Ring in the new year with the return of the city’s biggest yearly celebration of good food and great drinks while supporting local restaurants
The 20th edition of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival runs from January 14th to 31st. For eighteen days, the festival will take over the city with multi-course set menus at hundreds of participating Vancouver restaurants. The curated menus are offered at four price ranges: $20-$29, $30-$39, $40-$49 and $50-$59, with special promotions offered at select spots.
You can scope out the participating Dine Out Vancouver Festival restaurants and their menus on dineoutvancouver.com. Make sure to reserve a table for two today and taste local and regional ingredients and flavours, sip on B.C. VQA wine pairings, and support the culinary artistry and innovation of the city’s creative chefs!
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This year, foodies of all kinds will find a variety of culinary events and gastronomic experiences to indulge in at Dine Out Vancouver Festival, including many festival-firsts for this special anniversary year.
Guests can look forward to the return of the Vancouver World Chef Exchange, a dinner series in which select restaurants host culinary luminaries from destinations across Canada and around the globe for one-of-a-kind dinners. respective menus, their own influences, and seasonal Pacific Northwest ingredients, to take guests on a culinary journey, right here in Vancouver.
New this year, as part of the World Chef Exchange, renowned Indigenous chefs from across Canada will join the culinary team at Salmon n’ Bannock for the Indigenous Canada Dinner Series. Guests will enjoy authentic cuisine, diverse dishes, and cultures shared by notable Enoch Cree, Algonquin, Inuvialuk, and Odawa chefs.
At The Acorn, chef Devon Latte and chef Derek Gray (of Row Fourteen at Klippers Organics Farm) will present an exclusive, farm-to-plate, plant-forward, multi-course tasting menu with distinctive beverage pairings offered by The Acorn’s sommelier, Yannick Bernaerts.
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For food adventures that are more interactive, festival guests can enroll in Gelato 101, a gelato-making class involving the sweet science of artisan gelato and sorbetto in the classic Italian method, or go Sea Foraging with Chef Robin Kort to learn about sustainable practices in B.C. oceans (and dig into hot foraged chowder at the seashore).
Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s Street Food City is not to be missed! From January 15 to 23, the food truck festival will take over the entire plaza of šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery) with favourite bites from the city’s top food trucks.
Plus, if you book a stay at a participating Dine Out Vancouver Festival hotel through dineoutvancouver.com, you’ll receive a $50 Mastercard gift card for each night, up to three nights, which can be used anywhere, including at your favourite Vancouver restaurant to continue supporting our local food and drink providers all year long.
For menus, reservations, event tickets, and hotel bookings, visit dineoutvancouver.com.
All Dine Out Vancouver Restaurants are adhering to public health mandates and recommendations. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home. Take-out options are available at several locations.