Tapas & Tastings: Ontari-ari-ari-o!
Explore the flavours of Ontario at this mouth-watering 5-course dinner at the most ecclectic restaurant in the Heart of Georgian Bay, The Explorers Cafe.
Reservations are recommended and can be made at (705) 527-9199
Tickets $65 Dinner only | $100 Dinner and pairings* +HST and tip
*pairing includes four 3oz glasses of wine and one 2oz dessert wine
First Course - A salad of Operation Grow mixed baby greens with grilled fresh peaches, Albert's Leap Triple Cream Brie and Jewels Under the Kilt maple moonshine pecans with a verjus and Hempola hemp oil dressing
Second Course - Local sweet corn and Lafontaine potato chowder with apple and whiskey braised pork belly and a fried onion haystack
Third Course - Hayter's Farm turkey scallopini stuffed with Say Cheese herb and garlic sheep milk cheese, crusted in Hempola Farms hemp hearts and served on wild rice and cranberry pilaf with a rich turkey gravy and Bala cranberry jelly
Fourth Course - Slow-cooked Bruce County bison bourguignon braised in Ontario Pinot Noir with button mushrooms, heirloom carrots and onions
Fifth Course - Georgian Bay Paula Red apple tarte tatin with maple walnut ice cream