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Christmas Tales, hosted by Christopher Gaze

Join us for a special night of Christmas storytelling by host, Christopher Gaze. Christopher will be reading excerpts from the classic Christmas tales you know and love. A 7-course tapas progression dinner will be served throughout the course of the evening. 

Christopher Gaze is best known as the Founding Artistic Director of Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. He hosts the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Tea & Trumpets series and has hosted its annual Traditional Christmas concerts for over 20 years. His many honours include Canada’s Meritorious Service Metal, Honorary Doctorates from UBC & SFU, the Mayor’s Award for Theatre and the Order of British Columbia. Christopher plays a leading role in BC as an advocate for the arts in general and his passionate dedication to Bard on the Beach has fuelled its growth into one of the largest professional theatre companies in Canada.

Tickets $49.10 per person in advance includes 7-course tapas progression dinner and free underground parking.

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Tapas Progression Dinner

$49 per person  

Lobster Velouté (GF)

cucumber, crème fraîche & drizzles of smoked paprika oil

Sexy Avocado (GF)

half avocado boat topped with prawns, mango, cucumber & radish,

with passion fruit vinaigrette, topped with roasted almonds & goat cheese

KFC … Krispy Fried Cauliflower (GFO)

truffle oil, lemon, chilies & Parmesan

Smoked Salmon Roulade (GFO)

lemon, dill, chives, cream cheese & sriracha mayo

on a cucumber bed with an olive oil crostini 


Pan Seared Halibut with Crab Risotto (GF)

on a bed of creamy crab meat, lemon & dill risotto

Beef Tenderloin with Lobster Béarnaise Sauce (GF)

cooked to perfection, topped with a flavourful lobster béarnaise sauce,

with roasted nuggets potatoes & winter vegetables 

Shared Ten Ten Trio for Two (GFO)

our signature 3 mini-desserts … vanilla crème brûlée, chocolate

ganache mini-tarts & blueberry compote cheesecake

gluten-free (GF)  gluten-free option on request (GFO) 

- Chef Rodrigo Fereira -

Later Event: December 23