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“Most Memorable Meal” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of From Scratch A Mountain Kitchen

From Scratch A Mountain Kitchen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$24
Cuisines: Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: From Scratch – A Mountain Kitchen is a market bistro located in Fairmont Hot Springs, BC that is a haven for food lovers offering delicious, fresh and seasonal products to dine in, take out or shop away. Our approach to this business is to avoid ordinary and average. We create joy and fun in all aspects of the business from how the in-house product line is presented to menu design to customer service level. We are creating items we love hoping we are not alone in our taste! We also oversee outside catering, cooking classes, launching a retail product line and participate in the local Farmer's Market. From Scratch – A Mountain Kitchen is a unique space consisting of a production kitchen, 30 seat bistro and retail area as well as an outdoor patio for seating to enjoy the Purcell mountain views. The touch and feel of the space is designed with modern rustic elements. We believe in low food miles supporting a local food network by creating positive relationships with local farmers and growers. Many of our ingredients are seasonal being sourced throughout British Columbia and Alberta. The creation of delicious products also requires passion and quality ingredients. Our Chefs use the finest ingredients combined with simple techniques to bring out the natural flavours of seasonal foods. We have an appreciation for the difference FRESH makes and incorporate this value into the work of the kitchen. As many of the ingredients are locally grown, harvested and raised, the concept of Farm to Fork is regularly featured on our menu. Fresh, local, seasonal with some organic ingredients where it makes sense; ready to cook meals and soups, in-house menu featuring a wood burning oven, fresh baked bread and other delights, a great cup of coffee and a small feature wine/beer list the accompanies our in-house menu.
Fort Lewis, Washington
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259 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
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“Most Memorable Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Excellent service, Excellent food, Excellent products for sale, Excellent location. What I was unhappy about was that this fine establishment did not have more open hours. We visited the area before the season for them and it had limited hours and we had limited time. At least I enjoyed one fine meal. I had the roast chicken and my wife had the butter chicken. Both dishes melted in our mouth and made our taste buds sing and dance with great joy. Do not seek other meals unless you enjoy disappointment in the area. Enjoy

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank clausrock
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Just What Fairmont Needed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

As the name implies, the restaurant is so fresh and uses local ingredients. Homemade hummus to die for (and highly recommend the lamb!) Fairmont was waiting for a go-to when it comes to a nice dinner out - this is it! It's a casual place, but the open kitchen and modern touches make it somewhere that qualifies for date night.

Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Jennelle D
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Calgary
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Look No Further in the Columbia Valley”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We are on a golf vacation and stopped in at From Scratch just off of highway #3 at Fairmont Hot Springs turnoff. The variety of food, the quality, the taste, and customer service was excellent. We had 6 people in our group who all ate something different and everyone was pleased with their order. Thank you.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank M M
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ESQUIMALT
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217 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Variety is the spice of life”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Great pizza...made to order and packaged to go...
we raided the freezer and will be trying the elk balls, the lamb korma and the homemade lamb and veggie pie later...we're able to pick up some great specialty items food section as gifts and tried one out first...and especially enjoyed the maple pearls ..we put them on our BBQ pork chops...delectable and delightful surprise!

Support these people! This is a great business with variety to keep the whole family happy!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank b4i4gt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

We shared a pizza for lunch, plenty to eat for the occasion, delicious! We then split a Lemon tart for dessert - perfection achieved! Going for breakfast Saturday morning.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Orville L
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