Discover the explosion of culinary producers, growers and food artisan's on the Central Coast!

Cuisine has always been part of the Central Coast culture. Early ranchers from the mid 1800's hosted Spanish style feasts for ranch workers that featured oak grilled beef. This style of barbecue is now a major attraction for visitors. Enthusiasts are still faithful to regional barbecue institutions like Jackos, the Far Western Tavern and the Hitching Post.

While agriculture and great food have always been synonomous it is the recent explosion of the wine industry that has seduced artisan food producers, chefs and restauranters to the region. The advantage of fertile valleys, great climate and a thriving ocean also contributes to the diverse landscape of premium fresh food products.

What to look for now?

Artisan cheeses, organic and sustainably grown produce, heirloom vegetables, olive oil, lavender, honey, sustainably grown meat and poultry, locally caught fish, and world renowned wine!

Reserve Events & Destinations provides visitors a unique inside look at the farms, ranches and vineyards that shape the flavors of the region. By sharing stories and the history of days gone learn about families that have farmed for generations and producers that have come from abroad to experience the sense of place.

Imagine boarding a flat bottom boat to visit an oyster bed, or sipping different varieties of olive oil, or dining on farm tables under the warm sun shaded by oak trees. Wine has become a staple of the area so discover each regions unique flavors and varieties. Many wineries offer experiences that share regional products prepared by local artisans and chefs.

Satisfy your appetite on the Central Coast of California. Friendly and passionate farmers, regional food purveyors, chefs and winemakers will welcome you. Fresh air, blue skies, ocean breezes, the smell of spring blossoms... now is the time to discover why the Central Coast of California is becoming a favorite destination for foodies and wine lovers.

Reserve Events & Destinations is a Destination Management Company that specializes in wine and culinary experiences on the Central Coast of California. Groups of all sizes enjoy unique experiences, customized activities and connections to the region provided by their services.