The Dine Out Festival always offers diners a chance to try restaurants they may not have tried before which is often for dinner, this year Tourism Vancouver has added many more food related events to get people out exploring and tasting even more. Vancouver Foodster is excited to be presenting 6 brunch crawls in 2015, you can see the full line-up of neighborhoods and events here.
Club Amuse-Bouche. Available for select Dine Out events, festival-goers can now purchase premium tickets for exclusive VIP experiences and perks – ranging from cocktail receptions and priority access to special gifts and chef meet and greets. The “Club Amuse Bouche” hotel packages we have this year are truly exceptional and designed with the passionate foodie in mind.
The Listel Hotel’s Forage & Feast package includes accommodation; a two-hour rainforest walk and edible food identification tour led by Executive Chef Chris Whittaker of Forage restaurant; 10-course West Coast winter tasting menu; preserving workshop that will teach attendees to make and preserve IPA mustard and jam; foraging and preserving welcome gift; and tickets to Dine Out Vancouver Festivals’ Grape Debate and West End Brunch Crawl events. Available January 30 to February 1; starting from $1,798 (based on double occupancy).
The Sutton Place Hotel’s Ultimate West Coast Culinary Adventure package includes accommodation; a market shop with Executive Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar; six-course tasting menu with wine pairings; 30-minute shucking demo and tasting with “Oyster Bob”; spa treatments; and tickets to Dine Out’s Film Feast and Main Street Brunch Crawl events. Available January 23 to 25; starting from $1,998 (based on double occupancy).
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver’s Local Luxury – Dine Out Vancouver Festival Edition package includes accommodation; a Granville Island market tour with Executive Chef Ned Bell of YEW Restaurant; sustainable seafood cooking class; five-course sustainable seafood dinner with wine pairings; spa treatments; and tickets to Dine Out’s Secret Supper Soiree and Kitsilano Brunch Crawl events. Available January 16 to 18; starting from $2,250 (based on double occupancy).
Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Sushi & Sips package includes accommodation; a sushi and cocktail making class with Chef Taka Omi and head bartender Grant Sceney; multi-course omakase sushi dinner at RawBar; and tickets to Dine Out’s Grape Debate and West End Brunch Crawl events. Available January 30 to February 1; starting from $1,599 (based on double occupancy).
And of course, don’t forget the 270-plus restaurants around the city offering prix fixe menus (price points are $18, $28 and $38 per person) running January 16 – February 1. See you there! www.dineoutvancouver.com