Blue Dinghy kitchen series in Burlington, Ontario

Our little Blue Dinghy kitchen series is all about bringing like minded fans into a community 

of the arts, music, great food, and libations come together. 

The events are produced by Topowe events but involve a long list of partners covering everything from venues 

and equipment to beer, spirits and wine, staff, musicians, chefs and every form of artist.

Each event is a geared at a unique set of multi-sensory experiences, but always maintaining a focus on fine food 

and how that brings us together. No two #BDks events are alike. 

Come with an open mind and empty tummy and allow us to guide you through our little Blue Dinghy kitchen series experience!

Our little Blue Dinghy kitchen series

Event Calendar

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(RE) THINKING VEGAN - Fri. April 6th, 2018 - The Studio at Gairloch Gardens, Oakville

Situated in Oakville's STudio at Gairloch gardens. This finely prepared multi-course vegan and gluten-free menu will featured a menu designed to entice and challenge the preconceived notion of what vegan restaurant food is.

When team Topowe began planning THINKING VEGAN the concept of RE-thinking of the current state of vegan restaurant, RE-imagining the experience and RE-thinking the concepts, creativeness and flavours of plant based dining in this one-of-a-kind experience meant for guests who enjoy all diets.

Topowe's chef and owner Tobias Pohl-Weary's brings over 20 years of experience in vegan cuisines in its finest forms. Then 9 years ago, a deep family connections serious allergies to dairy, eggs, shellfish and wheat and barley brought RE-invigoration to his study of new techniques and alternatives options to the forefront of this cuisine. 

Each ticket will include the Blue Dinghy kitchen series pop-up restaurant experience, dinner and beverage pairings. 

Tickets $100

This event is very limited in seating. 

OPEN CELLAR DINNER - May 5th, 2018 - Cotton Factory, Hamilton


The Big Wines Birthday Experience  is an elite dinner hosted on our chef and producer's Tobias  Pohl-Weary's birthday. What could be a better way celebrate his passion  for fine libations and cuisine then bringing like minded people together  for a fantastic meal. 

This  event is for those Blue Dinghy fans with a private collection that they  have been curating on their own, and saving something special that they  have wanted paired with that perfect dish. 

All  entries must be in before April 15th, when Chef Tobias Pohl-Weary and  the Blue Dinghy team will begin hand picking the most unique, rare or  cult wines, spirits or beers from all the entries to form a perfectly  paired multi-course culinary experience. 

If  your libation is selected into this dinner of plenty, your beverage  will be donated into the nights pairings, and you will be granted the  right to purchase a set of two tickets for the evening ($250 for two  seats). Your beverage will be shared equally among the limited number of  diners, to be tasted along with every others seats selected beverage  and pairing in a progressive tasting menu format.  

We have some special tastes in mind and will have some bottles from his own cellar 

to help with this celebration.

Entry  cut-off April 15th. Selected entries will be contacted shortly  thereafter to arrange beverage pickup and ticket sale. Multiple entries  are acceptable however only one set of tickets per person.

Winning entries will be able to purchase 

2 seats - $250 plus their donated beverages, 

and will gain complimentary early access to the CINCO DU MAYO after party. 

CINCO DU MAYO - Sat. May 5th, 2018 - Cotton Factory, Hamilton

 Join us for this celebration of  Mexico's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla 

aka the birthday of Topowe events chef and owner Tobias Pohl-Weary.


The CINCO DE MAYO after party will closely follow the OPEN CELLAR DINNER 

with Live Music, Cocktails, Tequila, Mexican themed bar snacks and more. 

$23 incl. food, music, fun and first drink

BAD APPLES - Sat. May 26th, 2018 - West Avenue Cidery, Freelton

BAD APPLES is located at the award winning West Avenue Cidery 

on this picturesque heritage farm location just 10 minutes north of Waterdown. 

This incredible foodie dining experience will bring Farm-to-Table dining and cider to a new level. Experience a culinary event you haven't seen before with live music, country air amazing ciders, beers and wines. Topowe Events chef Tobias Pohl-Weary will be partnering  with his former apprentice and eventually sous chef Daniel Holloway of Urban Acorn Catering fame on this meal to be remembered. 

$115 incl. Farm-to-table multi-stage meal, beverage pairings, live music and arts

BAYOU BBQ #BDks4finale - Sat. June 23rd, 2018 - Nickel Brook Brewery, Burlington

#BDks4finale will be this amazing adventure in Nickel Brook's revamped Burlington brewery. 

Think southern smoke, seafood boils, lively bands, joyousness and drinks a flowing for this lively foodie event. 

$120 incl. lots of live music, dancing, 

incredible barbeque and cajun cuisine cooked over open fire with live art 

and your first 4 drink sample tickets 

Eat. Enjoy. Experience. Dining is about much, much more than 'just' food.