DISCOVER FOOD

Program Overview
Experience NVFF’s off-screen programming through a series of unique and immersive events. From culinary demonstrations to festival parties, Napa Valley’s globally recognized cuisine is integrated into every aspect of the Napa Valley Film Festival.

Culinary Demonstrations

Take a break from film screenings to explore the Napa Valley’s vibrant culinary scene. Watch and learn from culinary masters serving up film-inspired dishes. Indulge in their phenomenal creations and meet the filmmakers inspiring the cuisine.

Access: All Festival Pass, Pass Plus, Patron Circle members

Past Chefs

CHEF NINA COMPTON

CHEF TIM HOLLINGSWORTH

CHEF BRIAN MALARKEY

CHEF MELISSA KING

Festival Gala

Don’t miss the Napa Valley’s most glamorous party of the year! Walk the red carpet, explore 50+ local restaurants and wineries, and meet the filmmakers and celebrities attending NVFF.

Access: All Pass Plus, Patron Circle members

Special Events

Opening Night Party

Kick off opening day at NVFF’s downtown Napa Festival Hub. Experience interactive lounges, live entertainment, and pop-up food and wine stations.

Access: Pass Plus 5-Day, Patron Circle members

Variety’s Film to Table

Sample small plates inspired by iconic film scenes, hear a group of celebrity panelists discuss the role of food in film, and explore current culinary trends in the industry.

Access: Patron Circle members

Festival Wrap Party

Celebrate the closing night of this year’s festival with friends new and old over an array of light bites, outstanding wine, and live music. That’s a wrap on NVFF19!

Access: Patron Circle members