30th Anniversary Chef's Tasting Menu

November & December 2021

Join our team in celebrating the 30th anniversary of River Café. Enjoy a 6 course Chef’s Tasting Menu of favourite local ingredients and elevated renditions of some of our most famous creations.

Amuse Bouche

West Coast Oyster, Northern Divine Caviar

First Course

Chatham Sound Side Stripe Crudo

Pickled Ginger, Sudo Farms Kohlrabi, Apple Cider, Fermented Chili Oil

Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve, Champagne, France

 

Second Course

Lambtastic Farms Lamb Tartare

Smoked Schmatlz, Highwood Crossing Oats, Pickled Saskatoon Berries, Red Fife Sourdough Crisp

2020 Terre Nere ‘Etna Rosato’ Rosé, Sicily, Italy

Third Course

Butternut Squash and Ricotta Ravioli

Caramelized Vital Greens Buttermilk, Pickled Mans Organic Delicata Squash, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

2018 Domaine Leflaive Macon-Verze, Burgundy, France

Fourth Course

Hazelnut Crusted Kyuquot Sound Sablefish

Sunchoke & Maple Puree, Deepwater Farms Wilted Kale

2018 Lunessence Rhone Blend, Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada

Fifth Course

Springbank Wood Fire Grilled Bison

Parsley Root & Garden Horseradish, Emmer Wheat, Pickled Chanterelle Mushrooms, Haskap Berry Jus

2015 Chateau Larose Perganson, Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France

Sixth Course

Meringue Nest

Birch Syrup Cream, Haskap Berry White Chocolate Ganache, Candied Canola Seeds

2016 Vineland Estates Vidal Icewine, Niagara, Ontario, Canada

$110 per person + gst
Optional Wine Pairings, $50 per person + gst

We are dedicated to the best naturally produced ingredients in season, featuring local wholesome organic produce, meats, game, fish and fowl. We are dedicated to the Ocean Wise initiative.
An 18% gratuity will be applied to parties of eight or more.