Themed Specials

  • In addition to the sustainable food and beverage a la carte menu offerings, the student management teams have selected internationally inspired soup and entree selections for each evening. The Winter 2017 gastronomic itinerary for these themed specials are:

    Destination ~ Canada

    Thursday, March 2, 2017 - Coast to Coast

    North Atlantic Chowder - A rich selection of East Coast seafood simmered in a rustic potato and cream broth.

    Maple Glazed Arctic Char - tender maple glazed fillet, pan seared and accompanied by wild rice pilaf and acorn squash puree.

    Destination ~ France

    Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Let's Get "Francey"

    Lobster Bisque - a smooth, creamy and highly seasoned French seafood favourite

    Bavette a la sauce Moutarde - perfectly grilled flank steak, sauteed asparagus and mustard sauce served with creamy pomme puree.

    Destination ~ Ireland

    Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Pot of Gold

    The Pub Classic - hearty cream of potato and leek soup with crispy leek frisee garnish and a basket of authentic Irish soda bread.

    The Traditional - tender house-cured beef brisket braised with savoy cabbage and root vegetables.

    Destination ~ California Fusion

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 - Catch the Wave

    Chipotle Avocado Soup - a smooth puree of California avocados and coconut milk topped with zesty lime, cilantro and chipotle cream.

    San Fran Cioppino - a San Francisco favourite featuring Purdy's catch of the day, black tiger shrimp and West Coast mussels simmered in a tomato white wine reduction.

    Destination ~ Italy

    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Under a Tuscan Sun

    Zuppa Tuscana - house-made sausage, kale and russet potatoes in a creamy full-bodied broth.

    Lasagne Bolognese al Tuscana - layers of veal, spinach, ricotta and house-cured pancetta served with pan-fried asparagus and eggplant salad.

    Destination ~ Greece

    Thursday, April 6, 2017 - A Taste of Greece

    Avgolemono - a classic Greek soup containing chicken, spinach and rice bursting with lemony Mediterranean flavours.

    Arni Psito - roasted lamb shoulder stuffed with house-made sausage and spinach accompanied by lemon-braised potatoes and cucumber salad.

    Destination ~ Caribbean

    Thursday, April 13, 2017 - Tropical Nights

    Bean and Potato Soup - a distinctive Cuban marriage of black beans, sweet potatoes, coriander, cumin and lime topped with a dollop of sour cream and served with Puerto Rican sweet bread.

    Cuban Mojo Roast - pork tenderloin marinated in robust island spices and served over a bed of coconut rice with roast corn and grilled pineapple.

    Destination ~ Thailand

    Thursday, April 20, 2017 - One Night in Bangkok

    Tom Kha Het - lemongrass and coconut infused broth topped with rice, mushrooms, cilantro and lime.

    Pad Thai - a sweet and savoury chicken and shrimp stir fry tossed with rice noodles, eggs, coconut milk, peanut butter and cilantro.

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