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.
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.
View our options for your perfect day below.
Spa Destination Package
One Day Wedding Package
Elopement Destination Package
*Up to 25 guests can be added at an additional cost.
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.
*Large groups will be seated in the garden patio area. Maximum 120 guests and minimum of 25.
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.
- 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
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