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Truffles Fine Foods Summer Gourmet Picnic at VanDusen Gardens

Come & experience a gourmet four-course picnic at VanDusen Botanical Garden with Truffles Fine Foods.

For a limited time only June 16-August 29, the Truffles Fine Foods Summer Gourmet Picnic is available Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm with garden admission included.

Experience a gourmet four-course picnic at the tranquil VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Price includes:

  • Four-course picnic dishes served in sustainable palm plant containers
  • Two hour admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden
  • Picnic table overlooking the Great Lawn
  • Dedicated team member to service your table
  • Service charges

Fully licensed picnic area with option to purchase bottles of wine, cider, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Non-alcoholic Beverages and liquor are not included but are available for pre-purchase.

Regular customers need to pre-order 2 days in advance online at

I had the opportunity to be hosted by Truffles Fine Foods for the Gourmet Picnic. We enjoyed the following:

Canapes: prosciutto melon bite, mini BLT on grilled sourdough and Tuna crudo cucumber cup

Heirloom Tomato & Burrata Salad

Porchetta Sandwich

Tuscan Chicken Breast with Caper & Parsley Salsa Verde

Peach & Almond Tiramisu

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Kid’s Menu: Veggies with Hummus and Ranch Dip; Ceddar Cheese Roll-ups; Turkey and Cheese Roll-Ups; Chocolate Chip Cookie made in house

Plan ahead as many time slots are booked up.  This is a great summer activity to enjoy delicious food and see Van Dusen Gardens especially if you have not been in a while.

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