Live Music & Dancing

This years event features the Danny McGaw Band
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Silent Auction

Spoil yourself or a loved one by picking up some very special gourmet items, unique local art & Ojai adventures.

Local Food & Wine Vendors

Check out our 2019 line up of local vendors to get an idea of what you should be excited about.

Taste of Osteria Monte Grappa

Nestled in the heart of Ojai’s historic Arcade you’ll find Osteria Monte Grappa (OMG), named for a mountain in Italy. This go-to restaurant offers delicious Italian cuisine (of course), though [...]

Taste of Ojai Rotie

Ojai Rotie, smack dab in the center of Ojai’s historic down town, is a favorite local watering hole. With tables outside shaded by the branches of a sprawling mature tree, and a separate charming [...]

Taste of Magic Hour Tea

Created by Zhena Muzyka, the founder of Zhena’s Gypsy Tea and author of “Life by the Cup,” which chronicles her experience growing a multimillion-dollar fair trade tea company (and is in [...]

Taste of Sage

When the David and Mary Trudeau decided to open Sage, their goal was to create an innovative global cuisine made from local, organic, seasonal produce, wild-caught seafood and sustainable meats [...]

Taste of Home Kitchen Catering

For more than ten years Hector Orozco has been catering in Ojai, whether it be for a private dinner or for a party of one hundred.  Since opening Home Kitchen restaurant with his wife Cristina, [...]

Taste of White Sage Catering

White Sage provides drop-off style service to plated events with a full staff and rental coordination.  Kate is fortunate to work with a talented crew of local chefs who maintain the detail [...]

Taste of Ojai Pub

Ojai Pub features “California comfort” food which includes classic pub fare such as fish ‘n’ chips, chili fries, cheeseburgers and fried chicken sandwiches.  But, this is no ordinary pub… it’s a [...]

Taste of Lark Ellen Farms

Kelley D’Angelo, Founder, CEO & President of Lark Ellen Farm struggled with inflammation of her joints for years and when she turned her body into a food experiment discovered that grains and [...]

Taste of the Artesian of Ojai

You can gobble up more than desserts at the Artesian of Ojai table, where folks of all ages can nibble on some meatballs while learning about this innovative and engaging venture.

Taste of Wild at Heart

If you’ve never tasted fermented beverages, you’re in for a treat. “Wild at Heart” takes fermenting to heart by creating some delicious flavors. CEO Michelle Lopez-Dohrn is a proud Ojai girl who [...]

Taste of Home Kitchen

It’s a family affair! And that family is the Orozcos. The Orozcos, who have been in the restaurant business for many years, owned restaurants in neighboring towns such as Carpinteria and [...]

Taste of Mandala

A bit of Tibetan cuisine, a dash of Japanese and a sprinkle of Indian and you’ll discover Mandala, a “tickle your taste buds” restaurant founded by Dolkar Tso.

Taste of Boccali Vineyards

DeWayne Boccali’s grandfather emigrated to Santa Barbara in 1898 from Lucca, Italy bringing with him a treasure trove of family recipes. Inspired by these recipes, DeWayne brought them to life at [...]

Taste of Topa Mountain Winery

For years, Pasadena native Larry Guerra’s passion for tennis drew him to Ojai’s annual world class tennis tournament, so when he decided to retire from the mutual fund arena, he journeyed north, [...]

Taste of The Sanger Family of Wines

Isn’t it amazing how one movie helped change an entire wine-tasting region? Twelve years after “Sideways” was released, “Sideways” tasting tours are still one of the hottest tickets in the Santa [...]

Taste of Ojai Ice Cream

I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream! Especially if it’s homemade. Doug Rydbeck grew up in L.A., but became a world-traveling nomad for six years in the 70’s before eventually [...]

Taste of Ojai Beverage Company

In 2007, Jorge Alem and his cousin, Joby M. Yobe, created Ojai Beverage Company, a shop that houses an enormous collection of local and imported wines, craft beers and spirits for sale. Going [...]

Taste of Bonnie Lu’s

When you walk through the red front door into Bonnie Lu’s Country Café… …you’re greeted like an old friend even if you’ve never been there before. The café with its retro fifties décor [...]

Taste of The Gables of Ojai

When you think of a senior living community, you don’t immediately think of fresh, delicious dining. But Executive Director, Betsy Smith of The Gables asked, “why not?” Founded in 1954 by Dr. [...]

Taste of Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill

I love burgers, so when I heard that Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill restaurant made a grass-fed Angus beef burger from our own local Ojai Valley Watkins Ranch, I had to check it out. While burger [...]

Taste of JJ’s Sports Zone

“Family Sports Bar.” No, that’s not an oxymoron. JJ’s Sports Zone is a sports bar and restaurant that encourages everyone to bring their kids, watch a game together, have a burger and chili [...]

Taste of Lori’s Original Lemonade

What do you do when you hit the big five-oh and the last of your chicks has flown the coop? If you’re Lori Volk, you move to a sailboat, start a new business and become an ironman/woman even [...]

Taste of Ojai Valley Community Hospital

Farm to table – the movement started arguably over 40 years ago when Chef and food activist Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley. Her cooking philosophy: nothing but the freshest, [...]

Taste of Dottie’s Sweet Delights

Patty Brown grew up a farm girl outside of Portland, Oregon. Her father was primarily a beef and dairy farmer, but the family also grew their own veggies, had fruit trees and basically lived off [...]

Taste of Ojai Valley Inn’s Olivella

Revitalization is afoot at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa’s new signature restaurant, Olivella & Vine, which opened in August, 2015. First came the complete remodel of the restaurant’s interior. [...]