WESTCOAST Sightseeing’s Dinner in the Sky Canada moves to West Vancouver’s Ambleside Park for August

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New Location, New View, New mid-Season Menu — August 4 to September 3

VANCOUVER, BC—WESTCOAST Sightseeing is pleased to announce a new location for its Dinner in the Sky Canada experience. Launching August 4 and running through September 3, Dinner in the Sky West Vancouver will offer a thrilling and delicious dining experience from scenic Ambleside Park. Opening week coincides with West Vancouver’s always popular Harmony Arts Festival,
August 3 to 12.

“Every view of Vancouver is spectacular, so we wanted to offer guests a new sky-high perspective of the North Shore mountains, Lions Gate Bridge, Stanley Park and the breathtaking Georgia Straight for the month of August to build on the rave reviews and success of our opening North Vancouver location,” said Robert Safrata, CEO of WESTCOAST Sightseeing.

Chef Ambassador, Ned Bell and Executive Chef Evan Elman will continue to evolve the Dinner in the Sky Canada menu to showcase summer’s micro-season offerings, anchored in delicious, locally inspired food and drinks for a suite of unique elevated dining experiences.

Dinner in the Sky West Vancouver will offer a fabulous happy hour, early- and sunset-dinner experiences during several lifts starting at 11 a.m. and going until 9 p.m.

Ned Bell Special Events offer elevated dining experiences with Chef Ned Bell in person on the custom-designed platform kitchen, preparing and serving your 3-course dinner, preceded by sparkling wine and canapes and followed by a take-home copy of his popular cookbook “Lure: Sustainable Recipes from the West Coast”.

Dinner in the Sky West Vancouver will also accommodate corporate and private events including  weddings. For more information, visit dinnerintheskycanada.com/west-vancouver/.

About Ned Bell:

Ned has cooked around the world naming some career highlights as hosting seven seasons of Cook Like a Chef on Food Network Canada, opening his own Kelowna-based-restaurant – Cabana Grille — and receiving the Food Service & Hospitality magazine’s Pinnacle Award for Chef of the Year (2015). Recent favourites include leading a multi-chef sustainable seafood celebration at New York’s James Beard House and serving up geo-duck for the future King of England and Princess Kate in Kelowna, B.C.

Bell also acts as Executive Chef for Vancouver-based Ocean Wise at the Vancouver Aquarium, and was inspired to found Chefs for Oceans in 2014 to raise awareness and advocacy for responsible seafood choices and the importance of supporting healthy oceans, lakes and rivers. Bell’s commitment to seafood stewardship has skyrocketed ever since and he proudly accepted the international SeaWeb Seafood Champion for Advocacy Award for his efforts through leadership, innovation, vision and activism in the fall of 2017.

About Dinner in the Sky:

Dinner in the Sky Canada serves 22 guests with four staff including the chef, two servers and one designated safety lead. Guests can enjoy a 360-degree view from secure, comfortable rotating and reclining seats. The popular destination will offer eight to ten brunch, lunch, dinner, and other experiences each day, as well as themed special events, weddings and other private celebrations. The venue includes a premium reception lounge for check-in and pre- and post-dining beverages, appetizer and dessert. Prices range from $149 to $499 for this breathtaking,
exceptional dining experience.

Dinner in the Sky was founded in Belgium over 30 years ago and first came to Vancouver last year for a sold-out month of July, delighting diners with gourmet food, cocktails, wine and stunning views from over 100 feet in the sky in North Vancouver. WESTCOAST Sightseeing acquired Dinner in the Sky Canada in early 2018 and will amplify and expand this unique experience. It is now enjoyed in 62 countries worldwide.

About WESTCOAST Sightseeing:

Vancouver-based WESTCOAST Sightseeing is a privately owned business, and the largest sightseeing operator in Vancouver. WESTCOAST Sightseeing has been sharing remarkable experiences with guests in Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler for over 30 years and has partnership with many leading tourism attractions and affiliates. WESTCOAST Sightseeing has committed to convert its fleet
of 80+ vehicles to zero-emission, electric buses over the next five years, with the first clean-energy buses arriving in 2018. It also operates electric boats, providing unique Coal Harbour e-tours providing spectacular view of the north shore mountains and city skyline.

Contacts

Jason Bryant
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
WESTCOAST Sightseeing
604-690-6507
jasonb@westcoastsightseeing.com

Karen Cook
Cook Public Relations
604-551-9074
karen@cookpublicrelations.com