Travel Blog

22 Oct

Whistler Cornucopia Masterclass Series: How to Create a Charcuterie Plate

The Cornucopia Masterclass Series features chefs, sommeliers and mixologists from Whistler’s signature bars and restaurants – stay tuned to the Insider or follow @GoWhistler for more in this series. 

We’re celebrating all things culinary in the lead up to Whistler’s celebration of food and drink – Cornucopia Whistler. What better way to work up an appetite for the festival than have a lesson from one of Whistler’s very own chefs?

Meet Chef Jorge Muñoz Santos from Bar Oso in Whistler, a delightful gathering space on the Village Stroll serving Spanish-influenced small plates, carefully crafted cocktails, a selection of artisan gin and tonics and one of the most impressive charcuterie platters in town.  In this video Chef Jorge reveals how he creates his meat and cheese selection with tips on how to create your own plate, including the importance of balance and presentation.

Cornucopia Event Pairings

Look tempting? Check out these Cornucopia events for more Spanish- and charcuterie-inspired fun. And be sure to drop in to Bar Oso to sample the plate yourself (Insider tip: the Powder Day cocktail at Bar Oso warms you right up on a cool day).

The Cellar by Araxi Intimate Wine Dinner Series Torres, Spain

The Bar Oso team led by Chef Jorge Muñoz Santos will take over the The Cellar by Araxi  for an evening of food and wine with Spanish flair.
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Drink Seminar: Spanish Wines: Viva la diferencia!

Learn more about the climate and culture that has produced the diverse and delicious styles of Spanish wines.
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Culinary Stage Series: A Cut Above: High Altitude Argentinean Wine for Meat Lovers

Join the 2015 Sommelier of the year Jason Yamasaki and Chef Leah Brennan for an exploration of Argentinian wines paired with a selection of delicious meats.
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Drink Seminar: Bottle and the Beast: Charcuterie Wine Pairing with Oyama

How to best pair those savoury, sweet and spicy charcuterie boards with wine? This seminar will focus on selecting the best glass for those pâtés, sausages, and terrines.
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Night Market – Taste of the World

One of the big tasting events, discover a selection of internationally-inspired street food  with a selection of beverages of all styles on hand.
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Now’s the time to book your Cornucopia tickets, as events sell out quickly. Check out our Cornucopia survival and planning guide here, and know if you plan ahead and you can even snap up a Cornucopia ticket and accommodation package to the big events.

Taste sensation – Cornucopia coming soon. DARBY MAGILL PHOTO

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