Modern vineyard cuisine inspired by our Indigenous roots

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Our inspiration

Our food story

Our inspiration for the name of our signature restaurant comes from the chaptik story passed down through the generations of our First Nations people of the Okanagan. 

The Syilx People of the Okanagan Nation approach to food is based on the creation stories of their culture and we’ve taken their stories as the inspiration for the name of our restaurant: “The Bear, The Fish, The Root & The Berry,” based on their story of the Four Food Chiefs.

The Four Food Chiefs are central: Skimxist Black Bear (chief of animals, representing self-sacrifice, leadership, giving), Ntytikxw Chinook Salmon (water creatures, perseverance, hard work), Speetlum Bitterroot (plants below the round, relationships to the land) and Seeya Saskatoon Berry (plants above the ground, growth, strength, community) are legendary.  These four food chiefs represent the key elements of Indigenous cuisine.

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Happy Hour

Join us daily from 4:00 – 5:00 pm for our Happy Hour bites and your favourite South Okanagan wine or beer.