Chef Montgomery Lau at MARKET by Jean-Georges Heats Up the Kitchen for Valentine’s Day

With a special menu designed for romance, chef de cuisine Montgomery Lau of MARKET by Jean-Georges is preparing to heat things up this Valentine’s Day for an enchanted evening worthy of love. Featuring a $90, 5-course menu highlighted by the finest and freshest ingredients available, Lau promises to light a spark for this limited time engagement. Reservations are highly recommended.

To set the stage for the evening, couple will be offered a MARKET Valentine’s Day cocktail or champagne. For cocktail connoisseur, thePassion Fruit Love Potion crafted with Gewurztraminer, triple sec, passion fruit puree and fresh orange juice ($10) promises to delight while for those more inclined to have some romantic bubbly, Veuve Clicquot Rose by the glass will be chilled and ready to enjoy ($30).

Chef Lau has done his best to include all the elements of a romantic culinary feast, from oysters to truffles and a rich steamed lobster, the menu reflects the Jean-Georges’ signature intense flavours and textures resulting from the use of vegetable juices and fruit essences, light broths and herbal vinaigrettes.


Kusshi Oyster, Northern Divine Caviar and Fresh Wasabi Ice


Hamachi Sashimi, Fragrant Lemon and Rose Seasoning


Foie Gras Brûlée, Dried Sour Cherries, Candied Pistachios and White Port Gelée


Beet Carpaccio With Fresh Ricotta And Crystallized Wasabi


Sunchoke Soup, Black Truffle Float


Steamed Maine Lobster, Crispy Potatoes, Passion Fruit-Salted Butter Emulsion


Grilled Tenderloin of Beef, Spinach Gruyere Crepes, Beef Consommé
Artichoke and Quail Egg Ravioli in a Light Sage Broth

Desserts Four Play

Kir Royal Sorbet
, Cheesecake, Crushed Raspberries, Rose Water Gelée, Raspberry Sorbet Mini Warm Chocolate Cake, 
Espresso Crème Brûlée, Passion Fruit Foam


Reservations can by made by telephone at (604) 695-1115 or via the restaurant’s website:


MARKET by Jean-Georges is the first restaurant in Canada for the three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and the signature restaurant of Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver. MARKET, open seven days a week from breakfast through dinner, is located on the hotel’s third floor and accessible through the hotel or directly off Alberni Street.

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