Araxi Longtable Menu Announced for Vancouver Dinner



Araxi Longtable Menu Announced for Vancouver Dinner
– British Columbia’s Most Compelling and Ambitious Al Fresco Dining Experience One Week Away –

Vancouver, B.C. (July 27th, 2015) – Executive Chef James Walt of Araxi Restaurant has just released his menu for the first event in the araxi_jameswalt2_executivechef_photocreditbrandonhartAraxi Longtable Dinner series.  Taking place on Monday, August 3rd, the 200-plus seat table will be dramatically positioned at Vancouver’s Vanier Park.

Chef Walt will be joined by his Vancouver-based Toptable Group colleagues, executive chefs Frank Pabst of Blue Water Cafe, Andrew Richardson of CinCin Ristorante, QuangDang of West Restaurant, and Thierry Busset of Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe – truly an all-star team.

With wine pairings by Samantha Rahn, 2013 Sommelier of the Year, and service orchestrated by renowned restaurant director Neil Henderson, the Longtable Dinners salute both our coastal culinary provenance and our future.



Sawmill Bay Oysters
lemon, fresh horseradish, raspberry mignonette, cucumber pearl

Dungeness Crab Egg Crepe
with chives and citrus mayonaise, sockeye salmon and salsa verde

Crispy Yarrow Meadows Duck
tossed with green beans and sweet chili vinaigrette


Hot Smoked Chinook Salmon
jellied  cucumber and herb salad, and compressed watermelon
horseradish crème fraiche with nastursium pesto
Chef James Walt, Araxi Restaurant


Baked BC Sablefish
eggplant purée, heirloom tomatoes and wax beans with balsamic pearls
Chef Frank Pabst, Blue Water Cafe


Grilled RR Ranch Beef Fillet
over charcoal with ash roasted onions and peppers, and salmoriglio
Chef Andrew Richardson, CinCin Ristorante

Alder Smoked RR Ranch Beef Brisket
Yukon gold potato croquette, grilled carrots and West Restaurant steak sauce
Chef Quang Dang, West Restaurant


Nougat Glace with Chocolate Ice Cream
fresh local berries
Chef Thierry Busset, Thierry Cafe

 Tickets, priced at $159 plus tax and gratuity, include the four-course dinner served ‘family style’ and selected wine pairings. The Longtable dinners sell out quickly therefore guests are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible online at

The 2015 Longtable Dinner Series will continue in Pemberton on Saturday, September 5th at North Arm Farm.


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The culinary cornerstone in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long held international reputation for excellence in food, wine, and service. One of Canada’s leading hospitality groups, Toptable Group has four elegant, yet approachable, restaurants in Vancouver and Whistler: Araxi, CinCin, Blue Water Cafe and West, as well as the chocolaterie, patisserie and café, Thierry.  More information can be found online at

Judy Ahola
Director of Communications
Toptable Group
604 836 8005