Wildebeest Set to Bring the Love on Valentine’s Day with Special Four Course Feast

The GOODS from Wildebeest

Vancouver, BC | It’s ‘ready, set, romance’ when the staff at Wildebeest play cupid and host a one-night-only four-course Valentine’s Day dinner service in the warm and inviting dining quarters of the Gastown restaurant on Wednesday, February 14 beginning at 5 p.m.

Featuring a sumptuous menu created by Executive Chef Ian McHale, Wildebeest’s Valentine’s Day service offers a set menu comprising such locally sourced and thoughtfully prepared fare as Duck Carpaccio, Porcini Risotto, Seared Ling Cod, Game Lasagna and a special dessert course of Earl Grey Panna Cotta for two. The Valentine’s Day dinner is offered at $69 per person plus tax and gratuity with optional wine pairings selected by Wildebeest Wine Director Justin Everett for an additional $35 per person.


– $69 per person plus tax and gratuity –
wine pairings available for additional $35 per person

– First Course –
choice of:

Crab Salad
freshly-picked crab, crispy seaweed, hon dashi, egg white mayonnaise, cucumber
Tyler Harlton Viognier 2016 | Summerland, BC

Salt-Baked Celeriac
Klippers Organics celeriac, roasted apple purée, toasted seed crumb, maple-mustard vinaigrette
A Sunday in August Riesling 2016 | Similkameen, BC

Duck Carpaccio
smoked duck, pickled figs, olive tapenade, fennel, candied pistachio crumb,
orange and sherry gel
Tawse Pinot Noir 2013 | Niagara, Ontario

– Second Course –

Handmade Ravioli
36-month aged comté, burnt onion consommé, thyme oil
Black Hills Roussanne 2015 | Black Sage Bench, BC

– Main Course –
choice of:

Porcini Risotto
crispy sunchokes, foraged mushrooms, parmesan, sage oil
Arrowleaf Zweigelt 2015 | Lake Country, BC

Seared Ling Cod
torched wagyu lardo, red cabbage purée, smoked mussels, sous vide salsify, pickled daikon
Haywire Gamay Noir Rosé 2016 | Summerland, BC

Game Lasagna
braised goat and venison, handmade pasta, pickled blackberries,
mushroom and madeira purée, crispy leeks, bordelaise
Matteo Correggia Nebbiolo 2013 | Piedmont, Italy

Cache Creek Flat Iron Steak
oxtail croquette, glazed short rib, carrot purée, roasted and pickled heirloom carrots, onion ash
Truchard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 | Carneros, California

– Valentine’s Dessert for Two –

Earl Grey Panna Cotta
dark chocolate brownie, cherry sorbet, honeycomb
Unsworth ‘Ovation’ N/V | Vancouver Island, BC

“Between a truly decadent menu, an eclectic list of New- and Old-World wines and cocktails, and our inviting and intimate setting, we’ve got the goods to help our guests set the stage for a Valentine’s Day experience unlike any other,” says McHale.

Wildebeest, which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, will also take part in the 2018 edition of the Dine Out™ Vancouver Festival. The annual culinary festival takes over the city from Friday, January 19 to Saturday, February 4 and features 17 days of gastronomic events and prix-fixe menus at 300-plus restaurants. During Dine Out, Wildebeest will offer a three-course set menu for $40 per person plus tax and gratuity, with 3 oz. and 5 oz. wine pairings also available for an additional $25 or $35, respectively.

Reservations for Wildebeest’s Dine Out offerings and Valentine’s Day Dinner service are highly recommended and can be made via OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at 604-687-6880. During these special events, there will be no à-la-carte dining options available from January 19 to February 4, and on February 14.

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