On August 12, you have the chance to impress your date with an unconventional night out at Dîner en Hybrid, a culinary pop-up dinner party event organized by Toyota BC. In partnership with the global conservation organization Ocean Wise, Toyota BC is inviting diners to this truly unforgettable summer event, which combines eco-friendly initiatives with an outstanding dining experience. The event will take place just footsteps from the beautiful Vancouver Aquarium. The idea: Why dine in when you can drive in—and be environmentally conscious at the same time?
If the idea of an exquisite culinary journey complete with sustainable food appeals to you, just wait until you hear about the cherry on top: the entire dinner party is contest-entry, which means you can snag seats for free! Winners will receive two tickets to the sustainable seafood dinner, complimentary valet parking—and, of course, an experience like no other.
Though this dinner is car-centric, don’t expect a typical drive-thru meal—you’ll find nothing but outstanding, seasonally-inspired cuisine here. You and your date can expect to indulge in inventive, seafood-centric dishes. Examples include canapes and ceviche made with sustainable salmon, shrimp, scallops, and tuna. The meal will be crafted and prepared by Chef Ned Bell, Ocean Wise executive chef based at the Vancouver Aquarium, and his team. Chef Bell previously worked as the executive chef of Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar. As such, you know you’ll be eating only the finest, most delectable coastal cuisine.
Both Toyota BC and Ocean Wise are committed to sustainable values that will help preserve natural resources, be it on the earth or in the ocean, for generations to come. The Vancouver Aquarium, one of Ocean Wise’s initiatives, also has a long-standing history of research and conservation. Therefore, they make it a natural choice of venue for the event.
Whether you’re interested in supporting Ocean Wise’s sustainable seafood initiatives or just eager to treat your date to spectacular meal, you won’t want to miss Dîner en Hybrid. With the iconic Vancouver Aquarium as a backdrop, this evening is sure to be an experience you’ll still be talking about at your next date—and we guarantee there’ll be a next date.
Location: Bill Reid Plaza in front of The Vancouver Aquarium, Stanley Park
Date: Sunday August 12th, 2018
Time: 6:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.