This cookbook contains more than 120 recipes and wine pairings from one of Napa Valley's venerable wine families. It features recipes created by renowned chefs such as Narsai David and Alan Wong during the Cakebreads' annual culinary programme, the American Harvest Workshop. Also included are full-colour food shots, archival photographs of the winery's early days, and location photography spotlighting the picturesque Napa Valley.
BRIAN STREETER has been resident chef at Cakebread Cellars since 1989. After graduating from the New England Culinary Institute, he interned at Domaine Chandon under Philippe Jeanty before coming to Cakebread Cellars. Brian lives in Napa Valley.
DOLORES and JACK CAKEBREAD were high school sweethearts who worked together during peach and almond harvests on the Cakebread's ranch in the 1940s. They bought the Sturdivant Ranch in Napa Valley for a down payment of $2,500 in 1972, and Cakebread Cellars was born. Dolores and Jack live in Napa Valley.