Sip ‘n Savour’s Culinary Adventures will bring guests to interesting and unique locations where food and edutainment are the focus. From culinary classes to picnic lunches to industry tours, 2016 Culinary Adventures will be one-of-a-kind experiences! All Culinary Adventures participants will rendezvous in the Sip ‘n Savour tent at Taste of Edmonton before heading as a group to the Adventures’ respective locations. As a bonus, Culinary Adventures include an all-inclusive ticket into that evening’s ever-popular Evening Pop Up in Sip ‘n Savour. There are a limited number of spaces so be sure to book your tickets ASAP!! 18+ admission only.

Epicurean Adventure Tours – Bacon & Brews

Thursday, July 21 @ 1:30-3:30pm

CRAFT Beer Market
Led by Epicurean Adventure Tours
Cost: $100+gst/person

What can be better than beer with a side of bacon? Stroll with us as we taste some of downtown’s best suds at CRAFT Beer Market, paired with unforgettable and loveable bacon appies from around downtown! Remember this tour requires a certain maturity to participate, and by that we mean you just have to be 18+. The bacon and brews don’t end after this tour – you can continue on with the party with us well into the evening with your all-inclusive ticket in Sip ‘n Savour’s Evening Pop Up. Limited availability.

 

Taste of the Market – Vegan Edition

Saturday, July 23 @ 12-4pm

104 Street City Market
Led by Angela Devarennes – Allwaysangela
Cost: $65+gst/person

New for 2016, join Angela Devarennes from Allwaysangela for a vegan-inspired walking tour and shopping in City Market Downtown on 104th Street. Meet some of our great local vegan producers and growers as you experience the Market in its entirety. You will then head back to Sip ‘n Savour to have a hands-on workshop creating your very own vegan dishes while using the product purchased from City Market. This workshop includes the guided walking tour to and from City Market along with an all-inclusive ticket into the Sip ‘n Savour Pop Up that evening. Limited availability.

 

Epicurean Adventure Tours – Brunch Tour

Sunday, July 24 @ 9:30am-12:30pm

Blue Plate Diner
Led by Epicurean Adventure Tours
Cost: $100+gst/person

The perfect way to start a Sunday is with BRUNCH! Join us bright and early for this adventure as we skip the line at Blue Plate Diner for a hearty morning meal. Along with brunch, we will visit some of downtown’s favourite eateries, see the sights, and meet the locals that make this vibrant area tick! We welcome the adult, the old, and the young at heart on this “eatventure.” Don’t want to stop the fun at brunch? This tour comes with an all-inclusive ticket into Sip ‘n Savour that evening. Limited availability.

 

Taste of the Brewery

Sunday, July 24 @ 12-2pm

Yellowhead Brewery
Led by Loni Johner – Yellowhead Brewery
Cost: $65+gst/person

Back by popular demand! Enjoy a guided walking tour from Churchill Square to Yellowhead Brewery. Here, you will be taken on a Brewmaster’s Tour of the brewery, learn about Yellowhead’s brewing techniques, and discover what makes Yellowhead beer so unique. And of course, beer tasting and snacks are on order! Also included is an all-inclusive ticket into Sip ‘n Savour that evening. Limited availability. 

 

Cavern Cheese School

Sunday, July 24 @ 2-4pm

Cavern
Led by Tiricia Bell – Cavern
Cost: $100+gst/person

Class is in session and we can guarantee you won’t want to miss this lesson. Join us as we venture to Cavern on 104 Street for a tasting of delicious wine and cheese pairings. Your instructor Tricia Bell will walk you through the steps in determining what cheeses pair best with certain wines as you taste an array of variations and combinations! Because everyone’s palate is different, you and your fellow adventure-goers will engage in a heartfelt discussion to round out this experience. After this Adventure, you’ll be well on your way to being an aficionado of wine and cheese! Limited availability.

 

Taste of the Market – Classic Edition

Saturday, July 30 @ 10am-2pm

104 Street City Market
Led by 
Spencer Thompson – Alberta Hotel Bar + Kitchen
Cost: $65+gst/person

 

The classic Taste of the Market adventure is back for another year! Back by popular demand, you will enjoy a guided walking tour of downtown’s 104 Street City Market. Led by Spencer Thompson of Alberta Hotel Bar + Kitchen, you will get the chance to meet some of Edmonton and area’s fantastic local producers and growers. After the walking tour, you will head back to Sip ‘n Savour and have a hands-on workshop using the product that was purchased from City Market. This workshops includes an all-inclusive ticket into the Sip ‘n Savour Pop Up that evening. Limited availability. 

 

Epicurean Adventure Tours – Gourmet Dessert Tour

Saturday, July 30 @ 5-6:30pm

Blue Plate Diner
Led by Epicurean Adventure Tours
Cost: $70+gst/person

From soft Chocolate-Pecan cookies with an oo-ey, goo-ey caramel centre to Coeur de Paris, this tour will get your blood sugar boiling. This Saturday of desserts will have you drooling over the best desserts in downtown Edmonton, including those at Blue Plate Diner! This tour is for all, unless you can’t do dairy and nuts. Enjoy your dessert coma after the tour by relaxing with your all-inclusive ticket into Sip ‘n Savour’s Evening Pop Up that night! Limited availability.

 

Taste of the Chocolatier

Saturday, July 30 @ 5:15-6:15pm

Jacek Chocolate Couture
Led by Jacqueline Jacek – Jacek Chocolate Couture
Cost: $65+gst/person

Decadent is the only word that can describe this Culinary Adventure. Participants will walk as a groups to Jacek Chocolate Couture on 104 Street. You will samples some delectable treats and learn about this centuries-old trade from some of the best chocolatiers in the Capital Region. You will also be treated to an all-inclusive ticket into the Sip ‘n Savour Evening Pop Up. Limited availability.