1. an informal restaurant, especially one in France or modeled on a French one and with a large selection of drinks.

Welcome to The Brasserie at The Reluctant Chef. We’re setting the stage with plush seating & marble table tops, chandeliers, mirrors & candlelight – old world Parisian charm meets approachable luxury Chef Jeremiah’s a la carte menu focuses on French bistro classics prepared using modern methodology. Our well-curated beverage menu features artisan cocktails, craft brews and an outstanding selection of wine & champagne.

The Brasserie is also available for private bookings – please contact us to discuss your event-related needs.

The Brasserie Menu

~Early Summer 2017~

artisan daily bread & butter  $3


pappardelle 15 / 27
hand-made pasta, beef ragout, lemon confit
blue cheese, arugula

butternut squash tartlet 12
bitter greens, walnut, goats cheese

beet and mushroom salad 12
orange, ricotta, puffed grains, juniper apple dressing

paella broth 15
pork, clam, shrimp, tomato, rice, herb

swiss army cheese 14
gruyere, balsamic onion, basil, shaved blue cheese

potato croquettes 13
corn purée, blistered tomato, parsley and confit garlic salad

(serves 2-4)

baked brie 29
double cream brie
potato, cured meat, pickles, baguette

charcuterie 31
meat, cheese, local preserves and pickles


steak (mp)
pan seared 10oz new york striploin
hand cut fries, smoked tomato mignonette

lamb pot pie 32
puff pastry, peas, carrot, mint, tomato

duck 29
confit duck leg, sweet potato hash, paprika,
pea puree, cherry gastrique

chicken 33
sous-vide breast, roast potato, sautéed foraged greens, butternut squash, shaved oka

fish du jour (mp)
creamed corn, fermented apple, tomato onion salad, peas

daily vegetarian option 25
ask your friendly neighbourhood server


frites with cafe de paris butter  7

mushroom risotto with barley 8

seasoned roasted vegetable 7
(local, when available)

cassoulet 9


artisan daily pastry 11

There is a $4 per item surcharge for splitting non-shareable dishes

 Please advise your server of any food allergies prior to ordering