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Growers Champagne VIP Champagne Dinner

Road 13 was recently voted 2018 Winery of The Year by Wine Align and we couldn’t be more pleased to have them as a partner for this exclusive event. Chef’s Jean-Francis and Sheldon have joined forces with our Wine Director, Joshua and Joseph Luckhurst from Road 13 Vineyards to bring you an amazing Rhône inspired 4 course paired dinner.

Road 13 Winemakers Dinner

Road 13 was recently voted 2018 Winery of The Year by Wine Align and we couldn’t be more pleased to have them as a partner for this exclusive event. Chef’s Jean-Francis and Sheldon have joined forces with our Wine Director, Joshua and Joseph Luckhurst from Road 13 Vineyards to bring you an amazing Rhône inspired 4 course paired dinner.

JoieFarm Winemakers Dinner

Roll out with the JoieTeam on November 27th for some
baller vintage selections from the JoieFarm Cellar

 

When Wine Director Joshua Carlson, and Chef/Owner Jean-Francis Quaglia approached Heidi Noble from JoieFarm a to ask if they would be interested in doing a winemakers dinner, it was a resounding yes.

In Heidi’s words, “We don’t often do winemaker’s dinners, however it was a great honour to have been asked by Provence Marinaside because they have been a client of since our 2004 vintage. They have been incredibly supportive over the years and we are honoured to participate.”

From there, it was just a matter of getting together with the Chefs, and the Winemaker to choose some wines, and create a menu to match. I say that like it was nothing, but I can assure you that there was plenty of tasting, discussion, tasting, experimentation, tasting, and of course tasting done in order to create this menu. For the more observant in the crowd, you’ll notice that there seems to be an excess of tasting, but that really is how it goes when we’re doing these things. It’s important to taste at every step of the process (sometimes more than once) to ensure that things are going the way you want them to. Plus, we just like to taste wine and food. I know that after all that tasting, everyone here is pleased with the outcome and can’t wait for you to see what we’ve created.

Heidi had this to say about the process of putting together this dinner ” The creation of the menu for our winemaker’s dinner was a three-way collaboration between Jean-Francis Quaglia, Josh Carlson, and myself. Josh has intimate knowledge of the JoieFarm portfolio having been working with our wines since our first vintage in 2004 and our wines speak well to JF’s Southern French heritage and his Mediterranean menu. This dinner will be a great opportunity to share a selection of our core wines, as well as wines from our library selection, with a menu that will elevate our wines.”

When: November 27, 2018 (6:30pm reception | 7:00pm dinner)
Where: Provence Marinaside – 1177 Marinaside Crescent
What: A 5 course paired dinner featuring JoieFarm Wines (see below for details)
How Much: $125 per person (exclusive of taxes and gratuity)

As a bonus, each table will be hosted by a member of the JoieFarm team, offering a unique opportunity for authentic and intimate interaction with the people and wine of JoieFarm.

Book your seats now, for this great event.

Online reservations are not available for this event, please call us at 604.681.4144 to book your table. Please note that a credit card will be required to make your booking. Changes or cancelations must be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance.

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Valentines Day 2018

EARTHWISE SOCIETY’S 6TH ANNUAL HEIRLOOM TOMATO FEST

Join Chef Jean-Francis at Earthwise Society’s free 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.

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant, One20 Public House, and Beach Grove Golf Club’s chefs will also be showing their love for the tomato. After an afternoon on the farm, watching these amazing chef’s work with local heirloom tomatoes, you’re sure to be hungry.

Please join us at Provence Marinaside and try our 3 course Heirloom Tomato menu, where you can sample JF’s delicious Tomato and Nectarine Salad, or one of the other great options.

Valentine’s Day 2017

Join us February 14th, this Valentine’s day, and indulge in a 6 course menu ($90/person) designed for lovers by Chef Jean-Francis. Choose one of our 2 wine pairings created by Wine Director Josh Carlson to compliment the menu and enhance your dining experience. Our BC Wine Pairing ($45/person) takes advantage of the many offerings from the Okanagan Valley that we are privileged to have nearby Vancouver. For those who prefer something a little more old-world, try our French Pairing ($70/person) and travel the French country-side beginning with the crisp flavours of Champagne and finishing with the sweetness of Sauternes from Bordeaux.

Begin your culinary journey with an Amuse Bouche created specifically to whet your appetite as you await seared scallops with fresh oysters to share. Once you have finished your scallops and oysters, you will indulge in the rich earthy flavours of an open ravioli filled with wild mushrooms, celery root, and ricotta cheese topped with shaved truffles.

After the decadence of truffles and ricotta cheese, it’s time to cleanse your palate with a sorbet topped with prosecco before moving on to your main course. Choose either Seared Sable Fish with Shelled Local Dungeness Crab or AAA Beef Tenderloin with shelled Atlantic Lobster.

Once you’ve finished your main course, you’ll move on to a Raspberry Tiramisu served with house made macarons, and chocolates from the famed Thomas Haas all served on a platter to share with your special someone.

Click here to view the menu

Bring in the New Year with 25% off bottles of sparkling wine after 10:00pm

Dress to impress, as we bring in the New Year with 25% off bottles of sparkling wine after 10:00pm.

Whether you’re with us to ring in the New Year, or just starting your evening, Provence Marinaside ’s elegant white and gold décor, live entertainment and special New Year’s Menu are sure to make your evening fantastic.

Please note that the TWB menu will not be available and reservations will be taken in both Provence Marinaside and The Wine Bar.

With the new year only 4 weeks away, why wait?

Valentine’s Day 2016

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf

Join us to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one and enjoy Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia’s romantic multi-course dinner menus with Sommelier Rachelle Goudreau’s wine-pairings between 12–14 February. La Saint-Valentin is a 6-course dinner menu ($80 / wine-pairing $40) available only on Sunday 14 February, and Dîner de l’Amour is a 4-course dinner menu ($60 / wine-pairing $30) available on 12 and 13 February alongside our regular menu. Both menus will take you on a journey of Mediterranean flavours and whisk you away to a romantic oasis emphasizing the importance of life and love in our dining space.

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To get you started, Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia will tease your senses and set your palate with the Amuse Bouche.

Once your palate gets a sensual taste, dive deeper with our BC Spot Prawns and Local Oysters that will enhance the freshness of your palate. Sommelier Rachelle Goudreau compliments the natural sweetness of the prawns, brininess of the oysters (the legendary aphrodisiac) and earthiness of the endive with the vibrant fruit notes of the Blue Mountain Brut.

As you swim in the depth of the ocean, your foodie palate will journey with the silky Crustacean Bisque and Dungeness Crab Ravioli. This locally fresh, sweet and tender dungeness crab is served with a classical fresh pasta swimming in a bowl of roasted crab and lobster bisque, that is ever so fine and smooth. This velvety texture is mirrored with the Pfaffenheim Grand Cru Pinot Gris, which is rich and textured on the palate with a subtle sweetness.

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Come up for a breath with a refreshing mid meal Sorbet that cleanses the palate. Then choose either to dive deeper or relax on land.

If you choose to dive back in, the Seared Sea Bream Filet is light and flakey with crispy skin and is accompanied by parsnip, lemon vinaigrette and salmon roe. This dish is paired perfectly with the Viadero Blanco Albillo, crisp and refreshing with a rich and slightly floral finish, made with the very rare Albillo white grape grown in a small region in Spain. An ideal pairing to enhance the subtle flavors of the sea bream, the sweetness of parsnip, the tartness of the lemon vinaigrette and the wonderful rich pop of the salmon roe.

If you choose to relax on land, the Butter Basted Lamb Loin is a New Zealand prime cut, served with fresh green beans, house smoked tomatoes, earthy sunchokes and a rich jus. Lamb and Bordeaux are such a classic pairing. Maison Blanche Bordeaux is a traditional style, medium bodied and well structured, which perfectly highlights all the savory notes in the cooked to perfection lamb, thyme, and juicy tomatoes.

Continue the sweet seduction with our Strawberry Tiramisu, a fruitful take on the classic tiramisu without the caffeine and with delightful traditional house made macaroons and Thomas Haas chocolate. This indulgence is paired with Sauternes, the famous dessert wine from France. It is complex and rich, with a lovely acidic backbone to cut through the sweetness.

Live and Love well this Valentine’s and allow us to seduce you with our multi-course dinner menus.

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12–13 February 4-course dinner menu
14 February 6-course dinner menu

Plan your Holiday Party with us!

Drop in for a toast and good cheer to celebrate Christmas and the New Year!

Celebrate this Holiday Season with your loved ones at Provence Marinaside. Our restaurant design is inspired by the elegance and charm of those in Europe, which provide sophistication and warmth perfect for any occasion. Above design, we have so much to offer you and your guests including:

• Scenic location right on the seawall, overlooking the marina
• Beautiful lights and art installations
• Cosy patio with outdoor heating
• Comfortable leather seating and suede lounge areas
• Delectable menu selection of Southern French Mediterranean cuisine
• Wine Wall featuring 48 wines on tap and more than 100 wines by the glass – Vancouver’s largest
• Beers locally and internationally sourced
• Hand-crafted cocktail menu
• Quick and easy access from downtown

For more information, call us as (604) 681-4144 to speak to either of our managers, Lisa Baldwin or Emrys Horton and they will help you plan your event and provide you with an experience best suited to you and your guests.