GOODS: “Chambar” To Serve Up Hands-On Belgian National Day Feast This July 21st
Job posting from GOODS member Chambar
Vancouver, BC | On Thursday, July 21st Chambar restaurant will host its annual Belgian National Day Feast in honour of Chef/Owner Nico Schuermans’ heritage and the popular restaurant’s vibrant cultural roots. A feast fit for kings, the evening will see 15 different dishes served family style, including a spit roast pig cooked just outside Chambar’s doors on Beatty Street, meters of Chambar Ale, decadent meat platters, friendly, communal tables and no-fuss, hands-on dining.
Those in tune with Belgian history will recognize this national holiday as the day that Leopold I took the constitutional oath as the first King of Belgium on July 21st, 1831. This July 21st, exactly 180 years later and for one night only, Chambar will honour the momentous occasion with medieval fare that calls for civilized debauchery. Get set to indulge…
Costumes and furs are deemed festive, but not essential. Please note that due to the traditional nature of the celebration, vegetarian options and cutlery will not be available (neither were orthodox in 1831).
Guests are encouraged to reserve their seat early for what promises to be a bottoms-up bash. The festivities kick-off at 6:00pm with seats priced at $70/person. This cost includes beer upon arrival and three hours of feasting. For reservations phone 604-879-7119 or purchase tickets online at visit: www.chambar.com/tickets.
Owners: Nico and Karri Schuermans
Executive Chef: Nico Schuermans
General Manager: Mike Mitchell
Chambar offers a unique pairing of Belgian and North African influences. Wherever possible, organic and local ingredients are combined to create fantastic food that reflects the seasons. The menu is a diverse offering of appetizers, moule frites, and main courses of lamb, duck, and venison. A variety of Belgian beers are also available, and can be paired with any item on the menu. At the bar, an award winning cocktail list boasts an extensive array of infused spirits and fresh local fruit. The long paralam bar, which has been inlaid with walnut and tinted resin, is perfect place to enjoy a pre-dinner dinner drink or to catch up with old friends. In the dining room blood red booths are high enough to allow for privacy, and maybe just a hint of debauchery, while Italian designed chairs and an eclectic and rotating art collection complement Chambar’s heritage surroundings beautifully.
Vancouver Magazine – 2005 Best New Fine Dining
Vancouver Magazine - 2008-2009 Best Other European
Georgia Straight – 2005 Best New Restaurant
Vancouver Courier – 2005 Best New Restaurant