Exclusive winery dinner with Ruffino at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Dec 19 2017, 8:28 pm

This Monday, October 20, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is offering a unique opportunity to sample La Bella Vita when the new Vancouver hotspot plays host to an exclusive winery dinner featuring Italian winemaker Ruffino.

The dinner will see a five course menu from Executive Chef Alex Chen’s upcoming fall menu along with nine wine pairings from Ruffino’s estates in Tuscany.

boulevard chef

Boulevard Executive Chef Alex Chen

“Ruffino is an icon of the Tuscan region, and we’re excited to host [Ruffino Senior Global Brand Ambassador] Beppe d’Andrea and to share these wines with our guests while showcasing a different side of Alex’s cuisine,” said Lisa Haley, Boulevard Wine Director.


Ruffino’s Beppe d’Andrea


Ruffino Prosecco NV

Weathervane Scallop Crudo
Radish, autumn heirloom apples, wasabi, sea salt
Libaio Chardonnay Toscana IGT 2012

Pacific Octopus Two Ways
Cold-pressed, marinated, celery piquillo peppers, green olives
Lumina Pinot Grigio 2013
Orvieto Classico 2013

Slow-Roasted Squab
Chestnuts, celeriac confit, muscat grape
Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico DOCG 2010
Brunello di Montalcino Greppone Mazzi 2006

Braised Lamb Osso Buco
Fennel, butternut squash, brussels sprouts
Modus Toscana IGT 2010
Romitorio di Santedame Toscana IGT 2006

Anjoy PEar Mille-Feuille
Poached, maple diplomat crème, smoked cinnamon ice cream
Vin Santo Serelle 2009

Tickets to the winery dinner, which takes place in Boulevard’s elegant private dining room (845 Burrard Street, Vancouver), are $129 all inclusive. To reserve your seat, call 604-642-2900 or email [email protected].

boulevard private room

Boulevard’s Private Room

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