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Winterlude glitters with Food & Fashion

Posted by Debbie

Friday, January 11th, 2013
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Get ready to kick off the beginning of Winterlude on Friday, February 1st at the Ottawa Convention Centre with a special event presented by American Express.  A Whirlwind of Taste & Style is an evening of delicious dining & fantastic fashion by Canadian stars –  chef Marc LĂ©pine, owner of Atelier Restaurant and designer Lucian Matis.

Tickets are $165 per person
Includes a 5 course meal including wine from Château des Charmes Winery of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Click here to order your tickets >>
or call CapitalTickets.ca on 613-599-FANS (3267)

 A 5 course meal you’ll never forget!

Your taste buds will be tantalized with a unique menu created by Ottawa’s renown award winning chef Marc Lépine, owner of Atelier Restaurant  who impressed the industry with his 2012 Canadian Culinary Championships win.  Marc has created this five-course menu to tantalize your taste buds!

The Catwalk
Togarashi-dusted tuna with nitro-smashed pomelo, gelled and raw beets, toasted hazelnut maltoclump, and atomized lemon

Shards
Berkshirepork belly cooked 36 hours sous-vide with root vegetable glass shards and shaved Perigord truffles

Yellow Snow
Coconut granite with golden pineapple syrup

Blackout
Black trumpet mushroom crusted beef striploin with black garlic mayo, puffed wild rice, and vegetable coals

Winter solstice
White chocolate ganache rocks with tonka bean marshmallow and microwaved sponge cake, dehydrated lychee meringue crumbs, and menthol cotton candy

 

Be ready to be WOWed!

If you have not already been to Marc’s highly acclaimed Atelier Restaurant, then this evening will give you the opportunity you have been waiting for to experience his unique creations using molecular cuisine.   Marc has certainly WOWed many already with these accolades:

– named ‘Ottawa Chef of the Year’ by the Canadian Culinary Federation – twice!

– named one of Canada’s best new restaurants 2009 by Air Canada’s enRoute magazine

– named Canada’s 5th best restaurant for 2012 on the inaugural top 50 restaurants list

– won gold at the annual Gold Medal Plates competition in Ottawa for 2011

– won gold at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna in February 2012…the only chef from Ontario ever to do so

– won the 2012 International Shellfish Festival black box competition in PEI of 10 invited chefs from around the world

 

A star studded fashion show

During dessert you will have a feast for the eyes on the fashion run way!  Highly acclaimed Canadian designer Lucian Matis will shine the spotlight on his stunning 2012–2013 Black Label collection.

Lucian’s collections have graced the pages & covers of numerous publications including:

Already in his 10 year career, Lucian has received impressive industry awards including: The Fur Council of Canada Award (2002), Le Chateau’s Menswear Competition (2002), Peoples Choice Award for Best Sketch (2002), Semi-finalist for the International Young Designer Competition (2002) and Alfred Sung Award for great design talent (2003).

Tickets for this evening of Canadian food & fashion are selling fast!

$165 per person – Includes a 5 course meal including wine from Château des Charmes Winery of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Click here to order your tickets >> or call CapitalTickets.ca on 613-599-FANS (3267)

 

 

Un tourbillon de saveurs et de styles!

Soirée gastronomie et mode du lancement du Bal de Neige avec American Express
Le vendredi 1er février au Centre de congrès d’Ottawa

Ne manquez pas cet évènement!

Le chef étoile  Marc Lépine, propriétaire du restaurant Atelier d’Ottawa, sacré meilleur chef lors du Championnat culinaire canadien 2012, signera un menu cinq services à vous dégeler les papilles! Au dessert, le designer torontois Lucian Matis vous emmènera hors des sentiers battus avec sa collection Black Label 2012–2013.

Un menu inoubliable

La passerelle
Thon saupoudré de Togarashi, pomélo nitrotransformé, betteraves crues et gélifiées, noisettes rôties maltoagglomérée et citron pulvérisé

Tessons
Bedaine de porc Berkshire cuite 36 heures sous vide, légumes racines en tessons de verre et copeaux de truffes du Périgord

Neige jaune
Granité à la noix de coco et sirop d’ananas doré

Dans le noir
Contre-filet de boeuf en croûte de champignons trompettes noires, mayo à l’ail noir, riz sauvage soufflé et charbons de légumes

Solstice d’hiver
Cailloux de ganache au chocolat blanc, guimauve à la fève tonka et gâteau éponge au four à micro-ondes, chapelure de meringue au litchi déshydraté et barbe à papa mentholée
165$ par personne

Inclus un souper 5 services avec vin de Château des Charmes.

 

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