A Day in the Country – October 19
We invite you to enjoy an epic afternoon wondering an interactive chefs paradise of farm, fire, flavours and friends. You’ll discover delights at every turn including eight distinct Farm & Fire Flavour Stations. Think Woodstock for true cooks and chefs. Please bring something to share. A story or some favourite flavours from home. You’ll be glad you did.
*Schedule subject to change.
11am> the Festival Express tour bus departs the Delta
12 noon> Arrival in Fortune, Site Rally, Welcoming Address & Sparkling Sabre Celebration
1 to 6pm> Farm & Fire Flavour Stations
6pm> Departure and return to Charlottetown
8pm> Industry Night After Party at UpStreet Craft Brewery
The Farm & Fire Stations
An array of outdoor fire fueled food stations will be scattered throughout the extensive farm, gardens and whimsical grounds of The Inn at Bay Fortune. We invite you to an edible incredible journey of tasty discovery.
What’s Your Food Story?
Pull up a hay bale and join the story fire. We invite you to sign up in advance for the available fifteen minute slots and share your story. Think TED talk for chefs. Stop by to hear a tale or two too!
Guinness World Record Charcuterie Board
A collaborative presentation of local and come-from-away flavours guided and curated by renowned Canadian Expert Michael McKenzie of legendary Seed to Sausage. Classic cured meats, charcuterie, preserves, condiments, ferments, forages, local cheeses maybe even caviar. Please join this fun project by bringing a standard mason jar of your favourite condiment, ferment or preserve from home along with a flavour or two for the board. Don’t forget their story and together we’ll make something special happen
Prince Edward Island Certified Beef
Leave filet mignon at home. This is your chance to try all the other cuts. We’ll be searing everything from flat irons, skirts, hangars and Tri Tips to oxtail, tongue, flank and brisket, even teres majors. An interactive wood grill and unique tasting opportunity.
Shuck Your Own Oysters
Enjoy tackling a giant pile of the islands many different oysters presented with an array of condiments
Our delicious potatoes and local artisan cheeses shine together as a battery of Dutch Ovens and Swedish Candles make magic.
The Farm Stand
An ongoing tour of the Inns extensive culinary farm, chefs garden and herb gardens with many a raw tasting along the way led by Farmer Kevin Petrie
Pine Needle Mussels & Mussel Broth
moule eclade> the northern classic of mussels deliciously cooked under an inferno of burning pine needles with an old school simmering mussel broth aromatically ladled over rustic bread
Enjoy a tasting of wood smoked Sustainable Blue Salmon and an introduction to the ancient art of smoked fish in the FireWorks
Stop by our uniquely wood fired grill to grill your own wood burger sliders with our awesome local beef
The Wood Oven
Join a constant stream of wood oven roast vegetables as farm and fire meet fork
The Taco Bar
You can stuff a lot of delicious tacos with a pig. Come see how we do it with our relentlessly tweaked homemade array of fire fueled gear