La Folle Virée gourmande

To the delight of food lovers, every early summer sees Îles de la Madeleine restaurants, producers, artists and artisans join forces to host one-of-a-kind thematic gourmet events featuring the best our archipelago has to offer.

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  • Elaine, "seal" our fate...

    Elaine, "seal" our fate...

    An evening of discovery like no other where Élaine Richard, traditional storyteller extraordinaire, turns gourmet fare into tall tales. Dare the unexpected twists and turns of seal meat from Boucherie Côte à Côte, then dive into our chef's latest specialties. A rendezvous with an accent on food and fun.

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $60 + tax
    Dates
    June 10th, 2018
    6:00 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Bistro Resto Accents
    418-986-2211
  • Growing Happiness

    Growing Happiness

    For an evening only, guests at Table des Roy become micro gardeners celebrating life in all its colours. A collective creation will call upon all your senses, from Jardins Havre-Vert's living tapestries to Zanimo's quirky madness, uplifted by the culinary inspiration of food enthusiasts Antoine and Johanne.

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $75 + tax
    Dates
    June 14th, 2018
    6:30 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Table des Roy
    418-986-3004
  • Mr. Longpré's Goat

    Mr. Longpré's Goat

    While Mr. Seguin's goat grazed in forest meadows, Biquettes à l'air from cheesemonger Mr. Longpré feasted on salty, dewy Island grass. An artful gourmet evening reminiscent of our local Alps, with Didier Dumoutier on the accordion, Richard Léveillé on guitar and François on strings, in a decor signed Louis Boudreault.

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $65 + tax
    Dates
    June 15th, 2018
    6:00 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Vent du Large
    418-937-1189
  • A Cracking Good Morning

    A Cracking Good Morning

    Everybody up! Come celebrate the first singing breakfast in the history of Folle Virée Spree! Lulled by the voices of Mélissa Dumont and Céline Chevarie, this 5-course event inspired by 5 countries will feature the crackin' good eggs from Bourgeois Dumont Egg Farm. Early morning happiness to thrill both your ears and taste buds.

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $35 + tax
    Dates
    June 16th, 2018
    10:00 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Bistro Café d'Chez Nous
    418-986-3939
  • Black Sheep & Grey Nuns

    Black Sheep & Grey Nuns

    Denis Arseneau's sheep will brave the sea to reach Vieux Couvent and receive chef Dave Giasson's blessing. Follow the herd to discover the multidisciplinary universe of artist Cybèle Pelletier, the little black sheep surrounded by her white flock. Unleash the bon vivant in you and enter the dance...

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $60 + tax
    Dates
    June 21st, 2018
    6:30 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Domaine du Vieux Couvent
    418-969-2233
  • The Color of Coffee or How to Read Your Future in a Cup

    The Color of Coffee or How to Read Your Future in a Cup

    This year, l'Auberge chez Denis à François and its chef Francine Pelletier invite you to a journey to the World of Coffee. With artist-designer Colette Chicoine and Lucille Leblanc from Brûlerie de Café coffee shop to guide us, awaken your senses and let this stimulating nectar carry you away with its heady bouquet.

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $65 + tax
    Dates
    June 26th, 2018
    6:30 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Auberge Chez Denis à François
    418-937-2371
  • Good Times Are Brewing under the Ice

    Good Times Are Brewing under the Ice

    You are hereby invited to deep dive below the ice, where rumour has it underwater videographer Mario Cyr is aging beer sheltered from the storm. This year's menu will pay tribute to the sea's bounty, along with the creative participation of L'Île Imagin'air and the knowhow of À l'abri de la tempête microbrewery.

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $65 + tax
    Dates
    June 28th, 2018
    6:00 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Bistro Plongée Alpha
    418-985-2422
  • The Art of Savouring Our Coastline at Low Tide

    The Art of Savouring Our Coastline at Low Tide

    Come discover the heavenly gifts bestowed by the sea with every low tide, combined with the freshness of Les Cultures du large products. A taste journey including several gourmet stops, led by the talent of sound designer Laurent Wermenlinger and artists from gallery À Marée Basse, Art.Design Maritime, with a marine soundtrack as backdrop. Set free your natural curiosity!

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $70 + tax
    Dates
    June 29th, 2018
    6:30 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Gourmande de nature
    418-986-6767
  • Break Out of Your Shell

    Break Out of Your Shell

    In collaboration with La Maison du potier and Grande-Entrée aquaculture, La Salicorne has concocted quite the evening to bring every foodie out of their shell. A tasting menu honouring our world-class Island shellfish, original encounters and a new adventure course will deliver quite the shellebration...

    Length
    3h00
    Detailed rate
    $48 + tax
    Dates
    June 30th, 2018
    6:00 PM

    Information & reservation :
    Auberge La Salicorne
    418-985-2833

General information

Island Available on every island
We speak Français, English
Start date of the event June 9, 2019
End date of the event June 30, 2019