Wildebeest Showcases Seasonal Focus With Farmers’ Harvest Menu, Sept. 5-18

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Vancouver, BC | Wildebeest will continue showcasing its ever-growing family of farm providers across the province when it debuts a Farmers’ Harvest Menu available exclusively at the Gastown hotspot from September 5 to 18.

Underscoring Chef Ian McHale’s focus on working closely with farms throughout the province, the inspiration and ingredients for the Farmers’ Harvest menu are provided by such partners as Delta’s Cropthorne Farm, Richmond’s Cherry Lane Farm, Vancouver’s Sole Food Street Farms, Pemberton’s North Arm Farm, Cawston’s Klippers Organics, Fraser Valley’s Tesfa Farms, Kelowna’s Unearthed Fine Veggies & Herbs, Aldergrove’s Glorious Organics and Salt Spring Island’s Foxglove Farm.

A family style tasting experience meant to be shared by the entire table, the Farmers’ Harvest menu consists of five vegetable-forward dishes and is available for $60 per person plus tax and gratuity, with optional beverage pairings by Bar Manager Alex Black and Wine Director Christina Hartigan available for $32 per person. The feature menu is available in limited quantities on a first-come, first-served basis in addition to Wildebeest’s regular nightly menu.

$60 per person plus tax and gratuity
Optional beverage pairings available for $32 per person plus tax and gratuity
Available September 5 to 18 only

House Made Cucumber Aperitif
zero proof cocktail

Baby Gem
bone marrow gremolata, lemon, olive oil
Bailly Lapierre ‘Crémant de Bourgogne’ N/V
Chardonnay – Burgundy, France

Charentais Melon
guanciale, hay-toasted water buffalo ricotta, hazelnuts, sweet cicely
Rigour & Whimsy 2017
Pinot Blanc – Okanagan Valley, BC

Sweetcorn Agnolotti
sweetcorn velouté, blackened sweetcorn, etorki, paprika
Laventura 2017
Viura – Rioja, Spain

Rangeland Bison
braised bison brisket, balsamic aged desert king figs,
Japanese eggplant, wild boar pancetta
Cantine di Ora ‘Amicone’2015
Corvina/rondinella – Veneto, Italy

Peach Plum
dark chocolate, gratinated plum, buffalo milk ice cream
Narrative ‘Fortified’
Syrah, Merlot – Okanagan Valley, BC

RESERVATIONS | As Wildebeest’s Farmers’ Harvest Menu is available in limited quantities and served on a first-come, first-served basis exclusively from September 5 to 18, reservations are strongly recommended and can be made via Open Table or by calling the restaurant at 604-687-6880.

For more information about Wildebeest, go to wildebeest.ca, become a fan of /wildebeestyvr on Facebook and follow @WildebeestYVR on Twitter and Instagram. Wildebeest also offers private dining spaces available to be booked for evening and weekend events. For more information, enquiries, and pricing for private functions, call 604-687-6880 or email eat@wildebeest.ca.

ABOUT WILDEBEEST | Located in a refurbished 19th-century building in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Gastown district, Wildebeest offers decadent yet simple country cooking in a multi-level space that features a cocktail bar and lounge, open-concept kitchen, warm and inviting dining room with banquette seating and an intimate ‘Underbelly’ private dining room. Employing classic butchery traditions and contemporary techniques, Chef Ian McHale and the culinary team work closely with nearby farms and suppliers to develop delicious menus that change with the seasons. Dishes are paired with a diverse selection of Old- and New-World wines and a carefully crafted, award-winning cocktail list for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

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