Casual, comfortable and affordable, Chef Chris Whittaker’s Forage celebrates all things BC. Forage loves working to create community. Whether it’s a West End cause or part of the burgeoning movement committed to farm to table fare. Forage is there.


Fraser Valley Feast @ Forage

DATES AVAILABLE: WEEKDAYS - December 9th-23rd, 2015

SEATINGS: Two – 11:30 am and 1:00 pm


  • Grilled kale salad with caramelized apples, roasted hazelnuts, Golden Ears brie and honey dressing
  • Charcuterie board with cured meats and salmon, house made pickles and IPA mustard
  • Roasted Fraser Valley turkey with all the festive trimmings OR Hay-smoked Pork Rack Roast with maple apple chutney (groups of 10+ people can have turkey and pork)
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding, ginger eggnog ice cream, Forty Creek caramel
  • *menu is subject to change*


PRICE: $35+ tax and gratuity

PAYMENT: Reservations require a credit card guarantee and must be made 48 hours in advance. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are subject to cancellation charges (at 50% of the lunch price).

How to book: Call 604.661.1403 and book with MOD or email

Not your legion's meat draw.

Chow down at Forage on Sunday to Wednesday nights and enter to win some meat.

Chef Chris Whittaker will dress and butcher it. You’ll even get foolproof cooking and handling instructions and ideas on what to serve it with, along with some information on the farm or ranch it came from. Of course it will be sustainably sourced.

Draw at 8:30 pm. We’ll tweet you if you win!

Forage meat draw

Hair of the Dog Hour

Make some bad decisions last night? Suffering this morning?
Want to feel better fast?

Eat, drink & be hairy!

When: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am – 10:00 am

What: Classic Benny & either a Caesar, Mimosa or draft of Craft - $12

About Us

About Chef Whittaker

Chef Chris Whittaker is fast becoming a well-known name in Vancouver, and not just in culinary circles. Whittaker is the force behind Forage, a vibrant addition to Vancouver's West End dining scene. With his guidance, Forage has become the pioneer restaurant for responsible management through zero waste efforts, reduction of energy consumption and support of our local communities, from farmers to fishers, and everything in between. Forage supports Ocean Wise and Whittaker is a double gold medal winner at their annual Chowder Chowdown.

Want to know more about the opening of Forage and its partnership with BC Hydro and Live Smart BC? Go to

We are open...

For breakfast:

Mon-Fri 6:30-10am

Sat/Sun 7-10am

For brunch:

Sat/Sun 10-2pm

For dinner:

Daily 5pm-close


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Chef Chris Whittaker
Forage, home of the city’s most innovative kitchen… —Jurgen Gothe


Forage finds it all, from eggs to pastry and the in-between bits. Sourced locally, the best way to start the day!


Lively and lovely, brunch at Forage offers bubble by the glass, brioche French Toast to Eggs and Sausage or fruit for lighter fare. Not to be missed.


From light snacks, mains and dessert, Forage dinner is all about local. Share with friends and family or grab a seat at the bar and enjoy the best of Vancouver, inside and out.


Tap into the bar at Forage. 10 beers, 8 wines on tap, a beverage program that features house made cocktails with local fruit and a wine list with the best of BC, from sparkling to ice wine, there is something for all tastes and palates.


Forage Outside Catering

From formal galas to corporate meetings or a casual picnic or BBQ, Forage Outside caters events that range in size from 10 to 2000. Our staff are genius at pulling together all of the components of your important event – the perfect blend of delicious food, seamless service and a pitch perfect atmosphere.

When you choose Forage Outside as your caterer you are selecting the services of one of the city’s most innovative and celebrated chefs and a team of event catering professionals. Here is what we can help you with –

  • · Drafting action plans and a budget
  • · Designing a custom menu
  • · Selecting a venue
  • · Handling audio-visual, décor & floral
  • · Coordinating the rental of equipment, table wares, glasses, tables and chairs, linens, tenting and more
  • · Selecting and booking the entertainment
  • · Selecting and purchasing wines and other beverages
  • · Professional catering service staff

While Chef Chris Whittaker custom designs menus based on each event we cater, we have posted a variety of sample menus for cocktail and dinner receptions. We also feature a wide selection of corporate delivery menus for in-office meetings and smaller events.

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Forage is located in the beautiful Listel Hotel at the corner of Robson and Jervis in Vancouver, BC.

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1300 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 1C5
(604) 661-1400