Paradise Pantry

where fresh meets feast

local. inspired. vibrant.

We care about you. We seek to nourish your bellies and delight your soul. We create food that is made with love and is great to eat. We use products that are organic, locally grown, fresh-as-absolutely-possible, high quality and just plain yummy. We love and respect our suppliers.

We care for our earth, our neighborhood and you, our Paradise Pantry family.

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winemaker dinners.

 

Paradise Pantry presents a Wine and Food Pairing

Experience our Featured Event  |  See our Past Events
 

We created the Winemaker Dinners because we LOVE to PAIR — wine, cheese, food, people.

These dinners come with stories. The story of each wine, the story of how we decided to create a dinner to go with it, the story of the evening and all the experiences of inviting our customers, creating the menu and cooking the dinners, listening to the winemakers and drinking it all in while relishing tastes that delight and surprise us.

These are dinners to nourish and care for you while experiencing a new level of delicious. We do these dinners because we adore our customers and want to share with them all we’ve tasted.

 

long meadow ranch winery winemaker dinner

January 31 | 6pm

We love pairings. Join us as Chef Kelly creates a multi-course meal, using exquisite ingredients, and paired with the finest Napa Valley wine from Long Meadow Ranch Winery.

This event has limited seating — reservations are required. Please reserve with us by calling 805 641 9440.

menu

Sonoma County Farmstead Sparkling Brut
Yellow lentil hummus with caramelized pearl onion, grilled flatbread & white anchovies 

2016 Chardonnay, Anderson Valley
Local lobster & seasonal local vegetable, Israeli cous cous with avocado mousse

2015 Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley
Warm Savoy cabbage dolma, stuffed with ground Kurobuta Pork, wild white shrimp, tart cherry, Shitake mushrooms & winter nettle served in a sauce of charred toast, black garlic & pine nut

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2014 Merlot, Napa Valley
Osso bucco Wagyu beef shank slow braised in a red wine & roasted tomato sauce over a truffle Raclette, fingerling potato & black radish gratin 

Bite Finale
Baklava with orange pistachio crumb, wine poached pigmy pear & lavender crème chantilly
 

$100 per person


Here is one of our past events.

tablas creek vineyard

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April 11, 2018

Usually it all begins with the wine. But this time the lamb led the way to The Tablas Creek Vineyard Winemaker Dinner here at Paradise Pantry.

Winemaker dinners give Paradise Pantry the opportunity to show and share amazing wineries. And they allow Chef Kelly to create special recipes that celebrate the seasons, buy delicious products from our growers and showcase all that’s local, fresh, and organic — all to delight our customers.

 
Great wine, great food, great people! The Paradise Pantry Tablas Creek Winemaker Dinner hit ALL the bases.
— Keith L, Ventura local

Tablas Creek Vineyard is a long-time friend and collaborator with Paradise Pantry. As Kelly recalls, their dear friend, Darren Delmore, Tablas’ national sales manager, was once again “tasting” them through a great line up of current vintages when he happened to mention the biodynamic lamb program available from Tablas creek. This lamb ranching-program is one of only 2 in the nation. Listening to the story of Nathan Stuart, the Shepherd for Tablas, Kelly knew she wanted to share this incredible story, along with the Tablas wine and their lamb, with the Paradise Pantry world.

Then we were offered a lambread more here >

 

Please note: we will be closed on Thursday, February 14 from 2:30 - 5:00 to prepare for Valentine’s Dinner.

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