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Temecula Winery Finds Magic Chef


While some of the large Temecula wineries are changing out their chefs on a regular basis looking for MAGIC, a picturesque winery overlooking De Portola Road has delivered. The SECRET behind ’s tripling the size of their monthly Winemaker’s Dinners is not really surprising. People that enjoy the finest wines want it to be complimented by the finest foods! When this principle is ignored, diners suffer.

Temecula wineries have had difficulty finding the MAGIC of a fine chef whose food can consistently stand toe to toe with Temecula’s award winning wines. Oak Mountain found that Magic with Chef Michael of This gourmet chef is a special person with special gifts and many years of training in the best gourmet kitchens. Chef Michael of Temecula Catering has spent years in world renown kitchens of the Ritz Carlton and Disney developing his craft.

Chef Michael says that “to create MAGIC in a kitchen requires a chef to excite all of the senses! Chef Michael puts his clients to the test at every Oak Mountain event; smelling the aromas of the food and paired Oak Mountain wine; listening to the chef describe his creations; and tasting the complicated flavors of each course.” To achieve these results, Chef Michael tests his recipes time and again until they are magical and worthy of being paired with finest Temecula wines. Some of the feedback from Oak Mountain Guests give a sense of their experience. At his first Oak Mountain winemaker’s dinner, one patron said “Can we eat this? It looks too beautiful to touch!” At his first gourmet cooking class, a patron said “Oh my gosh, I can do this! My guests will be blown away.” Our most traveled guest, who visits winemaker’s event up and down the California coast said “this is the best food I have ever seen or tasted at any winery.”

Of course, fine food requires MAGIC from complimentary wines. The MAGIC of a good wine is the result of a special person with special training. The MAGIC of Winemaker Steve Andrews of Oak Mountain Winery has been widely recognized. As validation, other Temecula wineries use his gift to make their wines special too.

Oak Mountain has Chef Michael featured on August 28th for an intimate dinner with no more than 15 guests and September 24th for their most extravagant Lobster and Sous Vide Filet Mignon meal both paired with Oak Mountain award winning wines.

About Temecula Catering

Introducing and Chef Michael Allan Cragg, Temecula Valley’s new hot and innovative chef is ready to assist you with all of your catering needs. Chef MAC was educated at the Art Institute of California in Orange County where he received a Bachelors of Science in Culinary Management. He has spent the last five years refining his skills at a prestigious five-star resort hotel in Laguna Niguel California.

Chef MAC and his crew offer full-service catering for your next event. We can cater your intimate gatherings with family and friends. We are equally at home catering elegant weddings at one of Temecula Valley’s wineries. His refined and delectable selections will enhance your next banquet, corporate event, conference or convention. Temecula Catering offers simple delivery service to a full-scale gourmet dining experience. Chef MAC is ready to work with you to create the perfect personalized menu for your needs.

Chef MAC’s Cooking Show, “MAC and ME” is currently featured on,, websites. These Temecula Catering videos offer tips and easy to follow instructions for creating your own culinary creations at home! You can learn about upcoming Temecula cooking classes at


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