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Ontario Culinary Getaways

Culinary getaways and food experience can be celebrated in the many resort and cottage country destinations including lakeside lodges, luxury resort-hotels, and fine country inns north of Toronto. Visitors are encouraged to make reservations for special brunches such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.  Culinary events are featured at Farmers' markets and selected harvest and food festivals. See featured resort area markets, food & culinary events north of Toronto.

Couples Resort, The - Algonquin Park - Whitney
Blue Mountain Village - Blue Mountains
Briars Resort & Spa, The - Jacksons Point
Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort - Flesherton
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa - Minett
Lodge at Pine Cove - Noelville
Moulin Wakefield Mill - Wakefield
Norsemen-Walker Lake Resort - Huntsville
Viamede - Woodview
Georgian Bay Airways Ltd. - Parry Sound
Rawley Resort & Marina Inc - Port Severn
Sherwood Inn - Port Carling
Ste. Anne`s Spa - Grafton
Ahmic Lake Resort - Ahmic Harbour
Millcroft Inn and Spa - Caledon
Oakview Lodge - Minden
The Waring House - Picton
Bartlett Lodge - Algonquin Park
Quiet Bay Log Motel & Café - Magnetawan

Featured Culinary Festival

Savour Simcoe County:  Now in its 7th year, the event on  Sunday August 24 pairs local farmers and chefs who come up with unique taste offerings showcasing the quality food grown and produced in our region.  It's an event where guests have an opportunity to talk face-to-face with those who grow and prepare our food, who are eager to share their knowledge and talents.  Stay in the Horseshoe Valley resort destination or in the Lake Simcoe resort towns of Barrie or Orillia.

Savour Simcoe

Featured Farms & Farmers Markets  

Markets offer colourful culinary displays and fresh locally prepared and harvested foods. One can often see local chefs at the Farmers' markets north of Toronto buying the fresh produce and items for the same day meals.  Featured farms and markets to visit in Ontario's resort and cottage country: FARMS: McLean Berry Farm   MARKETS: BracebridgeGravenhurstVictoria HarbourLakefieldMidland,  Orillia and Penetanguishene.

McLean Berry Farm

Please note all prices for packages, getaways, room rates and activities are subject to change and may not be available at the time of booking. Come back to our site often for up-to-date packages for specific time periods.

The Couples Resort, ONTARIO’s ONLY Lakeside 5 STAR RESORT!

Couples Resort - Algonquin Park - WhitneyRunaway to Romance and Adventure!

August 2014 – ALL-Inclusive* – Lakefront Jr Suites from $186 per person per night.  Jr Suite has a Jacuzzi in-front of the Real Wood Burning Fireplace, with King Bed, 50”TV and Private Lakefront Balcony which has 2 padded Chaise Lounge Chairs.

Private Hot tub Accommodation from $119 to $383/p/n All-Inclusive*

1st Class Gourmet Dining. 5 Course Dinners Awarded a Top 10 Dining Experience by North American Inns.  Dinner and Breakfast Included in Prices.

Wine Spectator Awarded Wine Cellar. $15 Wine Corkage Fee.

Leading Spas of Canada approved Organic Algonquin Spa.

Horseback riding at Algonquin Park and FREE Algonquin  Park Daily Pass.

Winter in Algonquin Park is a one of a kind experience, from walking to skiing, from Horseback to Dogsledding, from snowmobiling to ice skating

48 Intimate lakefront accommodations, from 600 to 1500 sq ft each Jr. Suite or Cabin has a very large double Jacuzzi in front of the Wood Burning Fireplace, all with Private Decks overlooking the Lake.

All accommodations exceed 5 Diamond rating standards.  Many are Opulent and furnished by The Art Shoppe of Toronto having their own Outdoor Hot Tub, Sauna, Steam Bath, Double Walk-in Shower with 4 Shower Heads and 50” Plasma TV.

End of Galeairy Lake Road
Algonquin Park-Whitney, ON
K0J 2M0

(613) 637-1179
Toll Free:
(613) 637-2615

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Culinary Getaway @ Blue Mountain Village

Blue Mountain Villlage
Blue Mountain Villlage

Escape to one of Ontario’s most loved culinary trails. 

Welcome to Ontario's Apple Country, where the moderating effects of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment create perfect conditions for growing amazing apples - and baking perfect apple pies! The Apple Pie Trail is your guide to local apple art, history, cideries, cafes, orchards, shops and galleries in and around The Blue Mountains. Visit the Apple Pie Trail family, 37 year round and seasonal stops taking you from Collingwood to Meaford including six stops in the Blue Mountain Village including Apple Crumble, Caramel Candy Apples, Coffin Ridge Forbidden Fruit Hard Cider, freshly pressed Apple juice and Apple Galette..    

Activity Central
Blue Mountain Village
220 Jozo Weider
Blue Mountains, ON
L9Y 3Y9



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Gourmet Dining Events @ The Briars Resort & Spa

The Briars Resort & SpaYear round, The Briars features a number of fantastic culinary events. The Christmas season brings Gala Buffet Dinner and Dances, and a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration. Throughout the year we feature a number of wine appreciation nights, generally themed and paired with multiple fantastic gourmet courses. Join us for an overnight getaway, a featured event or simply take a drive to the country to join us for a meal. An easy 50 min drive from Toronto, find out what everyone is raving about!


55 Hedge Road, R.R. #1
Jacksons Point, Ontario
L0E 1L0

(905) 722-3271
Toll Free:
(905) 722-9698

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Culinary Experiences @ Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort

Cedars Cottage Resort

Cooking in the Country

Do you love to cook? Do you love to Eat? Chef Gary has designed some great experiences for you to enjoy! The Art of Flambe!, A Local Taste and Tour and Culinary Skills are just a few of what is waiting for you at Cedars. Our classes are designed so you will have fun and enjoy no matter what your skill level is. We can also design a custom class or evening with as little as 4 guests!  Get more info and pricing by visiting our Culinary Page

Gourmet Package
2 nights’ accommodation in one of our fully equipped cottages with Gas BBQ, private deck and Fire pit Wine tasting at Georgian Hills Vineyard OR Cider tasting at Beaver Valley Cider. Local Cheese platter with Local Cider in your cottage on arrival.  Gourmet Dinner served in your cottage.

Contact us for Gourmet Package


134 Cedars Resort Lane
Flesherton, Ontario
N0C 1E0

(519) 922-2043
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Taste of Ontario for 2 @ JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & SpaTaste of Ontario for 2
From $339

This one is about the food, the drink, and the two of you. Dine in where every table is the best table in the house.

Offer includes:
• Accommodation in a luxurious guest room
• Breakfast for two adults daily in Cottages Restaurant
• Dinner for two adults daily in either Teca or Cottages Restaurant from a select menu (appetizer, entree and dessert)

Click here to book now

Spring Food and Wine Package
From $215

Plan your getaway now and save up to 40%! Imagine an escape to Muskoka enjoying the beautiful scenery while treating yourself to the JW Marriott experience.

One- and Two-night packages available between January 15, 2015 and May 7, 2015.
Packages include:
• Accommodation in a studio room with either one king and sofabed or two queen beds or in a one-bedroom suite
• Breakfast for Two at Cottages Daily
• $50 CAD Dining Credit Daily
• One set of welcome cocktails at Lakes Lounge

Click here to book now


1050 Paignton House Road
P.O. Box 31
Minett, ON

(705) 765-1900
Toll Free:
(705) 765-6948



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Culinary Getaways @ The Lodge At Pine Cove

Closed for 2014 Season
Book Now for Spring, Summer & Fall of 2015

The Lodge At Pine CoveAn Asado Feast on the Beach
July 19 & August 16, 2014 

Do you want to relax in great company and eat delicious food right by the water?

Join us for a mouth-watering "Argentinian Asado" at the Lodge at Pine Cove. Our Chef Ignacio, who hails from Argentina, will delight in making you "Carne a Las Brasas" (Ontario Lamb & meat selection – grilled for seven hours over an open fire), with salads, sau


Studio Cottages without kitchen
Rate: $838 plus 10% gratuities on food items plus HST (13%)

Cottages with kitchen
Rate: $1036 plus 10% gratuities on food items plus HST (13%) and includes:

This package includes:

  • Two nights accommodation for two people
  • Breakfast delivered to your cottage every morning
  • One three course dinner for two people in our restaurant
  • BBQ dinner for two delivered to your cottage on the other night
  • One lunch for two people at the lodge
  • One gourmet picnic lunch for two people
  • One Five Finger trip on the river for two people on our Pontoon Boat

Note: The Five Finger trip will be subject to weather conditions. You can use this credit during your stay for a kayak or canoe rental or against a motor boat rental if the weather is not good on the date planned for the trip.

1013 Hwy 528A
Noelville, ON
P0M 2N0

(705) 898-2500

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Gatineau Park Getaway @ Moulin Wakefield Mill

Wakefield Mill Inn & SpaGatineau Park Getaway

Escape the city for the quiet beauty of Gatineau Park and enjoy the country charm of the Wakefield Mill. Sample our fine cuisine and comfortable rooms.

Package includes:

From $329.00,  All rates are for 2 people, based on double occupancy and subject to change without notice. 


60 Mill Road
Wakefield, (Greater Ottawa Area)
J0X 3G0

(819) 459-1838
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Culinary Getaway @ The Norsemen Restaurant & Walker Lake Resort

Culinary Dining at the Norsemen Restaurant

The Norsemen Restaurant is recognized for its fine European, Canadian and international cuisine. Treat yourself to outstanding game, seafood, steak and ribs in a historic lodge with stone fireplaces and a rare 'Old Muskoka' ambience. Or try our Monday night Bistro menu with gourmet pizzas, wings and ribs. The Norsemen has a reputation for great food and great times. Get off the beaten path, enjoy the lakeside view, and savour the superb cuisine.

The Norsemen Restaurant has earned its superior reputation over more than 40 years of truly exceptional dining. Enjoy an extraordinary dining experience with a superb view of Walker Lake from the screened porch.

1040 Walker Lake Rd
Huntsville, Ontario
P1H 2J6


Toll Free:


(705) 384-2006

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Culinary Getaway @ Viamede

Viamede Conference Resort & SpaGourmet Getaway
2 Night Getaway with Gourmet Dinners 
Discover world class culinary delights as you relax on Viamede's signature package.

Arrive to an Italian-Inspired picnic basket with sparkling wine, cured meats and cheeses, delivered to your room.

The next night, explore locally harvested & foraged foods at our Inn at Mount Julian, where our Chef and his team prepare a unique 7-course tasting menu nightly.

The Gourmet Getaway Package Includes:

  • 2 nights deluxe accommodation with fireplace and in-room whirlpool tub
  • One night: Seven course tasting menu
  • One night: In-room picnic basket with Italian specialties and chilled bottle of Prosecco>

Click here for Seasonal Gourmet Getaway Package Rates

595 Mt Julian Viamede Road
Woodview, Ontario
K0L 3E0

(705) 654 3344
Toll Free:
(705) 654 4749

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"Fly & Dine" to Henry's Fish Restaurant on Frying Pan Island @ Georgian Bay Airways Ltd.

Closed for 2014 Season
Book Now for Spring, Summer & Fall of 2015

Georgian Bay Airways Ltd.Join Georgian Bay Airways and over 800 other "Fly & Diners" a year, for an unforgettable lunch or dinner experience at World Famous Henry's Fish Restaurant on Frying Pan Island in Sans Souci. Departing from our base in Parry Sound Harbour we'll fly you directly to Henry's – accessed only by boat or seaplane - where you'll be fed the best Pickerel (Walleye) you've ever had! Enjoy your meal while overlooking magnificent yachts parked at the docks, and beautiful Georgian Bay. Minimum of two passengers. Ask about our deluxe upgrade.

Henry’s re-opens May 16th for the 2014 season

2 hours total time
$174.95 + tax +fuel surcharge per adult
(includes 2 piece battered Pickerel meal)


11A Bay Street
Parry Sound, Ontario
P2A 1S4


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Culinary Getaway @ Rawley Resort & Marina Inc

Rawley Resort & Marina IncRawley Resort . Marina. Spa defines luxury, relaxation, and supreme comfort in an all suite boutique resort located in a peaceful, beautifully landscaped setting on the waterfront overlooking the historical Trent Severn Waterway. A true gem which offers our guests a combination of luxurious surroundings, sumptuous cuisine and splendid service. Each of our one and two bedroom suites reflects a unique look tastefully decorated with comfortable furnishings and fine amenities to provide first class accommodations to ensure an unforgettable getaway.

For rates or reservations call 1.800.263.7538 or email at info@rawleyresort.com

2900 Kelly road
Port Severn, Ontario

(705) 538-2272
Toll Free:
(705) 538-0726

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Just for Two Romance Package @ Sherwood Inn

Delta Sherwood InnGourmet Getaway

Experience a culinary getaway which will relax your mind, and excite your taste buds. We are committed to providing all of our guests with exquisite culinary experiences. Our extensive wine list features approximately 220 thoughtful selections from quality producers, and all menu items are made with fresh, local ingredients.  This Gourmet Getaway Package includes breakfast and dinner (3 course meal) daily, a welcome wine flight experience in the lounge, and a welcome gift in your room upon arrival.  

Our Gourmet Getaway Package includes:

  • On-site accommodations
  • Welcome wine flight experience
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily for number of adults listed
  • Welcome Amenity

Package Restrictions

  • Subject to availability at time of booking
  • Minimum two-night stay
  • Alcoholic beverages not included with Dinner

1090 Sherwood Road
Port Carling, Ontario
P0B 1J0

Toll Free:
1- 866-844-2228
(705) 765-6668

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Culinary Connoisseurs Retreat@ Ste. Anne's Spa

Ste. Anne's Country Inn SpaCulinary Connoisseurs Retreat
Choose a 1 or 2 NIGHT retreat

Presenting a Ste. Anne’s Spa Culinary Connoisseurs Retreat to satisfy the most savvy food lovers! Spend 1 or 2 nights in one of our private spa cottages and delight your mind, body, soul and palate.. Each retreat will have a cuisine focus while you spend time enjoying cooking demonstrations and hands-on learning in a relaxed atmosphere.

Between culinary activities, guests can explore over 400 acres of scenic rolling countryside, enjoy our many amenities including hot tubs, steam rooms, saunas, outdoor pool, endless pool, tennis court, hiking trails, fitness equipment, lounge areas and more or take part in one of our over 35 rejuvenating spa services.

Customize the experience for your group by choosing from one of the following themes for your 1 night retreat or from two themes for your 2 night retreat:

Gluten-Free Cooking.  Organic and Whole Foods.  Diva Dinner Party.  Staying Local.  Hors D'oeuvres.  Winter & Seasonal Soups.
From $469 per person, (per 1 night retreat), based on double occupancy
From $898 per person, (per 2 night retreat), based on double occupancy

This Overnight Getaway Includes:

  • Four-diamond spa cottage accommodation
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Hands-on class
  • Worksheet and recipe card
  • $120 spa & wellness allowance per day 
  • Takeaway Ste. Anne's Everyday Recipes Cookbook signed by Chef Christopher Ennew 
  • Logo'd Ste. Anne's apron
  • Four-course dinner
  • Breakfast
  • 3-course lunch
  •  Use of a Ste. Anne's signature robe
  • Reusable spa bag & slippers
  • Complete use of the facilities

1009 Massey Road
Grafton, Ontario
K0K 2G0

(905) 349-3704
Toll Free:
(905) 349-3156

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Gourmet  Getaway @ Ahmic Lake Resort

Ahmic Lake ResortA Gourmet Getaway you'll never forget.

Family resort on crystal clear ahmic lake, 60 miles of waterways to explore, 1,2,3 and 5 bedrm HK cottages, new renovated, mostly lakefront, campground, boat rentals, canoe rentals, fitness room with library, convenience store, coin laundry, Swiss-Canadian style restaurant/bar, hiking trails and playground

The Swiss Country House Restaurant
LLBO - OPEN YEAR ROUND - Authentic Swiss and Canadian cuisine right on resort!  Mouth-watering Dishes and impeccable Service you’ll only find at our casual / fine dining Swiss Country House Restaurantfeaturing traditional swiss dishes like Schnitzels, Cordon-bleu, Swiss potato Roesti, different Steaks, Fish and more...
Or for Dessert a homemade Applestrudel, butterscotch custard, swiss ice cream Coupes, homemade Pies, belgian waffles and much more.

click here for our menu

50 Robinson Drive
Ahmic Harbour, Ontario

(705) 387-3853
Toll Free:
(705) 387-0994

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Culinary Getaways @ Millcroft Inn and Spa

Presenting a getaway package to satisfy the most savvy food lovers! Delight your palate with the award-winning cuisine of Chef Buder. Your culinary getaway includes an overnight stay in a charming guestroom and a three course dinner in our Headwaters Restaurant. The spectacular view is complimentary!

Call 1-800-383-3976 to book today with promo code: CONNO

The Millcroft getaway that's here to stay! Relax in the comfort of your charming guestroom and enjoy a country breakfast buffet in the morning.

Call 1-800-383-3976 to book today with promo code: BNB

55 John Street
Village of Alton-Caledon, ON
L7K 0C4

(519) 941-8111
Toll Free:
(519) 941-9192



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Culinary Getaways @ Oakview Lodge


Join us at Oakview Lodge for two nights and enjoy amazing culinary delights. During your two night stay we will tempt your palate with two fabulous four course gourmet dinners and each morning you will delight in a decadent full breakfast of crepes, omelettes, eggs "your way", bagels, croissants, fresh fruit....whatever your heart desires. During the day you can take part in the many indoor and outdoor activities available at the lodge and in the surrounding area. Your luxury lakeview suite provides an enchanting bedroom with an inviting queen size bed, a private sitting room with fireplace & satellite TV and a private ensuite four piece bath. Come join us for a gourmet culinary experience you will never forget. Price based on double occupancy and is subject to applicable taxes and gratuity. Book today 1-866-292-6125.

2029 Little Hawk Lake Rd., RR#2
Minden, Ontario

(705) 489-2463
Toll Free:
(705) 489-4932

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Culinary Getaways @ The Waring House

Culinary Getaway Waring House

Cooking In The County Package (1 or 2 Nights)
1 night packages (available Thursday and Saturday) available from $350 per couple. 2 night packages (available for Tues/Wed, Wed/Thurs, Fri/Sat, and Sat/Sun) available from $570 per couple. 

About the Cooking Classes
Learn the secrets to cooking like a professional in The Waring House Cookery School. Classes last about 3 hours and include recipes, hands-on instruction and a meal (unless otherwise stated in the description). Students of all skill levels are welcome, from hard-core foodies to rank novices.Two night cookery class package Includes accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast each morning, a 3-course dinner in Amelia’s Garden and a cooking class on Wednesday evening or Sunday morning for each guest (Must be booked Tues-Wed / Wed-Thurs / Fri-Sat / Sat-Sun)

395 Sandy Hook Rd.
Picton, ON
K0K 2T0

(613) 476-7492
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(613) 476-6648


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Culinary Getaway @ Bartlett Lodge

Bartlett Lodge

Our 2 night package includes, 2 superb, 5 course dinners in Bartlett’s famous dining room. A bottle of wine comes with each diner. There is more - our hearty breakfast buffet and prepared entrees start you day. One Charcuterie lunch for 2 people, served in our dining room or brought to your private cottage.
Rates starting at $199.00 per person, per night based on double adult occupancy

Our 2 night package includes a tent with a fully made king size bed. Your own private washroom is located in a building next door. Breakfast each morning includes our breakfast buffet and your own breakfast entrée cooked to order. All of this and ONE free dinner for one person in Bartlett's award winning dining room. 
Rates starting from $105.00 per person, per night, based on double adult occupancy.

A chance to dine at two Algonquin Park Resorts. Choosing this 2 night package allows you to have our famous 5 course meal at Bartlett and your second night dinner will be in the log dining room at Killarney Lodge on Lake of Two Rivers, just 9 km down the road. Killarney Lodge has a well-earned reputation for fine country dining. Included - 1 bottle of wine for each dinner. 
Availability - Book early as there is limited availability of this Package. 
Rates starting from $201.50 per person, per night, based on double adult occupancy

P.O. Box #10004
Algonquin Park, Ontario
P1H 2G8

(705) 633-5543
Toll Free:
(705) 633-5746

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Dining Getaway @ Quiet Bay Log Motel & Café

Quiet Bay Log Motel & CaféEnjoy hearty breakfast or lunch at the QUIET BAY CAFÉ.

Open DAILY from 7 AM to 2 PM.

Right on Hwy 124 and Chikopi Road, between Hwy 400 (Parry Sound) and Hwy 11 (Huntsville to North Bay)

If you don’t feel like traveling further or want to explore the beautiful area on Ahmic Lake, stay at the QUIET BAY LOG MOTEL for a relaxing time.

Your hosts REGULA and WALTER REICH and Team look forward to serve you.

R.R.# 2, Hwy 124 #5333
Magnetawan, Ontario
P0A 1P0

705 387 0115
Café: 705 387 1501
Toll Free: 1-877-224-8235

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Food and Romance go hand in hand especially at romantic resorts, inns, lodges and cottage country accommodation. Check the romantic country inns, and romantic getaways for additional packages including dining, and romanitic packages.

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