Meet the chef and taste the cuisine that made Toqué!, “the best restaurant in Montreal for so long that it is difficult to remember the places that held that position before,” according to Jacob Richler in Maclean’s.
Inspired by our wish to celebrate and collaborate with passionate and artisanal chefs across the country, our Coast to Coast @ Stratus Dining Series launched in 2012. We started from the west with Vikram Vij, Vij’s and finished in the east with Chef Jeremy Charles, Raymonds. Now, with much excitement, we’re moving to the heart of gastronomy — Québec.
Maclean’s Chef of the Year Normand Laprise of Montreal’s legendary Restaurant Toqué! makes his debut appearance in Niagara’s wine country — right here at Stratus. This Saturday July 13, Chef Laprise and his team will bring their downtown savoir faire — along with the bounty of their loyal farmers and growers — to the serenity of our vineyard. Join us and winemaker J-L (Jean-Laurent) Groux, as we sip and savour through five courses of this signature Québecois cuisine.
Chef Laprise and his team pack up their savoir faire, their authenticity and the bounty from their farmers and growers from downtown Montreal and bring it to the serenity of our vineyard.
Just last month, Chef Laprise received a 2013 James Beard Foundation Book Award for “Toqué! — Creators of a New Quebec Gastronomy.” This, and a collection of other choice culinary books curated by The Cookbook Store, will be available for sale with Chef Laprise pleased to autograph your copy.
Coast to Coast @ Stratus featuring Toqué!
Saturday July 13, 6:30 pm
$195 per person (gratuity, taxes extra)