Cilantro Restaurant

Cilantro Announces Closure

After 30 years of operation, Cilantro restaurant located in the heart of Calgary’s beltline will be closing its doors at the end of the 2019 summer season – specific date of closure to be determined.

“It is with heavy hearts, together with a sense of optimism for the future, that we announce the closure of Cilantro,” says Larkin O’Connor, Business Development Manager. “Over the last 30 years, we have welcomed countless guests through our doors, and we would like to thank our valued patrons, loyal regulars, dedicated staff and the community for supporting Cilantro over the years.”

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The Botanist Dinnner

The Botanist Gin Dinner – June 24, 2019

ONE NIGHT. ONE PATIO. ONE GIN
FOUR PAIRED COURSES BY CILANTRO

We are excited to welcome Jamie Delia, Marketing Manager, Southern Glazers on June 24, 2019 for a Botanist Gin pairing dinner on our award-winning 17th Avenue patio! Join us as we kick off the summer celebrations with The Botanist Gin.

The night will feature a special gin infusion tower that will showcase a number of unique flavours, perfectly paired with four courses from the talented Culinary team at Cilantro Restaurant.

For the first time ever, this dinner will take place on Cilantro’s award-winning outdoor patio, located in the heart of 17th Avenue. There are only 38 tickets available for the engaging evening of food and libations.

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Casamigos

Casamigos Tequila Dinner – May 1, 2019

FOUR TEQUILAS FROM CASAMIGOS
FOUR PAIRED COURSES BY CILANTRO

We are excited to welcome Jamie Delia, Marketing Manager, Southern Glazers on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 for a Casamigos Tequila pairing dinner. Join us as we kick off the week of Cinco De Mayo celebrations with this award winning spirit!

The evening will start with a Casamigos Tequila based opening cocktail crafted by Cilantro Bar Manager Mike Squire, followed by four outstanding courses prepared by Chef Lance Monteiro and his culinary team at Cilantro. Each of the courses will be paired with one of Casamigos award winning tequilas, made popular by famous founder, George Clooney. Sip your way through Casamigo’s lineup of Blanco, Añejo, Mezcal and Reposado.

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Meet Michelle our Sous Chef

If you’ve ever worked in the food and beverage industry, you’ll know it takes someone special to withstand the kitchen. Michelle is the Sous Chef at Cilantro and is one tough cookie that’s worked hard to prove her place on the line. She’s Chef Lance’s right-hand and brings determination and passion for food and flavour to the table. We spoke with Michelle to find out a little bit more about her time at Cilantro and career journey with CRMR.

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Remy Martin Cognac Dinner Cilantro Restaurant Calgary

Rémy Martin Cognac Dinner – April 3, 2019

THREE COGNACS FROM RÉMY MARTIN
FOUR PAIRED COURSES BY CILANTRO

The evening will start with a Rémy Martin Cognac based opening cocktail crafted by Cilantro Bar Manager, Mike Squire, followed by a four course dinner prepared by Chef Lance Monteiro and his culinary team at Cilantro. Each of the courses will be paired with one of Rémy Martin’s award winning Cognacs – VSOP1738 Accord Royal and XO

This dinner will take place in Cilantro’s cozy yet contemporary main floor that was renovated last year. There are only 38 tickets available for the engaging evening of food and libations.

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Cilantro spring dinner series 2019

Cilantro’s Spring Dinner Series 2019

STEP INTO THE DELICIOUS SEASON at Our SPRING Dinner Series

APRIL 10, MAY 22 & JUNE 26, 2019

We are extremely excited to announce the return of Cilantro’s Spring Dinner Series on April 10, May 22 and June 26, 2019.

Chef Lancelot Monteiro along with CRMR’s Wine Director, Brad Royale will be teaming up again for these intimate and engaging evenings of food and libations. There are only 22 tickets available for each of these dinners, which will take place in Cilantro’s upstairs lounge. The evenings will be hosted by Brad Royale who will walk you through hand-picked wines that have been carefully paired with 3 courses and 1 amuse-bouche prepared by Cilantro’s culinary team.

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Bruichladdich Whiskey Dinner – March 6, 2019

SIX WHISKEYS FROM BRUICHLADDICH
FOUR PAIRED COURSES BY CILANTRO

We are excited to welcome Jamie Delia, Marketing Manager, Remy Cointreau on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 for a Bruichladdich Whiskey pairing dinner.

The evening will start with a Bruichladdich Whiskey based opening cocktail crafted by Cilantro Bar Manager, Mike Squire, followed by a four course dinner prepared by Chef Lance Monteiro and his culinary team at Cilantro. Each of the courses will be paired with one of Bruichladdich’s award winning, unique and often hard-to-find whiskeysThe Classic LaddieThe Organic 2009Port CharlottePort Charlotte MRC01Black Art and Octomore. If you’re a true whiskey lover – this is one dinner you won’t want to pass up!

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