The Ballard Inn and Restaurant in the heart of Santa Barbara County wine country near Solvang, California
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Special Events at the Ballard Inn and Restaurant


SANTA YNEZ VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK
(January 19-25, 2014)

Restaurants throughout the Santa Ynez Valley are offering special 3-course tasting menus for the price of $20.14 (excluding tax, tip and beverages). Reservations are highly recommended. Restrictions and specific dining hours may apply - see menus for details.


The INN Crowd
with Ballard Inn's Chef Budi Kazali
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Join us for the annual Vintners Festival
winemaker dinner featuring Longoria Wines
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM



RICHARD LONGORIA WINES
Established in 1982, Longoria Wines is a small family owned winery producing acclaimed artisanal wines from some of the finest vineyards in Santa Barbara County. Pioneer winemaker Rick Longoria has been involved in the local wine industry since 1976. His wines are distinctive for their purity of varietal and site expression, balance and compatibility with food.

Taste of Solvang Saturday, March 15, 6 - 9 PM
Take a culinary journey through Solvang where the wine meets the food. In its 22nd year, The Taste of Solvang has become a top destination event for wine and food lovers alike. Featuring something for everyone from Rustic Italian, to New American, Japanese, Award-Winning Breweries, World Class Wineries, and Farm-to-Table Chefs; the Taste of Solvang offers a menu of events that is sure to pleaseFarm to Fork with Chef Budi -

A la carte Price: $120 includes Shuttle to/from Solvang Park

Spend an intimate evening dining family style, as the incomparable Chef Budi Kazali takes you through a four course wine paired dinner utilizing ingredients sourced only from Solvang's local producers! Chef Budi Kazali, is the owner of the gorgeous Ballard Inn, and host of The Inn Crowd. His cuisine has been featured in publications including Food and Wine, The Wine Spectator, and Central Coast Magazine. Chef Kazali is locally and nationally known for his culinary prowess.
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The Ballard Inn is centrally located in the heart of The Santa Ynez Valley making it the perfect location to stay to enjoy many of the wonderful celebrations the valley has to offer.
Danish Days
Old Santa Ynez Days
Day in the Country
Old Fashioned Christmas
Los Olivos Olive and Jazz Festival
Quick Draw
Old Fashioned 4th of July
Solvang Christmas Parade

Valentines Day
Taste of Solvang, Vintners Festival
Amgen Bike Tour
Century Bike Race

 

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