Posted on August 26, 2019

The Truck Now Available Daily at Hearst Ranch Winery

Enjoy Chef Santos’ gourmet fare along with Hearst Ranch’s award-winning wines at the seaside winery in San Simeon.

August 26, 2019 (San Simeon, Calif.) – The Truck, the gourmet mobile restaurant owned and operated by Paso Robles’ Il Cortile Ristorante and La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant, is pleased to announce they are joining the team at Hearst Ranch Winery’s seaside location in San Simeon and will be serving their menu daily, 11am-5pm.

“We have been enormous fans of Hearst Ranch wines for many years and the ocean views at the winery are unmatched in the Central Coast,” says Co-Owner and Chef Santos MacDonal. The staging at the winery will take place in addition to The Truck’s current and future events and pop-ups throughout the Central Coast.

“Chef Santos is one of the California’s greatest chefs,” says Vintner/ Co-Owner of Hearst Ranch Winery, Jim Saunders. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Santos and his team to the Hearst Ranch family.”

Located on San Simeon Road, across from Hearst Castle, the winery recently moved to its historic barn, located mere feet away from the longstanding Hearst Ranch tasting room on the same street. The new view offers unobstructed views of the beach and bay.

Chef Santos’s daily menu will feature dishes and bites designed to pair with Hearst Ranch’s award-winning wines.

About The Truck

The Truck is a full service mobile catering company located in Paso Robles. Locally inspired and artfully directed by Chef Santos MacDonal a wide range of menus for all occasions are available. To book The Truck, and for more information, please visit

About Il Cortile Ristorante

Il Cortile Ristorante is located in Paso Robles Wine Country, a top destination for exquisite wines, picturesque landscapes and beautiful weather - the perfect pairing for Executive Chef Santos MacDonal’s rustic Italian cuisine. Owned and operated by Chef Santos and his wife Carole, the menus are seasonally inspired and created with the freshest ingredients. Chef Santos makes an array of exceptional homemade pastas, fresh seafood, top quality meats and antipasti. The wine list, inspired by Chef Santos’ food, completes the dining experience. Visit Il Cortile Ristorante in downtown Paso Robles. About La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant Spanish for “the harvest,” La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant in Paso Robles is the second creation of celebrated Chef Santos MacDonal. Centering on the cuisine of Spain and South America, La Cosecha offers culture-specific, specialized Latin flavors by sourcing herbs and spices from each dish’s nation of origin, while taking advantage of the farmer’s market-fresh produce, meats, and cheeses of California’s abundant Central Coast. Owned and operated by Chef Santos and his wife Carole, the menus are seasonally inspired and created with the freshest ingredients. The restaurant also features a craft cocktail menu designed to make use of garden-fresh ingredients and locally-sourced artisanal spirits.