The Twelve Days of Christmas 2018
Join Chef Christopher Kostow, Director Nathaniel Dorn and The Restaurant at Meadowood team this December for the tenth season of The Twelve Days of Christmas®. Our twelve-day charitable celebration invites influential chefs from around the world to cook in collaboration with Chef Kostow, utilizing the products and inspiration of the Napa Valley. This year’s celebration will benefit Saint Helena Preschool for All, Inc., a local non-profit organization providing scholarships to young children.
Chefs Christopher Kostow, Dan Giusti were joined by friends; Chefs Matt Orlando, Nancy Silverton, Naomi Pomeroy, James Syhabout, Katianna Hong, Jeremy Fox and Erik Anderson for a special evening of culinary collaboration to benefit Brigaid.
Reflecting on 10 Years
We write you as we have come upon 10 years together at The Restaurant -- more time than either of us have ever worked or lived anywhere. We began here as kids, ages 28 and 30 (we’ll let you guess who’s older), with far more ambition than sense. We are now fathers and husbands, with slightly more sense (although probably even more ambition…). Confronting this anniversary creates an opportunity for reflection in a métier that rarely allows for it...
Eckart Award for "Art of Cookery"
Congratulations to Chef Kostow for receiving the 2018 Eckart Award for "Art of Cookery," recognizing his commitment to sustainable sourcing and social responsibility at The Restaurant at Meadowood.
James Beard Outstanding Chef Nomination
We're proud to announce that our very own Chef Christopher Kostow has received a 2018 James Beard Nomination for Outstanding Chef.
Friends of Beard Benefit Dinner
On February 10th The American in Kansas City hosted a dinner in support of the James Beard Foundation. Our Wine Director Micah Clark curated the event’s wine experience to accompany dishes from a selection of Guest Chefs – Andrew Longres, Jeremy Fox, Jeremiah Langhorne, Mark Ludgaard Nielsen, John Shields, James Syhabout and Brady Williams.
Napa & Sonoma Relief Dinner
On December 2nd, we were honored to be a part of a very special evening, celebrating together our love for the land, our neighbors and friends. Our very own Chef Christopher Kostow along with Thomas Keller, Kyle Connaughton and Stephen Durfee orchestrated an extraordinary dinner following a reception of canapés prepared by over a dozen of the most talented chefs from Sonoma and Napa. The event raised over 3.4 million dollars to assist those affected most by the recent Wine Country wildfires.