West Vancouver’s “Fraîche” To Ring In New Years With Veuve

December 15, 2010 

Chef Dino Renaerts has left his executive role at Diva at the Met to helm Fraiche and Crave Beachside

Executive Chef Dino Renaerts of Crave Beachside and Fraîche gets cooking for Father's Day on the North Shore

News From Scout supporters Fraîche

West Vancouver, BC | This New Year’s Eve we have 2 fantastic ways to enjoy the night. You can choose to ring in the new year with sultry jazz and Veuve Clicquot, or you can come for our early dinner designed to get you out in time for another party. Either way, your choices are delicious! Our Early Seating features a 4 course gourmet dinner with selections like Beef Tenderloin or Sablefish, and a glass of Domaine Chandon for $75 per person. Click here for the full menu.

The Gala Dinner features 5 courses, a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne at midnight, sultry jazz from the trio at Dave Ivaz Music, and lots of party favours! This menu features Oysters, Blue Cheese Soufflé, Beef Tenderloin, Sablefish, and more, all for only $125 per person. Click here for the full menu. Read more

Pizza For Every Meal At West Vancouver’s “Beachside Forno”

Beachside Forno is located at 1362 Marine Drive in West Vancouver, BC | 604-926-3332 | www.beachsideforno.com

Beachside Forno is located at 1362 Marine Drive in West Vancouver, BC | 604-926-3332 | www.beachsideforno.com

News From Scout supporter Beachside Forno

West Vancouver, BC | With a name like Beachside Forno, it’s natural to expect a range of delicious savoury pizzas for lunch and dinner, and guests certainly won’t be disappointed. Interesting daily specials like plump chicken, fresh chopped tomatoes and lively jalapeños complement the range of everyday flatbread offerings. They join seasonal favourites like portobello mushrooms & truffle ricotta; prosciutto, arugula, pecorino & drizzled balsamic, and the classic roasted tomato, garlic, chilies & bocconcini… Read more

Raising The Bar At FraÎche With Creative Cocktails & New Bites

    Fraîche Restaurant | 2240 Chippendale Road in West Vancouver | 604-925-7595 | www.fraicherestaurant.ca

Fraîche Restaurant | 2240 Chippendale Road in West Vancouver | 604-925-7595 | www.fraicherestaurant.ca

News from Scout supporter Fraîche

West Vancouver, BC | A burgeoning bar scene is bubbling at Fraîche Restaurant in West Vancouver. Head to the hills for inspired cocktails, classic highballs and a carefully selected wine list on the other side of the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Bar manager and North Shore native, Graham Racich is looking forward to sharing his passion for mixing drinks and making guests happy. Read more

Fireworks And Farmer’s Markets At Beachside Forno And Fraiche

Chef Dino Renaerts has left his executive role at Diva at the Met to helm Fraiche and Crave Beachside

Executive Chef Dino Renaerts of Crave Beachside and Fraîche gets cooking for Father's Day on the North Shore

News From Scout supporters Fraîche and Beachside Forno

West Vancouver, BC | From the soil to the sky there’s fun to be had at West Vancouver eateries, Beachside Forno and Fraîche Restaurant.  Make the most of the sunny days and warm nights by adding some flavour to two signature Greater Vancouver events, the 20th Annual Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival and the Ambleside Farmer’s Market. Details on both after the jump… Read more

Beachside Forno & Fraîche Prep For Father’s Day In West Van

Chef Dino Renaerts has left his executive role at Diva at the Met to helm Fraiche and Crave Beachside

Executive Chef Dino Renaerts of Crave Beachside and Fraîche gets cooking for Father's Day on the North Shore

News From Scout supporters Fraîche and Beachside Forno

West Vancouver, BC | Father’s Day is all about family. Fraîche Restaurant is doing our part to help bring families together for good old fashioned Sunday dinners. We do the shopping, cooking and cleaning up – your family sits back, indulges in a three-course, family style meal and enjoys each other’s company. It’s quality time done right. The concept is simple but the benefits of a delicious, fun and foolproof Sunday night dinner will go a long way in getting your week off to a great start. $40 for adults and $20 for kids under 12. Read more

Chef Dino Renaerts Takes Over At Fraîche And Crave Beachside

Chef Dino Renaerts has left his executive role at Diva at the Met to helm Fraiche and Crave Beachside

Chef Dino Renaerts has left his executive role at Diva at the Met to helm Fraiche and Crave Beachside

News From Scout supporters Fraîche and Crave Beachside

West Vancouver, BC | Local top chef Dino Renaerts makes an exciting move to replace chef Wayne Martin at the helm of Fraîche Restaurant and Crave Beachside. The acclaimed hilltop restaurant and seaside eatery, loved by locals and critics alike, are now in the hands of Renaerts – one of the few born, raised, trained and celebrated Vancouver chefs.

“I’m really looking forward to doing something new, somewhere new,” says Renaerts. “The food at Fraîche has been impeccable since Wayne Martin opened its doors in 2007 and it’s going to be fun and challenging to add my own twist to the menu and wine program.” Dino Renaerts comes to West Vancouver from his latest post as Executive Chef for Diva at the Met in the Metropolitan Hotel. A certified sommelier, Renaerts believes that a well-designed pairing of food and wine is much greater than the sum of their parts. Read more

Fraîche To Marry Romance With Superb View This Valentine’s Day

January 27, 2010 

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Fraîche Restaurant | 2240 Chippendale Road in West Vancouver | 604-925-7595 | www.fraicherestaurant.ca

News from Scout supporter Fraîche

West Vancouver, BC | In all the excitement that February will bring to Vancouver this year, don’t forget Valentine’s Day. Take your sweetie for an over-the-top dinner high up in the hills with a meal and a view to take your breath away. Executive Chef Wayne Martin has created a mouthwatering menu to celebrate the night in style. See below for complete menu details. Read more

Fraîche To Host Fabled Foxtrot At Special Wine Maker’s Dinner

January 14, 2010 

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News from Scout supporter Fraîche

Vancouver, BC | Celebrated BC wine maker Gustav Allander will be pouring cellar-worthy red and white wine at Fraîche Restaurant’s Foxtrot Wine Maker’s Dinner on Monday, January 25th. Reception begins at 6:30pm with sparkling wine selected for the occasion by Liberty Wine Merchants to compliment Chef Wayne Martin’s creative hors d’oeuvres. Liberty Wine Merchants will be on hand to provide best buying and storage practices for cellar collections as well as a 10% discount for attendees at their Park Royal location. Following the reception Fraîche Chef/Owner Wayne Martin has prepared a sumptuous four course dinner with wine pairings. Martin; a long time promoter of the BC wine industry is intent to have it share in the international spotlight that will accompany the Olympic Games. “We have an opportunity to stoke worldwide demand for BC wines by an order of magnitude never before seen in this young; remarkable, renewable and sustainable industry”. Read more

Chef Wayne Martin of Fraîche Debuts Heirloom Catering

November 25, 2009 

New Catering Program offers local food for any occasion in time for the Holidays

New Catering Program offers local food for any occasion in time for the Holidays

News from Scout supporter Fraîche

Vancouver, BC | In time for the busy holiday season, Wayne Martin, the busy executive chef of Fraîche and Crave restaurants, has launched Heirloom Catering, offering easy solutions for busy gastronomes to ease the stress of holiday entertaining. Led by chef Martin and Andrew Sward, former Culinary Capers catering manager, the new catering service is sure to be a great success. Read more

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DETAILS

Fraîche Restaurant | 2240 Chippendale Road | West Vancouver, BC | MAP
Telephone: 604-925-7595
Email: info@fraicherestaurant.ca
Website: www.fraicherestaurant.ca

Driving Instructions: Exit off Highway 1 at 21st Street exit. Make a left turn onto Skilift Road, which turns into Folkstone Way. Follow Folkstone Way (a road with a double yellow line) which will turn into Chippendale Road.

Lunch: Tue-Fri – 11am to 3pm | Dinner: Tue-Sun – 5pm to 10pm | Brunch: Sun – 11am to 3pm

Lounge & Bar Menu – All Day

CHEF Nicholas Lim | GENERAL MANAGER Paul Garbini

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The Food Alone Is Worth The Drive – The View Makes It Remarkable

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Renowned as one of West Vancouver’s most celebrated dining experiences , Fraîche is a feast for the senses. The bright and elegant dining room provides a sophisticated and comfortable framework to showcase the spectacular, panoramic view, while the top notch service team similarly supports the talented kitchen brigade.

Led by rising culinary talent Executive Chef, Nicholas Lim, Fraîche offers delicious and diverse menus for lunch, dinner, bar and brunch that incorporate west coast sensibilities and ingredients with global flare and flavours.

Enjoy an evolving and inspired selection of wines by the bottle and glass expertly paired for your meal or mood. Guests looking for a light lunch, indulgent weekend brunch, mouth- watering chef’s table experience or savoury bite after the game will find a welcoming place at the Fraîche table .

Dressed up or down, Fraîche is a warm, inviting place where the food, service and view always impress.