Everything you need to know about Cornucopia Whistler 2017

Prepare your palates because Whistler’s Fall celebration of food and drink is nearly upon us.

…and it’s going to be as immersive and indulgent as ever.

Whistler Cornucopia 2017 will run from November 9th to 19th, featuring more than 100 events across 18 venues, including dinners, tastings, seminars, performances and more.

In addition to the most passionately talented food and drink makers from around the region, Cornucopia features world-class performers, making it an annual favourite for humble enthusiasts and full-blown foodies alike.

Whether you want to taste, learn, or simply be entertained, Cornucopia has you covered.

If you’re planning on making the trip to Whistler for this once-a-year extravaganza, it’s recommended that you book your accommodation now as rooms are filling up fast.

Additionally, many of the Cornucopia 2017 events will sell out quickly, so be sure to purchase your tickets to avoid missing out.


Partake in a diversity of experiences including:

BRUNCHES

CHEF’S TABLE LUNCHEONS

CULINARY STAGE SERIES

FOOD + DRINK SEMINARS

INDUSTRY & EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

NOURISH: HEALTH + WELLNESS

PARTIES

RESTAURANT + BAR

SIGNATURE TASTINGS


Click here to view the complete Cornucopia 2017 event schedule. 


Frequently asked questions about Whistler Cornucopia 2017 (sourced from the official website):

Q: Is there food at the Cellar Door, Crush and Poured Grand Tastings?
A: No. There are small samples, but it will not be sufficient for dinner. We recommend that guests take advantage of the many culinary establishments in Whistler for dinner either before or after the tastings.

Q: Is there food at the wine seminars?
A: Not unless specified in the event description.

Q: Are children allowed at any event during Cornucopia?
A: No. All events at Cornucopia are for guests 19 years of age and older, therefore children will not be admitted. Due to liquor licensing, the Whistler Conference Centre cannot allow people under the age of 19 in any part of the building for the duration of the Cornucopia event (November 9-19, 2017)

Q: What is the dress code for the tasting events?
There is no mandatory dress code for the events, but we find that most guests wear cocktail attire and get dressed up to the nines. That being said, jeans and a nice shirt are acceptable as well.

Q: Where can I pick up my tickets that I purchased online?
A: Your tickets are emailed to you. You can have them available for scanning on your mobile device or print them out at home.

Q: Where can I pick up tickets to the Winery Dinner that I purchased?
A: There are no physical tickets to Winery Dinners. After tickets have been purchased online, all reservations will be included on a guest list provided to the restaurant. All you have to do is show up to the establishment on the night of. If you would like to bring a copy of your confirmation email, that would be great.

Q: Do I have to tip at the Winery Dinner that I purchased online?
A: No. Gratuity & GST have been included in the price of the ticket. If you were very happy with the service and feel the need to tip extra, you are welcome to, but it is not required.

Q: Where do I meet for the bus to the Chef’s Table Luncheons?
A: We ask that guests arrive at 12:45pm and congregate in the Lower Valley Foyer inside the Whistler Conference Centre. Once the buses arrive, guests will be escorted outside and onto the buses.

Q: How can I donate an item for the Silent Auction this year?
A: Please contact info@watermarkinc.ca if you would like to make a donation.

Q: How can I volunteer for Cornucopia?
A: You can sign up online from the volunteer page or during the event. If you are signing up during Cornucopia, please come to the Whistler Conference Centre’s Lower Valley Foyer. Our volunteer room is located in the Tantalus Room (to the left as you walk in the Lower Valley Foyer doors). Please note: the volunteer room is only open during Cornucopia, please do not visit outside of these event dates as no one will be there.