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Reservations Open for AnnaLena Dinner Series Volume 003: Arena ~ September 3rd & 4th

Updated: Jan 19, 2020

For Immediate Release 

August 16, 2019

Reservations Open for AnnaLena Dinner Series Volume 003: Arena ~ September 3rd & 4th

A Collaborative Eight Course Modern Arena Dinner with Reigning Champ 

Vancouver, B.C. - AnnaLena's third instalment of their hit monthly dinner series brings an athletic theme on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th. Reservations opened Friday, August 16th for AnnaLena Dinner Series #003, an eight course modern arena collaboration with Vancouver-based athletic wear brand, Reigning Champ. Get ready to rumble with dishes that reflect the sports of rugby, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, cricket, football and tennis. 

The September event showcases the intersection of sport and food, and the culinary experiences synonymous with competition. Reigning Champ has helped create a casual-fine dining experience inspired by classic sport. The evening will explore the signature culinary cultures of the world's greatest games and the dishes that best embody their heritage. Each course is designed to connect guests to a specific sport and transport to stadiums worldwide. Within the dinner series, Executive Chef Michael Robbins and the AnnaLena team transforms the restaurant and whisks diners on a sensory journey by creating a tasting menu focused around a specific theme, elevated by decor, table settings, and service style. AnnaLena Dinner Series 001: Osteria Super Mario and AnnaLena Dinner Series 002: 808s and Picnic Plates have been sell out success that kicked off the summer induction to the monthly events.

Tickets for AnnaLena Dinner Series #003: Arena are $119 per person and includes the eight course tasting menu (see below), amuse and petit fours (taxes and service charges not included). Reservations can be made here _____________________________________________________________________________ About AnnaLena

Named to honour Chef Michael Robbins' two grandmothers, AnnaLena is about imagination, creativity and possibility - combining modern Canadian cooking, creativity and innovation with seamless service in one of Vancouver's favourite neighbourhoods. Since opening its doors in the popular Kitsilano area in March 2015, AnnaLena has quickly become both a neighbourhood and critics favourite. 

AnnaLena was included in enRoute Magazine as the sixth best new restaurants in the country and earned the Air Canada enRoute People's Choice award in its first year. AnnaLena was also named to Canada's 100 Best Restaurants two years running, and was included in the top three of Best New Restaurants in the 2016 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards following a glowing review in 2015. Robbins also won Best Chef and Best New Restaurant in the 2016 Golden Plate Awards in the Georgia Straight and ranked in the top three in 2018 for Best Overall and Best ServiceWith a clear focus on its vision and a committed and talented team, now with Restaurant Chef Erin Searle at the helm, AnnaLena continues to reach for the stars. For more information on AnnaLena and Chef Mike Robbins and team, please visit or on FacebookTwitter and Instagram

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AnnaLena                                                    Krista Lochhead     

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Vancouver, BC V6J 1G5                              778.227.2396


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