Weddings & Events

La Cocina Que Canta Culinary Center at Rancho La Puerta.
Flower-filled patios and courtyards lead you to the dining room where a soaring ceiling frames a set of arched windows.  Doors open to the farm and its guardian mountain.  Birdsongs and fragrances linger.


Join us for your most perfect day!

An unforgettable natural setting for a destination or local wedding in the San Diego area—with exquisite resources—awaits you and your dreams at Rancho La Puerta’s “La Cocina Que Canta” culinary center and organic farm.

Situated beneath sacred Mount Kuchumaa, only a 1-hour drive from San Diego’s downtown airport, our world-class culinary center and organic gardens offer a unique wedding venue of unparalleled natural beauty and magic. Expert chefs and staff create sumptuous banquets that can be served either outdoors or within the Grand Rancho ambiance of our tiled great room and courtyards.

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View our options for your perfect day below.

Spa Destination Package


The Corazón Destination Wedding Package offers the perfect balance of romance, fitness, spa and relaxation. Spend a three-, four- or seven-day stay at The Ranch for your wedding. We warmly extend complimentary wedding night accommodations to the newlyweds in celebration of the big day!

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One Day Wedding Package


The Romántico Day Package offers an idyllic Ranch style wedding, unparalled in natural beauty. Located just an hour away from San Diego, La Cocina Que Canta is a gorgeous destination that is easy to visit. We can provide transportation for guests from a central location in San Diego, so the day is simply a ride away.

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Elopement Destination Package

We warmly invite you to elope at La Cocina Que Canta, where nature is your witness. Package for two* includes six hour wedding venue, photos, flowers, dining and a wedding cake.

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*Up to 25 guests can be added at an additional cost.


Email Maura Montoya, our Wedding Coordinator, for more details or fill out our online information request form.

Special Events & Private Parties

Special events and Private Parties


We warmly invite you to join us at La Cocina Que Canta for all of your special events! Our buildings, grounds, stellar staff, catering team and classes are available for private parties and dinners, group retreats and milestone events. Whether you join us for an anniversary, family reunion, executive convention, private cooking class, organic garden tour or meal with friends, we are more than happy to tailor the event to your specific needs.

Set in the heart of our of our six-acre organic farm at the base of sacred Mount Kuchmaa, the sensory experience that La Cocina generates is nothing short of amazing. Our Executive Chef will prepare seasonal farm-to-table dishes bursting with flavor from freshly picked organic ingredients. You can enjoy the privacy of our traditional kitchen, outdoor garden patios and business center.

Fall in love with a healthy lifestyle and let us make your event a life changing experience by sharing with you The Ranch and Mother Nature at its best in every season.

Email Maura Montoya, our Event Coordinator, for more details or fill out our online information request form.

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*Large groups will be seated in the garden patio area.  Maximum 120 guests and minimum of 25.

Leadership & Business Center

Leadership & Business Center

The Leadership & Business Center at La Cocina Que Canta is the perfect meeting place to read, write, converse or simply think. Set at the base of  Mt. Kuchama aand nestled in the heart of a six-acre organic farm, our private center is the ideal escape from the typical conference room. Here, big ideas come naturally.

Enjoy organic farm-to-table cuisine, hiking, or a hands-on cooking class. Our team-building activities foster a collaborative work environment and emphasize a healthy lifestyle. Whether you want to hold a work retreat, corporate event or a meeting, we will accommodate your every need.

Email Maura Montoya, our Event Coordinator, for more details or fill out our online information request form.

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  • Conference Room Seats 20-25
  • Business Garden Center Patio
  • Wi-Fi Connection
  • Audio Visual: Projector available
  • Menus tailored by Executive Chef Denise Roa*
  • Coffee & Tea Service*
*Available for custom packages.



Select from a variety of meal options from coffee break service, breakfast, lunch and dinner. All menus created by Executive Chef Denise Roa



Let us build a unique experience for you and your team.

Tours and Activities

  • Hands On Cooking Classes*
  • Cooking Demonstration Classes**
  • Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort and Spa Tour
  • Tres Estrellas Organinc Garden Tour
  • Mt. Kuchumaa Mountain Hikes
  • Team Building Programs
  • Valle De Guadalupe Wine Region Tour






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