Araxi to Set a Really (Really!) Longtable for Dinner

May 22, 2016
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Whistler’s Araxi restaurant gets ready to set the longest table in their Longtable Dinner Series history this August in Pemberton

Chefs, restaurateurs and vintners across British Columbia are eager to provide diners unique experiences. This summer, the most interesting dinners take place not at restaurants, but on farms, on beaches and in historical buildings where the focus is on locally grown and raised ingredients. Not one to rest in their laurels, Araxi is heading to Pemberton to host their longest longtable dinner event ever — for 400 guests!

 

Araxi executive chef, James Walt, brings together Pemberton Valley’s best producers, farmers and B.C. winemakers for a series of farm-to-table dinners that take place al fresco. The event begins with guests sipping cocktails and tasting Chef’s favourite ingredients in their raw form at the onsite Farmers Market before sitting down to a four-course dinner. (August 21 | Get Tickets)

And Elsewhere in Canada…

Whether celebrating summer’s bounty or harvest favourites, these farm- (ocean- and vine-) to-table dinners are worth trekking to.

Prince Edward Island There’s no shortage of culinary experiences taking place during the month-long Fall Flavours Festival. But the highlight is the Lobster Party on the Beach, which brings the best of the island: ocean breeze, soft sand between your toes and a celebrity chef (Susur Lee did the honours last year) who cooks the local crustacean to perfection. September dates to be announced. (September-October | Get Tickets)

Niagara-on-the-Lake Executive Chef Jason Parsons and his team embrace the fresh flavours from the bounty of Niagara in an unforgettable harvest-inspired dinner. The Harvest Feast Dinner is a family-style dinner designed to showcase food sourced from the farm by local growers as well as Niagara vineyards, delicately matched to Peller Estates Winery award winning wine portfolio. (September 10 | Get Tickets)

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