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Cooking with Comedians

November 18 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm


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: Butternut Squash Soup – candied ginger pepitas, ricotta ravioli
Second: Roasted Chicken – braised root vegetables, roasted garlic jus
Third: Buttermilk Panna Cotta – pickled pear, brown butter crumble 

In the kitchen November 18:

Comedian Kerri Pomarolli is a Los Angeles-based comedian, actress and speaker.  She is one of the most sought-after comedians in the country and has shared the stage with Sherri Shepherd of The View, Jim Carrey, Jay Leno, Carol Channing and many others. Kerri is also an accomplished actress, with credits that include 29 appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show, Comedy Central and recurring roles on Port Charles, General Hospital, and The Young and the Restless. Currently, you can see her on Nick at Nite’s Moms Night Out and on the popular web series MOMLAND which has a viewership of 42 million. Her film credits include starring in the award-winning documentary, Hollywood on Fire with Pat Boone, and La La Land which premiered in NYC and LA.

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.

Experience Ticket Includes:
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


November 18
6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Laugh Cellar
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850 Bordeaux Way
Napa, CA 94558 United States
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