There’s no better way to welcome the new year than to look back at the things we loved the most from last year. For all the foodies out there, these are our favourite local restaurant events from 2017:
Bearfoot Bistro Wine Cellar Dinner Series: Sassicaia- June 9th
This event showcased award- winning Chef Melissa’s special five-course dinner paired with vintages of Sassicaia and the company of special guest Priscilla Incisa Della Rocchetta. The night kicked off with a champagne reception, oysters and caviar, yum!
Hunter Gather Brewers Rare Beer tap Takeover –Sept 16th
Nine taps flowing of rare beer from BC craft breweries and dinner including a plate of house smoked ribs, beef brisket & pulled pork, Pemberton smashed potatoes & house coleslaw. Always locally sourced from one of Whistler’s newly opened restaurants.
Batasiolo Wine Truffle Dinner- November 11th and Dec. 7th
This two-part dinner event was hosted by Quattro during the 2017 Cornucopia, Whistler’s food and drink festival. It featured a special menu with white truffles all the way from Alba, Italy paired with wines from Batasiolo. Italian food and wine, just like the theme we follow on our Finer Things Tour!
Stonesedge Boozy Brunch- November 12th
The perfect ending to a busy week with Brunch Canapes, Mimosa’s, Caesars, Cocktails and great tunes 😉
Chocolate Dessert Tasting at the Bearfoot Bistro– November 17th
Who doesn’t love chocolate? This four-course dessert tasting also took place during the Cornucopia Festival and was hosted at the Bearfoot Bistro Wine Cellar. Mouthwatering desserts made of Cacao Barry chocolate by Executive Pastry Chef Dominic Fortin were paired with a cocktail or a selection from their legendary wine collection.
Bearfoot Bistro‘s World Oyster Invitational and Bloody Caesar Battle– November 19th
This 7th annual favourite also took place during the Cornucopia Festival in aid of the BC Cancer Foundation. A place where the world’s top oyster shuckers, bartenders and mixologists met to compete for a $5,000 price. Who knew that oysters and caesars were such a perfect match? If you missed last year’s battle, make sure to get your tickets in advance this year!
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Posted by: Emily Tsai