We have tasty options for every palate and every budget.

Desert Trip offers more delicious food than you could eat in a single weekend, with over 100 vendors serving everything from wood-fired pizza and hand-crafted burgers to authentic street tacos and fresh-from-the-wok pad thai. With plenty of options for every taste and budget, and ample menu items for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free guests, we promise you'll never go hungry.


Spend the afternoon leading up to the concert enjoying our world-class food and drink gathering. Takes place in the luxury setting of the Empire Polo Field Rose Garden, with shaded dining areas and an air-conditioned lounge.

Single Day Culinary Experience

$179/person + fees

Weekend Bundle (All 3 Days)

$499/person (Save $99)

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Culinary Experience takes place inside Desert Trip and does not include show pass. A show pass is required to attend Culinary Experience.

Questions? Check out our Food FAQ.


If you’re looking for something even more distinct, Outstanding in the Field offers an outdoor desert dining experience like no other—a four-course prix fixe seated dinner in a luxurious, shaded setting.

This fine dining experience is prepared by master chefs (see list below), complete with wine pairings, craft beers and cocktails by the same expert team as Culinary Experience. It’s like eating at the best restaurant in town, right before attending the best concert.

  • Includes a welcoming cocktail and beer and wine pairing throughout dinner.
  • Full bar also available.
  • Festival pass required.
  • Open for cocktails at 2:00p. Seating at 3:30p.

Some of our chefs: Elia Amboumrad, Dominique Ansel, Lincoln Carson, Scott Conant, Chris CraryJamie DeRosa, Dean Fearing, Steven Fretz, Ray Garcia, Duff Goldman, Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Hung, Bruce Kalman, Bradley Kilgore, Phillip Frankland Lee, Jenn Louis, Spike Mendelsohn, Michael Mina, Kris Morningstar, Jason Neroni, Chris Oh, Christian Page, Tal Ronnen, Nichole Rucker, Steve Samson, Marcus Samuelsson, Jonathon Sawyer, Marcel Vigneron, Michael Voltaggio, Jonathan Waxman, Dakota Weiss.

Beverages curated by award-winning sommelier and winemaker Rajat Parr, world-class beer expert Greg Koch, Los Angeles’ cocktail king Cedd Moses and mixology masters the Houston Brothers.

$225/person + fees

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Outstanding in the Field takes place inside Desert Trip and does not include show passes. A show pass is required to attend Outstanding in the Field.

Questions? Check out our Food FAQ.


The Craft Beer Barn is our special spot for all Desert Trip attendees, serving the finest in microbrews and specialty cocktails, plus a wide variety of fantastic food vendors cooking up delicious dishes and desserts.

  • Wide variety of local and regional craft beers on tap.
  • Curated by Greg Koch.
  • IPAs to sours, and everything in-between.
  • Limited releases throughout the day.
  • Guest brewers on site.


Desert Trip offers an unparalleled variety of delicious food and drinks for all tastes and diets throughout the venue and camping. Here is just a partial list of the over 100 vendors who will be on-site to serve you food that is quick and delicious, starting at 2:00p each day.

Afters Ice CreamFritzi Dog, Full of Life FlatbreadHanjip Korean BBQ, Meat CellarOh Man! Ramen, Phorage, Pig Pen, Sage Plant-Based BistroTerrineTop Round, Xoia Vietnamese Eats

For a complete list of food vendors and map, be sure to download the Desert Trip mobile app (available Oct. 1, 2016).