Show 557, December 23, 2023: Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, for the Holidays with Executive Chef Andrew Vaughan

Andrew Vaughan of the Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes

“The talented culinary team at Southern California’s luxury Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes with its one-of-a-kind Pacific oceanfront location have created memorable holiday dining experiences to delight destination travelers and local and regional family and friends – from a Breakfast with Santa to Christmas Day specials at various dining venues for tantalizing Christmas Eve and Day brunches and dinner buffets at catalina kitchen and lavish gourmet holiday dining at mar’sel, the resort’s signature restaurant.”

“Serenely set at its one-of-a-kind location along the Pacific Ocean, Southern California’s luxurious Terranea Resort is a grand place to kiss 2023 a fond farewell and embrace 2024 with open, appreciative greetings. For local and destination travelers who love sharing fine dining with family and friends, Terranea offers an appealing choice for festive New Year’s Eve culinary offerings from a luxurious Hollywood-themed extravaganza to a Winter Wonderland family dinner and more,”

Ongoing in the Lobby Lounge is the holiday-themed Gingerbread Lounge where guests experience Terranea’s largest confectionary creation! This is truly the work of the Resort’s long-time Executive Pastry Chef’s (Pierino Jermoni) art. Featuring festive cocktails, seasonal sips, and house-made sweet treats (including freshly-baked Gingerbread Cookies and Peppermint Chocolate Bark) that are sure to make spirits bright.

Terranea’s Executive Chef, Andrew Vaughan, is our guide to all of Terranea’s special Holiday dining options. Chef Vaughan has been working in Terranea’s kitchens for nine years.