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Details

Region: Whistler
4005 Whistler Way
604-962-2233

Hours

Open seven days, 5pm – late

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The People

Alex Chen, Partner/Chef
Neil Henderson, Partner/Restaurant Director
Jack Evrensel, Partner/Restaurateur

About Wild Blue Restaurant + Bar

Wild Blue Restaurant + Bar opened to quite the buzz. Named “The Most Important Whistler Restaurant Opening in a Decade” by Vancouver Magazine, and a mention from Canada’s 100 Best, it quickly established that it was the place to be with Condé Nast Traveler stating it is “the hot table to book”.

Wild Blue is the creation of a trifecta of talented partners, not often seen under one roof:

Neil Henderson, a 30-year Whistler local, and the former restaurant director and sommelier of Araxi Restaurant. While at the helm, Neil was awarded with Vancouver Magazine’s prestigious Premier Crew award in 2012, and Araxi was voted Best Whistler Restaurant for over 10 years.

Chef Alex Chen is currently executive chef at Boulevard Restaurant and adds this partnership to his existing role. Chen, with a long list of accolades to his name, is best known as the winner of Iron Chef, Bocuse D’or, and Gold Medal Plates. He was also recognized as Chef of the Year by Vancouver Magazine in 2018.

Jack Evrensel is the Founder and former operator of the award-winning Toptable Group, Evrensel is a veteran industry leader. He was inducted into the BC Restaurant Hall of fame in 2007 and was awarded the Vancouver Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award by Vancouver Magazine in 2011. In addition to Toptable Group, Jack also founded and successfully operated several businesses in Whistler and Vancouver.

Set amongst the mountains in world-renowned Whistler, Wild Blue is a fine-dining destination that provides an exceptional guest experience, and offers a venue that exudes warmth and sensuality. It boasts seating for 150 guests indoors, a private dining room ideal for events, a raw bar, an open kitchen, expansive lounge and cocktail bar, plus heated outdoor garden patios.

Awards & Accolades

‘Canada’s 100 Best’ — #4 New Restaurant 2023

‘Canada’s 100 Best’ — #66 Overall 2023

Chef Alex Chen does it again. I am born and raised in Vancouver and have travelled all over and I truly believe that we have the freshest and best quality seafood in the world. Then there is Wild Blue which goes over and above my expectations. This is the best and freshest seafood I have ever had bar none. Bravo Wild Blue, I rarely give 5 stars but you guys have earned it. The food is one thing and the staff and ambiance is another. It also gets 5 stars for knowledgeable staff and the decor is second to none, it is stunning… even the washrooms. You have to see it to believe it.” — Ben Dhiman, Google Review

We had the most amazing experience and our server Sabrina took such good care of us. I can honestly say it was the best meal and experience I’ve ever had at a restaurant!” – Ross Manson, Google Review

I really don’t think it gets better than this. Food, service, drinks, ambiance, location. Exceptional. Y’all are taking it to another level. Thank you!” – Sam, Google Review