Provence Marinaside News and Events
Hot on the heels of last week’s top ten dish, comes a favourite of Chef de Cuisine Sheldon Maloff – Olive Oil Poached Local Albacore Tuna. Chef’s Sheldon and Jean-Francis are serving the tuna with shishito peppers, gem tomatoes, fennel, fingerling potatoes, Moroccan olives and brown garlic infused olive oil. The mild to medium spice […]
It’s finally here… Chef’s Top Ten 2017! Summer’s winding down, and fall has begun to arrive in earnest. Join us from September 18th to 24th for the first week of the Chef’s Top Ten. Try the always popular Lois Lake Steelhead, served with sautéed baby spinach, shallots and a tri-colour potato terrine with dill yogurt […]
Do you ever find yourself sitting in a restaurant looking at the menu, thinking “I always order the same thing, I should try something new.” And then you end up ordering your favourite dish, like you have a thousand times before? I do it, and it’s not a bad thing. Research (and I use the […]
We’ve all had one of those mornings where it seems like the day has already gotten ahead of you before you’ve even had breakfast. Well, Provence has the cure for that, we’d like to introduce you to J’ai Mal Aux Cheveux. “What the heck does that even mean?” you ask… literally, it means “I have a hair problem.” According to Chef Jean-Francis, it’s about as close to having a hangover as the French get. That’s great, but what is it? Simply put, it’s happy hour for breakfast. So if you’ve woken up with bad hair, and feel the need for some hair of the dog that bit you, drop by from Monday to Friday and see us for some great breakfast, and a cocktail to set things right.
This September Adam Rohrlick and Hip Pocket Quartet will continue to play a great mix of smooth Jazz, blues, and contemporary instrumentals from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
Join Chef Jean-Francis at Earthwise Society’s 6th Annual Heirloom Tomato Fest. Located at the Earthwise Garden on August 20th at 1:00p, Chef Jean-Francis will demonstrate how to make one of his favourite dishes from our Heirloom Tomato menu – the Tomato and Nectarine Salad with whole grilled Argentinian prawns, red onion, fresh basil, and sherry vinaigrette. Get there early to see all the chef’s in action.
At Provence, we choose to honour the tomato during the month of September by creating a prix fixe menu using as many varieties and preparation methods as we can to thrill your taste buds for only $56 with an optional wine pairing ($25) created by Wine Director Joshua Carlson in collaboration with Chef’s Jean-Francis Quaglia and Sheldon Maloff.
On July 9 at 4pm Chef Sheldon will be on stage at the Travel Plaza at Carnaval Del Sol as part of the Chef’s del Sol Cooking Show. He will be teaching you how to prepare Grilled Halibut with Smoked Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette. Come early and check out some of the performers, artists and vendors.
If you’re out and about (or as the Americans think we say “oot and aboot”) on Canada Day why not join us for brunch or dinner and raise a glass to the diversity that makes us all Canadian.
Summer is here, and with the arrival of nicer weather, we’re thrilled to have Adam Rohrlick and Hip Pocket Quartet join us every Wednesday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
Homarus Americanus, Atlantic Lobster, or Canadian Lobster – whatever you call it, you can’t deny that lobster is a delicacy that can’t be compared to anything else. The month of July is Lobster Fest at Provence, and we’ve got a great 3 course menu ($62) with optional wine or petit wine pairings ($26/$16) so that you can experience the joy that is lobster.
Kampachi, a type of Jack Fish has long been a staple of Japanese cuisine going by the name Hamachi. In recent years, it has become quite popular in both Australia and Europe, and now it’s making its way to Canada through the kitchen at Provence Marinaside. Chef de Cuisine Sheldon Maloff and Sous Chef Mohit Chauhan have created an exceptional menu featuring this fish with a clean rich and slightly nutty flavour.