Summerdine: So many delicious options

Where will you be dining? It could be in a vineyard, aboard a yacht, at a picnic table or in an elegant dining room to name only a few of the many choices.

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Greater Vancouver
Fraser Valley

Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter have some tasty suggestions for you as we present our annual Summerdine – a delicious province-wide dining celebration featuring fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding at different restaurants, wineries, and culinary venues across BC.

Regardless of the location, all diners are treated to a specially-designed multiple-course menu, wines selected to complement that menu, a special table or location and an opportunity to meet and chat with the chefs and restaurateurs. All the dinners are priced at $80 per person and include the multi-course meal with wine (gratuity not included).  Victoria Summerdine Dinner – an intimate alfresco long table dinner at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse which is priced at $100 per person.

We invite you to peruse this year’s selection of outstanding dinners featuring award-winning chefs and restaurants as well as some spectacularly unique locations.

Space is limited. Don’t miss out on being part of what will surely be a most memorable evening.

Wines and beverages graciously provided by:

    Bufala 4 available
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Bufala is an independent restaurant born out of a passion for pizza and the belief that all communities need a great restaurant.

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    ARC Restaurant at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    ARC offers simply inspired, handcrafted fare in a relaxed setting. With its beautiful West Coast views, it’s the perfect place to partake of urban artisanal food.

    Chambar Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Belgian Restaurant in Vancouver. Fine dining quality without the pretension. “Come as you are.”

    Coquille Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    A modern spin on a classic fish house concept, offering a creative menu of quintessential seafood and shellfish dishes

    Douce Diner Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    From Chef Dawn Doucette, “We don’t believe in serving you anything we wouldn’t serve to our own family (though our food might be a bit more fun!), so we source the best local, fresh ingredients for our ever-changing seasonal menu of hearty, healthy and inspired dishes. We are proud to be part of a community that recognizes the importance and value of supporting the small family farms.”

    Edible Canada Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Edible Canada is a full-service Canadian bistro with, focused on creating and serving wild seafood and game recipes inspired by the land and Canada’s many cultures. Everything local, seasonal and sustainable. We are also a 100% Canadian artisanal gourmet shop offering products from small Canadian artisans from coast to coast. Here you’ll find the perfect treat to gift yourself or even the most foodie friend. If celebrating Canadian food culture is what you want, you just found your place!

    Fable Kitchen Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Our story begins with Trevor Bird, each day the food for our guests is prepared from scratch for the night’s dinner service by the talented Fable team from the local ingredients that arrive at our door.

    Hart House -Burnaby Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Lakeside dining in the heart of Burnaby. Locally Sustainable Pacific Northwest Cuisine, including seafood, game and produce from local farms.

    Le Crocodile Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This elegant restaurant has been host to some of the world’s most famous people such as: Jean Chrétien, Jack Nicholson, Steven Spielberg, Al Pacino, and Cindy Crawford…to name a few. All business people alike will tell you that Le Crocodile is at the top of their list when you want to impress a client. You will never be disappointed and Michel’s culinary expertise will always make you look great.

    Market at the Shangri-La hotel Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Market by Jean-Georges is the first restaurant in Canada for three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and the signature restaurant of Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver. Executive Chef Ken Nakano is a homegrown talent who delights guests with sophisticated yet uncomplicated flavours. With a passion and dedication for authentic farm-to-table cuisine, chef Nakano showcases the finest Canadian ingredients from coast to coast.

    PICA Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

    Join us for an unforgettable evening with our Chef on Granville Island where you will enjoy a tour and the taste of Granville Island Market, a cooking demo in our Professional Kitchen, and 4 Course BC Wine Paired Dinner,

    VIJ’s Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Opened in 1994, Vij’s would change the landscape of Indian cuisine in Canada. Using traditional Indian methods, spices and culinary influences, and pairing them with sustainable, local produce from British Columbia, Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala created one of the best-known and most beloved Indian restaurants in North America

    Annora Restaurant 2 available
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Annora translates to honour. Our goal at this restaurant is to procure top quality ingredients and treat them with annora. Fresh and local are both important to showcase beautiful British Columbian cuisine. We take the time to prepare everything in-house to create delicious and unique food.

    Well Seasoned at Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store Executive Chef Carl Sawatsky is pleased to prepare a delicious 4 course meal featuring peak of the season Fraser Valley ingredients. The menu will be paired with award winning wines from Township 7 curated by T7 General Manager Jason Ocenus. Dinner will be served in the vineyard (no high heels please)

    Home Block at Cedar Creek 1 available
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Home Block Restaurant is the culinary partner to CedarCreek wines. The menu changes regularly to highlight seasonal ingredients acquired from local farmers and suppliers. We feature dishes prepared on our wood-fired grill to complement CedarCreek’s bright expressive wines.

    Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Estate Winery Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant is an all-seasons culinary destination, open year-round. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste of the Okanagan.

    RauDZ Regional Table Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Our philosophy is simple…support local, buy local, eat and drink local. We are committed to our community, our suppliers, our environment and to you, our friends and neighbours.

    Red Fox Club Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Red Fox Club prepares modern native fare located at the award winning Indigenous World Winery. The vast landscape ignites our passion for food, nature and respect for the Okanagan Sylix people. Our custom Teepee is a one of a kind experience from roasting bannock over an open flame, to enjoying the story from age old times.

    Time Winery Sold out
    August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    TIME Winery & Kitchen offers a tasting bar, lounge and intimate outdoor patio for visitors to enjoy. TIME Winery & Kitchen’s full commercial kitchen and event space provide a unique venue for your next public gathering or private event.

    Victoria Summerdine Sold out

    August 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Summerdine Victoria Waitlist:

    Savour a long table alfresco dinner at Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse in scenic Saanichton. Enjoy the camaraderie of friends, industry leaders and scholarship recipients ~ and participate in our spirited raffle! See pictures of last year’s event

    Victoria Summerdine Raffle

    Our prize packages this year are bigger than ever!*

    Here’s just a sampling of what you could win:

    •  Helijet flights to Vancouver
    • a two-night stay at Tinhorn Creek Vineyard’s private guesthouse near Oliver
    •  a two-night stay at Poet’s Cove Resort & Spa on Pender Island including a visit to Sea Star Estate Farm and Vineyards
    • a Cowichan Valley getaway including winery visits and accommodation, thanks to Pizzeria Prima Strada
    • an overnight stay at The Listel Hotel, downtown Vancouver, including dinner at award winning Forage restaurant

    Raffle Tickets $20 each or 3 for $50

    Thanks to our industry supporters for their generous raffle contributions!

    *Raffle ticket holders must be in attendance to claim prize.

    Victoria Summerdine Sponsors:

    Wines sponsored by: See Ya Later Ranch & Stellers Jay
    Dinner presented by: Dame Chef Ali Ryan, Spinnakers, Toque Catering and Dame Lesley Stav.
    Venue and cider sponsored by: Dame Kristen Needham, Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse

    Victoria Summerdine 2018

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