Get ready for the annual Best of the West a food and wine pairing competition returning for the 7th year in a row. Experience a delicious and thrilling evening, as top chefs compete for your vote in the gorgeous setting of Ambleside Pier. Twelve of the Lower Mainland’s best restaurants are paired with twelve BC wineries and entered in a culinary arts competition where guests are encouraged to vote for their favourite pairing. The duo with the most votes wins the title of Best of the West for 2017.
ARC Restaurant, Fairmont Waterfront
Cactus Club Café
Feast – The Neighbourhood Table
Mangia E Bevi
PARC Retirement Living
Temper Chocolate & Pastry
Zen Japanese Restaurant
Blue Mountain Winery
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
Hester Creek Estate Winery
Laughing Stock Vineyards
Poplar Grove Winery
Quail’s Gate Estate Winery
The culinary experience takes place on the pier on Wednesday, August 9th, between 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $100 plus tax for this guaranteed-to-sell-out event. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased through Select Your Tickets by phone at 1-866-514-5050 or online at harmonyarts.ca/bestofthewest.
Mixology Night on the Pier also returns to Ambleside Pier, back by popular demand for the 2nd year. This beautiful, “buzzy” event celebrates the cocktail culture renaissance in an intimate setting. Commencing at sunset, Mixology Night runs from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 10th. Patrons can drift between 8 of BC’s top bartenders, tempted by deliciously innovative drinks while sampling scrumptious catered food and listening to great music. Mixology Night on the Pier has quickly become one of the most anticipated events of the Harmony Arts Festival. Only 250 tickets will go on sale and if last year is any indication, they will get snapped up very quickly. Tickets for Mixology Night are $75 plus tax and can be purchased through Select Your Tickets by phone at 1-866-514-5050 or online at harmonyarts.ca/mixology.
The Culinary Duo ticket package is a great deal at $150 plus tax, perfect for those who want to attend both Best of the West and Mixology Night on the Pier. This ticket package includes one (1) ticket to each evening event. Ticket packages can only be purchased through Select Your Tickets by phone at 1-866-514-5050.
For more information visit harmonyarts.ca.