Red Pump Kitchen is the culinary events cornerstone of Charlottesville’s historic Pedestrian Mall.


Welcome to Red Pump Kitchen, the downtown sister property of Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, specializing in private events and celebrations with a focus on culinary excellence, local hospitality, and unparalleled service. Located on the Historic Downtown Mall, we’re in the heart of Charlottesville – offering the ideal location to entertain clients and host out of town guests. We love a good excuse to get together with our sister Pippin Hill and are excited to offer the best of Pippin at Red Pump on select dates. Our Petite Pippin Hill specials showcase your farm favorites, including Chef Ian’s PHF Board and tableside wine tastings.

Host Your Event at Red Pump Kitchen

Allow us to plan your next event and experience our Tuscan-inspired, locally sourced menus in Charlottesville’s premier downtown location. Entertaining at Red Pump Kitchen is seamless. From networking events, business dinners, intimate weddings and late-night receptions, we offer entertaining options that make hosting your next event a breeze. To consult with us about your private dining experience, schedule a call today with Rhianon Botizan – our dedicated event manager and party pro!

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2021 and 2022 Social Events, Corporate Gatherings, and Rehearsal Dinners

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OUR EVENTS BROCHURE

View our private events brochure to learn about all of our offerings, sample menus, and more!

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PETITE PIPPIN AT RED PUMP

Join us for select dates this May to enjoy the best of our sister property Pippin Hill, conveniently located on the Downtown Mall.

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Hearty Tuscan Flavor, Homey Virginia Hospitality

Red Pump’s catering menus are custom-tailored for each event from hors d’oeuvres to entrée to dessert. Our Tuscan-inspired cuisine is a pleasing combination of the highest-quality seasonal ingredients and inventive preparation. Our chefs love transforming fresh local fare into dishes that delight, robust with flavor yet satisfyingly simple. 

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360° Virtual Venue Tour

Take a virtual tour of our indoor and spaces! If you are not familiar with our festive downtown space or artisan fare, you may know our sister property, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards. Red Pump Kitchen delivers the same quality and event expertise as the local favorite winery. In our virtual tour, see images of our…

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Private Cooking Classes

Entertain clients, celebrate a special occasion, or boost team morale as you improve your culinary repertoire with a Private Cooking Class at Red Pump Kitchen. Available Monday – Friday in the afternoon, guests enjoy a hands-on cooking demonstration hosted by Executive Chef Brandon Ripberger followed by a family style meal paired with 2 glasses of wine….

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