Now in its fifth year, the Relais & Châteaux GourmetFest has quickly become a tour de force in the food and wine festival circuit. Building upon the success of the inaugural year it continued to feature the incomparable talent of Relais & Châteaux chefs from around the world, prestigious wineries and the finest luxury brands all in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Over the course of four days guests indulge in over 18 events, including a strolling welcome party, wine tastings, rarities events, cooking demos, lunches and dinners, off-site tours and lunches, VIP parties and a closing event. Each event provides a unique blend of amazing chefs and impressive wine, offering experiences not easily replicated.
Our online charity auction features the amazing properties of Relais & Châteaux from all over the world. All of the proceeds from the auction goes to support the Carmel Chamber of Commerce and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.