Waterfront ‘Ancora’ Set To Celebrate One Year Anniversary With Champagne Menu

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Vancouver, BC | Raise a glass with Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio in celebration of its one-year anniversary with a special Champagne menu curated by the restaurant’s acclaimed sommelier team.

Since opening in September 2015, Ancora has received an incredible welcome from visitors and locals alike, having been quickly recognized as one of the top seafood restaurants in the city with a range of awards, including being named among Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants. To commemorate the banner year, Ancora’s team of esteemed sommeliers – including General Manager Andrea Vescovi and Restaurant Manager Kane Morgan – have designed a special anniversary Champagne tasting menu.

The exclusive menu highlights five distinct styles of Champagnes available by-the-glass or bottle, and showcases France’s finest sparkling wines produced by top family growers and prestigious estates. Selected to cover a range of styles from leaner to fuller, guests can also try a flight of three, 3-ounce glasses from the Champagne houses of Thiénot, Moutard and Mandois ($43).

“We are so proud to receive these amazing accolades in our first year and this success is all down to the entire team’s hard work and dedication,” said General Manager Andrea Vescovi. “We wanted to celebrate in style, and a Champagne tasting menu seemed like the perfect way to mark our one-year milestone.”

To complement the Champagne celebrations, Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde has added a new selection of dishes to the menu to reflect the summer season. The Farmer’s Market Salad features an assortment of fresh ingredients that Chef Valverde handpicks twice a week from the market – ranging from pattypan squash to purple cauliflower and smoked chayote – all served with an aji amarillo ponzu dressing, puffed quinoa and shaved radish ($16). Diners can also choose from an expanded selection of causas, including the crispy prawn causa with avocado mousse, kale chips, rocoto-harissa and escabeche sauce ($17); and Peruvian quinoa with beets, English peas, baby carrots, nori tempura and ocopa sauce ($14).

To try the exciting new dishes or enjoy the feature summer Champagne menu (served now until September 21), visit ancoradining.com or call 604.681.1164 to book now.

DETAILS

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Telephone: 604-681-1164 | Email: info@ancoradining.com
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Tuesday to Sunday | Cocktail Hour – 3pm to 5pm | Dinner – 5pm to 11pm

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THE TEAM

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Andrea Vescovi, General Manager & Wine Director
Kane Morgan, Restaurant Manager & Sommelier
Ricardo Valverde, Executive Chef
Yoshihiro Tabo, Sushi Chef
Amy Lee, Pastry Chef
Philipp Karatsyupa, Bar Manager

ABOUT ANCORA

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Situated along Vancouver’s picturesque False Creek seawall, Ancora Dining and Patio dishes up West Coast sustainable cuisine with Peruvian and Japanese flare.

The former home of C Restaurant has been transformed into a sleek, modern fine dining space. Embracing the city’s stunning waterfront landscape, Ancora’s contemporary design features a subtle yet sophisticated mix of soft blues, sand-inspired neutrals and light woods.

The comprehensive menu is built on the cornerstones of sustainable seafood, fresh and local ingredients, and uncommon international elements. The restaurant’s unique dishes combine flavours and techniques that embrace diverse cultures and show a deep understanding of the city’s culinary evolution. Guests can expect a mix of West Coast, punchy Peruvian-inspired meals, and artistic Japanese creations served fresh from the raw bar.

Ancora also boasts an exciting wine and cocktail menu that inspires balance and complements its flavourful cuisine. The wine list is structured to highlight the varietal, style and character, and catalogues some of the best B.C. wines and international vintners. The cocktail menu features an exciting mix of classic concoctions and specialty tipples for parched patrons to sip as they admire the pristine waterfront view.

The team leading Ancora’s front-of-house and kitchen brings together some of the city’s top culinary professionals, and their bevy of impressive resumes and international experience translates into a dazzling dining experience that is sure to impress guests.

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