The Festive Season at the Café du Musée

November 29, 2007

The Festive Season at the Café du Musée

Gatineau, Quebec, 29 November 2007 — Holiday season has arrived at the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s Café du Musée, and throughout the month of December, it will be a celebration for the taste buds. We will be celebrating this festive period of the year with a specially created buffet that will allow patrons to sample the flavours of the world.

All month long, the buffet will feature holiday dishes inspired by the nationalities of Museum kitchen staff. With visits to Portugal, Laos, Japan, Poland and China, the tastes and colours of the world will be ready for your plate. Patrons will also be able to enjoy classic Canadian cuisine and an assortment of deliciously fresh salads.

Looking for a romantic location to share a meal on New Year’s Eve? On December 31st, enjoy Chef Georges Laurier’s sumptuous table d’hôte menu of Îles de la Madeleine smoked salmon or pheasant ballotine with foie gras and cranberry jelly, followed by a filet of walleye on fennel risotto or grilled Canadian Angus AAA Beef. A delectable dining experience overlooking the Ottawa River and Parliament Hill awaits you. Reserve now!

You can also join us to experience our revamped Sunday brunch. With exquisite creations and more variety to please all palates, for $21.95 per person (and half-price for children 10 and under), this brunch menu is the best in the National Capital Region!

Hours of operation:
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday Brunch: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays

December Buffet: $17.95$ per person + taxes and service
New Year’s Eve Dinner: $100 per person (taxes and service included)
Sunday Brunch: $21.95 per person + taxes and service (half-price for children)

(819) 776-7009

Georges Laurier, Executive Chef at the Canadian Museum of Civilization since last July, has a stellar reputation. His career has led him from Café Henry Burger in Gatineau to Beau Rivage in Switzerland, as well as to fine restaurants in France and New York. From 1995 to 2003, he had his own establishment, Laurier sur Montcalm, in Gatineau. His recipes have been featured on several Canadian television shows, including Cook Like a Chef on the Food Network.

Chef Georges Laurier and his staff are employed by the Museum’s food service provider, Compass Group Canada.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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