2 Ways to Celebrate Food Day Canada

Celebrate Food Day Canada at your favorite picnic spot with a gourmet picnic basket from River Café Order Here
Or take in the pastoral setting of River Café, the park, the lagoon and the downtown skyline beyond while enjoying our special Food Day Canada Menu highlighting peak of the season local ingredients. Reserve Now
Food Day Canada is an annual celebration of Canadian food and food producers that takes place the first Saturday in August. It is a call to action to all Canadians to gather, cook, eat and enjoy the ingredients that make up our extraordinary culinary landscape.

Shakespeare by the Bow

Spread out your blanket and spend a summer evening in the park with a gourmet Picnic Basket from River Café and Theatre Calgary's presentation of love family and forgiveness in Shakespeare's play “The Tempest”.  
Showtimes: June 23-August 16th.
Order your River Café Picnic Basket HERE


Win a trip to one of seven great Canadian cities.

25 of Canada’s best restaurants and chefs have created their own unique lentil dishes which will be featured on their menus for the month of June.

Visit River Café and try Chef Winfield's dish:

Black Beluga Lentil Salad
with Edgar Farms Asparagus
on Silver Sage 64 Day Dry-aged
Beef Carpaccio

Vote for your favourite at http://www.lovelentils.ca You c.an vote up to once per day for your chance to win a culinary adventure of your own – a trip for two to the Canadian city of your choice to experience the lentil dishes of that region!

Check out the video HERE >

Ocean Wise Chef Collaborative Dinner

Enjoy an evening of exceptional culinary collaboration and thoughtful conversation in celebration of ten years of Ocean Wise. 
Hosts Sal Howell and Chef Andrew Winfield welcome Robert Clark, founding Chef partner of the Ocean Wise program as the keynote speaker for the evening. Hear from Robert on the most ocean-friendly, abundant, resilient and responsibly harvested seafood options available to chefs and consumers. In the kitchen, we welcome Calgary's top Ocean Wise Chefs:
Darren MacLean, Shokunin Izakaya
Daniel Norcott, Catch
Duncan Ly, Yellow Door
Jamie Harling & Paul Rogalski, Rouge
Eric Giesbrecht, Oyster Tribe

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