Win Tickets to The Lodge at Torrey Pines 12th Annual Celebrate the Craft Culinary Festival | Sunday, October 12

August 31, 2014

On Sunday, October 12, from 11:30am to 3pm, The Lodge at Torrey Pines will host its 12th annual Celebrate the Craft, a longstanding culinary tradition that showcases the region’s best chefs, produce, wine, and beer, all taking place on the picturesque Arroyo Terrace for a day of indulgence overlooking Torrey Pines Golf Course. SanDiegoVille has 2 tickets to attend for one of our readers (a $250 value) - input your email below to enter our raffle and keep reading for all the details on the event!

With the beautiful blue Pacific in the horizon, local spirits and fine wines at your fingertips, and the areas best chefs eager to please, Celebrate the Craft is far from your typical Sunday picnic. Like it has for over a decade, the festival will once again present the best food artisans from across San Diego’s culinary spectrum in a celebration of our perpetual harvest.

The Lodge Executive Chef Jeff Jackson will prepare the farm-to-table menu with an all-star lineup of chefs from around America's Finest City, including Pete Balistreri of Tender Greens, Matt Gordon of Urban Solace, Christian Graves of Jsix, Javier Plascencia of Romesco, Jason Knibb of Nine-Ten, Carl Schroeder of Market Restaurant, Monica Szepesy of Q’ero and many more. 

Produce will be provided by more than a dozen farms and ranches, including Coleman Farms of Carpinteria, Crows Pass Farms of Temecula, El Campito Farm of Descanso, McGrath Family Farms of Camarillo, and Suzie’s Farm of San Diego.

The Lodge Sommelier Paul Krikorian will feature several vintners, including Palmina and Brewer-Clifton of Santa Barbara, Falkner of Temecula, and Nickel & Nickel of Oakville. A select number of breweries will also be on hand, including AleSmith Brewing Company.

Tickets are $125 and are available online at The price includes food, wine, beer, taxes, service charges, gratuity, and valet parking. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Slow Food Urban San Diego, which raises public awareness, improves access, and encourages the enjoyment of foods that are local, seasonal, and sustainable.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines is a AAA Five Diamond resort, owned and operated by Evans Hotels, located at 11480 N Torrey Pines Road in La Jolla. For more information, call (858) 453-4420, visit and check out the video below for scenes from year's past.