Discover Brand-New Special Experiences at Some of Canada’s Best New Restaurants

Credit: Bar Isabel

OpenTable has partnered with Air Canada enRoute to bring you uniquely Canadian culinary experiences with The Chef’s Menu, featuring bespoke offerings at select restaurants across the country.

For a limited time, book special set menus, wine pairings, tours, and more from restaurants as varied as a modern Caribbean and Afro-Latin spot in Montreal to a lively bar serving Korean comfort foods in Calgary.

Check out the menus below to find one near you and book today.

Toronto

Bar Isabel

Experience the Bar Isabel shared plates tasting menu, curated by expert front- and back-of-house teams. The Chef’s Menu includes a roster of classic Bar Isabel dishes, as well as new favourites and seasonal inspirations and is appropriate for convivial dining with a group of friends or an intimate experience for two. Every dinner is bespoke and can accommodate most dietary preferences. Expect to see the finest Spanish imports alongside locally sourced seasonal ingredients, and always, always leave room for Bar Isabel’s famous Basque cake.

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Giulietta

Celebrate the best of Giulietta by sharing the restaurant’s favourite seasonal dishes with your closest friends & family. Experience an Italian family-style feast, four courses carefully selected by chef Rob Rossi and his team.

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Frilu

This fall experience a tasting menu complete with your own pumpkin patch for two right at your table. The roasted pumpkin is rubbed with fall spices, stuffed with a bone marrow soufflé and paired with warm sourdough bread. In the mornings before heading into the restaurant, you can find chef John-Vincent Troiano out picking pumpkins, grown with his wife Sandra at their homestead, Willowolf Farm in Tottenham, Ontario. Experience a truly farm-to-table experience with produce that is chef-picked, locally grown, with a strong focus on soil health and sustainability.

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Vancouver

Home Block

Trust the chef” is an invitation to connect over a family-style Okanagan feast. Take the decision out of your hands and place it in chef Neil Taylor’s; this curated experience features four courses best enjoyed with amazing company.

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Kissa Tanto

This is an experience for first timers, composed of beloved Asian fusion classics that have been a mainstay on the menu since Kissa Tanto opened. Diners will enjoy the quintessential flavour combinations that chef Joël Watanabe has built his reputation on while savouring the charming atmosphere from one of the best tables.

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Como

A multi coursed tapas style menu for two inspired by Como’s most recent trip to Spain. The restaurant team will be travelling to Madrid, Sevilla, Cadiz, Jerez, and throughout Andalusia. This meal will be served tapas style for groups of two, all with regional dishes from the team’s constant travels throughout Spain. Beverage pairings for $65 a person will be available, with selections such as vermouth, sherry, and wines from the south of Spain.

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Edmonton

Bar Clementine

Sunday Dinner is a set three-course meal inspired by classic bistro fare. It provides an introduction to Bar Clementine’s space and style of cooking for those who haven’t experienced it, as well as an expanded offering for regular diners. In addition, each dinner will feature wine and cocktail pairings that highlight Clementine’s focus on terroir-driven producers.

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Calgary

JINBAR

Travel to East Asia experiencing the flavours of Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and Korea through food at JINBAR. Try thoughtful, flavorful dishes with a twist that make them interesting and unique, using only Canadian ingredients.

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Montreal

Hoogan et Beaufort

Start your evening with a glass of Champagne, three oysters (raw, cider sabayon, and chef’s choice), and a view of Hoogan et Beaufort’s open kitchen. The restaurant’s chef will explain the inner workings of the kitchen and a typical service. Following the oysters, you’ll head to your table where you will experience a six-course tasting menu with an optional wine pairing. The tasting menu will highlight all that Hoogan et Beaufort has to offer.

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