times, features plant-based Southern soul cuisine. Guests experienced Chef Shenarri Freeman’s cooking style, which puts wellness and sustainability at the forefront.
El Maestro de Ia Carne,” Dante Ferrero at Chileno Bay
Chef Ferrero has built a culinary career dedicated to the study of beef from production to consumption. His restaurants in Mexico celebrate carne and Chef Ferrero's hard-won expertise and creativity.
Uchi Chef Tyson Cole at Hotel Jerome
Award-winning Chef Tyson Cole’s presented his signature non-traditional take on Japanese food developed at Uchi.
Bastille Day with Le Creuset
Bastille Day celebrations included of sabering champage and culinary offerings served in signature Le Creuset vessels.
An artful dinner at Bishop's Lodge inspired by Kenneth Johnson
Chef Pablo and artist Kenneth Johnson collaborated to create a creative interpretation of two artful forms: food and art.
Rosé All May with Haus Spa Water at Auberge du Soleil
Auberge du Soleil partnered with Haus to create refreshing low-ABV beverages.
The Anguilla Culinary Experience at Malliouhana
Proudly known as the “Culinary Capital of the Caribbean,” Anguilla introduced a new, five-day international epicurean festival in 2022, The Anguilla Culinary Experience. Malliouhana was showcase the epicurean talents of our bountiful Caribbean paradise, and our expert culinary team.
Chef Virgilio Martínez the #1 Chef in Latin America
Virgilio is a world renowned Peruvian Chef and restaurateur at the forefront of spreading Peruvian cuisine globally.
Charlie Bird at White Barn Inn
Charlie Bird from Delicious Hospitality Group, brought the restaurant’s cult-favorite dishes to Kennebunk.
Chef Norberto Piattoni at Hacienda AltaGracia
Argentinian Chef Norberto Piattoni refined his craft at the renowned Restaurant Garzon, as head chef under Francis Mallman. He has worked under the moniker ‘The Modestos’ since 2020 doing a series of charity pop-ups in New York and Los Angeles.
Guest Chefs Benito Molina, Lele Cristóbal, and Luis Robledo at Chileno Bay
Benito Molina of Manzanilla completed his professional studies at the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont, where he met and learned from French masters.
Bar Luminaries Series for Women's History Month at Hotel Jerome
Hotel Jerome brought the Best in the Bar Business to Aspen for one-week residencies, adding their flair and creativity to complement their menu.
José Luis Hinostroza, David Castro and Maribel Aldaco at Chileno Bay
A native of Southern California, José Luis grew up in a Mexican household and the birthplace of the farm-to-table movement. His product-driven menu at ARCA brings together the bold and explosive flavors of Mexico.
Chef JJ Johnson at Malliouhana
Chef JJ Johnson's signature cooking style combines culturally relevant ingredients and classical technique with a global point of view.
Chef Elizabeth Karmel at Primland
Nationally-celebrated barbecue pitmaster Chef Elizabeth Karmel brought her crowd-pleasing recipes to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Sommelier June Rodil at Commodore Perry Estate
Houston-based Sommelier June Rodil of Good Night Hospitality hosted a wine tasting event.
Nami Nori at Mauna Lani - Discover ONE OF THE "10 BEST NEW RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA"
New York-based Nami Nori, ranked as one of the "10 Best New Restaurants in America", seamlessly blended the fresh ingredients of Hawai'i with the dynamic flavors of Japan.
A Multi-Sensory Evening with Favia Wines at Hotel Jerome
Husband-and-wife winemakers Andy Erickson and Annie Favia-Erickson guided an epicurean progression through the intimate journey in the world of Favia wines.
Usu-Zan by SingleThread at The Lodge at Blue Sky
SingleThread took residence at The Lodge at Blue Sky for a transportive seven-course culinary homage to Hokkaido, Japan.
Aska at Blue Sky with Michelin-starred Chef Fredrik Berselius
Chef Fredrik used local organic ingredients, many of which are grown onsite at Blue Sky’s Gracie’s Farm.
Dining with The World’s Best Chef Chef Mads
One of the initial partners of the groundbreaking Danish restaurant Noma delivered an immersive behind-the-scenes look into the world of foraging and no-waste cuisine at five award-winning Auberge properties. He also hosted events showcasing how some of the most wasted, neglected ingredients can yield the most extraordinary results.
Chef Blamey at Mayflower Inn & Spa
A native of Santiago, Chile, Chef Victoria Blamey oversaw the culinary offerings at Mayflower Inn & Spa through September of 2020. Drawn to the rarefied air of fine dining, Blamey has worked in many celebrated kitchens around the world.
Dining Rooted in the Local Terrain | Featured Experiences
Gain a unique window into the local culture with each bite, each sip or each foray into the field with a local farmer.
Discover Mexican agave spirits with a lesson on one of its most culturally significant traditions—agave. Agave distillation dates back to the Aztecs and is a pillar of Mexican history. Chileno Bay’s renowned mixologists will guide you on the Agave Journey, which explores the multiple origins, methods, and chemistry profiles that make tequila, mezcal and sotol distinct. As you enjoy a sampling of spirits, the team transports you to Oaxaca or Jalisco with stories of the places, people and labor of love that is bottled up in each sip of mezcal or tequila.Learn More
Learn the tricks of the organic farm from our Head Farmer Lyndsey Gammon. During your organic farm "school" experience, you'll learn Lynsey's secrets for creating a biodiverse farm and how she’s implemented and sustained sustainable farming in a short growing season. Head out to the field to harvest the tender greens, baby root vegetables and flowers that make our farm so special. After some harvesting, we will begin an abbreviated list of farm chores including irrigating crops, hoeing and cultivating, transplanting vegetables into the ground, and planting seeds in the greenhouse. Your harvest will be used for a special farm lunch.Learn More
One-of-a-Kind Culinary Adventures
Savor a taste of the good life
Explore the unique restaurants at Auberge Resorts Collection
Set on a rocky promontory surrounded by the crashing waves, La Cocina del Mar's salty sea air complements the exquisite variety of just-caught and foraged seafood prepared to let the vibrant natural flavors shine through. Artisan cocktails elevate local fruits and Mexican spirits.
"Maine’s White Barn Inn Restaurant Turned a One-Time Hay House into a High-End Legend," according to Boston Magazine. Ingredients from local farmers, fishermen and foragers feature highly in White Barn Inn's contemporary coastal delights. The rustic, yet picturesque barn sets the stage for an unforgettable meal, worthy of its AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star accolades.
Savor haute Western cuisine accompanied by epic alpine views. Dine at Yuta, where our culinary team draws inspiration from the region's Uto-Aztec, Ute and New Spain cultures. Delight in private picnic lunches or a private meal in a mountaintop Yurt - enhanced by heirloom ingredients from Gracie's Farm and High West Whiskey Distillery, both located on-property.
Join us in our elegant dining space, The Garden Room, designed by interior designer Celerie Kemble. Overlooking the Shakespeare Garden, The Garden Room celebrates elegant rusticity with indoor and outdoor dining spaces inspired by the natural beauty of our property. Explore the Garden Delights, Market's Bounty and Garden Gastronomy menus while dining in the countryside.
13 consecutive Michelin stars reveal the depth of quality and creativity at Napa's first culinary destination. Executive Chef Robert Curry presents Mediterranean-inspired fare paired with wines from their 15,000-bottle cellar. Whether dining at the restaurant or bar and bistro, anticipate an experience steeped in wine country's storied traditions and stunning vistas.
Nestled at the base of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, SkyFire draws inspiration from the diverse, rich ingredients and textures found in Mexico, and infuses them with unexpected modern techniques. The transformative element of fire is present throughout the bar, main dining room and terrace where piñon or cedar wood logs are burned to evoke a scent which roots you to our grounding atmosphere, and the wood-fired grill imparts complexity to bright, vibrant dishes. For reservations, call 505-390-7682.
Picobar, has stunning views of the surrounding Mayacamas Mountains. The word “pico” means “peak” — showcasing whatever’s in peak season from the mountains, valleys and rivers. Enjoy a casual meal of tacos with homemade Napa flavored tortillas or grab a snack bite poolside like chips and Picobar guacamole, uniquely made with whipped avocado, pistachio and kale dip.
Rise + Dine
You know it’ll be a good day when you wake up in the charming comfort of your Estate accommodations. And, it gets even better with a nourishing breakfast. Dine in the modern glamour of the Mansion or opt for a lazy morning with breakfast in bed. Either way you choose, the options are sure to be delicious.
Midweek at the Mansion
A midweek escape or working remote can be picturesque and productive. Discover quiet spaces throughout the Mansion or peacefullness among the gardens, perfectly conducive to conquering the email inbox. Each night includes a $50 food and beverage credit, breakfast for two and valet parking.
Blue Ridge Mountains
Breakfast on Us
Book online or call 888.876.6513. You know it’ll be a good day when it begins in the privacy of your room or at Elements, Primland’s acclaimed mountain view restaurant. Fuel up as the morning sun glides across the restaurant’s wooden floors, breakfast on goat cheese frittata, buttermilk pancakes or farm-fresh eggs with house-cured bacon—part of the full daily breakfast included with your room.
Your Stay, Your Way | $100 Resort Credit
Call 866.217.0869 or book online. Experience New England elegance at our luxurious country retreat. Enjoy a $100 resort credit per stay to be used on dining, spa or select experiences.
Journey further into a world of extraordinary flavors
Named after a type of cast-iron cooking pan in use for centuries in Mexico, and often passed down through generations in the same family, COMAL is rooted in the authentic and traditional, but injected with its own modern, inventive spirit. Here’s where to find Cabo’s most innovative takes on regional flavors and traditions like braised short rib with cacao broth—set against a contemporary indoor-outdoor space spread across three levels, and dramatic Sea of Cortez backdrop.Learn More
Here is where you’ll find area vintners gathered after hours with craft cocktails, friends unwinding over leisurely dinners, and couples letting time slip away under the glow of a 20-foot fire pit. Solbar divides its menu into light, delicate flavors to stimulate your palate, and bold, savory dishes to comfort your soul, all with ingredients that showcase the best of what’s fresh and seasonal in the Napa Valley.View More
Toast to the moment with expertly crafted whiskey-forward cocktails and our extensive champagne selection around a warming fireplace or the commanding bar. Dine on Devilish Eggs with shaved black truffle or a Timber Room baked potato topped with crème fraîche and Russian osetra caviar. Sophisticated, yet always approachable modern mountain dishes range from line-caught wild salmon with lemon caper butter to Rocky Mountain elk loin with local huckleberry jus.Learn More