Dining Experiences

An elegant multiple-course plated and wine-paired dining experience. With extreme attention to detail for each meal element, paired selectively with a local wine from the Cowichan Valley. Our dining experiences are the perfect way to treat yourself.

  • Spring Dinner at The Moose Lodge

    May 13th, 2023 at 6:30pm | $140 per person
    Reservations can be made by email barnesandmaracle@gmail.com or Phone 250-710-1058
    *Wine pairings to be announced


    • Spot Prawn and Saffron Fritter with Nettle Dip
    • Seared Tuna with Pickled Fiddleheads, Olives, Tomatoes, and Roasted Potatoes in a Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette
    • Pan-Roasted Chicken with Smoky Olives, Brandied Apricots and Cannellini Beans
    • Delicata Squash with Labneh, Pomegranate Seeds, Herbs and Honeycomb
    • Spring Vegetables with Herby Vinaigrette
    • Rhubarb and Lemon Trifle with Pistachio and Pine Nut Crunch
  • Blue Grouse Dinner

    Sample Menu:

    • BC Spot Prawns Coconut, Turmeric, Kaffir Lime BC Spot Prawns with Apple, Fennel and Thai
      Wine Pairing: Basil Sparkling
    • Beet Carpaccio with Pesto, Goat Cheese dressed with Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette
      Wine Pairing: Pinot Gris
    • Pickled Mushroom Bruschetta
    • Poached Smoked Black Cod in Bone Broth with Braised Greens
      Wine Pairing: Pinot Noir
    • Dark Chocolate Mousse with Blackberry Compote
      Wine Pairing: Black Muscat
  • Zanatta Long Table

    Sample Menu:

    • Bruschetta - Confit Leeks, Taleggio and Prosciutto Tradizionale
    • Insalata - Pressed Olive Oil Marinated Zucchini and Ricotta Topped with Fresh Tomatoes, Olives and Fresh Herbs
      Wine Pairing: Damasco
    • Risotto - Blistered Tomatoes, Parmesan and Basil
      Wine Pairing: Ortega
    • Crispy Chicken with Capers, Citrus, White Wine and Italian Parsley on Braised Cannellini Beans
    • Braised Lamb Shoulder with Tomatoes, Fennel and New Potatoes Garden Vegetables
      Wine Pairing: Pinot Nero
    • Cheese & Fruit
    • Taglio Rosso Della Nonna
    • Dolce Profiterole Tower
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