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Executive chef Christopher Kostow and, perhaps, wine director Michael Ireland will most likely visit your table during your meal at The Restaurant at Meadowood.
During his visit, chef Kostow will certainly ask you for thoughts on his cuisine, talk a little bit about the day’s tasting menu and perhaps discuss his overall culinary philosophies if you ask him to. His goal is for the food at this Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant to be evocative without being provocative; indeed, though he’s known for creating some unusual-sounding dishes, he’s quick to refute the idea that his food is edgy. Kostow also focuses on using fresh, seasonal ingredients, a mission aided by the luxury of having vegetables, herbs and other produce readily available in Meadowood Napa Valley’s large onsite garden.