South Granville Restaurant Offers Up Two Seatings Featuring its Celebrated Brand of Farm-to-Table Fare with Optional Wine Pairings on Feb. 13 & Feb. 14
Vancouver Magazine’s 2016 Chef of the Year David Gunawan and his staff at South Granville locavore restaurant Farmer’s Apprentice are arranging a romantic, farm-to-table feast available on Monday, Feb. 13 and Tuesday, Feb. 14.
To mark the occasion, Farmer’s Apprentice will host two seatings — starting at 5:30 and 8 p.m. — that feature six-course, flower-themed ‘Herbivore’ and ‘Omnivore’ menu options for $80 per person plus tax and gratuity with optional wine pairings available for an additional $50.
VALENTINE’S DAY FLOWER MENU
Heirloom Pumpkin Consommé, Ricotta Tortellini
Roasted Beets, Preserved Raspberries, Walnuts
Sablefish, Heirloom Beans, Cream (Omnivore)
Salsify, Parsley Root Cream (Herbivore)
Three-week Aged Duck, Honey, Glazed Carrots (Omnivore)
Cabbage, Carrot Glaze, Cured Egg Yolk (Herbivore)
Sunchokes, Brown Butter, Agassiz Rice
Lemon Curd, Caramelized White Chocolate Sorbet
Orange Flower Chocolate Cookies
Opened in 2013 and named Best New Restaurant, Best Casual Restaurant and Restaurant of the Year at the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, Farmer’s Apprentice recently reopened its doors after a redesign of the space and the addition of new curated prix-fixe nightly dining options and family-style weekend brunch service featuring its signature brand of 100-per-cent organic, local and sustainable fare.
Farmer’s Apprentice Valentine’s Day menu is offered on Monday, Feb.13 and Tuesday, Feb. 14. Reservations are strongly recommended by calling (604) 620-2070 or booking online.
ABOUT FARMER’S APPRENTICE | The birthplace of innovative, artisanal and sustainable cuisine in Vancouver, Farmer’s Apprentice features ever-changing menus comprised of ingredients delivered fresh daily from local farms, pastures and providers and served in a casual, intellectually stimulating environment that encourages interactions between the chefs and guests. Launched in 2013 by acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan, Farmer’s Apprentice was ranked No. 2 on enRoute Magazine’s annual list of Canada’s Best New Restaurants in 2014, and also swept the podium that year with nods for Best New Restaurant, Best Casual Restaurant and Restaurant of the Year at the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.
ABOUT DAVID GUNAWAN | A celebrated champion of locavores and a staunch proponent of ecological gastronomy, Chef David Gunawan sharpened his skills in acclaimed kitchens in Chicago, Seattle, Vancouver and Belgium before opening Farmer’s Apprentice in 2013 and Grapes & Soda and Royal Dinette in 2015, each setting a new standard for sustainably sourced farm-to-table cuisine. His culinary approach is dictated by whatever fresh produce arrives at his door from local farmers each day. In 2016, Gunawan was named Chef of the Year at the annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.