Come experience fine dining at Pino Alto, located on the beautiful Cabrillo College campus. The restaurant’s relaxed, welcoming decor and view of the spacious Sesnon House land creates the perfect space to enjoy comfort with friends or family. Or spend a casual evening out dining on the spacious terrace overlooking the expansive backyard.

Enjoy soup, salad, and a selection of rotating fresh and locally sourced entrees and desserts in the gorgeous and Historic Sesnon House.

Sesnon House

Named in 1911, Pino Alto is located in Cabrillo College’s beautiful and historic Sesnon House. The uniquely Californian design integrates Moorish, Mission, and American architectural styles.
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Events

October 3 and 4

Beer maker’s Dinner

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Company will team up with the students for a meal created around their special craft brews and an Oktoberfest-themed menu.

October 31 and November 1

Farm to Table Dinner

Live Earth Farms is the focus for the student-inspired menus. Join us at the family table as we share the bounty of the harvest. Local wines are included.

December 6

Wine Maker’s Dinner

The students pair wines with Alara Cellars this semester. Join us for great wine with great food!

 

 

Teaching Kitchen

Pino Alto is the local restaurant on the Cabrillo College campus, fully operated and with meals prepared by the talented students and expert instructors in the Culinary Arts department. Students in the program earn credits by participating in lectures and extensive hands-on labs, preparing them for a successful career in the culinary and hospitality fields. While Pino Alto is a teaching kitchen, you can expect high-quality meals, professional service, and a fantastic dining experience.