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Start your day with a complimentary breakfast served from 8am - 10am featuring fresh local ingredients cooked to order to start your day off right.  After a day of exploring the Santa Ynez wine valley stop by the living room from 4pm - 5pm for our complimentary wine and cheese hour showcasing local wines, cheeses, and charcuterie.

Dine at Plume


(Not open for dinner, currently being reimagined)

Look for something new later this summer, check back on Instagram for more details.

Pop-Up dinners and brunch with a twist

Featuring locally sourced ingredients paired with a twist of playfulness to start your day, or to enjoy some laughs with friends over evening sips and noshes.

meet Our Chef

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Santa Ynez local chef, Bailey Smith, is leading the charge at The Ballard Inn’s new dining concept, Plume. Chef Bailey brings Michelin Star experience, local product knowledge, and playful air to his team, food and guests.

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Bailey Smith

Chef Bailey is melding playfulness into local Santa Ynez ingredients from the areas ranches, farms, orchards, and fisheries - and the result is a feast for the sense.

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Playful locally sourced food paired with good times.

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