Victoria, BC., March 26, 2015 – The Butchart Gardens is pleased to announce The Dining Room Restaurant has been named one of the Top 100 Best Restaurants in Canada by OpenTable. The inaugural list of winners is derived from more than 275,000 reviews for approximately 1,500 restaurants as submitted by OpenTable diners across the country.
“We are very proud of the whole team, ” said Bob Parrotta, Director of Food Services. “Our goal is simple, to exceed customer expectations, every single day. We use seasonal local ingredients, including herbs and flowers grown on site – this sets us apart and makes for a unique dining experience.”
“We are honoured to recognize the Top 100 Best Restaurants in Canada based on OpenTable diner reviews,” said Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer, OpenTable. “The Top 100 celebrates Canadian restaurants that provide exceptional, and unforgettable, dining experiences and we are proud to include The Dining Room on this prestigious list.”
Based on feedback collected from OpenTable diners between February 1, 2014, and January 31, 2015, the 100 award-winning restaurants received the highest overall scores.
About The Dining Room Restaurant
The Dining Room Restaurant is located in the original Butchart family residence at The Butchart Gardens. The 120 seat restaurant which offers spectacular views of the Private Garden, the Italian Garden, and Tod Inlet is noted for its autumn/winter High Tea and spring/summer Afternoon Tea service. Lunch and dinner service is seasonal throughout the year and traditional gourmet picnics are available during the summer on Firework Saturday and Special Event nights.
OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 16 million diners per month via online bookings across more than 32,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation.
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Director of Food Services
The Butchart Gardens
Digital strategist, destination marketer, and garden tourism enthusiast, Scott can be found searching out the next offering on the BC Ale Trail or discovering something unique about a garden and then writing about it. Previously a digital marketer at The Butchart Gardens and Canada 150 Community Leader for the City of Colwood; he is a member of Garden Communicators International, sits on the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society | ビクトリア日系文化協会 board, and co-edits the Victoria NIKKEI FORUM, their bilingual Japanese-English newsletter. In his spare time he volunteers in his community of Colwood, at the Victoria Cool Aid Society, and recently accepted a position on the board of the Colwood Garden Society.