HERITAGE: Imagining Futures

Conference 2017 Meals

Sponsored by Grosvenor


Thursday, May 4

EVENING: A light meal and drinks are included in your Heritage SLAM! registration. 


Friday, May 5

MORNING: A complimentary hot breakfast will be available.

AFTERNOON: We gather at Royal BC Museum’s back courtyard to experience Victoria's unique and tasty food truck cuisine (learn more), before heading into the Museum to explore an exhibition presented by the Vancouver Island Regional Heritage Fair. (Lunch is not included with conference registration.)

EVENING: We have put together five perfect picks to highlight Victoria's exceptional restaurant scene. Make a date with friends and colleagues, choose a restaurant, and head out for a fine dining experience. (All restaurants are within walking distance of our conference hotel, Harbour Towers. Reservations are encouraged; seating is not guaranteed. Dinner is not included with conference registration.)


611 Courtney Street in Victoria, BC

www.10acres.ca (250) 220-8008

What isn’t grown and ethically raised on the 10 Acres organic farm in North Saanich, Vancouver Island, is proudly sourced from other like-minded farmers, food purveyo rs, and fishermen. The locally-inspired, farm-to- plate menu guarantees the freshest, and often the most innovative, ingredients are used. The seafood offerings are local and diverse. The items on the menu are selected for their seasonal freshness.


225 Quebec Street in Victoria, BC

www.nourishkitchen.ca  (250) 590-3426

Nourish Kitchen & Cafe lives in an 1889 heritage house nestled in James Bay.  There are several different rooms, each offering its own unique experience.  Nourish is a whole-foods restaurant that finds inspiration in long-loved traditional foods, nourishing culinary practice, and the natural rhythms of the seasons. The dinner menu caters to those looking for a relaxing atmosphere with a focus on quality and detail.


470 Belleville Street in Victoria, BC

www.steamshipterminal.com (778) 433-6736

Steamship Grill and Bar takes you back to the time of hand-shaken cocktails, freshcaught local seafood, and the service reminiscent of the steamship era. Step outside to Victoria’s most stunning harbour view. Dine on a beautiful heated and covered patio enjoying premium wines and spirits. Built in 1924, the Heritage Steamship Terminal building is an important landmark in the history of Victoria. Designed by Francis Rattenbury in the Beaux Arts style, it was the building that welcomed steamship passengers from all over the world.


721 Government Street in Victoria, BC

www.qattheempress.com  (250) 389-2727

Located in the most storied room in Victoria, Q is a must-visit culinary experience. This atmospheric space has a fresh contemporary feel, all the while staying true to the building’s unique iconic heritage. Rich cherry wood ceilings and spectacularly detailed moldings honour the past, while the finishes bring a modern twist to the room. The Pacific Northwest cuisine draws on fresh regional ingredients, partnerships with local farmers and artisans, sustainable sourced seafood, and traditional raised meats.


345 Quebec Street in Victoria, BC

www.harbourtowers.com/dining.htm (250) 480-6585

Savour the taste of West Coast cuisine at Vic’s. Enjoy great value, exceptional service and mouth-watering dishes for every occasion. Indulge in the dinner classics or simply sip on carefully crafted cocktails at Vic’s.


Saturday, May 6

MORNING: A complimentary hot breakfast will be available.

AFTERNOON: A complimentary lunch will be provided at the hotel. (Bring your lunch to the AGM and learn more about Heritage BC.)

EVENING: We have organized a First Nations feast at the Songhees Wellness Centre following the Talking Stick workshop with the First Peoples' Cultural Council. It will be a memorable evening. (Tickets may be purchased when registering for the conference. Attendance at Talking Stick is not required, although it is encouraged.)



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