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  • Beet salad stacked and garnished with microgreens
  • Bistro steak over mushroom risotto garnished with rosemary
  • Scallop dish
  • Seasonal Charcuterie Plate

"He has an intuitive understanding of food and wine pairings. He is able to maintain the integrity of each flavor while elevating the components of the dish."

Michelle Higgins, Author

Taste Napa

With Chef John Vlandis as your private chef

Dishes that balance color and play with texture

Always seasonal ingredients

farmers market fresh


Hire Chef John for Your Next. . .

1. Private Dinner

Have Chef John Vlandis cook for you and your guests at your next private lunch or dinner. 

2. Lunch's on the go

Headed out and need extra special touch on your lunches? Contact Chef John Vlandis for details.

3. Winery Event

Thoroughly experienced with pairing wine and food, Chef John Vlandis is a great choice to cook at your winery. Ask for details.

What's Cooking?

Samples from the kitchen


Lightly Smoked & Roasted Prime Eye of Ribeye

Grilled Ribeye Cap, Little Farms Fingerlings, Nantes Carrots, Tokyo Turnips, Cabernet Sauvignon Jus

Free Range Chicken

Grilled Trumpet Mushrooms, Crispy Hand Rolled Gnocchi, Natural Jus

Panzanella Salad

Summer Heirloom Tomatoes, Sourdough Croutons, Vella Dry Jack, Kalamata Olives Fennel, Roasted Peppers, Basil, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Smoked Salmon on Potato Pancake

Crème Fraîche & Caviar

Styles influenced from in Italy, and the mediterranean, France, and California

Chef John Vlandis cooks with organic ingredients whenever possible, often incorporating herbs and vegetables from his own garden. He makes everything—stocks, sauces, condiments, breads and more—from scratch, so he can control the quality and flavors of his cuisine.

 

John is especially passionate about pairing food with wine, a skill he fine-tuned during his four years as Executive Chef of the Hess Collection Winery. His food features flavors and dishes that complement wine, rather than compete with it. Chef John’s talent for creating memorable dining experiences is only surpassed by his love and passion for the food he creates. 

Make a reservation

Chef John Vlandis serves the Napa Valley and surrounding areas, with limited service to SF and the East Bay.

Contact John to book your next event. 

Or call us directly (707) 339-1056