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Dine Cowichan! Fixed Price 3 course menus. Limited Time!
Feb
23
to Mar 10

Dine Cowichan! Fixed Price 3 course menus. Limited Time!

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For an affordable dining experience around the Cowichan Valley, many restaurants and bars are happy to participate in Dine Cowichan 2018... which gives you a chance to try our $30 and $40 Prix Fixe menus! We're excited to be part of it!

The Dine Cowichan Event runs from February 23 to March 11.

*Menu details below

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WINEMAKER'S DINNER: Emandare & Unsworth Vineyards
May
24
5:30 PM17:30

WINEMAKER'S DINNER: Emandare & Unsworth Vineyards

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Courtesy of Emandare Vineyard:

Enjoy an evening of incredible local cuisine perfectly paired with the terroir driven wines of Emandare and Unsworth to capture an amazing sense of place on your plate and in your glass.

We will start the evening mingling with one of Jeff’s masterpiece cocktails, then transition into a five course meal prepared by chef Ian Blom and served with select wines as both winemakers Mike Nierychlo and Dan Wright share with you the journey from grape to glass.


– For Reservation Call The Old Firehouse Wine Bar 250-597-3473 or use the Reservation Form below
– WHEN: 5:30pm on May 24th
– COST:  $125 / person + tax & gratuity

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Also, this is the space to enter any special information, such as allergies, etc, in case we can make accommodations for you!
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New Year's Eve Dinner
Dec
9
to Dec 10

New Year's Eve Dinner

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New Year's Eve is coming soon to The Old Firehouse ~ and we are now officially open for dinner reservations!  Call us at 250-597-3473 or click here to reserve online (scroll to bottom of page).

We are offering a 4 course menu, plus an amuse-bouche to tempt your taste buds early.  Tickets are $65/person + tax, with optional drink pairings for each course available.

Dinner seatings will start at 5:30 pm, with final reservation time at 8:30 pm. 

P.S. If you can't make dinner, then perhaps we'll see you for late night! We'll provide details about that later. :)

Menu:

Amuse-Bouche upon Arrival:  Prosciutto + Fig
Chèvre Foam + Rosemary Sable

1st Course
Veloute of Celeriac + Fresh Truffle
Wild Mushroom Fricassée, Frico

2nd Course
Quattro Formaggio Raviolo + Schinkenspeck
Fennel, Calamansi Butter Sauce

3rd Course
Wild Boar Belly + Scallops
Pear Rosemary Cream, Spiced Apple Gastrique
Panisse, Fresh Pear

4th Course
Brown Butter Poached
Butternut Squash + Streusel
Lemongrass Frozen Yogurt
Ginger Caramel
Pumpkin Seed Lace Cookie

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Cowichan Wild Wings Dinner Benefit for the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society
Nov
14
5:00 PM17:00

Cowichan Wild Wings Dinner Benefit for the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society

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Join us for the Cowichan Wild Wings Dinner Benefit for the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society! There will be some Marsh Trivia, Prizes, and much to learn about the marsh, and the ways our community can help!

Reservations required. Call 250-597-3473. You can also reserve via our reservation page at our website: http://www.theoldfirehouse.ca/reservations/

Tickets: $75.00 (not including tax or gratuity)
Time: Monday, November 14; 5:00 pm arrival (5:30 pm dinner starts)
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3 Course Tasting Menu with Pairings

1st Course
Roasted Cowichan Squash and Local Chanterelles with Quince and Ginger Puree, Crispy Sage and Brioche Crumb.

Pairing with Averill Creek Vineyards 2015 Gewurztraminer

2nd Course
Salmon Confit and Crispy Skin with Local Potato Rostilli, Sea Asparagus, Braised Code's Organic Farm Leek and Dulse Butter Sauce

Pairing With Unsworth Vineyards 2015 Allegro

3rd Course
Code's Farm Organic Kuri Squash Tart with Quince Sorbet and Ginger Streussel

Pairing with Arbutus Distillery Aromatic Brandy Cocktail (2 oz) with Gala Apple, Ground Cinnamon, Honey and Bitters

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Winemaker's Dinner: Emandare Vineyard
Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

Winemaker's Dinner: Emandare Vineyard

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From Mike and Robin of Emandare Vineyards:  "We are partnering up with the Old Firehouse Wine Bar as part of their Winemaker’s Dinner Series for an amazing 5 course evening of incredibly crafted dishes by chef Ian Blom paired with all five of our wines. Join Robin and I as we share more of our story with you while we all enjoy a beautiful meal together."

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