Raise a Glass, Turn the Calendar Courtesy of Chef Daniel McGee’s Signature Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast Cuisine


Acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie Au Comptoir is inviting guests to bid ‘au revoir’ to 2017 and join them in raising a glass to the new year in fine style by taking part in a four-course French-inspired New Year’s Eve feast on Sunday, December 31.
Au Comptoir co-owners Maxime Bettili and Julien Aubin are pleased to offer New Year’s Eve seatings between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. or 8:00 and 8:45 p.m. that feature Chef Daniel McGee’s timeless Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast cuisine and a welcome classic Kir Royal cocktail for $95 per guest plus tax and gratuity.
$95 per guest plus tax and gratuitybavarois aux carottes
carrot mousse, compressed apple, walnut, spiced honey

with kir royal cocktail


– choice of –

terrine de queue de boeuf et foie gras
terrine of oxtail and foie gras, pickled shallot, white asparagus, brioche

coquille st. jacques
scallop and mushroom gratin

velouté de châtaignes aux cèpes
creamy porcini and chestnut soup, truffle chantilly


– choice of –

le black cod
lightly smoked black cod, spinach, sunchoke, mushroom, shallot, velouté + dill oil

magret de canard
maple-orange glazed duck breast, endive, caramelized parsnip purée, pommes dauphine

tournedos rossini
grilled beef tenderloin, foie gras, pommes darphin, celeriac, truffle madeira sauce


parfait à la praline
praline semifreddo, caramelized spiced pineapple

Reservations for Au Comptoir’s New Year’s Eve dinner service on Sunday, December 31 can be made by calling the restaurant at 604-569-2278. As space is limited and tables fill up quickly, guests are encouraged to make their reservations early to avoid disappointment.

ABOUT AU COMPTOIR | Ever since French expatriates and industry veterans Maxime Bettili and Julien Aubin opened the doors on Au Comptoir in Kitsilano in 2014, the restaurant has cultivated a sterling reputation for showcasing the same diligent attention to detail, authentic design and classic bistro fare for which the City of Lights’ brasseries are renowned the world over. Whether it’s for le petit déjeuner, le brunch or le diner, Au Comptoir offers up a moveable feast of quintessential French favourites featuring the best fresh, organic and sustainably sourced ingredients and a unique, Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast style of service that earned the restaurant gold medals for Best Design and Best Casual French, respectively, at the 2015 and ’16 editions of the annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.

2278 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC | 604-569-2278 | Monday and Wednesday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. (closed Tuesday) |

Facebook: /AuComptoirVAN | Twitter: @au_comptoir | Instagram: @au_comptoir

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