Taste for Adventure: Monthlong Rocky Mountain Food Festival This Fall
As if drool-worthy menus created by award-winning chefs and irresistible specialties weren’t enough, a month-long festival pairs these dining experiences with beautiful mountain backdrop.
Taste for Adventure returns to Banff and Lake Louise this fall, with 19 participating restaurants offering unique prix-fixe menus or value-added deals in the iconic Rocky Mountains.
The culinary adventure spans four weeks, from November 1 to 28, so clear your schedule; it’s time to start planning a trip.
Taste for Adventure offers the chance to sample cuisine at many of Banff’s top establishments, as well as a number of new restaurants that opened this year.
Some of Canada’s most talented chefs and award-winning restaurants prepare exclusive menus and dishes that showcase ingredients unique to the region, and there is sure to be something for everyone at this culinary celebration.
Foodies can look forward to tasting creative, regionally inspired dishes that feature inclusions such as bison, elk and game meats. Meals can be accompanied by a wide selection of regional craft beers, spirits distilled in small quantities, and wines from Alberta and British Columbia.
The specialty menus vary in price, but all offer mouth watering dishes at a really good price.
In addition to the dining experiences, those who attend Taste for Adventure can participate in the Banff Center Mountain Film and Book Festival, which runs concurrently from November 1-7.
Visitors can adventure with their taste buds to their favorite participating restaurant, then head to the Banff Centre’s newly renovated Jenny Belzberg Theater and watch adventure films on the big screen, including Radical Reels and a live interview. with accomplished mountaineer and climber, Brette Harrington.
And for those looking to maximize their adventure time, there are plenty of hotels available in the area, so you don’t need to limit your experience to just one meal. Book your adventure today and be sure to bring your appetite to Banff National Park in November!
Participating restaurants include:
- Alpha Bistro
- The Balkan Greek Restaurant
- Chuck’s Steakhouse
- Coyotes Sud-Ouest Grill
- Elk & Oarsman Restaurant and Bar
- Farm & Fire
- Hello Sun Banff
- The juniper bistro
- The Maple Leaf
- The bow
- The Radiant
- Brasserie des Trois Ours
- by Tooloulou
- The Vermilion Room
The taste of adventure
When: November 1 to 28
Or: Several sites in Banff and Lake Louise; full list here
Cost: Prices vary depending on the restaurant / special