Chris Kostow

A New Napa Cuisine

Chris Kostow

Talk: A New Napa Cuisine

The debut cookbook from Christopher Kostow, head chef of the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, spotlighting the artisans, growers, and hidden landscapes of Napa Valley that have inspired his unparalleled cuisine. Chris was interviewed by Chris Ying, the Editor-in-Chief of Lucky Peach.

Chris Kostow

A philosophy major with no formal culinary training, Christopher Kostow is not your typical Napa chef. And while Napa Valley has no shortage of popular restaurants or cookbooks about its chefs and cooking styles, there is no chef who is more deeply rooted in and affected by his location than Kostow.

A New Napa Cuisine

A New Napa Cuisine follows Christopher Kostow’s journey from a young line cook in a seaside town to the storied Restaurant at Meadowood, the Napa Valley mainstay that has earned three Michelin stars and James Beard Awards for best chef and outstanding service under Kostow’s leadership

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