Gourmet In The Garden


The Kitchen at Descanso invites you to enjoy a socially distanced, ambient meal on the Magnolia Lawn with Gourmet in the Garden boxed meals! Order an Al Fresco meal or a la carte items to enjoy on the beautiful Magnolia Lawn. Pre-Order up to 2 days in advance to pick up from our kiosk to take and enjoy on the shaded Magnolia Lawn. Al Fresco meals include a $38/person coursed meal featuring an individual starter, entrée and side for each member of your party, up to 4 guests! Or order a la carte for our Cheese and Charcuterie to share, or a bottle of Rosé, among many more.

Follow the steps below to make your reservation and pre-order your meal today!

  • To make a reservation and pre-order your meal, visit our reservation page
  • Orders will be available for pick up at The Kitchen at Descanso's kiosk which is located in the courtyard before entering the Gardens.
  • All guests must have a ticket to Descanso Gardens in order to enjoy their meal on the Magnolia Lawn.
  • When picking up your food, a mask is required at all times.

To enjoy Gourmet in the Garden, we require you pre-order your meals at least (2) days in advance using the steps above. Pick up your order at The Kitchen at Descanso's kiosk (located to the left side of the Descanso Garden's entrance) and your meal on the Magnolia Lawn inside Descanso Gardens.

Tickets or membership to Descanso Gardens is required to enter the Gardens. All items are served chilled to allow guests the option to walk the Gardens before or after their reservation time. By making a Gourmet in the Garden order, you are guaranteed a table, but reserving a specific table is not possible at this time. Each table has (4) chairs and is naturally shaded by the garden's trees or by an umbrella.

For questions, please email us at gourmettogo@thekitchen.net or call (626) 793-7234.