The Perfect Way To Toast The Merry Season


– Make Toptable Group a Part of Your Holiday Entertaining –

Vancouver, B.C. (November 29th, 2019) – With the magic of the holidays almost upon us, Toptable Group makes all your entertaining needs from corporate parties to family get-togethers – simply delicious and divine. We’ve put together a list of options to toast the merry season throughout the entire month of December in New York, Vancouver, and Whistler.




Celebrate with Toptable Group’s brand new locally and globally sourced seafood restaurant, sushi and raw bar on Park Avenue South. Taste and savour crudos, ceviches, and seafood towers to whole grilled fish and more on Executive Chef Andy Kitko’s menu inspired from the land and sea.

Closed December 24th, 25th and January 1st

December 31st

Watch our social media should a New Year’s Eve in New York City be a part of your plans and make Oceans a night to regale the best of 2019!

Contact Oceans at 212 209 1055 or





Elisa’s quintessential cocktails, prime cuts, and glorious seafood make our wood-fired steakhouse the place to celebrate the holidays. Leave all the heavy lifting of holiday entertaining to Executive Chef Andrew Richardson’s Grillworks Infierno!

December 9th to 20th, Mondays through Fridays, 11:30 am – 2 :30 pm

Reservations for a la carte holiday lunches are now being accepted. Customized group menus are also available upon request – perfect for celebrating with the office to show your appreciation for a successful year.

Closed December 24th and 25th

December 31st

Make plans for an exquisite New Year’s Eve with Elisa. Join us at the bar or in the lounge until 2 am. Take in an early dinner or join us for the night for an elegant evening of festivities.

New Year’s Eve a la carte menu for both seatings

Early seating (5:00 pm – 7:30 pm)

Main seating (8:00 pm onwards) $70 cover charge, inclusive of entertainment along with an amuse bouche, a countdown glass of Moet & Chandon champagne, and a take-away box of pastries.

Contact Elisa at 604 362 5443 or


Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

December 5th to 20th, 12 pm – 2 pm, Mondays through Fridays

Raise a glass to the festive season over a holiday lunch with us. Taste the bounty of the sea with Executive Chef Frank Pabst’s a la carte holiday lunches.

Closed December 24th and 25th

December 31st

Make plans for New Year’s Eve with Blue Water Cafe. Take in an early dinner or join us for the final seating and bring in 2020 with us.

New Year’s Eve a la carte menu for both seatings

Early seating (5:00 pm – 7:30 pm)

Main seating (8:00 pm onwards) $60 cover charge, inclusive of DJ and countdown glass of champagne

Contact Blue Water Cafe at 604 688 8078 or


CinCin Ristorante + Bar

December 2nd to 23rd, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Our weekday a la carte holiday lunches are back again so gather family and friends around the table!

Closed December 24th, 25th and January 1st

December 31st

New Year’s Eve promises to be a spectacular affair at CinCin Ristorante + Bar. Reserve now for an unforgettable evening of food and wine. An a la carte menu for an early seating and a four-course tasting menu with New Year’s Eve specialties are on offer to delight you and your friends.

Early seating (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

Main seating (7:00 pm onwards) $165, inclusive of DJ, dancing, and countdown glass of Taittinger champagne

Contact CinCin Ristorante at 604 688 7338 or


West Restaurant + Bar

December 2nd to 24th, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Take advantage of West Restaurant + Bar’s weekday holiday lunches crafted by Executive Chef Bobby Milheron. Shop, sip and savour on South Granville!

Two-course holiday lunch prix fixe menu $39

December 24th

’Twas the night before Christmas and all were gathered at West in their festive best.

Christmas Eve three-course menu $89

Closed December 25th

December 31st

Reserve now for West’s final farewell with a spectacular New Year’s Eve menu that celebrates its 20 glorious years in South Granville. Be a part of this iconic night!

New Year’s Eve four-course prix fixe menu $125 (first seating) and a five-course prix fixe menu $150 (late seating)

Contact West Restaurant at 604 738 8938 or




Araxi Restaurant + Bar

December 1st to 12th, Sundays through Thursdays

Executive Chef James Walt crafts exceptional regionally-sourced menus to celebrate the season leading up to the holidays.

Three-course prix fixe menu $49

December 24th

Nothing compares to being surrounded by loved ones at the table and Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar makes it so easy with its Christmas Eve a la carte lunch and dinner menus. Please hurry to reserve as these festive occasions sell out quickly!

December 25th

After opening the presents, take family and friends to Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar for a festive Christmas Day a la carte lunch with all the trimmings or gather everyone after a day on the mountain for a merry and bright traditional a la carte turkey dinner.

December 31st

Ring in 2020 from the mountain and celebrate with Araxi Restaurant. Pair a farm-to-table menu with a cellar of wines to indulge and enjoy.

Early seating (5:00 pm to 6:30 pm reservations) Three-course prix fixe menu from $139 and a $69 children’s menu

Late seating (8:30 pm onwards) Four-course prix fixe menu from $209, Gala prix fixe menu is $289

Contact Araxi Restaurant at 604 932 4540 or


The Cellar by Araxi

Host the perfect holiday party for groups from 20+ corporate colleagues, or family members and friends, at The Cellar by Araxi. Featuring a unique Chef’s Table and show kitchen for interactive chef demonstrations as well as state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, this private dining room space is unique as Whistler Blackcomb. For more information, please visit


Il Caminetto

December 1st to 12th, Sundays through Thursdays

Enjoy Executive Chef James Walt’s inspired multicourse menus that bring family and friends together for an Italian festa.

Four-course prix fixe menu $49

December 24th and 25th

Feast on modern Italian-inspired specialties throughout the holidays as Executive Chef James Walt and his brigade cook memorable dinners for the entire family, including traditional turkey.

December 31st

It’s going to be the party on the mountain so join us on New Year’s Eve for all the festivities and fanfare. Truly a night to be remembered!

Early seating (5:00 pm – 6:30 pm) Three-course prix fixe menu $129

Late seating (8:30 pm onwards) Four-course prix fixe menu $199 | Four-course Gala prix fixe menu $249

Contact Il Caminetto at 604 932 4442 or


Bar Oso

Open December 24th and 25th

Spanish tapas and handcrafted cocktails to share and savour all month long. On December 31st, join Chef Jorge Munoz Santos and his team to welcome in the New Year! Reservations are not being taken on this day as it is on a first-come, first-serve basis. 11:30 am to late

For those who prefer to give a little festive joy for under the tree, Toptable Group gift cards offer the gift of choice with a variety of award-winning culinary and dining experiences from our many restaurants. Gift cards are valid year-round, can be used at any Toptable venue, and are available for purchase both online and directly at any of our restaurant locations.

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Join @toptablegroup for the holidays from festive lunches to fabulous New Year’s Eve celebrations! ‘Tis the season to give and receive the gift of shareable moments with family and friends.

One of Canada’s leading hospitality groups, Toptable Group has nine elegant yet approachable restaurants in Vancouver, Whistler and New York: Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar and The Cellar by Araxi, Bar Oso, Il Caminetto, Blue Water Cafe, CinCin Ristorante, Elisa, West Restaurant, Thierry Cafe, and Oceans. More information can be found online at

Judy Ahola
Director of Communications
Toptable Group
604 836 8005