The Calgary Flames have been scoring their way to the top and we couldn’t be more excited to cheer them on this Playoff season. If you love the Flames as much as we do, here are some pretty great reasons why Cilantro is the place to be on the Red Mile before heading to the Dome.
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.
There are days when the thirst-quenching craving for a cold, refreshing beer can’t be sufficed by anything else but the golden stuff. With the craft brewery scene exploding in our home town of Calgary, our love for a chilled glass has been revitalized. Keeping up with the craft beer trend and the numerous microbreweries popping up around the city isn’t something to complain about, especially if it means featuring their creations for our guests to explore right here at Cilantro! Check out the lineup of delicious brews now on our menu: Continue reading “Keeping up with Calgary’s Craft Beer Scene”
FOUR BEERS FROM VILLAGE
FOUR PAIRED COURSES BY CILANTRO
We are excited to welcome Mike Garth, Sales & Community Manager for Village Brewery on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 for a Village Beer pairing dinner at Cilantro.
The evening will start with a custom Cilantro brew, created by talented brewmasters at Village, 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 Village’s outstanding craft beers.
To complement the evening, guests will be able to enjoy the newly updated floor space, décor and atmosphere from Cilantro’s recent renovations in January 2018.
There are only 38 tickets available for the engaging evening of food and libations.
We are very excited to be one of the thousands of venues around the world participating in Negroni Week 2017, taking place from June 4-10! Presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, Negroni Week utilizes one of the world’s favourite cocktails to raise money for international charities.
Continue reading “Cilantro Gives Back Through Negroni Week for the 5th Year”
Cilantro’s drink menu is a vast collection of wines, spirits, beer and cocktails. At 22 pages long, there’s no doubt you’ll find something on there to cheers with friends and complement the flavors of your food. The master behind the day to day running of the bar is the wonderful Mike Squire. Regulars would agree he’s without doubt one of the nicest guys in the industry, levelheaded and as cool as a cucumber on those busy nights. We sat down with Squire to find out a little bit more about his time at Cilantro and his career journey with CRMR.
From 2nd to 11th of March, we’ll be joining over 90 other restaurants around Calgary in The Big Taste Festival, bringing you 2 different set menus to sample some of our timelessly classic dishes. The Big Taste celebrates handmade food from the heart and the diverse variety available here in Calgary. Each restaurant will be serving up fixed priced menus that are guaranteed to be beyond delectable, you’ll be in foodie heaven!
Whether you’re catching up with an old friend, sealing that all important business deal or just in need of R&R with your favorite book, Cilantro presents The Art of Lunch. Every Tuesday to Friday from 11.30am to 2pm a unique lunch menu will be available bringing you 3 tasty dishes featuring some of our classics.
The celebration of Cilantro’s 30th birthday in 2018 brought a fresh face to our Calgary classic, and with it our new nightly feature menu was born. Beginning on Tuesday through to Friday, Cilantro will be offering our guests a range of delicious bites and sips – aimed at satisfying your craving for great food, drinks and an a truly friendly and vibrant atmosphere in the heart of Calgary.
Four Scotches from Glenmorangie.
Four paired courses by Cilantro.
We are excited to welcome Jordan Cameron, Representative and Regional Marketing Manager for Moët Hennessy-Glenmorangie to Cilantro on Thursday, February 22nd for a scotch pairing dinner.
The evening will start with a Glenmorangie based opening cocktail crafted by CRMR’s Wine Director Brad Royale, 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 a Glenmorangie Single Malt – Original, Lasanta, Nectar D’Or and Quinta Ruban.