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Embark on the Ultimate Culinary Adventure with Sunland RV Resorts' "Taste of Sunland" Series

At Sunland RV Resorts, we are passionate about living life to the fullest! We've taken our luxury RV resorts to the next level with our "Taste of Sunland" series. This gastronomic adventure of a lifetime is not to be missed. Join us as we indulge in our master chefs' favorite recipes, delighting your taste buds with delectable flavors.

From October 2023 to March 2024, our "Taste of Sunland" series will transport you to a tropical paradise filled with tantalizing culinary surprises.

Initially launched during the pandemic with "Tiny Kitchen, Big Flavor," we're thrilled to bring this program to life for our guests. Prepare for a feast for all five senses at Sunland RV Resorts!


Meet the Chefs

Chef Jorge Villabona

Chef Jorge Villabona

Jorge Villabona is a renowned chef and Sunland's Corporate Chef. Prior to joining Sunland, he co-owned and was the chef de cuisine at Shame on The Moon restaurant in Southern California, which received the "Restaurant of The Year" award for seven consecutive years. He also served as executive sous chef at Wally's Desert Turtle, where U.S. presidents and Hollywood's elite have dined for over 40 years. Villabona's culinary skills were honed at the legendary Hotel de Paris in Monte-Carlo, France, which is home to several Michelin-rated restaurants. He first learned how to cook from his mother and grandmother while growing up on his family's ranch in Bogato, Columbia.

  • 10/21/2023 Oktoberfest Series - Emerald Desert RV Resort
  • 12/09/2023 Tiny Kitchen Big Flavor - Golden Village Palms RV Resort
  • 02/14/2024 Valentines Day Series - Emerald Desert RV Resort
  • 04/06/2024 Tiny Kitchen Big Flavor - Emerald Desert RV Resort
The Golden Village Palms resident chef’s

Resident Chef's

The Golden Village Palms resident chef's will be kicking off the first Tiny Kitchen Big Flavor Series on October 27, 2023.

  • 10/27/2023 Tiny Kitchen Big Flavor Series Golden Village Palms RV Resort
  • Chef Collin Michaud
  • Chef Jayde Downey
  • Chef Patricia Messick
  • Chef Maria Barragan


Taste of Sunland Series

Enjoy Street food series at, California Resort

Barbecue Series

Throughout October Circle RV Resort, Oak Creek RV Resort and Vacationer RV Resort; will make a splash with tasty barbeques to extend that summer feeling on weekends beginning Oct. 14.

  • 10/14/2023 Circle RV Resort
  • 10/21/2023 Vacationer RV Resort
  • 10/28/2023 Oak Creek RV Resort
Delicious Dishes in Tiny kitchen big flavor series at, California Resort

Tiny kitchen big flavor series

"Tiny Kitchen, Big Flavor" onsite cooking demonstrations by popular chefs who will prepare big bold dishes that can be replicated in the space of an RV or motorhome. Chefs and guests can mix, mingle and sample the featured items during a reception following the demonstration.

  • 10/27/2023 golden village palms RV resort - Resident Chef's (RSVP:
  • 12/09/2023 golden village palms RV resort - Chef Jorge Villabona Get Tickets
  • 04/06/2024 emerald desert RV resort - Chef Jorge Villabona Get Tickets
Enjoy Wine of Farm to fork withwine pairing series at, California Resort

Farm to fork with wine pairing series

Southern California's Golden Village Palms, will showcase the bounty of its own chef's garden as well as ingredients from local farmers and purveyors at a Farm to Fork dinner.

Special Valentines Day Series at, California Resort

valentines day series

Executive Chef Jorge Villabona, who oversees culinary operations at Golden Village Palms and Emerald Desert RV resorts, will woo guests with an al fresco Valentine's dinner at Golden Village Palms. Add live music and dancing for a night to remember.

  • 02/14/2024 Emerald Desert RV Resort - Chef Jorge Villabona
Wine Party in oktoberfest series at, California Resort

oktoberfest series

  • 10/21/2023 Emerald Desert RV Resort - Chef Jorge Villabona | GET TICKETS
Enjoy Beer Tasting Series at, California Resort

Beer tasting series

  • 10/20/2023 Escondido RV Resort

“Taste of Sunland” adds spice to the vibrant lifestyle you can enjoy at our luxury RV resorts.

Prepare to embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other as we gather the nation's most esteemed chefs to reveal their secret recipes for delectable meals in the great outdoors.