an artisanal experience
Meet the renowned culinary talent behind Lucia—Chef Christian Ojeda. Born in Utah with Chilean roots, Chef Christian has traversed key kitchens in Europe as well as sharpening his knives in Las Vegas at Joel Robuchon and Hubert Keller’s famed Fleur de Lys. He later transitioned to the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe and then took the reins as executive chef at Auberge Resort Collection’s Calistoga Ranch, overseeing all food & beverage operations for the award-winning resort. Chef Christian later served as executive chef at Sky Lodge, Utah before joining the Montage Deer Valley Resort – Utah’s only Five Star, Five Diamond property.
Rooted in classic European technique with an eye for contemporary flavors, Chef Christian’s style is progressive in approach, with a fresh take on classics and integration of local influences. Come sip, savor and celebrate Chef Christian’s award-winning, signature cuisine in Carmel Valley’s premier vineyard dining frontier.