Video Series Takes You into the Kitchen of Downtown Napa’s Chefs

Inventing and preparing delectable recipes that people remember is a form of high art – especially with Downtown Napa chefs. In DoNapa’s Chef Video Series, we’re giving you had the opportunity to go into their kitchens and hear about their passions, learn from their knowledge about different food cultures, watch how they bring their culinary creations to life or get some serious scoop on their favorite pairings.


These videos are available now and just in time for Visit Napa Valley Restaurant Week (January 20-29th, 2023). Through a series of entertaining videos, viewers will get the inside scoop from some of Downtown Napa’s top dishes.

Photo Credit: @latoque

La Toque

Join Chef Ken Frank, of landmark restaurant La Toque, as he shares unique pairings that elevate both the food and wine to create delicious harmony.

He should know. Chef Frank’s modern French cuisine restaurant has earned a Michelin Star every year they have been awarded in Wine Country. La Toque is also the recipient of Wine Spectator’s highest honor, The Grand Award, for their wine list and service excellence. Watch the video closely to discover their most popular food and wine pairing.

Speaking of La Toque, you’ll definitely want to catch their annual all-black-truffle menu, available now through January 31, 2023.

Photo Credit: @oenotri


Opened in 2010, Oenotri offers a menu with more than 20 different types of house-made salumi, an array of handmade fresh and dry pasta, exclusive olive oil sourced from Napa Valley, bread made in-house daily and a variety of produce sourced from their own farm.

You’re now invited to hop into the kitchen with Tyler Rodde, Owner and Executive Chef at Oenotri, as he shares where he sources his fresh ingredients and what makes his southern-Italian restaurant unforgettable. Watch this one-minute gem to learn which popular meals will be on his menu forever.

Photo Credit: @TarlaGrill

Tarla Mediterranean Bar + Grill

The menu at Tarla offers unforgettable small plates or tapas as well as entrees. Thanks to the video series, viewers can also enjoy this insight from Tarla’s Chef and General Manager, Yusuf Topal who serves his hometown Turkish treats in Downtown Napa.

Photo Credit: @AngeleRestaurant

Napa Valley Restaurant Week (January 20-29th 2023)

From January 20-29th, Tarla will be participating in Visit Napa Valley Restaurant Week, a 10-day event  that allows locals and visitors to dine throughout the valley and experience its legendary food and wine culture. From Michelin-rated meals to farm-to-table perfection, there are so many places to try.

Casually elegant Alba, hip French bistro Angèle, crowd-pleaser Charlie Palmer, and cozy getaway Napa General Store are just a few of the restaurants joining Tarla for restaurant week offers . Who knows, you may see Yusuf Topal and can tell them you’d recently “visited his kitchen.”