VIU Cowichan Providence Farm Table Dining Room

The Farm Table

The Culinary Arts Program, at Vancouver Island University, formed a partnership with Providence Farm in February 2013 and a new dining room, The Farm Table, opened April 25, 2013.

This program has been offered in the Cowichan Valley for the past 15 years, and offers two intakes a year. Interest in the program, from students and customers alike, is continually growing, and is one of Canada’s most sought after Culinary Arts program. Contact Student Affairs at 250-746-3509, for inquiries about application to the program.

Our students graduate into a world of opportunities. While some become Head Chefs, restaurateurs, and cookbook authors, all complement the growing and impressive food industry in Canada and beyond.

Farm-to-Table Dining Experience
When dining with us please keep in mind that this is not a business but a teaching/learning experience for our students. As our dining guests, you provide the students with an opportunity to practice their art - cooking, plating and serving. We ask for your patience during your visit and trust our students to do their very best to serve you an outstanding meal in an unparalleled environment, at a reasonable price. Our dishes are crafted by hand using locally sourced, sustainable, organic ingredients where possible, in the theme of the 100 Mile Diet. If you have particular menu and/or dietary requests, please feel free to mention them to you server.

We thank you for your contribution to the development of yet another generation of outstanding Culinary Arts graduates and invite you to provide constructive feedback on your dining experience.

Call to make a reservation 250 597-0599.

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