Weddings & Private Events

We warmly invite you to join us at La Cocina Que Canta Culinary Center at Rancho La Puerta for weddings and all of your special events! Our buildings, grounds, stellar staff, catering team and classes are available for private parties and dinners, group retreats and milestone events. Whether you join us for a wedding, an anniversary, family reunion, executive convention, private cooking class, or meal with friends, we are more than happy to tailor the event to your specific needs.

Email our Event Coordinator, for more details or fill out our online information request form.

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Join us for your most perfect day!

La Cocina Que Canta offers a unique wedding venue of unparalleled natural beauty and magic.  Situated beneath sacred Mt. Kuchumaa in Baja California, only a 1-hour drive from San Diego’s downtown airport, our world-class culinary center and organic gardens—all part of famed destination spa Rancho La Puerta—offer an unforgettable natural wedding setting. Expert chefs and staff create sumptuous banquets that can be served outdoors or within the Grand Rancho ambience of the Center’s Spanish Colonial great room and courtyards.

Venue rental for ceremony and reception (up to 120 guests)

  • Seven Hour Venue Rental
  • Complete Use of La Cocina Patios, Kitchen, Fireplace and Firewood
  • Menu Design by Rancho La Puerta Executive Chef Denise Roa
  • Professional Wedding Coordination
  • Round Dining Tables and Chairs
  • Newlywed’s Table
  • Gift and Guest Registry Table
  • Full Length Table Linen
  • White China, Silverware and Glassware
  • Cake Table
  • Cake Service (Plates and Silverware)
  • Setup, Teardown and Cleaning
  • Security During Event
  • 50 Vehicle Parking Lot

Our full day package offers an idyllic Ranch style wedding, unparalleled in natural beauty. Located just an hour away from San Diego, La Cocina Que Canta is a gorgeous destination that is easy to visit. Expert chefs and staff create sumptuous banquets that can be served either outdoors or within the Grand Rancho ambiance of our tiled great room and courtyards.  We can provide transportation for guests from a central location in San Diego, so the day is simply a ride away. Spend three-, four-, or seven-nights* at Rancho La Puerta for your wedding week and we will warmly extend a complimentary wedding night accommodations to the newlyweds in celebration of the big day!

Ceremony and Reception

  • Three Hour Venue Rental
  • Ceremony
  • Champagne Toast*
  • Hors d’Oeuvres Reception*
  • One-Tier Wedding Cake*
  • Professional Photography & Videographer
  • Bridal Bouquet
  • Professional Wedding Coordination

Three Hour Vow Renewal Package

Ceremony and Reception

  • Three Hour Venue Rental
  • Ceremony
  • Champagne Toast*
  • Hors d’Oeuvres Reception*
  • One-Tier Wedding Cake*
  • Professional Photography & Videographer
  • Bridal Bouquet
  • Professional Wedding Coordination

Six Hour Vow Renewal Package

Ceremony and Reception

  • Six Hour Venue Rental
  • Hors d’Oeuvres Reception
  • Ceremony
  • Three Course Dinner With Wine Pairings
  • Two-Tiered Wedding Cake
  • Professional Photography
  • Floral Centerpiece, Bridal Bouquet, and Groom’s Boutonniere
  • Professional Wedding Coordination

Transportation Services Complimentary scheduled round-trip transportation for the bridal party at the Tecate border. Pickup from local hotel to venue, price varies.  Round-trip transportation from San Diego or a pickup from a local hotel to the wedding venue will incur additional fees. Additional charges apply for Rancho La Puerta stays. “Shorter Stays” are Saturday-Wednesday and Wednesday to Saturday. Complimentary wedding night accommodations will be prorated from bill.  Accommodations are based on availability. Other restrictions may apply. Cannot be combined with other offers and/or promotions. Wedding party spa packages available at additional cost. **Large groups will be seated in the outdoor patio area. Maximum 120 guests and minimum of 25 guests for day wedding, minimum of eight for a destination wedding.  Prices do not include service charge and csales tax.

Private Parties and Events

Fall in love with a healthy lifestyle and let us make your special event or business meeting a life changing experience by sharing with you our farm, culinary center and Mother Nature at its best in every season. We warmly invite you to join us at La Cocina Que Canta for all of your special events! Our buildings, grounds, stellar staff, catering team and classes are available for private parties and dinners, group retreats and milestone events. Whether you join us for an anniversary, family reunion, executive convention, private cooking class, organic garden tour or meal with friends, we are more than happy to tailor the event to your specific needs.*Large groups will be seated in the garden patio area. Maximum 120 guests and minimum of 25.

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