Erin Sousa, Sparkle Media, and Nordstrom’s Kumiko Ide and Camilla De Cesare
International Food Photographer Joann Pai (right), Slice of Pai, and friend
Style Blogger Alexandra Grant, To Vogue or Bust, and Roberto Sousa
Fred Lee (right), CBC, The Province, with husband Josh McVeity
A Selection of Desserts and Petit Fours From Pastry Chef Aaron Heath
The Main Course: Pemberton Meadows to Cache Creek Organic Beef with Pressed Potatoes
The elevated, yet informal, four-course meal consisted of family-style platters with relaxed wine service. The menu was full of seasonal, local ingredients, and prepared in a nearby outdoor kitchen. Guests began the meal with Seared B.C. Albacore Tuna (with notable pairing Le Vieux Pin ‘Ava’ 13), followed by Dungeness Crab Stuffed Squash Blossoms.
Sommelier of the Year, Samantha Rahn
Each course was paired with Le Vieux Pin and LaStella wines, chosen by 2013 Sommelier of the Year, Samantha Rahn.
Chef Walt and Pastry Chef Aaron Heath
The sunny evening at North Arm Farm kicked off with passed appetizers and a cocktail hour. Araxi’s Chef James Walt created a seasonably inspired, locally focused, four-course feast that redefined the farm-to-table concept.
Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar capped off summer in a most delectable way
The second of a two-part summer al fresco dinner series, Araxi Longtable took place on September 5 at the picturesque North Arm Farm in Pemberton B.C. Set amongst the foliage and sprawling mountains of the valley town, over 200 guests dined at one long table (the longest table at the farm to date).
Click through for a closer look at the food and to see some of the familiar faces who dined al fresco in Pemberton this Labour Day weekend.
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