Calgary Culinary Events

Calgary's culinary scene is serving up some amazing events in 2013. Learn to cook, take a tour, enjoy some culinary feasts from a food truck, by the river or with 240 others at a really really long dinner table (part of the City Palate 20 for 20 celebrations). See what's happening and come back often because the list will change.


Fiesta! at River Café with Chef José Salas

DATE: Thursday, September 26, 2013
TIME:  6-11 p.m.
PLACE: River Café, 25 Prince's Island Park

Celebrate an evening of innovation with the vibrant contemporary cuisine of Coastal Mexico and the seasonal, fresh, local ingredients at River Café. On Thursday, September 26, River Café welcomes Chef José Salas from internationally renowned Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico for an interactive evening of culinary collaboration with River Café host Chef Andrew Winfield. Explore the vibrant seasonal cuisines from the Mexican Coastal Pacific to the Prairie and Mountains of Western Canada for an authentic ‘taste of place’ of the two regions. Includes premium hand-crafted Tequila Tasting by Four Seasons Tequila Master Alfredo Sanchez and extraordinary wine pairings by River Café Sommelier Bruce Soley. Live music performed by Los Morenos.

Tickets: $160 pp + gratuity + GST Phone 403-261-7670 to reserve your seat

Alliance Francaise of Calgary Annual Gala

DATE: Thursday, October 3, 2013
TIME: 6-11:30 p.m.
PLACE: Calgary Golf and Country Club, 909 - 50 Ave. S.W.

This year, Alliance Francaise of Calgary will celebrate France culinary traditions and bring you on a very special "Voyage Gastronomique", a discovery of France's best kept delicacies. Going from Normandy to Provence, you will experience flavours that define the French Art de Vivre at the Calgary Golf and Country Club. A unique menu has been designed for guests in support for everything French in Calgary.

Tickets: $175 pp Click here to reserve your seat 

Gasthaus on the Glenmore

DATE: Friday, October 25, 2013
TIME: 6:30-9 p.m.
PLACE: Glenmore Sailing Club, 8601 - 24th St. SW

Add a little Oom-Pa-Pa to your October! Alberta’s sausage producers – Old Country Sausage, Valbella

Meats, and Olson's High Country Bison – are paired with local craft beer brewers – Village Brewery and Wildrose Brewery – to create the perfect beer and sausage party!

Tickets: $75 pp Click here to reserve your seat  

Top Chef Dinner

DATE:  Monday, November 18, 2013
TIME:   6:30-9 p.m.
PLACE:The Cookbook Co. Cooks, 722 - 11th Ave. SW

Too many cooks? No such thing – especially when the cooks are your favourite Top Chef Canada participants! Join Nicole Gomes, Chris Shaften, Geoff Rogers, Xavier Lacaze, Trevor Bird (from Vancouver), Connie DeSousa & John Jackson, as they each prepare one course for this “Knock Out” charity dinner. This is going to be one delicious evening!

Tickets: $150 pp Click here to reserve your seat  or phone 403-265-6066, ext. 1

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