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Global Gourmet Catering Expands High-End Entertainment Venue Presence with New Culinary Partnership with The Mountain Winery

Mar 12, 2019


Global Gourmet Catering Expands High-End Entertainment Venue Presence with New Culinary Partnership with The Mountain Winery.

Effective March 1, Global Gourmet Catering is the exclusive catering and food and beverage boutique concessionaire for all events held at The Mountain Winery.

San Francisco, CA—March 12, 2019—Global Gourmet Catering, San Francisco’s premier fullservice catering and event planning company, today announces that they are the exclusive food and beverage services provider for all events held at The Mountain Winery—a historic vineyard located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, which hosts more than 250 events each year. This partnership includes the venue’s annual summer concert series in its 61st season, its robust private and corporate events business, and management of the wine program, including The Mountain Winery Wine Club and the vineyard’s weekly wine tasting program.

Global Gourmet Catering’s world-class culinary team dedicated to The Mountain Winery includes Executive Chef Robert Grubbs and Executive Chef of Concessions Marcus Colbert who are focused on elevating the food, beverage, and service offerings to new levels. Event attendees, members of The Mountain Winery Wine Club, and participants in the vineyard’s public wine tasting program can now enjoy new menu items in addition to new desserts created by Global Gourmet’s Executive Pastry Chef Yigit Pura, winner of Top Chef, Just Desserts. Updated menus will be available for the Suite and Club Masson Level, Mountain Winery Restaurant, Tasting Room, Winery Deck and Plaza Concessions for the summer concert services.

“We are tremendously excited to be chosen as the exclusive food and beverage services provider for The Mountain Winery,” said Laura Lyons, CEO of Global Gourmet Catering. “We love The Mountain Winery, not only as an intimate concert venue in the hills of Saratoga, but also as an idyllic setting for corporate events, private parties and unforgettable weddings. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind experiences for guests with our highly-skilled in-house culinary and service staff, and we’re looking forward to a memorable concert season and many successful events to come.”

In addition to the culinary offerings available to concert attendees and vineyard visitors, Global Gourmet Catering’s team creates highly customized private events featuring their culinary expertise and elevated service, bookable through The Mountain Winery Sales Office at (408) 741-2820. Premium ticket holders of The Mountain Winery concert season, including Suiteholders, Season Subscribers and guests seated in the new Masson Boxes may inquire about their new and enhanced specialty dining opportunities, including a three-course prix fixe menu at The Mountain Winery Restaurant upon purchase of their tickets. All attendees are welcome to book their reservation at The Mountain Winery Restaurant when tickets and dinner packages go on sale to the general public on April 8, 2019.

“We are very excited to form this new partnership with one of the leading catering companies in the Bay Area,” said Amy Lewis, General Manager, The Mountain Winery. “Being an AEG property, we are known for providing top-notch entertainment year after year. To be able to enhance that concert experience with the exquisite cuisine and stellar service by Global Gourmet will only enhance this one-of-a-kind entertainment experience for our guests.”

The partnership with The Mountain Winery continues to position Global Gourmet at the forefront of full service, customized catering in the Bay Area. In 2018, Global Gourmet Catering solidified a ten-year contract with San Francisco’s War Memorial and Performing Arts Center.

About Global Gourmet Catering
Global Gourmet Catering creates incomparable experiences through customized food, beverage and event services, using sustainable practices and a customer service-driven team to exceed their clients' expectations. Global Gourmet has emerged as the San Francisco Bay Area's leading full-service catering company on the strength of its commitment to delivering exquisite cuisine, highly customized menus, trend-setting design, impeccable service and expert on-site execution with attention to every detail. For more information please visit:, email, or call (415) 701-0001.

About The Mountain Winery
The Mountain Winery is an historic vineyard located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California. Originally founded by French winemaker Paul Masson in 1887, The Mountain Winery vineyard has produced award-winning wine for over a century and continues to this day. The Mountain Winery, which hosts more than 250 events each year, welcoming over 150,000 guests annually, opened its concert doors in 1958 and hosted legendary artists in its first year including Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis and Ray Charles. The venue was designated as a California Historical Landmark in 1960. With breathtaking views of the South Bay from the tranquility of a working vineyard, The Mountain is continually nominated for Best Outdoor Venue in the country and is listed in many Top Ten lists for wedding and special event venues.

About AEG Presents
AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional
concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest, and Firefly; and owns, manages or books more than 80 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents produces and promotes more than 11,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, Madison House Presents and PromoWest Productions.