Finalist, IACP Awards 2012, Compilations Category
“The American Harvest Workshop has defined wine country cooking without even trying. This seminal book captures the spirit and creativity of the workshop and reminds me how lucky we are to have this magical event in the Napa Valley.”
—Steve Sando, owner, Rancho Gordo
“This gorgeous new book celebrates the best of the American Harvest Workshop’s exceptional creations—aptly paired with wines that elevate them to another stratosphere—and is not to be missed.”
—Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, James Beard Award–winning authors of The Flavor Bible
and What to Drink with What You Eat
“This book offers readers an opportunity to savor delicious gastronomic creations from a quarter century of workshops. Each recipe is inspired by fine Cakebread wines and sustainable foods, and suffused with the Cakebread family’s spirit of generosity.”
—Michael Weiss, Professor of Wine and Spirits, Culinary Institute of America
“The Cakebread Cellars American Harvest Cookbook
brings a little bit of the Napa Valley sunshine into your kitchen.”
—Chef Frank Stitt, Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega, and Chez Fonfon
About the Author
Jack and Dolores Cakebread are the founders of Cakebread Cellars, a renowned winery whose wines are enjoyed in fine restaurants around the world. Along with sons Dennis, Bruce, and Steve, the Cakebreads manage 460 acres of prime vineyards in the Napa and Anderson Valleys, along with a series of popular culinary events. The coauthors of The Cakebread Cellars Napa Valley Cookbook, Jack and Dolores live in California’s Napa Valley.
Brian Streeter is the culinary director at Cakebread Cellars, and the coauthor of The Cakebread Cellars Napa Valley Cookbook. He oversees the winery’s successful wine and food program and directs the annual American Harvest Workshop. A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, Brian and his family live in California’s Napa Valley.
Janet Fletcher is the author or coauthor of more than twenty books on food and wine, including Fresh from the Farmers’ Market and The Cheese Course. Janet’s food writing for the San Francisco Chronicle has been honored with three James Beard Awards and the International Association of Culinary Professionals Bert Greene Award. She lives in California’s Napa Valley.