Elements on Hollis the Newest Addition to the Dining in Halifax Scene

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2011 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner offers Atlantic cuisine featuring local products and over 116 wines

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Elements on hollis

"The Wine Spectator award is given to those restaurants that show an uncompromising, passionate devotion to quality,” states Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operations, Chef Raj Gupta.

The diverse Dining in Halifax scene expanded on October 5, 2011 with the grand opening of elements on hollis, a Halifax local and sustainable restaurant. With a commitment to create a Halifax dining experience supporting the “eat local” movement, one of the newest restaurants in Halifax has partnered with its neighbor, the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, in addition to over 35 local farmers and producers to offer menus rich in fresh, local seasonal ingredients. Guests of the Halifax restaurant can savour the ingredients of Nova Scotia farmers, producers & fishermen while experiencing exotic flavours and global twists inspired and created by the multi-national award winning culinary team.

In conjunction with the opening of elements on hollis featuring Atlantic cuisine, the downtown Halifax restaurant’s wine list has been decorated with the Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator. "The Wine Spectator award is given to those restaurants that show an uncompromising, passionate devotion to quality,” states Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operations, Chef Raj Gupta. “We are pleased to be recognized for the wine list that shows serious depth of mature vintages, outstanding breadth in their vertical offerings, excellent harmony with the menus, superior organization and presentation, and 116 selections." elements on hollis is one of only nine restaurants in Nova Scotia and one of the five in Halifax to receive this prestigious award in 2011.

The 104-seat Halifax restaurant features cozy booths, a large gathering table for 20 and a private Halifax dining room for special social occasions. Chefs Raj Gupta, Bryan Corkery and Jon Geneau take pride in their personal relationships with local suppliers including Getaway Meat Mongers, Oulton’s Farm, Fox Hill Cheese and Indian Point Mussels. The downtown Halifax restaurant menus showcase the best of Atlantic cuisine offering Ocean Wise Sustainable Seafood as an integral part of the freshest dining in Halifax experience. Elements on hollis features wines from 7 local wineries as well as beverage selections from two local distilleries and two Nova Scotian breweries.
For reservations at elements on hollis in the Westin Nova Scotian, visit http://www.elementsonhollis.ca/reservations to book your next Halifax dining experience online.

About elements on hollis
Located in the Westin Nova Scotian, bordering the edge of the historic South end of Halifax, elements on hollis is committed to supporting the “eat local” movement offering a 50-mile sustainable menu featuring local food with global inspiration. The 104-seat Halifax local and sustainable restaurant has partnered with its neighbour the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market and over 35 other local farmers and producers to offer menus rich in fresh, local seasonal ingredients. The 2011 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner offers over 116 selections featuring wines from 8 Nova Scotia wineries. A private dining room is available for up to 16 guests and a large gathering table for 20 is the focal point of the vibrant modern décor. Open 6 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday’s for Brunch. Reservations can be made online http://www.elementsonhollis.ca/reservations

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Raj Gupta
Director of Food and Beverage and Culinary Operations
Elements on hollis
902-496-8575
chef(at)elementsonhollis(dot)ca

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