Dine Out Vancouver – the largest dining event of its kind in Canada – is back for a ninth year with more restaurants and more food events than ever before. Presented by Tourism Vancouver, Dine Out Vancouver 2011 will take place over 14 delicious days from Monday, January 24 to Sunday, February 6.
Tourism Vancouver’s Lucas Pavan, responsible for coordinating Dine Out Vancouver, says that organizers wanted to create a food festival feel for this year’s event. “Building on last year, we have a whole host of new culinary events and activities running alongside the prix fixe restaurant menus for Dine Out Vancouver 2011,” said Pavan. “Tourism Vancouver is very proud of the role this event plays in showcasing the city’s vibrant culinary scene and we hope Dine Out Vancouver will continue to grow in years to come.”
The 2011 promotion will include three-course prix fixe menus, as well as a number of other culinary events and hotel offers.
Dine Out Vancouver Prix Fixe Menus
January 24 to February 6
During Dine Out Vancouver 2011, 213 restaurants across Metro Vancouver will offer delicious three-course menus at set price points of either $18, $28 or $38. As the central component of Dine Out Vancouver, the prix fixe menus give diners a chance to “taste drive” top restaurants and enjoy exceptional value at eateries across the city. All menus come with suggested BC VQA wine pairings, available at an additional cost. Participating restaurants, their menus and booking details
were released on January 6 at which point consumers began making reservations online through tourismvancouver.com/dov. Diners are encouraged to book early as reservations at many restaurants are snapped up quickly.
Dine Out Vancouver Events
January 14 to February 11
From the “Sustainable Plate and Pairing Challenge” at the Vancouver Aquarium and the four-hour Secret Supper Soirees the culinary events during Dine Out Vancouver 2011 are plentiful. Other events include Dinner in the Dark and Act 1, Eat 1 in conjuction with The Arts Club Theatre Company and the Push International Performing Arts Festival. More information and booking for all the Dine Out Vancouver events can be found at tourismvancouver.com/dov.
Dine Out Vancouver Hotel Offers
January 24 to February 6
New for this year is a corresponding hotel program offering room-only hotel rates in $68, $98 and $138 price categories. With 29 hotels across the city participating, these accommodation offers mean you can really “make a night of it” by turning your Dine Out Vancouver experience into a delicious stay-cation. The list of hotels, along with booking details, is available now at tourismvancouver.com/dov.
Dine Out Vancouver 2011
24 January – 6 February 2011
Visit tourismvancouver.com/dov for more information.