Spring Culinary Weekend

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your culinary experience at Fox Harb’r’s 7th annual Spring Culinary Weekend May 3 – 5, 2024 featuring one of Canada’s most acclaimed chefs, Chef Darren MacLean.

Package Includes*
2 Nights in a luxury suite ~ accommodations of your choice
Friday night ~Live action food stations, then enjoy them paired with the Chef’s own brewed beer and a selection of sakes.

Saturday start your day a lobster eggs benedict, smoked salmon, flapjacks, fresh fruit, yogurt parfaits, pastries and more!

Food & Beverage Seminars including Taste of Nova Scotia, Foraging in Nova Scotia, Cheese Please and Food & Beverage Pairing!

Chef MacLean Cooking Demo & whole foods, plant-based buffet lunch!

Gala Dinner ~ five-course tasting menu with paired wines & sake. After dinner, Chef MacLean will discuss his inspiration and philosophy of EIGHT!

Sunday ~ Farewell Brunch

Join us for a weekend of unparalleled indulgence with Chef Darren MacLean!

Chef MacLean was Canada’s sole contender and a finalist on Netflix’s global cooking competition The Final Table! His three restaurants in Calgary – NUPO, EIGHT and Shokunin – all placed in Canada’s 100 best list. And he is the first-ever Canadian chef invited to consult and collaborate with Princess Cruise.

Indulge in a culinary journey that promised three distinct and unforgettable food experiences! On Friday evening, immerse yourself in the flavors of Chef MacLean’s Japanese izakaya-style restaurant, Shokunin. Witness the culinary artistry at live action food stations, savor the chef’s specially brewed beer and explore a curated selection of sakes.

Saturday kicks off with enlightening and enjoyable food and beverage seminars, covering topics such as Taste of Nova Scotia, Foraging in Nova Scotia, Cheese Please, and Food & Beverage Pairing. Following these sessions, Chef MacLean will conduct a cooking demonstration featuring two signature dishes from his restaurant NUPO, accompanied by a wholesome, plant-based buffet lunch. The day culminates in a Gala Dinner as Chef MacLean brings his award-winning restaurant, EIGHT to Fox Harb’r where a five-course tasting menu featuring A5 Wagyu beef awaits Chef MacLean’s unique preparation involves aging the A5 Wagyu beef in beeswax to enhance its flavor profile, followed by a light cold smoke in hickory wood before finishing on the grill.

Sunday bids farewell with a delightful brunch, marking the end of an epic culinary weekend!

See attached itinerary

* Offer is subject to availability and based on double occupancy. Not valid in conjunction with other offers. Not applicable to groups. Rate starting at $777.00 per person based on double occupancy. Rates are subject to change.