GOODS: Carol Chow To Plate Painted Rock Winemaker’s Dinner At “Fraiche” On May 9

Fraîche is located at 2240 Chippendale Road in West Vancouver, BC | 604-925-7595 |

The GOODS from Fraîche

West Vancouver, BC |Fraîche Restaurant is pleased to present a very special Painted Rock Wine Dinner on May 9, hosted by the proprietor of Painted Rock Winery, John Skinner. Guests will enjoy a five-course regional meal created by Fraîche’s new executive chef, Carol Chow, and expertly paired with the Okanagan estate winery’s finest wines. The evening begins at 6:30pm. Tickets are $135 per person (plus taxes and gratuity) and reservations may be made by calling 604.925.7595.

Painted Rock is considered by some to be more than a winery; it is an extension of the Skinner family. John and Trish Skinner are intent on making iconic wines that will be savoured by generations to come. The name Painted Rock refers to the ancient pictographs that were found painted on the rocks behind the vineyard bluffs. The winery sits on a spectacular bench overlooking the eastern shore of Skaha Lake in Penticton. This 60-acre property has a unique microclimate that is particularly suited to the production of premium wines. The primary influence on the Painted Rock grapes is the cool air that flows down from the mountains. With the sun bouncing off the lake, the reflection impacts the fruit, especially the Malbec and Petite Verdot varietals that gain complexity and colour from the magnified light. This reinforces the saying that great wines are produced near great waters. With more sunlight hours than neighbouring wineries, Painted Rock is literally drenched in light.

Renowned as one of West Vancouver’s most celebrated dining experiences Fraîche Restaurant offers food that celebrates the best of the west coast, steadfast service and inspiring panoramic views. Fraîche recently received Gold and Silver for Best North Shore dining in the Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards (2012 and 2013) and was named one of Canada’s Top Ten Best New Restaurants of 2008 by enRoute magazine.


Fraîche Restaurant | 2240 Chippendale Road | West Vancouver, BC | MAP
Telephone: 604-925-7595

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

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CHEF Carol Chow | GENERAL MANAGER Christine Stoke

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


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 celebrated chef Carol Chow, 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.

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