AUTHENTIC INDIGENOUS FOOD

Modern twists on traditional Indigenous flavours

With local ingredients, unique spins on traditional flavours and fusion recipes, Indigenous cuisine is transforming the Canadian culinary scene. All across the country, Indigenous-owned food businesses are serving up dishes that have a deep connection to their communities, providing economic benefit and fuelling the Indigenous Renaissance. Bon appétit!

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SIT DOWN AND STAY AWHILE

Bold flavours, local ingredients

Indigenous cuisine varies widely from Nation to Nation, but one thing they all have in common is their dedication to serving fresh, local ingredients. The chefs behind these Indigenous owned restaurants whip up delicious meals based on traditional recipes that have been passed down through generations, or fusion delights like stinging nettle gnocchi, boar bacon or bison cheeseburgers.

FOOD ON THE GO

Experience a delicious merging of cultures

Indigenous chefs are on the move, cooking up mouth-watering treats and serving them from food trucks, as street food, or at food festivals. Fresh, local ingredients and unique fusion creations like buffalo bannock burgers and local berry smoothies will satisfy every palate.

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MEALS THAT COME TO YOU

Indigenous catering

All across Canada, Indigenous caterers bring their love of rich flavours and warm hospitality to your large or small scale event. Whether you’re hosting an intimate corporate retreat or a big family wedding, your guests will revel in the culinary delights delivered by Indigenous owned and operated catering services.

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Indigenous Culinary Experiences

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Little Chief Restaurant

Calgary, Alberta

Little Chief Restaurant is located in the Grey Eagle Resort Hotel on the Tsuut’ina Nation. Little Chief's menu focuses on fresh seasonal ingredients with a nod to the traditions of the Tsuut’ina First Nation.

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Feast Café Bistro

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Feast Cafe Bistro is the first of its kind in Manitoba; serving modern dishes rooted in traditional Indigenous ingredients. We strive to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere while connecting our guests with the rich culture and history of Indigenous peoples in our province. Our contemporary 50-seat restaurant is nestled in Winnipeg’s Historic West End neighbourhood. We invite you to visit Feast, connect with us and enjoy the bold flavours of our great land!

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Indigenous World Winery

Kelowna, British Columbia

Take in a breath-catching sunset view of Lake Okanagan from British Columbia’s first fully Indigenous-owned winery — where the ancient Okanagan Syilx culture merges with the region's thriving wine scene, courtesy of visionaries Robert and Bernice Louie.

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A STORY IN EVERY BITE

Learn how traditions inspire today's cuisine

With its focus on local flavours and ingredients, Indigenous cuisine has been reclaiming its rightful place on the global culinary landscape. Learn all about how our traditional recipes have been passed down from generation to generation, and the importance of food in the understanding of our culture and history.

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