experience our one-of-a-kind culinary events

Urban Kitchen Group’s restaurants host culinary events such as our renowned Beast Feast, wine lunches, pasta-making classes, holiday events, and so much more. We hope you’ll join us at one of our upcoming events.


Upcoming Events

ARTIFACT at Night: YUCATAN

Thursday, July 25, 2024

ARTIFACT at Night: YUCATAN

Experience the cuisine of Greece with Chef Partner Tim Kolanko and Chef Tony Coito. Four courses served family style.
RESERVE

This event will take place at the following restaurants:

ARTIFACT at Mingei

Wine Maker Dinner – Copper Cane

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Wine Maker Dinner – Copper Cane

Dine with Copper Cane owner + winemaker: Joe Wagner
RESERVE YOUR SEAT

This event will take place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Fall Beast Feast: CRUSTACEAN

Wednesday, September 25, 2024

Fall Beast Feast: CRUSTACEAN

Beast Feast Returns as we explore the whole animal: CRUSTACEAN! a $50 non-refundable deposit is required for all reservations and will be deducted from the final bill on the night of the dinner. dinner ticket: $99 + 20% suggested gratuity + tax ADD ON: suggested wine pairings $49 MENU TO COME There are no hard tickets for this event, all guests will check in at the host stand upon arrival. Limited seating, all ticket sales final for any questions please email contact@urbankitchengroup.com
RESERVE

This event will take place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach


Past Events

Aleksander Wine Dinner with LA Laker Sasha Vujacic and Family

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Aleksander Wine Dinner with LA Laker Sasha Vujacic and Family

LA Laker Sasha Vujacic and family of Aleksander Wine join CUCINA enoteca’s Executive Chef Cesar Sarmiento and Beverage Manager Luke Wilmoth for a five- course- five -wine dinner pairing great vintages from Paso Robles.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

The Study of Stone Fruit

Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Study of Stone Fruit

Gather and celebrate the season overlooking the Pacific Ocean

This event took place at the following restaurants:

The Kitchen

Beast Feast: Lamb

Wednesday, May 29th

Beast Feast: Lamb

Beast Feast Returns as we explore the whole animal: LAMB! a $50 non-refundable deposit is required for all reservations and will be deducted from the final bill on the night of the dinner. dinner ticket: $89 + 20% suggested gratuity + tax ADD ON: suggested wine pairings $49 FIRST COURSE sheep cheese tastes around the world house cured charcuterie. jams and pickles. crackers SECOND COURSE lamb koftas + sheep  yogurt + sumac onions + castelvetrano olives lambchetta + fresh spring vegetable + radish lamb stew of  neck + head + pita braise shank +  feuilles de brick roasted lamb shoulder + calabrian tzatziki asparagus + saba +  cure egg yolk DESSERT caramel ice cream + feta  + sheep condense milk + almond biscotti crumble There are no hard tickets for this event, all guests will check in at the host stand upon arrival. Limited seating, all ticket sales final for any questions please email contact@urbankitchengroup.com

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

ARTIFACT at Night: PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Thursday, May 23, 2024

ARTIFACT at Night: PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Experience the cuisine of the Pacific Northwest region with Chef Partner Tim Kolanko and Chef Tony Coito. Four courses served family style.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

ARTIFACT at Mingei

Laird Family Wines with Rebecca Laird -Vintner Dinner

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Laird Family Wines with Rebecca Laird -Vintner Dinner

Learn and Diner with Rebecca Laird at CUCINA urbana.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

In the community: Playing with Fire at The Lodge

Monday, May 13, 2024

In the community: Playing with Fire at The Lodge

The Lodge at Torrey Pines is bringing back the popular monthly outdoor grilling event series. UKG Culinary Director, Tim Kolanko joins Executive Chef Kelli Crosson and Chef de Cuisine Ryan Dzierzawski partner with some of San Diego’s most talented chefs to create a curated menu with dishes cooked over a wood-burning fire. Hosted on The Grill’s patio overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course, dinner event includes pours from Dogleg Brewing with proceeds benefitting Make Projects.
Mother’s Day at UKG

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Mother’s Day at UKG

Give Mom more of what she loves! three-course prix fixe brunch at CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach $68/ per person ++ looking for something a bit more CUCINA?  join us for an a la carte brunch + specials at CUCINA enoteca Irvine, ARTIFACT at Mingei, The Kitchen @MCASD all locations will be open for a la carte dinner service + specials with regular hours

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

ARTIFACT at Mingei

The Study of Peas

Thursday, May 9, 2024

The Study of Peas

Gather and celebrate the season overlooking the Pacific Ocean

This event took place at the following restaurants:

The Kitchen

Wine Maker Dinner – Agricola Brandini

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Wine Maker Dinner – Agricola Brandini

Save the date: The female Winemakers of Agricola Brandini will be joining us Wednesday, May 8th.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

ARTIFACT at Night: COLOMBIA

Thursday, April 18,2024

ARTIFACT at Night: COLOMBIA

Experience the cuisine of COLOMBIA with Chef Partner Tim Kolanko and Chef Tony Coito. Four courses served family style.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

ARTIFACT at Mingei