Wine & Dine Okanagan begins

Taste test restaurants and wines you've been curious about at a fixed price after browsing the menus online.

Chef Grant de Montreuil of the Bonfire Grill at the Cove resort in West Kelowna prepares a sample at the food and wine tasting kick-off to this year's Wine And Dine Okanagan.

More restaurants than ever are participating in this year’s wine and dine event put on by the B.C. Restaurant and Food Services Association and the B.C. Wine Institute.

It’s the 11th year it’s been organized in the Okanagan and there are 32 Central Okanagan restaurants participating.

A three-course fixed-price menu is offered for $15, $25 or $35, not including tax, tip and beverages, but wines are recommended to pair with the meals.

Menus for each of the participating restaurants can be viewed ahead of time on the BCRFA website at: www.okwineanddine.ca

This is an opportunity to sample food from different restaurants at prices lower than usual, between January 16 and February 3.

And, you can browse the menus at home to decide where you’d like to go ahead of time, and what you’d like to pay.

Customers can also enter to win a case of wine by participating. Just pick up a ballot at the restaurant.

Local participants include the Bonfire, Bouchons, Cabana, Chop, Earls, Grand Bay, Hotel Eldorado, Infusions at Okanagan College, Joey, Memphis Blues, Ora and Poppadoms.

Go to the website for further details.

jsteeves@kelownacapnews.com

 

 

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