What do We do?
We are the meeting place between outdoor adventure and fine food and drink. Canyons and Chefs is the integration of two seemingly different concepts: a private chef firm and a guided hiking outfitter.
Luxury Outdoor Experiences
Guided Geologic Immersion Expeditions
On and off-grid private chef services
Pop-up Culinary Experiences
We celebrate public lands, wilderness, geology, and hiking and pair that with a Michelin-starred restaurant.
What makes us Special?
There are many, many private chef and/or guided tour companies here in the American Southwest. They all have something to offer, and all say they’re the best. None of them do what we do.
We pair two worlds, doing what others simply cannot. Chef-driven outdoor experiences is not just our concept, it is our calling.
Simply put: fire, food and adventure have always been what humans crave, we’re just the company that’s making it cool again.
Book now and find out just how different we are
Explore Further, Be Wild, Eat Like Kings
We Are canyons and chefs
GRAND CANYON SEDONA UTAH COLORADO DEATH VALLEY
This erosional gem, located deep in the Vermillion Cliffs of Arizona, is a must for any aspiring geologic adventure hound.
Got a Permit to The Wave?
Let us take you there for the best experience possible!
WHy Canyons and Chefs?
Professional Chefs, Professional Food
The core concept of what we do is to bring together the two worlds of profesional restarants and natural exploration. We acheive this through a farm-to-table concept for our menus, backed by a professional-kitchen on wheels that facilitates our cooking over the fire, in dutch ovens, and using smokers.
Our lead guides are geologists with at least a Bachelor of Science in geology from an accredited university. They are carefully chosen based upon their expertise in the area of your trip, and will ensure your every need is satisfied.
Outstanding Wilderness Comfort and Luxury
All of our experiences, be it a five-star glamping or backpacking excursion, comes equipped with all the style and comfort you can imagine. Guests experiences will be steeped in the ability to explore the wilds of the west with access to all the amenities and gourmet cuisine worthy of a michelin-starred restaurant at an upscale resort
Luxury Outdoor Experiences
Geologic Immersion Backpacking Expeditions
Chef-Driven Day Adventures
Hike and adventure by day, then be treated to a Michel Star-worthy dining experience in the evening
Private Chef Services
We specialize in small group, gourmet dining experiences in Sedona, Grand Canyon, and Flagstaff
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