Upcoming Events & Appearances

The Resort at Paws Up

May 24-27, 2019

Montana Master Grillers 

Time to mark your calendar with a swipe of BBQ sauce for the meatiest event at The Resort at Paws Up: Montana Master Grillers. From Austin to Boston, the heavy hitters of the grill including Nashville’s Carey Bringle, Boston’s Andy Husbands, Chicago’s Charlie McKenna and Wayne Mueller from Taylor, Texas will be there.

Inspired by L.A.’s best underground barbecues Valerie will be making desserts over an open flame, which imparts unique flavors as only BBQ can. Among her specialties are skillet brownies and grilled cherry clafouti (sounds like a perfect match for local Montana cherries).

Billy Harris Dinner Series

June 29, 2019

Howlin' with Harris Hot Summer BBQ

Join Culinary MC Billy Harris with Chef Johnny Ray Zone and the Howlin' Rays crew with friends from Trudy's Underground BBQ, City House from Nashville, Hog & Hominy from Memphis, chef Nyesha Arrington, Valerie Confections and a comforting treat from Milk Bar. An epic modern take on the Southern feast, featuring Nashville style hot chicken, meats, sides, and treats along with cocktails, appetizers, wine, coffee/matcha service, hosted by Billy Harris. Ticket price includes all food and beverages. Proceeds from the live auction, charity partners and The Wells Fargo Foundation, will benefit the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.

Rancho La Puerta

July 6 - 12, 2019

La Cocina Que Canta

Tecate, B.C., Mexico

Set in the heart of Rancho La Puerta's  six-acre farm, La Cocina Que Canta (“The Kitchen That Sings!”) celebrates the magical results of cooking with just-picked organic ingredients. The colors, aromas, and tastes that emanate from La Cocina are nothing short of amazing.

Chef Valerie Gordon offers three hands-on culinary experiences, 3.5 hours each, during which you will enjoy preparing your own meal along with fellow cooks.