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In Concert With: Chef Dolente & Bishop’s Cellar – Flavours of South America

Since January 21st’s Flavours of Italy dinner was such a hit we’re proud to present 5 more In Concert With: Bishop’s Cellar & Chef Michael Dolente. Hosted in our private dining space, these refined dinner party experiences pair superb wines with menus inspired by cuisine from around the world.

On Monday, March 25th, Enjoy 10 courses from Chef Dolente with fine pairings and discussion from Nova Scotia’s top wine and liquor provider, Bishop’s Cellar. All the pairings will focus on the many culinary regions within South America. Tickets are $125.00 (plus 18% gratuity and tax). Limited to 14 seats.

We’re also excited to announce that we will be selling this dinner and the others as a package. Buy all 5 dinners in 2019 and receive a $100 gift card for use on any other night at The Carleton. Please contact us at if you would like to take advantage of this offer.

March 25: Flavours of South America
May 26: Flavours of France
July 22: Flavours of North America
September 30: Flavours of the South Pacific
November 24: Flavours of Spain

Notes From The Kitchen


Last Thursday we hosted our third Craft Draught Showdown and the first of 2019! Garrison put up a valiant effort but Propeller Brewing Co. came out on top.

If you haven’t been to one of these yet, we have 5 more lined up for 2019 and we feel some rivalries a-brewin’. You can purchase tickets for any of Chef Dolente’s Craft Draught Showdowns right now! They make great gifts as birthday or celebration dinners.

April 11: Sober Island vs Brightwood
June 13: Saltbox vs Hellbay
August 22: Big Spruce vs Spindrift
October 17: Tanner & Co. vs Tatamagouche
December 5: Garrison vs Schoolhouse

Don’t want to miss any of the action? Treat yourself to all 5 and get a $50 gift card for use on any other night at The Carleton! Contact us at to take advantage of this offer.


For all of February we’ve been participating in Discover Halifax’s Dine Around event. We’ve been running a prix fixe menu that offers a starter + main for $30 and you can add dessert for just $5! This offer ends on February 28th, so book your table now and come try some of Chef Dolente’s amazing food.

Take a peek at the menu.

Reserve a table.

In Concert With: Bishops Cellar & Chef Michael Dolente – Italian Food & Drink


The first in a series (TBA), but this one’s a little special. Focusing on the best that Italy has to offer in food and drink, Chef Dolente and Bishop’s Cellar team up for a dinner revolved around exquisite pairings!

10 courses paired with Italian wines and liqueurs for $125 (plus tax and gratuity). Only 14 seats. Casual but refined dining with all your foodie questions answered by Bishop’s Cellar and Chef Dolente.

Get your tickets HERE.



Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! We’re taking a break from December 23-30th and January 1-3.⠀

We have a few more sell out shows before Christmas and then we open up again for our New Year’s Eve party! If you don’t have your tickets yet, get ’em soon!

Thank you for an AMAZING 2018!!!