NARAMATA, B.C. — Naramata Inn has unveiled its “Season of Culinary” events lineup for October, where its culinary teams will join forces with some of the most famous names in Vancouver’s dining scene.
The first event, called The Future is Female, will take place on October 3 at 6 p.m. and features Andrea Carlson, Stacey Johnston, Liz Stevenson, Minette Lotz and Emily Walker. The event includes six courses plus wine pairings for $155 before tax and gratuity. Carlson earned the Chef of the Year title in Vancouver Magazine’s 2020 Restaurant Awards and has blazed a trail in a career that has spanned B.C. restaurants such as C Restaurant, Sooke Harbour House and Bishop’s before creating her own eateries, Burdock + Co. and Bar Gobo.
The second event, Legends + Apprentices, will take place on October 17 at 6 p.m. and features Michel Jacob, Rob Feenie and Ned Bell. The event includes six courses plus wine pairings for $185 before tax and gratuity. Jacob has been leading Vancouver’s most acclaimed French fine-dining restaurant, Le Crocodile, for 38 years.
The final event, Dream Like a Visionary, Cook Like a Chef, will take place on October 24 at 6 p.m. and features John Bishop, Michael Allemeier and the Naramata Inn Brigade. Another six-course meal will be offered, plus wine pairings for $185 before tax and gratuity. Bishop is credited for leading Vancouver’s dining scene to its farm-to-table, elegant-yet-casual, top-notch hospitality peak. Bishop’s restaurant delighted guests, raised standards and bred talent for 36 years. Allemeier was an executive chef at Bishops for years before taking over the kitchen at Mission Hill and has become one of only five chefs in Canada to earn the Certified Master Chef designation from the Canadian Culinary Institute.