CULINARY TOURS

VDM GLOBAL CULINARY TOURS

Whet your appetite for Montréal with one of VDM Global’s savoury guided walking tours! Four different circuits led by experienced and knowledgeable guides, VDM Global Culinary Tours are designed along the lines of a 5 à 7, or an über-stylish happy hour, where foodies can come together and let the good times roll! They are, without question, the best way to TASTE MTL!

>An evening stroll in Old Montréal

Starting at the Communion restaurant and bar, you’ll wind your way through picturesque Old Montréal’s charming cobblestone streets, admiring the architecture and romance along the way.

You’ll also enjoy:

  • a glass of French wine;
  • an appetizer prepared by the chef at Communion;
  • a surprise reflective of the neighbourhood’s own special flavour.

Where: Tour begins at Communion (135, de la Commune Street West) and ends near the Square Victoria metro station.
When: October 30, November 1, 7 and 8, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: $39 per person (tax included), minimum of 6 participants per tour.

>An evening jaunt through Mile-End

Bathe in the evening glow as you stroll through this beautiful multicultural neighbourhood where Italians, Greeks, Eastern Europeans and new generations of Montréalers share a common ground – the Mile-End district. The tour goes through this neighbourhood where cultures diverge and harmoniously co-exist, often through their respective cuisines.

You’ll also enjoy:

  • a glass of French wine;
  • an appetizer prepared by the chef at Invitation V;
  • a surprise reflective of the neighbourhood’s own special flavour.

Where: Tour begins at V (254, Bernard Street West) and ends at Drogeria Fina (68 Fairmount Street West).
When: November 1 and 7, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: $39 per person (tax included), minimum of 6 participants per tour.

>Happy Hour in Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri

This happy hour will take you into two distinct neighbourhoods that are both experiencing an exciting buzz: Little Burgundy and St-Henri. The tour takes you through the trendy restaurants and boutiques of the upscale east side and continues west to where culinary experimentation boldly mixes things up with an urban industrial edge.

You’ll also enjoy:

  • a glass of French wine;
  • an appetizer prepared by Patrice Pâtissier;
  • a surprise reflective of the neighbourhood’s own special flavour.

Where: Tour begins at Patrice Pâtissier (2360, Notre Dame Street West) and ends near the Saint-Henri metro station.
When: October 30 and 31, November 6 and 8, 204, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: $39 per person (tax included), minimum of 6 participants per tour.

>A Toast to Upper Class Traditions in the Golden Square Mile

At the foot of Mount Royal lies the Golden Square Mile, a beautiful neighbourhood lined with Victorian mansions that once housed some of North America’s wealthiest families in the 19th century. During your tour, you will explore the culinary traditions and practices of the time - from food preparation to service to menus - and their influence on modern gastronomy.

You’ll also enjoy:

  • a glass of French wine;
  • an sweet appetizer prepared by Europea;
  • a surprise reflective of the neighbourhood’s own special flavour.

Where: Tour begins at the Birk’s Café by Europea (1240 Square Phillips) and ends near the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts.
When: October 31 and November 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: $39 per person (tax included), minimum of 6 participants per tour.