Welcome and thank you for visiting. Chef Valerie Adair chose Mendocino County for the wild landscapes and its Farm to Table community of winemakers, farmers and gardeners.  A nomadic Chef, Valerie sources ingredients locally within 100 miles of your table, focusing on the flavors and stories of the region.   Culinary Origins is available for Private Chef services for catered events. Chef Valerie Adair and her friends at Culinary Origins can transform your vision into a fabulous celebration for your friends & family.  Menus focus on seasonal/local harvests that showcase Mendocino County with an accent of wild foods served artfully.    

Please tour the site to get a feel for our culinary style and contact us with any questions. Our Services page will answer a variety of questions you might have.