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First Nations Winter Feast

A Group Dining Experience Unlike Any Other

Experience a culinary journey at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre that blends traditional ingredients and food preparation with modern plates. Cultural Ambassadors in regalia share songs and stories from Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation throughout.

To learn more about our two distinct cultures, access the Great Hall and exhibits, including a fifteen-minute film, to delve deeper into our stories, shared territories, and living heritage.

The Menu

Comprised of locally-sourced ingredients and Indigenous-inspired plates.

$75 per person; minimum 30 guests, maximum 50

Station 1: The Farm

Pemberton Smashed Potatoes (VE, GF)
Caramelized onions, garlic oil & herbs

Beet & Kale Salad (V, GF)
Roasted apples, cranberries, toasted pecans, homemade berry vinaigrette

Station 2: The Sea

Winter Ale Steamed Clams (GF)
Nelson Faceplant Ale, bacon, roasted garlic & seaweed

Cedar Plank Kuterra Salmon (GF)
Maple glaze, citrus

Station 3: Indigenous Inspired Cuisine from the SLCC

Caramelized Onion & Sage Bannock (V)

Venison Stew (DF, GF)
Wild mushrooms, parsnip, rosemary

Station 4: Dessert

Apple & Pear Crumble (V)

V – vegetarian | VE – vegan | GF – gluten free | DF – dairy free

Cultural Performances

3+ Ambassadors: Welcome, Feast Blessing, Story Telling, Dancing & Farewell.

Approximately 20 minutes total, dispersed throughout the dining experience.

Includes photo opportunity

Price

$75 per person; minimum 30 guests, maximum 50.

The Fine Print

This is a group dining experience in our Istken Hall; rates are based on a minimum of 30 guests, maximum 50. Host and Cash Bar are separate. One bartender is included. To inquire, complete the form below or email Sales Manager Heather Doucette: heather.doucette@slcc.ca
Price may fluctuate as per market values.
All food & beverage is subject to an 18% administration fee and 5% goods & services tax (GST); liquor is subject to a 10% Liquor Service tax (LST).
Billing is based on numbers as per final confirmation. Cancellations within 2 weeks will result in full charges.
Final guest count must be sent to our in-house catering department 72 hours prior to event date: lucinda.sutherland@slcc.ca (Manager of Banquets & Events)

COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures

Keeping us all healthy & safe is priority. The SLCC recognizes we all feel differently about the new norm. To make sure everyone feels safe when visiting our centre, we’ve developed health & safety precautions to protect guests and staff at the SLCC. Learn more HERE.

Feast Booking Inquiries

    Name (first and last)*
    Email*
    Phone number*
    Cultural Performance*
    Group Size*
    Type of Event*
    Preferred Date*
    Alternative Date*
    Additional Comments:
    Location

    The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is located in Whistler, BC Canada, on Blackcomb Way (4584) and Lorimer Road right across from the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in the Upper Village.

    Directions

    From Vancouver: cross the Lion’s Gate Bridge, take the West Vancouver exit, turn right on Taylor Way, take Highway 1 exit west, take Highway 99 (Sea to Sky) exit north to Whistler, British Columbia. Turn right off Hwy 99 at Lorimer Road exit into Whistler Village. The Centre is located at the “T” intersection of Lorimer Road and Blackcomb Way across from Lost Lake Park in Whistler’s upper village (approximate driving time: 2 hours).

    Please note: For groups or scheduled programs please contact: 604 964 0997.

    Parking

    Once you arrive in Whistler British Columbia, drive to Lorimer Road and, before approaching the Cultural Centre, turn right into Skiers Lot #4. The Centre is just east, across the bridge from the parking lot. There is a designated loading and unloading area, several handicap spaces and bus drop-off.

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    Tours

    Knowledgeable Cultural Ambassadors share their cultural teachings with guests during our hourly guided tour; for additional group tour options, visit our Group Tours page.

    Thunderbird Cafe

    Thunderbird Café

    Discover our unique style of modern First Nation’s cuisine such as bannock, salmon and venison. Visit the Thunderbird Café.

    Gift Shop

    Gallery & Gift Shop

    Discover our unique selection of First Nations merchandise ranging from handcrafted works of art, to home accents, clothing and accessories, jewellery, pottery, baskets, books and souvenir merchandise. Visit the Gallery & Gift Shop.

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