Dinners

Celebrity Chef in Residence

Chris McDonald, Select Menu | Student Chef Amy Columbos

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 17th 2017 at 6:30 pm

Alto Adige

Speck with Celeriac Salad

White Asparagus with its own Ricotta

Roast Venison with Canederli; Red Wine Sauce

Apple-Apricot Strudel with Spiced Ice Milk

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea.

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Celebrity Chef in Residence

Chris McDonald, Select Menu | Student Chef Jared Hartley

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 18th 2017 at 6:30 pm

Catalonia

Sardines in Escabeche, Leeks with Romesco

Chireta Aragónese: Spanish Mountain “Haggis” with Honey-Glazed Turnips

Mar i Muntanya: Braised Duck with Whelks, Wild Mushrooms and Trinxat

Mel i Mató: Fresh-Made Goat Cheese with Honey and Anise Biscuits

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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Canadian Guest Chef Series

Canadian Guest Chefs Matt Blondin & Oh Jun Kwon | Student Chef Megan Hitchon

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 21st 2017 at 6:30 pm

DUCK LIVER pedro ximenez • grains of paradise

KAMPACHI yallow • yuzu kosho • tapioca

SIDE STRIPED PRAWN pumpkin • almond • harissa

KOHLRABI yeast consommé • brown butter • mustard plant

FISH CHEEK kaeng kari • banana • crystalized cashew

SWEETBREAD pu-erh tea • goji berry • pear

GINGER blood orange • bitter chocolate • lemon balm

PASSION FRUIT black sesame • white cocoa • sweet chili

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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Canadian Guest Chef Series

Canadian Guest Chef Marc Chartrand | Student Chef Tom Giannakopoulos

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 22nd 2017 at 6:30 pm

Garlic Soup, BC shrimp and sea truffle

Cured and smoked venison Loin, pickled Whet maitakes and golden beets

Pickerel, fennel agnolotti and parsley

Apple ice cream, poached apples and toffee cake

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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Canadian Guest Chef Series

Canadian Guest Chef Nick Benninger | Student Chef Jala Vicario-Robinson

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 23rd 2017 at 6:30 pm

Jala’s
Oyster Tequila Shooter

Beef
tartar, mole mustard, pickled carrots, egg yolk, fried white anchovies, tortilla

Squash,
honey, smoked peanuts, whipped queso blando, cilantro, morita pepper

Ceviche:
Bay scallops, grapes, beets, jalapeno, raw leek, fried leek, burnt leek vinaigrette, j-choke chips

Sun
Dried beef belly, black beans, charred cabbage, sweet tomato relish, pasilla chili sauce

Mayan
chocolate ganache, preserved cherries, cocoa-arbol chili meringue, basil, coriander sponge toffee, crema

Candied
apple, 5 brothers cheese, churro bite

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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Canadian Guest Chef Series

Canadian Guest Chef Simon Briggs | Student Chef Chelsea Stemmler

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 23rd 2017 at 6:30 pm

Mackerel, mango, chili, radish, cilantro, lime

Crispy duck gizzards, frisee, avocado puree, confit tomato, smoked tomato salsa, queso fresco, tortilla chips

Grilled octopus, chorizo, fennel, cucumber, pineapple, salsa roja, crema Mexicana

Grilled hanger steak marinated in adobo, confit fingerling potatoes, roasted root veg, sauce diable, chimichurri, crispy shallots

Cilantro cake, lemon curd, black olive crumble, cilantro gel, meringue, sour cream ice cream, cilantro sprouts, flowers

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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Canadian Guest Chef Series

Canadian Guest Chef Melanie Blouin | Student Chef Andrew Whyte

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 24th 2017 at 6:30 pm

hamachi tartare
niçoise, olives, cherry tomatoes, rice cracker

king salmon
sweet peas, fingerling potatoes, chorizo, furikake

venison two ways
butternut squash spätzle, Brussel sprouts, chanterelles, comté

vacherin
meringue, white chocolate, yogurt, cara cara,
apricot, seabuckthorn, yuzu

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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Canadian Guest Chef Series

Canadian Guest Chef Jeremy Gries | Student Chef Dean Pazianos

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

February 25th 2017 at 6:30 pm

Falafel Hummus – chickpea, tahini, lemon, smoked chipotle, evoo

Chopped Liver & Onions – gribenes, hard egg, radish, beet horseradish, challah

Roast Cauliflower – tahini, skhug, halloumi, pomegranate, pinenuts

1/2 Roast Chicken – tahini squash mash, mint apricot amba

Sour Cherry Upside down Cake – Maple cream, halva

Includes wine pairing and coffee or tea

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