Farmer’s Apprentice, Grapes & Soda Announce Farm-To-Table New Year’s Eve

The GOODS from Grapes & Soda and Farmer’s Apprentice

Vancouver, BC | Acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice and sister wine bar Grapes & Soda are ushering in the new year in inimitable farm-to-table fashion by hosting exclusive dinner services at both South Granville restaurants on Sunday, December 31.

Both restaurants will offer a menu of seasonally inspired, artisanal fare sourced from local farms, pastures and providers, with vegetarian menus and optional wine pairings selected by Wine Director Kieran Fanning.

FARMER’S APPRENTICE | For its New Year’s Eve service, Farmer’s Apprentice will host two seatings — starting at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — that feature a five-course menu for $80 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity ($138 with wine pairings) during the early seating or a seven-course menu during the later seating for $110 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity ($182 with wine pairings).

Farmer’s Apprentice NYE Menu

Sturgeon Caviar
tartare of 10-month-old Hereford beef, oysters

Celeriac Agnolotti
egg yolk, black pepper, pecorino

Seasonal Fish
mussels sabayon, savoy cabbage

10-Month-Old Hereford Beef
pomme purée, peppercorn jus
(8:30 p.m. seating only)

Einkorn Porridge
wild and cultivated mushrooms

Nero Imperiale Cheese
(8:30 p.m. seating only)

Eggnog Ice Cream
rum caramel, candied pumpkin

GRAPES & SODA | That same night, Grapes & Soda — the sister wine bar to Farmer’s Apprentice, where seasonally inspired tapas-style dishes are paired with an ever-changing list of natural, organic and biodynamic wines — will welcome guests to a multi-course New Year’s Eve celebration with seatings taking place at 6 and 6:30 p.m. and 8:15 and 8:30 p.m. for $75 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Accompanying wine pairings are available for an additional $45.

Grapes & Soda NYE Menu

A Selection of Snacks
oysters, horseradish
geoduck fritter, bull kelp mayonnaise
tartare of 10-month-old Hereford beef

Charcuterie and Cheese Plate

A Composition of Small Plates
seasonal fish crudo, apple, kohlrabi, cabbage
10-month-old Hereford beef ragout agnolotti, pecorino

bay sorbet, heritage apple, candied hazelnut
beet and rose

TICKETS | As a limited number of seats are available at both the Farmer’s Apprentice and Grapes and Soda New Year’s Eve events on Sunday, December 31, reservations are highly recommended.

To purchase tickets for Farmer’s Apprentice New Year’s Eve Dinner services at 6 p.m. and for 8:30 p.m. visit

To purchase tickets for Grapes & Soda New Year’s Eve services visit

As both Farmer’s Apprentice and Grapes & Soda pride themselves on placing a premium on the availability and seasonality of all ingredients, the New Year’s Eve menus may be subject to slight changes.


1529 West 6th | Vancouver, BC
Telephone: 604-620-2070 | Email: info [at]
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Brunch | Saturday + Sundays | 11:00 am – 2 pm
Lunch | Tuesday thru Friday | 11:00 am – 2 pm
Dinner | Nightly | 5:30 – 10:00 pm


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David Gunawan, Chef/Owner
Darren Gee, Sous Chef
Natalie Brown, General Manager
Kieran Fanning, Wine Director



Our intention is to serve unique food and wine in a comfortable setting accessible to everyone. We would like to welcome everybody with our passion and sincerity. We invite you to join us whether it is for a cup of coffee, glass of wine, snack, a quick lunch or even to pamper yourself with our 3-5 courses daily created inspirations for dinner. Its simple; we have something for everyone….

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