Fresh local produce and outdoor cooking
Set in Saddlerock Ranch’s stunning vegetable garden, come enjoy a 5 course farm-to-table dinner paired with the best of our locally-produced wines. We invite established chefs from around Los Angeles to present our guests with unique and delectable menus incorporating the seasons best produce and local meats.
Resident Chef alina hardin
Executive Chef Alina Hardin is a founding partner of the Saddlerock Garden Dinners. She operates her food styling and private chef business out of Topanga Canyon in Los Angeles, CA. Her love for food began in her mother’s kitchen, which was filled with the delicious smells, and rich colors of local produce and healthy ingredients. She incorporates into her own cooking the myriad flavors she has come across in her world travels and she is inspired daily by the beauty and diversity of this planet and the wealth of food cultures that nourish people all over the world.
Her seasonal dishes emulate the comfort of home, the sensory richness of exploration, and the diverse beauty of nature. She is always cooking up new ways to share with the world her love of food and her appreciation for its taste and beauty.
Chef Katie Hardin
Katie Hardin is a pacific coast chef, who gathers inspiration from the many women she has encountered in markets and homes throughout the world, who’s cooking transcends that of any restaurant meal. Her passion for food was cultivated in southern Italy where she was introduced, as a teenager, to a farm to table daily reality, seasonal bounty, preservation techniques, and culinary traditions that had been passed down through generations. She has spent the past year creating and collaborating as the head chef at Elf Cafe in Echo Park.