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Cooking with Comedians is the perfect choice for a fun and immersive activity. Join Chefs of the Meritage Collection of the Napa Valley as they team up with a different comedian every show. Learn the latest trends and classics of food. Participants will gain culinary tips, tricks and confidence to cook more at home, with plenty of laughs and tastes along the way!
$130 PER PERSON
Chef is currently working on developing a delish menu for the event. We promise it'll be a new year meal to knock your socks off!
Paco Romane is a comedian, actor, writer, voice-over actor, improviser, and podcaster. His hilarious, engaging, and authentic comedic style has established him as an audience favorite. Paco has been described as a “mashup of all things funny – stand-up, sketch, improv, you name it”, and he’ll regularly spin any unpredictable moment with the crowd into his act. Paco has appeared on Comedy Central, Drunk History, Nickelodeon and wrote for The Gilbert Gottfried Roast.
“Years of laughs have kept Paco Romane at the top of the comedy scene.”
“Paco Romane keeps audiences riveted and coming back for more with live comedy shows and TV gigs.”
Chef Bryan Gardner: After studying English and History at the University of Southern Maine, Chef Bryan Gardner longed to fulfill his passion for food. He went on to study culinary arts at the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont. After graduating in 2005 he launched an impressive career working among some of Napa’s finest Michelin Star restaurants. He expanded his food horizons in 2008 and became the Executive Chef at the Relain & Chateaux property, Hotel de la Paix in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Bryan returned to Calistoga in 2012 and went on to leverage his culinary prowess in the Napa Valley. Bryan’s fondness for food began while he was growing up in New England; he was born into a family of foodies and raised on some of the finest seafood from the Coast of Maine.