Best of the West, sponsored by Grosvenor Americas, is a highly sought-after ticketed culinary event featuring an evening on the waterfront filled with masterfully curated food and wine pairings.
The Harmony Arts Festival is proud to present the 7th annual event that pairs 13 delectable restaurants with 13 local wineries in a competition that celebrates the best that BC has to offer.
Guests are encouraged to vote on their favourite pairing, with the winner being crowned Best of the West.
Get your tickets!
This year's event will be held on:
- Wednesday, August 9, 2017
- 7-9 p.m.
- Ambleside Pier
Tickets are $100 + tax and can be purchased through Select Your Tickets by phone at 1-866-514-5050 or online
Culinary Duo Package
Enjoy two culinary events for a discounted price.
Best of the West and Mixology Night on the Pier can be purchased for a combined price of $150 (plus tax).
Purchase tickets by phone only at 1-866-514-5050 (this option is not available online).
PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS & WINERIES
Tickets have sold out months in advance in past years, so don’t miss out on your opportunity to experience Best of the West!
|Participating Restaurants||Participating Wineries|
|ARC Restaurant at the Fairmont Waterfront||Culmina Family Estate Winery - Saignée|
|Cactus Club Café||Poplar Grove Winery - Blanc de Noir Rose|
|CAFÉ ÇA VA||Le View Pin|
|Feast -The Neighbourhood Table||Painted Rock Winery - Merlot|
|Mangia E Bevi||Burrowing Owl Estate Winery - Syrah|
|Milestones||Hester Creek Estate Winery - Old Vines Trebbiano|
|PARC Retirement Living||Laughing Stock Vineyards - Chardonnay|
|Terroir Kitchen||Harper's Tail - Pioneer Block Riesling|
|Temper Chocolate & Pastry||Road 13 Vineyards - Marsanne|
|The Observatory||Quails' Gate Estate Winery - Pinot Noir|
|Thomas Haas||Tantalus Vineyards - Pinot Noir|
|Vancouver Aquarium||Blue Mountain Winery - Gold Label Brut|
|Zen Japanese Restaurant||Haywire Winery - White Label Pinot Gris|
Last year's winners
2016 Best of the West - Winning pairing
PARC Retirement Living + Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
- Braised "black apron" angus beef topped with harissa spiced black tiger prawn served with fennel confit and local pureed organic yam potato
- Paired with Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene