Master of Ceremonies and famed Yountville superstar chef, Bob Hurley, rocks the Taste of Yountville demonstration stage.

On Saturday, March 16th, the culinary world celebrated the legendary Taste of Yountville, an amazing day of food, wine, and music held in the renowned culinary capital, Yountville, CA, deep in the heart of Napa Valley. This event featured a slew of CW customers, world-class chefs, wineries, and international recording artists.

The Chefs’ Warehouse was a proud co-sponsor of this event which featured tasting pavilions showcasing the region’s top restaurants sampling their signature dishes, wineries pouring amazing selections, live musical performances, chef demonstrations featuring local and celebrity chefs along with artists, mixologists, craft beers, customized sponsor activations, and more!

This jam-packed day-long celebration dazzled the senses with an expansive yet intimate food, wine and music experience unlike any other! Check out the highlights below in our photo gallery. (Photos by Kelli Colaco).

Chris Kollar of Yountville’s esteemed Kollar Chocolates.
Chef Chris Kennedy Aiken of Trefethen Family Vineyards stunned with an organic beet and blood orange salad.
Chef Chris Kennedy Aiken’s organic beet and blood orange salad.
Taste of Yountville’s Culinary Director, Eddie Sheets.
Executive Chef Patrick Kelly of Angéle Restaurant & Bar.
Chef Lukas Hamilton (and partner) showcases a spicy Korean Duck Leg from Yountville’s Pallete Private Dining.
CW’s Jonathon Barba with Executive Chef Nick Sherman of Napa Valley’s Basalt on the Yountville demonstration stage.
A fresh pour-over from Yountville’s Naysayer Coffee.
A sumptuously fresh take on a lobster tail roll from Napa’s Vista Collina Resort.
Key to this event’s success is CW’s Regional Director of Procurement Nikki Thomas with her husband Will.
CW’s Sales Rep Jonathon Barba with his wife Nicole.
CW Sales Rep Andrew Martin (stands center) with his Yountville chef/customers.
CW Magazine’s Sean Jeremy Palmer (left), Will Thomas, CW’s Regional Director of Procurement Nikki Thomas (center), CW Sales Rep Jonathon Barba and wife Nicole, and Paul Colaco.
Shackford co-chefs Alex Espinosa and Patrick Merkley’s indulgent parsnip soup with Sevruga caviar.
The personable Executive Chef Anita Cartegena from Yountville’s Protéa Restaurant steals the show (and the stage) with her powerhouse pork.
Protéa Restaurant’s Executive Chef/Owner Anita Cartegena’s roasted pork is served to the waiting audience.
Yountville’s esteemed Ottimo Restaurant showcased two pizza stunners and a sumptuous pork on a potato gnocchi blini.
CW Magazine’s Sean Jeremy Palmer with Yountville Live’s Production Manager Michelle Thomas.
Barry Dinsmore, GM of Oakville Grocery plating the ‘Best in Show’ Lasagna at Taste of Yountville.
Executive Chef Nick Sherman of Napa Valley’s Basalt showcased CW tuna on the Yountville stage with his perfectly prepared seared tuna with quinoa salad.
The best of Napa can be found with Chef de Cuisine Mackenzie Rupp of the Vista Collina Resort.
Chef Gregory Short from Bistro Jeanty.
Shackford’s Patrick Merkeley and Alex Espinoza behind their ambitious (and delicious) duo offering.