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Ahwahnee Chef's Essentials & Kitchen Novelties

Yosemite National Park offers the fabulous Chefs' Holidays at The Ahwahnee. Chefs' Holidays are held each year January through February and feature some of the world's most innovative and acclaimed chefs. These culinary adventures provide a showcase for the fascinating range of styles, personalities and emerging trends that characterize the American cuisine scene.

The Ahwahnee is proud to provide the ideal setting in which to learn the culinary secrets and techniques that helped our guest chefs reach the pinnacle of their profession. This is the perfect retreat for everyone interested in the culinary arts, whether you're an old pro or novice to the kitchen. brings you Ahwahnee Chef's Essentials, featuring some wonderful new items. As seen in the Ahwahnee Gift Shop, kitchen novelties and tablewares are sure to bring the special charm of The Ahwahnee into your home, or a friends.