“Salute Santé! Grapeseed Oil is unlike most other oils. It’s an extremely neutral oil that lets other flavors shine through. It has an incredible richness and mouthfeel without being overpowering” says Chef Sean O’Toole, the chef and owner of critically acclaimed TORC restaurant in downtown Napa.

Throughout his career, Sean has drawn on his experiences to create a culinary style all his own. Having worked with some of the world’s most recognized culinary talents have allowed Sean to develop a deep appreciation for technique and flavor that is reflected in his refined, yet approachable cuisine at TORC.

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Over the years Sean has developed a global culinary perspective: he’s not afraid to mix and experiment with a variety of influences. Sean’s passion for pristine ingredients defines TORC’s seasonally driven menu. In his spare time, Sean is an avid mushroom forager, roaming the Sonoma Coast and farther afield. His enthusiasm for wild mushrooms is evident on TORC’s menu, with numerous varieties of seasonal mushrooms appearing in his dishes on any given night.

Napa, CA

Short Ribs a la TORC

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Best Beef Short Ribs The best short ribs in Napa are at TORC Restaurant. This delicious dish is perfect for a cool night as the temperature is changing. It reminds me of a dish my mother made, just notched up 100 points!!! Thank you Chef Sean for servi …

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