VANCOUVER — Viaggio Hospitality Group has announced the opening of its latest culinary venture — Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio.
Situated along the False Creek seawall, the highly anticipated restaurant features a 98-seat dining room as well as private dining space and spacious heated patio with panoramic views of False Creek.
Ancora’s menu, created by executive chef Ricardo Valverde, offers West Coast sustainable cuisine with Peruvian and Japanese flare complimented by a raw bar headed by master sushi chef Yoshi Tabo and a spirits program led by head bartender Matt Cooke. The menu offers items such as tiradito scallop and prawn ceviche with aji amarillo crema and cancha, an Ancora glacier: a combination of oysters, Peruvian mussel escabeche, dungeness crab causa, a ceviche and tartare tasting and a selection of sashimi.
“We’re thrilled to embark on this new culinary venture,” says Andrea Vescovi, GM and wine director of Ancora. “The all-star team has created a unique menu sure to make Ancora a great addition to Vancouver’s culinary scene.”