EPICurean Food & Wine Festival


Things are always done a little bit different in the Rocky Mountains and the 5th Annual EPICurean A Food & Wine Festival is no exception. Set in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, this intimate event will tantalize your taste buds with exceptional regional cuisine and open the doors to explore the new frontiers of world class wines.

This year the theme has gone Organic. Hosted by culinary experts, chefs and wine connoisseurs, guests will dine on regional and sustainable cuisine, learn about new elements and trends in the culinary scene, and take home innovative tips that will leave you feeling like a food and wine expert.

“Whether you are food lover, a wine aficionado or just here to enjoy our majestic setting, there is something special for each of our guests,” said Mark Jeanes, Director of Food and Beverage and EPICurean host. “This year we will showcase organic, sustainable and local foods along with excellent wines and spirits, presenting them with a bit of a twist, so fun will definitely be on the menu!”

The hallmark of the festival is the renowned guest presenters. This year’s program includes Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards, Rocca delle Macie Winery, Peter Jackson Chef and owner of Jack’s Grill in Edmonton, Massimo Capra from The Food Network and chef and owner of Mistura in Toronto, Vincent Stufano Executive Chef of The Fairmont Chateau Whistler and The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s Executive Chef Patrick Turcot. All will offer insider secrets and tips and tricks, all the while sharing their signature recipes.

The EPICurean Food & Wine Festival package includes a unique opening reception on Friday, February 6th and concludes with a lavish Sunday brunch on February 8th. The package also includes two nights accommodation, a full program of tastings and demonstrations, welcome reception, Saturday breakfast, lunch and gala dinner, Sunday brunch and gratuities. Package rates start from $1498CDN, based on double occupancy in a Fairmont room. For information or reservations please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com/jasper.



A leader in the global hospitality industry, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is an extraordinary collection of luxury hotels, which includes iconic landmarks like Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City, Fairmont The Norfolk, Nairobi and London’s The Savoy, reopening in 2009. Fairmont hotels are one-of-a-kind properties where sophisticated travellers can discover culturally rich experiences that are authentic to the destination. Situated in some of the most exclusive and pristine areas in the world, Fairmont is committed to responsible tourism and is an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont’s portfolio includes 56 distinctive hotels, with plans to develop over 25 new properties in the coming years in destinations as diverse as Shanghai, Morocco and Anguilla.

Fairmont is owned by Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, a leading global hotel company with 91 hotels worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded Residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com.