Good food isn’t hard to come by in California, but there’s nowhere else you’ll find such fine dining in Carmel. Using the area’s freshest and best ingredients, the acclaimed talents of Executive Chef Tim Wood, and the playful spirit that describes Carmel Valley Ranch. Even Brussels sprouts taste good here.
Carmel Valley Ranch is lucky to be at such a great crossroads—fresh seafood from the Monterey Coast, a thriving community of food artisans, and produce that’s literally picked within walking distance of our kitchen. Chef Wood’s focus is squarely on local, sustainable ingredients and true farm-to-table cooking. Those familiar with Chef Wood won’t be surprised by his emphasis on family-style service, his sophistication, his sense of adventure, and most importantly, his wit. In other words, you’ll find that eating at Carmel Valley Ranch is just as fun as everything else. If you want, you can even order dessert first.