PiDGiN Travels to Rossland This Sunday to Cook With Chef Choquette and ‘The Velvet’ Crew

The GOODS from Pidgin

Vancouver, BC | This Sunday, June 30th, PiDGiN will be up in Rossland to throw down at A Mountain Wine Festival, hosted by Red Teeth and The Josie Hotel. This four-day festival will feature incredible BC wineries, chefs, live music, and much more to celebrate the province’s wine and food culture, as well as Canada’s 152nd birthday.

PiDGiN’s Executive Chef Wesley Young will be collaborating with The Velvet’s Executive Chef, Marc-André Choquette (known in Vancouver for his time at Lumière and Tableau), to create an incredible array of French and Asian flavours with beautiful pairings to compliment. Sommeliers and winery hosts will be around to curate the perfect pairings while sharing their wine knowledge with the guests.

The dinner will be hosted on Sunday, June 30th from 6pm to 9pm at the Velvet Restaurant. Tickets are $55 and space is limited. Call 250-362-5155 for reservations.

Here’s a snapshot of the menu:

Pig on a spit with asian inspired condiment, kimchi, pickled daikon & roasted potato drippings
Salt baked halibut & asian sauce vierge
Yakitori binchotan style BBQ chicken skewer
– Vegetarian option available
Cold soba noodle & edamame salad
Miso butter grilled corn on the cob
Miso glazed eggplant
Ginger chili & tamari slaw
Matcha green tea panna cotta
Castella sponge cake
Yuzu & lemon tart

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