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Helping Others Have A Wonderful Holiday

We were so lucky to host some wonderful children from the CASA of Kern program for an early Thanksgiving feast.   We really could  not have done this without the support of our patrons.   Just eating a meal or two at the restaurant helps us fund this event!  SO, thank you! Of course, we do have […]

Harvest Dinner 2014

Thank you to those who attended our first annual Fall Harvest Dinner.   It was a joy to celebrate the bounty of Kern County with all of you.   Attendees were treated to a multi-course meal featuring an all local menu, and were given take home gifts from some of Bakersfield’s best.    Just a few of the […]

Eat This and Drink That

Our Suggested Wine Pairings For The Week EAT  Breast of Duck Butternut Squash Purée, Mirepoix, Green Lentils DRINK  Malbec, Capataz, Mendoza, 2011 Malbec might seem too big for the duck but its fruit and tannins cut through perfectly. EAT  Sage and Citrus Roast Half Chicken Beurre Blanc, Carrots, Onion, Glazed Sweet Potatoes Peppered Cranberry Chutney […]

Chalk Hill Dinner Menu

We have a wonderful evening with Chalk Hill Winery planned for you on October 23rd. You’ll be served: Four Courses of Amazing Food. Five Fantastic Wines. Estate Chardonnay. Estate Pinot Noir. Estate Red. AND MORE. Baked Tart of Apple and Camembert Cheese Warm Salad of Roast Pheasant Breast and Confit Leg, Pomegranate Dressing, Sauteed Beet […]

Coming Soon at Valentien Restaurant

Coming Soon… Planning ahead for 2014- 2015.   Here are just a few of the great events coming up at Valentien:   September 4th, 2014  James Berry Dinner  (sold out) October 23rd, 2014 Wine Dinner We can’t release the name yet, but trust us, you’ll want to attend! November 13th, 2014 Harvest Dinner Featuring Local Growers […]

Turn Labor Day Into A Labor Free Staycation!

 Valentien will be closed for Labor Day, but that doesn’t mean we can’t help you celebrate this glorious three day weekend! Our thoughts are “why fight traffic?”   Here are a few ideas to have the best Stay-Cation ever! FRIDAY DAY Kick off your mini-vacay with lunch.  No need to dine at your desk.  Stop in […]

Bastille Days 2014 Was A Blast!

Just a look at some of the fun from Bastille Days 2014 at Valentien Restaurant in Bakersfield!

Bastille Days 2014

Click here for the full schedule of events!

Bastille Days Starts July 14th!

An Interview With A Chef

Jake came to work for Valentien years and years ago, and has worked his way up the “line” from dishwasher to a leader in the kitchen.  You may remember we first introduced you to Jake way back when. Because we think it is important to know just who is preparing your food, we recently sat […]

June 21st is Solstice

Let’s Celebrate!

Summer Solstice Celebration

June 21st. Ring in the summer with a joyful evening. Valentien Restaurant and Autonomy Farms have partnered to bring you a very special night.   We will have an actual Farm Stand full of summer vegetables and farm fresh eggs that you can peruse leisurely wile sipping on a lavender lemonade or cold craft beer.  […]

Easter Brunch At Home? Solved.

Valentien won’t be open this year for Easter. Brunch or Dinner.   We have decided that this is the year to stay at home with our families. Should you opt to follow our lead and stay home for your Easter Brunch, you might be scratching your head, searching for the perfect, elegant-yet-easy, crowd-pleasing recipe.   So, […]

Spring Desserts!

To celebrate sweetness in all of its forms we have just launched a new spring dessert menu.  We think you will love it! Come in soon to try the new Chocolate Coconut Cake that Chef Jesse has whipped up for you.  Lavender Crème Brûlée, Passion Fruit Panna Cotta, and all of the Valentien Classic Desserts […]