Experience the Diversity
The tastes of Victoria combine amazing nationalities with distinct West Coast treasures. The diverse ethnic markets are home to some of the most delectable flavours of cuisine and come in tantalizing varieties that will arouse your senses at every turn. As you stroll up Fisgard Street and through Fan Tan Alley, the history of Canada’s oldest Chinatown will come rushing to life. The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean shops and restaurants are hidden, sought after jewels that will make you feel like you’re halfway around the world.
Around the World
Treat yourself to an amazing Ethnic Food Market Tour in the company of award-winning Executive Chef Shirley Lang of Kitchens of Distinction Culinary Arts. Chef Shirley has been taught a variety of authentic ethnic cuisine by traditional chefs from various cultures. Your day of luxurious touring will begin with a fresh coffee or tea while you enjoy Executive Chef Shirley Lang’s just-out-of-the-oven Cree Raven Spirit Bannock. We will visit the city’s proud and diverse ethnic food markets; Mexican, Philippine, Persian, Middle East, Turkish/Lebanese, Chinese, Japanese and many more. As you peruse the incredible variety of ethnic foods in Victoria, you will be warmed by the love and passion of Victoria’s merchants and vendors. You will enjoy traditional cultural foods for lunch from one of the locations we choose. We will end the day with a healthy, flavourful, uncomplicated Moroccan dinner at Chef Shirley’s table.
Please book this tour at least one week in advance.
Experience includes: Host, lunch, dinner, tastings, transportation. Minimum of 6 guests, maximum of 8 guests.
Tour Notes: Prices may vary depending on the number of guests and dietary restrictions. Maximums and minimums are a guide. Please ask Spirit Culinary Excursion Experience Coordinator to arrange a tour for a party less than specified. Please see Kitchens of Distinctions Excursion Policies and Waiver.
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