Chef Mariana Gabilondo of La Mezcaleria to Cook Up a Collaborative Feast in Tofino

The GOODS from TOFINO RESORT + MARINA

Tofino, BC | The next #TOFINOEATS Chef Series brings a truly authentic Mexican experience to Tofino, as Chef Mariana Gabilondo of Vancouver’s La Mezcaleria joins Chef Paul Moran and the team at 1909 Kitchen.

A collaboration between cultures and chefs, each dish served has a story to tell. What’s more, Chef Mariana will be bringing a diverse set of mescal cocktails to showcase during the night.

The menu is à la carte. Come in and enjoy a dish or cocktail from this exciting collaboration. Call 1909 Kitchen to reserve via (250) 726-6122.

MENU
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Appetizers
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GRILLED BEEF TENDERLOIN TOSTADA
chipotle, charred pineapple salsa, lime infused black beans, achiote

SALMON
Salmon Crudo with cedar smoked dressing

ZUCCHINI
Roasted zucchini stuffed with roasted corn cream and black bean quenelles, plantain marmalade and goat feta cream

TACO 3 WAYS
Tortillas in all their varieties, simple quesadilla, chicken mole taco & pork crackling taco. 2 freshly made salsas on the side

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Main Dishes
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POBLANO (VEGETARIAN)
Cheese and dry roasted tomato stuffed poblano pepper, with tomato broth and “Hoja Santa”

CRISPY VEAL SWEET BREADS, MOLE NEGRO, CHARRED ONIONS, YELLOW CORN TORTILLA
mole negro, charred onions, yellow corn tortilla

ANCHO
Ancho stuffed with ground venison, dried fruit and mixed nuts served with Guajillo broth, fresh crema and pomegranate seeds

CHEF’S TASTING MENU
Chef’s Choice

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Dessert
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VANILLA AND CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM DUO
Truffled chocolate and vanilla Sabayon, Vanilla wafer roll stuffed with chocolate mousse.

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Drinks
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FLIGHT – INTRODUCTION TO MEZCALS
1)Tequila, a mezcal with a well known name, the flavour of blue agave
2)Mezcal joven, the most common of our smoked agave spirits
3)Mezcal Reposado, golden, perfumed, aged and noble… we can do this too from our humble plant

THE MARGARITA, MAKE NO MISTAKE, WE DO THIS VERY WELL…
Silver tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice and agave honey… Shaken and not blended…This gem from prohibition times is still relevant

WHITE MEZCAL NEGRONI
Dry, delicate, with a hint of smokiness


About 1909 Kitchen | Signature waterfront restaurant, 1909 Kitchen, offers a shared plate concept with Chef Paul Moran at the helm, showcasing produce sourced and foraged from Tofino’s ocean, shoreline and forests. Chef Moran’s passion and talent for foraging, paired with his extensive culinary background, creates a distinctly Tofitian menu that represents the true essence of the rugged and bountiful west coast: seafood platters and freshly landed catch share the table alongside delicious vegetable-forward dishes and items from the kitchen’s Mugnaini wood-fired oven.

About Tofino Resort + Marina | Adventure seekers coming to battle the waves, foodies drawn to the unique tastes of Tofino’s incredible culinary scene and ocean lovers looking for a hip home base – Tofino Resort + Marina is the perfect place to experience the spirit of the wild, west coast. Inspired by adventure, Tofino Resort + Marina is the only full-service resort situated on the inlet, and is just a short stroll from Tofino’s artisan boutiques, surf shops and Pacific flavours of this ruggedly refined ocean-side community.

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