Events & Celebrations

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS HOLIDAY EVENT PACKAGE

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Create a memorable experience with the Festival of Lights Holiday Event Package

Capture the magic of the holiday season amongst the twinkle and glow of VanDusen Gardens’ Festival of Lights. This holiday event package allows you to create a memorable experience for your guests at one of Vancouver’s most spectacular events of the holiday season. With an exclusively-designed menu, an event space that’s tastefully decorated inside VanDusen Gardens’ Visitor Centre, and entry tickets to the Festival of Lights event, our team looks forward to welcoming your guests for an unforgettable celebration.

Festival of Lights

VENUE

This holiday event package starts at $3,500 and includes the decorated venue space, tables, chairs, 100 entry tickets into VanDusen Festival of Lights, SOCAN fee and liaison staff. The venue is yours from 2:00 pm until midnight.

CATERING

Truffles Fine Foods’ catering team has designed an inventive seasonal menu. You can choose between four catering packages:

Cocktail Reception

Make the evening merry and bright as canapés are warmly served throughout the room, the perfect choice for a casual come-and-go event allowing your guests to mingle. The Cocktail Reception option is available for up to 150 guests and starts at $40 per person* including food, rentals, table décor, and staffing. This package features some of the following items:

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[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Olive Tapenade and Charred Cherry Tomato Crostini, topped with crumbled feta and balsamic reduction[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Sesame Crusted Albacore Tuna served on a skewer and drizzled with wasabi mayo[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Mini Christmas Dinners featuring slices of turkey topped with cranberry chutney on crisp pieces of stuffing[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Fire Cracker Chicken Satays with chopped Jalapeno, cilantro, served with spicy chili sauce[/list_item]
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Cocktail Dinner Party

The best of both worlds, this sophisticated combination of passed canapés and wholesome platters replaces a traditional sit-down dinner. The Cocktail Dinner Party option is available for up to 150 guests and starts at $60 per person* including food, rentals, table décor, and staffing. This package features some of the following items:

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[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Smoked Salmon Platter with thinly sliced smoked salmon, red onion, dill, capers, cream cheese, served with a selection of breads[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Local Artisan Meat and Cheese Platter four types of charcuterie and local B.C. Valleys cheeses, accompanied with house made sweet preserves, pickled components and artisan crackers[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Sesame Crusted Albacore Tuna, served on a skewer and drizzled with wasabi mayo[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Mini Christmas Dinners featuring slices of turkey topped with cranberry chutney on crisp pieces of stuffing[/list_item]
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Gourmet Buffet Dinner

A traditional choice that captures the cordial character of a family-style dinner, this menu features something for all tastes and preferences. The Gourmet Buffet Dinner option is available for up to 150 guests and starts at $70 per person* including food, rentals, table décor, and staffing. This package features some of the following items:

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[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Fraser Valley Chicken Breast with bacon sherry vinaigrette, sautéed peas, gnocchi, rosemary jus[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Roasted Root Vegetables[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Truffles Caesar with roasted garlic dressing[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Chocolate Ganache Cake with a crème anglaise, lime, and raspberries[/list_item]
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Elegant Plated Dinner

This exceptional formal dinner choice beautifully showcases our chef’s expertise in fine dining. The Elegant Plated Dinner option is available for up to 120 guests and starts at $120 per person* including food, rentals, table décor, and staffing. This package features some of the following items:

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[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Albacore Tuna Tartare with avocado, salmon caviar and wasabi cream[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Grilled New York Steak with herbed fingerling potatoes and green beans[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Cheese Cake with local blueberry purée[/list_item]
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*Catering packages do not include alcohol, taxes or gratuity. Menu items may be customized.

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Liquor Service

Truffles Fine Foods is a fully-licensed catering company. Our price guide starts at:

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[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Beer – $6[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Highballs – $6[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Wine bottle – $28[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Bartender $30/hour (minimum 4 hours)[/list_item]
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Contact Information

Availability for this Holiday Event Package is limited from December 2 – 15, 2016, so book early to secure your date.
Please contact VanDusen Gardens first for booking inquiries.

Booking Inquiries:
Jennifer Cooper
Facility Rentals
VanDusen Botanical Garden
604-257-8661
VanDusenRentals@vancouver.ca

Catering Inquiries:
Fanny Dufour
Sales Manager
Truffles Fine Foods Catering
604-505-4961 ext. 7
fanny@trufflesfinefoods.com

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Events & Celebrations

PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Catering to the Pemberton Music Festival is no small feat, but our team was up for tackling the task!

In recent years, music festivals have become an essential element of summertime in British Columbia. Each sunny season our province welcomes big-name musical acts along with throngs of fans flocking to catch their favourite artists. Over the July 14th – 17th weekend, Pemberton was the place to be as tens of thousands of music fans ascended upon the sleepy mountain town. The stage was set to welcome The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Wolf Parade, Wintersleep, headliners Pearl Jam, and dozens more.

It takes an enormous crew to successfully pull off a four-day music festival, so Truffles Fine Foods was thrilled to provide food services at the Pemberton Music Festival. Our team went into preparation mode long before the first notes were ever played. Our team chopped, diced, and sliced to feed the crew members who were busy setting up stages, unloading trucks, and getting the site ready to welcome music fans.

Following more than a week of set-up and preparation, the four festival days saw a continuous flow of our fantastic food including:

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[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Vegetable Jambalya[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Local pan-seared Albacore Tuna[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Granny Smith Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream[/list_item]
[list_item icon=”ss-check”]Kung Pao Chicken and other Asian-fusion dishes[/list_item]
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Each dinner during the show featured an incredible ice sculpture – including one of the Pemberton Music Festival logo!

Pemberton Music Festival

During the entire festival, our team fed over 1,000 people daily – at each of breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Doing so required 30 staff members, half of which were chefs while the other half were serving and cleaning up. Two massive food stations were constructed and maintained to display the feast, and no details were overlooked.

Want a sneak peek at all the tantalizing dishes the Truffles Fine Foods team created, prepared, and served at Pemberton Music Festival? Click the button below to download the extensive menu!

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To learn more about how the Truffles team can cater your next event – whether it’s for 10 people or 1,000 – please contact us today. All of our menus are available to view online. For more information on the Pemberton Music Festival, check out the official website.

 

Pemberton Music Festival

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