Cooking with Comedians
August 26 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm$130
Join Chefs of the Meritage Collection Napa Valley as they team up with different comedians to bring you a Laugh Cellar original show, Cooking with Comedians! Participants gain culinary tips and tricks, as well as confidence to cook more at home; with plenty of laughs and tastes along the way. Plus, learn the latest trends and classics of food.
First: Heirloom Tomato Salad – compressed watermelon, dry aged feta, basil emulsion, crispy shallot
Second: Goat Cheese Stuffed Sonoma Chicken Breast – corn puree, haricot vert, roasted garlic chicken jus
Third: White and Dark Chocolate Mousse – candied apricot, shaved chocolate, cocoa nib crust
In the kitchen with Chef Bryan Gardner:
Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh is fresh off his standing ovation and four “yeses” on NBC’s America’s Got Talent in June of 2021. He has been a touring headliner for almost a decade now. Kabir has been featured on Amazon Prime and The Family Guy on Fox. His Dry Bar Special, Stay Single, has been one of the best-reviewed comedy specials of all of time. Kabir was the lead off comedian on Gabriel Iglesias’ Stand Up Revolution, Episode 1 of Season 3. He was also the winner of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, Big Sky Festival and a finalist in the nationwide NBC Stand Up for Diversity showcase. He has also headlined at every major comedy club in California and has headlined comedy clubs all over the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.
Chef Bryan Gardner: After studying English and History at the University of Southern Maine, Chef Bryan Gardner longed to fulfill his passion for food. He went on to study culinary arts at the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont. After graduating in 2005 he launched an impressive career working among some of Napa’s finest Michelin Star restaurants. He expanded his food horizons in 2008 and became the Executive Chef at the Relais & Châteaux property, Hotel de la Paix in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Bryan returned to Calistoga in 2012 and went on to leverage his culinary prowess in the Napa Valley. Bryan’s fondness for food began while he was growing up in New England; he was born into a family of foodies and raised on some of the finest seafood from the Coast of Maine.
A taste of comedy to start and end the evening, plus plenty of laughs along the way!
Culinary tips and tricks to try at home
3-course gourmet farm to fork dinner
Glass of award-winning wine or craft beer upon arrival