Hotel guests enjoy 50% off the Culinary Funk ticket price*
Intimate house concert feel meets culinary taste sensation. Meet your new friends for the first time. Immerse yourself in the local scene with artists, chefs, neighbors and guests all under one roof. The ticket includes live music, welcome prosecco, a wine and/or beer, and casual mingle tapas style or sit down long table “dinnermission”. * Note: Discount not available for Uncorked.
Culinary Funk with Corin Raymond and Colin Metcalfe. Sunday, March 26. 6:30- 10:00 pm. $85.00 per person.
Colin Metcalfe: Chef at Sidewalk Citizen Bakery, Catch Restaurant, Raw Bar at Hotel Arts, Double Zero Pizza and Model Milk. Won Gold Medal Plates in Calgary twice and nationally once.
Tapas Dinner Menu. Savoury: Lamb meatballs with tahini, bureka (egg & cheese pastry) with spicy grated tomatoes, marinated olives, hummus with sourdough bread, baked chicken wings with dried chillies & sesame, vegetables with labneh. Sweet: Fruit tarts with whipped ricotta, lemon & honey.
Alpine Edibles* Culinary Funk with Scott Cook and Shannon O’Donovan Zirhelt. Wednesday, April 19. 6:30- 9:30 pm. $65.00 per person.
Scott Cook: Prairie balladeer, hi-tech hobo. A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Canada’s Scott Cook has managed to distil into straight-talking, keenly observant verse. Road-worn, painfully honest, and deeply human, his tunes weave folk, roots, blues, soul and country with spacious fingerstyle guitar and clawhammer banjo arrangements. Give a listen here.
Shannon O’Donovan-Zirnhelt: Backcountry Cook, wild forager, gold medalist in the Canmore Potluck Olympics. Tapas Style Dinner: A feast of local/organic appetizers and desserts based on seasonal products and local availability.
*All proceeds to go to Alpine Edible School Yards.
Culinary Funk with Braden Gates and Carole Beaton. Sunday, April 23. 6:30- 9:30 pm. $85.00 per person.
Braden Gates: straightforward uncluttered honesty of his lyrics, classic foot stompin’, fiddle playin’, guitar pickin’ folk, compositions are relevant and, strangely, very rooted in 2016 —even if he plays that fiddle and picks that guitar like an artist three times his age. Give a listen here.
Carole Beaton: Owner of Edible Life a local business which specializes in preparing meals for those who don’t have time, with a strong emphasize on using local and organic ingredients. Canmore’s entrepreneur of the year.
Moroccan Roasted Carrot Dip (GF, DF, vegan) served with veggies and crackers, Cucumber rounds piped with local cheese (GF), Bison & Quinoa meatballs served with a tomato chutney (GF), Mushroom Nut Balls with a Cheeze sauce (GF, DF, Vegan), Rice noodle rolls with a spicy peanut sauce (GF, DF, Vegan), Mini Beef Shepherd’s Pie, Mini baked Chia Donuts with a Cashew Cream (GF, DF, vegan) and Almond Chocolate Bites with a strawberry compote (GF, DF, vegan).
Uncorked! Culinary Funk with Jon Rae Fletcher and Marianne Abraham. Friday, May 5. 6:30- 9:30 pm. $65.00 per person.
Jon-Rae Fletcher: songwriter from BC who blends gospel, country and folk, tied with his unique voice, into songs of hope and loss. Give a listen here.
Marianne Abraham: Nelson treasure, backcountry cook, recipe developer for Whitewater Cooks.
Sharing ambience, flavours, ingredients, conversation, wine, laughter and of course recipes from mountain culture’s favourite cookbook.
Oysters Motoyaki. Yoshi’s Oshizushi and Ahi Tuna Loin Sashimi with Nori Strips. Pear and Stilton Tarte. Grilled Asparagus Bundles. Morrocan Chicken Phyllo Packages with Tzatziki. Cheese Platter and 3 chutneys. Rhubarb Cobbler.