Fall flavours soon to arrive at Fairmont Empress

Fall flavours soon to arrive at Fairmont Empress

As summer fades into the rearview mirror, Fairmont Empress’ Chefs look toward the bounty of the autumn harvest to showcase a new season of flavours. New Q Restaurant Chef, Mark Classen unveiled his new fall menu brimming with savoury dishes that reflect the transition from warm summer days into cool, crisp temperatures. From colourful root veggies like roasted Jerusalem artichokes to locally foraged wild mountain huckleberries, chanterelles and spruce tips, it’s almost time to delve into the season’s best. Exceptional local ingredients, creativity, and care are all at the heart of Q Restaurant’s new fall menu, officially launching Monday, October 3, 2022.  

Mark your calendars and book reservations today! 

Turkey To Go—A holiday dream come true 

This Thanksgiving, leave the cooking to Fairmont Empress! Their talented culinary team will prepare the perfect Thanksgiving feast with all the fixings so you can relax and enjoy the day with loved ones. Simply set your dinner table, serve, and celebrate the bounty of the season. 

Serves 8-10 people. Order online or by phone by Wednesday, October 5, 2022.


It is the perfect Thanksgiving meal—all the deliciousness and none of the holiday hassle. Let Fairmont Empress wow you and your guests with their 3-course, traditional Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings. Including favourites like parsnip and vanilla velouté, Fraser Valley turkey with roasted breast and confit leg, dried fruit and sage stuffing, roasted fall vegetables, rich pan gravy, and finished off with a maple pumpkin pie. Dinner is almost sold out, reserve your table today! 

Fall’s arrival brings autumn’s changing colours, new seasonal ingredients and great holiday dining offers! Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with scrumptious turkey feasts, new fall menus, or our popular Turkey to Go dinner. 

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