Nancy Silverton plans to host some epic dinner parties in Ojai, and you’re invited

LOS ANGELES, CA- September 19, 2017: Chef Nancy Silverton is the co-owner of Osteria Mozza, Pizzeri
Chef Nancy Silverton is the new culinary ambassador at the Farmhouse at Ojai Valley Inn epicurean and event center.
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Los Angeles chef Nancy Silverton is now a culinary ambassador at the new Farmhouse food and event space at the Ojai Valley Inn in Ventura County. The resort will open the $20-million, 30,000-square-foot Farmhouse on Tuesday.

In her new role, Silverton, who has multiple restaurants in Los Angeles — including Pizzeria Mozza, Osteria Mozza and Chi Spacca — will put on dinners, master classes, book signings, talks and workshops at the Farmhouse throughout the year.

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The Farmhouse at Ojai Valley Inn.
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The Farmhouse includes a kitchen with a chef’s counter and an area for live-fire cooking. There’s also a garden courtyard, a library, an outdoor kitchen with a wood-burning oven, and an 8,500-square-foot ballroom.

Some upcoming events in April include a lunch with Silverton and “Somebody Feed Phil” host Phil Rosenthal, as well as a dinner with Jar’s Suzanne Tracht, Border Grill’s Mary Sue Milliken, and Lissa Doumani and Hiro Sone, who owned the now-closed Terra and Bar Terra in St. Helena.

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The Farmhouse is where Silverton will host food and wine events throughout the year.
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In June, Silverton will host a dinner with wine pairings and a pasta-making class with Felix’s Evan Funke. In September, she’ll invite former Los Angeles Times restaurant editor and critic Ruth Reichl for a lunch, talk and book signing. And Tuscan butcher Dario Cecchini will join Silverton for a meat-focused dinner with wines from Fontodi Winery in November.

For more information or to register for events, visit

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