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Executive Chef, Jason Barradas

Falkner Winery’s Executive Chef for The Pinnacle Restaurant

ExecutiveChef Jason has been Executive Chef since 2017 and was sous chef previous to that. Before that, he was Chef de Prate at the five star Amaya Restaurant at Grand Del Mar Resort. He was trained at the California Culinary Academy “Le Cordon Blue” in San Francisco. “Jason is a great Chef with a flair for imaginative ideas. We look forward to his great ideas on some new menu items,” says co-owner Loretta Falkner. The Pinnacle offers great panoramic views, outstanding Mediterranean style food, and high quality service for lunches 7 days a week. Set on a 1,500 foot hilltop, The Pinnacle offers customers great Temecula Wine Country views whether seated in the air conditioned indoors or on the open-air outdoor balcony. The restaurant also serves as an evening wedding and banquet venue.

Falkner Winery is a premier winery in the Temecula Valley Wine Country offering great food, high quality wines, spectacular views, and spectacular service. Since opening in July 2000, the winery has gained distinction in Wine Country for its high quality wines, great food at their “Best Restaurant in Inland Empire” award winning Pinnacle Restaurant, wine tasting classes, VIP Group Tours and Tastings, and private venues such as parties and weddings. The tasting room is open daily from 10am to 5pm with tours available on weekends and by appointment. The restaurant serves lunch daily from 11:30am to 3:30pm daily. They are located 5 miles east of I-15 off the Rancho California Road exit then left onto Calle Contento. Pinnacle reservations and other information are available by calling 951-676-8231 x4 or online under Restaurant Reservations at www.falknerwinery.com.