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Today's Lunch Menu @ Quince Essentials


Quince has been voted by
The Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver 2013
as one of the top places for casual cooking classes.


Scheduled Cooking Classes & Events
See our Scheduled cooking classes for Fall 2014

Team Building & Private Cooking Classes
With a minimum of 12 people you can book the Quince Studio for a private cooking class. Could be a corporate team building event, a family get together over the holidays or a friend's birthday party. Whatever the occasion is it's a great venue to socialize while making & eating great food with a glass of wine in hand. For more information go to our Quince Studio Private Booking Brochure

See our Truffled Potato Chips as featured in Vancouver Magazine. Pick up by the bag or order a platter - that way we will make them fresh for you. It is true what people say, ‘they are addictive!’

Entertaining or Special Event...Think Quince.

Quince - The Party Venue
Designed by Marc Bricault, our unique storefront gallery provides a gorgeous setting for cocktail parties and celebrations. Try our fully participatory cooking events in our contemporary Quince Kitchen (aka the "Studio"), or our specialized food and wine pairing parties. For information go to our Studio.

Catering by Quince
We also offer a full range of catering options for your corporate or private events. From platters for pick up to full service cocktail catering, we offer the same beautiful hand made cuisine, using only the freshest and most natural ingredients. For more information go to Catering, or contact us.

Quince Express. Make a fine dining reservation... at home
Quince Express offers vacuum packed restaurant quality food at home, without the cost or hassle of going out. Our Express line of products are all hand prepared in our kitchen Studio, focused on quality seasonal ingredients, organic and local whenever possible. Call us to see what we have in the fridges, or place an order from our full Quince Express Menu

Need something to whip out for home entertaining in a big hurry? Stock up on Quince Express Hors d'oeuvre. We've got Mini Dungeness Crab Cakes (fritters), Portobello Mushroom Arancini (Risotto Balls), U bake Mini Tortas (chorizo and vegetarian), and various skewers which you can stock in your freezer, or cheese, crackers and olives which you can pick up anytime.

Looking for great meals for dinner, or wanting a beautiful slow cooked sauce for your roast, but don't time to make it? Pick up any of our soups, appetizers, braised dishes, seared items, sauces, pastry doughs and desserts. Here are some dinner highlights: Red Wine Braised Lamb Shanks, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Root Vegetables, Dark Chocolate Mousse with Kirsch Cherries. And for those lazy Sunday mornings - U-Bake Croissants and Pain au Chocolat.

Call or come in to see what's in season, in the fridges and freezers, and inspiring, or check out our online Product List.

Boutique Shop, Café & Bakery

Quince Bread & Baked Goods. We bake bread daily for our lunch menu, please phone into the shop to see if your favourite was baked today.

Quince Cafe. Come in for lunch, or pop in for a cappuccino or a cup of Quince Chai Spiced Tea.

Home Made Jellies. All fruit and vegetables for these jellies are locally grown. In fact, most of the quince for this last batch of Quince Jelly came from Chef Andrea's own quince tree. Chef Andrea makes her jelly using the organic quinces she grows in her own garden. Beautiful with a natural peach colour, the jelly is delicious on scones and croissants, or as part of a marinade, or as an accompaniment for roast pork, goose or turkey.

And again this year is our artisinal Membrillo (Quince Paste), hand made in the traditional Spanish style. This spectacular product is made from the same pure, unsprayed local quince as our Quince Jelly. Perfect with cheese, charcuterie and meats. As Chef Andrea would say, "it's killer!"

Other Ways To Get To Quince




Quince on YouTube

See our active demo class of The Chinese New Year Class on YouTube:
Chinese Dim Sum and Japanese Sake.

Global TV did a short on our Madeleine and Hot Chocolate Class check out this video!.

You can also view the results of an old flip video of Day 2 of the 9 Day Basic which is the Soup making class on YouTube: Cooking Class at Quince 9 Day Basics. While we're clearly not getting nominated for any Academy Awards, you can catch a glimpse of the four delicious soups students made in that class - French Onion, Truffled Celeriac, Garam Masala Squash, and White Bean, Chorizo & Rapini.