New for Dine Out Vancouver 2010 are a variety of culinary classes, tasty tours and edible events. Starting in advance of Dine Out Vancouver on April 22 and running until May 6 there are some 40 different daytime culinary events being offered, starting at just $20.
“Dine Out Vancouver has become more than just dinner,” said Tourism Vancouver’s Lucas Pavan who coordinates Dine Out Vancouver. “It’s a city-wide celebration of BC food and wine. The Tasty Tours and Edible Events component we’ve introduced gives food enthusiasts another way to enjoy the city’s culinary scene, outside of restaurants. It adds to the festival atmosphere of the event and will undoubtedly be an extra draw for out-of-town visitors.”
Dine Out Vancouver Tasty Tours and Edible Events include:
A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Tour with Lunch (4 hrs, $75)
Dirty Apron Cooking School: Learn a Dish, Cook a Dish – French (1.5 hrs, $48)*
Dirty Apron Cooking School: Learn a Dish, Cook a Dish – Italian (1.5 hrs, $48)*
* Guests who book receive 10% off future classes with Dirty Apron Cooking School.
Edible British Columbia: Chef-Guided Granville Island Market Tour (2 hrs, $49)**
Edible British Columbia: Chef-Guided Chinatown Tour (2/3 hrs, $60/$90 with lunch)**
** Guests also receive a $20 gift card for use in the Edible BC retail store, or on future tours.
Oru at Fairmont Pacific Rim: Reasons for Riesling (2 hrs, $30)
Oru at Fairmont Pacific Rim: Sake & Sushi Sampler (2 hrs, $30)
Quince: Cocktails and Hors d’Oeuvres Demonstration Class (1 hr, $30)
Quince: Sangria and Tapas Demonstration Class (1 hr, $30)
Quince: Appies and Artisan Ale Demonstration Class (1 hr, $30)
Quince: Madeleines, Lemon Cream & Lemonade Demonstration Class (1 hr, $20)
Quince: Introduction to Food & Wine Pairing (2 hrs, $60)