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Phillip Burrus

Phillip Burrus

Phillip Burrus
is the executive chef at Esalen Institute. Each year, Esalen’s teaching kitchen introduces hundreds of students, apprentices, and volunteers to farm-to-table cooking and conscious teamwork. Phillip graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York, and has cooked and taught in Big Sur since 2006.

Winemaker Dinner Weekend Holiday Retreat

Dec 12 - 14 Begins in 2 weeks
with Phillip Burrus

Join us for a very special opportunity to participate in the Esalen learning culture in a relaxing, relatively unstructured way. During this retreat you can deeply nourish body, mind, heart, and soul by enjoying beautifully prepared and healthy meals, daily yoga and movement classes, the hot springs, a massage, and time in the meditation center.

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Esalen Farm to Table: Farmstead Traditions

Feb 22 - 27 Begins in 2 months
with Phillip Burrus

“At Esalen, we're blessed to be situated in a culinary paradise,” writes Esalen chef Phillip Burrus. “Our on-site farm and garden produces a bounty of fruits and vegetables year round, and our local community is thick with culinary treasures in every season.”
In this course, we'll explore a broad range of techniques — from the ancient to the modern — for making the most of local, seasonal produce. Participants will receive hands-on experience in the crafts of preserving, pickling, curing, sun drying, smoking, confit, wild fermentation, and more.

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Winemaker Dinner Weekend Retreat

May 15 - 17 Begins in 5 months
with Phillip Burrus

Join us for a very special opportunity to participate in the Esalen learning culture in a relaxing, relatively unstructured way. During this retreat you can deeply nourish body, mind, heart, and soul by enjoying beautifully prepared and healthy meals, daily yoga and movement classes, the hot springs, a massage, and time in the meditation center.

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Esalen Farm to Table: Farmstead Traditions

Jun 21 - 26 Begins in 6 months
with Phillip Burrus

“At Esalen, we're blessed to be situated in a culinary paradise,” writes Esalen chef Phillip Burrus. “Our on-site farm and garden produces a bounty of fruits and vegetables year round, and our local community is thick with culinary treasures in every season.”
In this course, we'll explore a broad range of techniques — from the ancient to the modern — for making the most of local, seasonal produce. Participants will receive hands-on experience in the crafts of preserving, pickling, curing, sun drying, smoking, confit, wild fermentation, and more.

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