2013 Visa Infinite Dining Series Showcases Unforgettable Culinary Experiences
Visa Infinite cardholders invited to indulge in exclusive dining experiences
with some of Canada's most famous culinary personalities and establishments
TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Returning for its seventh installment, the Visa
Infinite Dining Series is showcasing another round of exclusive events with
prominent chefs across Canada's urban centres. The much-anticipated Series
invites Visa Infinite cardholders to get up close and personal with both
established and emerging culinary icons as they create diverse menus, from pub
fair and brunch, to the finest and most elegant of dinners.
Running through June 2013, Visa Infinite cardholders have a unique opportunity
to participate in creative culinary experiences across the country, including
food and beverage pairings with a twist featuring champagne, beer, and
The current installment of this season's Visa Infinite Dining Series will
feature notable celebrity chefs including Toronto's Chef David Lee from Note
Bene, and Chef Jeff Claudio from Yours Truly - both offering inventive and
specially designed tastings for attendees.
Montreal events will feature Chef Frédéric Morin and Chef David McMillan of
Joe Beef, as well as the world-renowned Chef Daniel Boulud who will partner
with Executive Chef Riccardo Bertolino and Sommelière Isabel Bordeleau to
present carefully chosen wine pairings with a memorable and a monumental feast.
"This season's line up of Visa Infinite Dining events across Toronto,
Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver are true culinary showstoppers," said Jennifer
Arthurton, Head of Consumer Credit Products, Visa Canada. "From brunch to
bistro to fine dining, Infinite cardholders are in for dining delights that
will leave them pleasantly full but hungry for more."
Visa Infinite cardholders across Canada can experience these remarkable and
inventive dining experiences in the following venues:
-- Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner with David Lee at Nota Bene
Toronto, Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 6:30p.m.
Be Part of Gold Medal Plates-winning Chef David Lee as he
presents a menu specially designed to showcase the most famous
sparkling wine region in the world - Veuve Clicquot.
-- A Tasting Exploration at Yours Truly
Toronto, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 6:30p.m.
Visit Yours Truly, one of Toronto's hottest new restaurants,
where multi-course tasting menus are the norm and the main
ingredients change daily. Guests can expect a special menu of
small plates that will take them on a culinary tour of Chef
Jeff Claudio's favourite local purveyors, farmers and
-- Jamie Kennedy at the Gardiner Museum with California Winemakers
Toronto, Sunday, April 7, 2013, 11a.m.
Join Governor General Award-winning Chef Jamie Kennedy for an
incredible brunch experience highlighting his signature
local-based cuisine and the Wines of California.
-- The Ultimate Country Culinary Escape at Langdon Hall Country
House Hotel & Spa with Jonathan Gushue and Guest Chef Graham
Elliot from Chicago
Toronto/Cambridge, Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9, 2013
Join award-winning Chef Jonathan Gushue and Guest Chef Graham
Elliot for a deliciously relaxing weekend at Langdon Hall, a
Relais & Cháteaux property of breathtaking beauty less than an
hour's drive from Toronto.
-- Maison Publique with Derek Dammann and Guest Chef Lee Cooper of
Montreal, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 6:30p.m.
Visit one of Montreal's newest hot spots, a neighbourhood pub
where global gastronomy receives top billing in a fun and
-- Joe Beef with Frédéric Morin and David McMillan
Montreal, Monday, March 11, 2013, 6:30p.m.
Join the party at Joe Beef, Montreal's boisterous temple of
gastronomic joie de vivre, where Chefs David McMillan and
Frédéric Morin will preside over a monumental feast. Guests
will also walk away with a copy of The Art of Living According
to Joe Beef: A Cookbook of Sorts.
-- Maison Boulud with Daniel Boulud
Montreal, Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 6:30p.m.
Join these two formidable chefs as they present an
unforgettable gustatory exhibition, drawing on Michelin-star
Chef Boulud's repertoire of global fare.
-- Sunday Jazz brunch at Pastaga with Martin Juneau
Montreal, Sunday, April 14, 2013, 11a.m.
Join Chef Juneau for a brunch experience that celebrates the
joy of lingering over great food and great conversation. The
multi-course experience will feature a carefully chosen wine to
match each dish.
-- Sunday Brunch at River Café with guest Chef Aaron Joseph Bear
Calgary, Sunday, February 24, 2013, 11a.m.
The River Café culinary team and guest Chef Aaron Joseph Bear
Robe will design an unforgettable brunch featuring a variety of
pristine Canadian ingredients that emphasize locally sourced,
organic and seasonal provenance
-- The Ultimate Mountain Culinary Escape with Top Chef Canada
Season 1 & 2 Finalists and Special Guests
Calgary/Banff, Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2013
Choose a weekend escape to the Rocky Mountains for a
spectacular setting of gastronomic awakening with best young
chefs from Top Chef Canada Season 1 & 2.
-- Bubbles and Brunch at West Restaurant + Bar with Quang Dang
Vancouver, Sunday, February 10, 2013, 11a.m.
Join Executive Chef Quang Dang and his perfectly tuned culinary
team as they interpret the art of pairing bubbles at brunch as
pristine ingredients will be paired with premium champagnes and
-- Collaboration on Surf + Turf: YEW restaurant + bar with Ned
Bell and Guest Chefs Connie DeSousa and John Jackson
Vancouver, Saturday, March 9, 2013, 6:30p.m.
Join Ned Bell at YEW restaurant + bar in the Four Seasons Hotel
Vancouver for a celebration of West Coast cuisine with a twist.
It's a surf and turf of ultimate proportions!
To purchase tickets for one or more Visa Infinite Dining Series events, Visa
Infinite cardholders can call 1-888-711-9399 (seating is limited), or visit
www.visainfinite.ca and log-in as a Visa Infinite cardholder for more
Visa Infinite provides cardholders with one-of-a-kind, memorable experiences
for themselves, their family and friends. This includes exceptional benefits
at some of the world's finest hotels, exclusive access to entertainment and
sports events and a complimentary 24/7 concierge service. Visa Infinite also
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