Events


Donkey & Goat Winemaker Dinner July 25, 2024

 Rustic Kitchen is proud to announce our next winemaker dinner, featuring  With Special Guest: Connor Bockman, Director of Winemaking Thursday July 25, 2024 Donkey & Goat is celebrated for being amongst a handful of pioneers in the Natural Wine community because in 2004 they were unique for their ecological principles driving decisions in both the vineyard and the cellar and ten years later for promoting transparency, being one of the first to list ingredients on their label. FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL - 6:30 pm amuse-bouche Tuna Crudo wat...

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Tercero Winemaker Dinner May 23 2024

 Rustic Kitchen is proud to announce our next winemaker dinner, featuring  With Special Guest – Larry Schaffer, Winemaker Thursday May 23, 2024 FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL - 6:30 pm amuse-bouche Blue Cheese, Plum Reduction, Brioche Toast, Candied Bacon 2022 Nouveau Mourvedre, Santa Barbara County DINNER - 7:00 pm 1st course Smoked Salmon Cheesecake, Apricot Jam, Aged Balsamic 2016 Grenache Blanc, Santa Barbara County Plum Glazed Pork Belly, Gruyere Polenta, Crispy Shallots 2020 Grenache, Spear Vineyard 2nd course Crab Cake, Veal Shank Confit, ...

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  • April 29, 2024

Lone Madrone Winemaker Dinner

 Rustic Kitchen is proud to announce our next winemaker dinner, featuring  With Special Guest – Jordan Collins, Winemaker Thursday April 25, 2024 FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL - 6:30 pm amuse-bouche Apricot Toast cambazola fonduta, pecans 2022 Points West White, Paso Robles DINNER - 7:00 pm 1st course Tuna Crudo scarlet pear, basil pine nut pesto, radish, blood orange vinaigrette, Almond crusted goat cheese 2022 Chenin Blanc, Chen Vineyard, Adelaida District, Paso Robles 2nd course Baked Crab-Stuffed Clams pancetta, gruyere and cauliflower ...

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  • March 21, 2024

CHEV-CIRQ Winemaker Dinner

 Rustic Kitchen is proud to announce our next winemaker dinner, featuring  With Special Guest – Jeremiah Timm, Winemaker Having dreamt of one day owning their own vineyards and estate winery, Michael and Sarah Browne (Co-Founders of Kosta Browne) founded Browne Family Wines in 2018. Jeremiah Timm worked for Michael Browne at Kosta Browne for over 10 years, working his way from Enologist to Director of Winery Operations. He eventually left Kosta Browne to explore the world of Cabernet. After a chance meeting in 2018, he reunited with Michael Browne and his team at ...

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  • February 16, 2024

Reynvaan Winemaker Dinner February,15 2024

   Rustic Kitchen is proud to announce our next winemaker dinner, featuring  With Special Guest – Matt Reynvaan, Winemaker Thursday February 15, 2024 FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 6:30 pm Arrival/Reception amuse-bouche Ginger Pineapple Shrimp on Endive 2022  Queens Road White Blend, Walla Walla Valley 7:00 pm Dinner 1st Course Charred Octopus nicoise olive puree, warm cambazola, garlic toast, micro arugula 2018 Foothills Reserve Estate Syrah, Walla Walla Valley (*96 points Jeb Dunnuck) 2nd Course Fried Quail rustic cherry stuffing, pancetta, ...

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  • January 23, 2024

Sojourn Winemaker Dinner January 21 2024

Sojourn Cellars and Rustic Kitchen are teaming up for the next RK Winemaker Dinner, Featuring… With Special Guest – Randy Bennett, Winemaker Introducing their new labels! Sunday January 21, 2024 – 6:30 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU arrival / amuse-bouche Mini Fried Burrata lemon curd aioli, golden apple NV Brut Méthode Champenoise Sparkling, Sonoma County  1st course Smoked Scallops truffle zest, beurre blanc, nicoise olives, pancetta, grilled radicchio, pear vinaigrette 2022  Sangiacomo Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2nd course Prosciutto ...

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  • January 4, 2024

NYE Dinner December 31 2023

DINNER FOR TWO - MENU 1st Course - Appetizer (pick one to share) Brie & Scarlet Pear Tart - Caramelized Onions, Fresh Thyme Nic’s Oysters (4)  Fried Oysters - Fresh Spinach, Walnut Cream Sauce Steak Tartar - Dijon Mustard, Shallots, Capers, Quail Egg, Toast Points 2nd Course (pick one to share) Golden Beet Carpaccio  - Blue Cheese, Arugula & Champagne Vinaigrette Crab Bisque - Mini Crab Cake Classic Whole Leaf Caesar - Shaved Parmesan, Garlic Crostini, Fried White Anchovies [add butter poached lobster +20] 3rd Course - Entrée Course (pick ...

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  • December 18, 2023

Thanksgiving To-Go 2023

Don't want to cook?     Not a big fan of Turkey?    Don't want to have to think about it? RK is Here to Save the Day!  We've got a great Thanksgiving Combo Meal that is perfect for your family get together, RK Style! *Order by Tuesday 11/21 @ Noon         *Pick Up between 2pm & 4pm on Wednesday 11/22          *Heating Instructions Provided   THANKSGIVING DINNER TO-GO SPECIALS PACKAGE #1 - $99 Thanksgiving Dinner for Two Appetizers Bowl of Butternut Squash Soup, Baguette RK Wedge Salad avocado, tomatoes, bacon, candied ...

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  • November 10, 2023

Kaena Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents.. Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with Special Guest - Mikael  Sigouin,  Owner/Winemaker Thursday December 7, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU COMING SOON  amuse-bouche Marinated Golden Beet, Grapefruit & Green Apple roasted lemon vinaigrette, warm brie nage 2021 Kaena Hapa Blanc Santa Ynez Valley  1st course Black Cod sage potato gratin, garlic spinach souffle, black cherry pan sauce 2020 Kaena Ali’i Grenache Ballard Canyon 2nd course Seared Beef Carpaccio truffle fondue, ...

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  • October 31, 2023

Andis Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents.. Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with Special Guest - Lorenzo Muslia,  Partner/Winemaker The soils in the Sierra Foothills are special. The microclimates and varying elevations hide unique opportunities; capable of growing a vast selection of varietals, including grapes traditionally considered obscure to California.  In 2009, Janis and her husband, Andy Friedlander, found this stretch of land and they embarked on a journey to build a state of the art winemaking facility with two tenets; design a ...

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  • October 6, 2023