Falls Avenue Resort Presents

Niagara
Culinary
Experiences

  • Chef Jamie Kennedy

    Jamie Kennedy & Jay Jackson prepare Braised Beef Shortrib with poached kale and roased winter vegetables.

  • Chef Massimo Capra

    Massimo Capra & John Casciato prepare Stangozzi al Tartufo (a signature Umbrian Pasta) at A Culinary Tour Of Umbria.

The Chefs

Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra and Chef Jamie Kennedy, Order of Canada, along with Executive Chefs John Casciato and Jay Jackson are ready to welcome you to our fourth culinary event season. Book your table today to mix and mingle with your favourite celebrity chefs at Falls Avenue Resort, as they take you on a culinary tour of Italy and the finest farm-to-table foods from Southern Ontario.

Chef Massimo Capra

Massimo Capra

As one of the most acclaimed chefs in Canada, Massimo Capra is beloved and respected for his culinary devotion, outgoing personality, and zest for life. Most recognizable as a host of “Restaurant Makeover” and spokesperson for several national brands, Massimo guides the Rainbow Room’s contemporary Italian menu with flair and passion.

Chef John Casciato

John Casciato

Niagara-born Chef John Casciato creates an unparalleled fine-dining experience as Executive Chef of the Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra and the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls. With his strong insight into seasonal ingredients and extensive knowledge of Italian-style cuisine, John continues to make invaluable contributions to Niagara’s ever-growing culinary scene.

Jamie Kennedy

Jamie Kennedy

For over three decades Jamie Kennedy has been instrumental in shaping Canada’s culinary landscape with his innovative approach to gastronomy, commitment to sustainable agriculture, and advocacy of local food. He has helped pioneer nationwide “farm to table” practices and continues to foster important ties between farmers and chefs all across Canada.

Chef Jay Jackson

Jay Jackson

Chef Jay Jackson brings a refined culinary prowess to Falls Avenue Resort where he is Chef de Cuisine at Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant. Having gained nineteen years experience in renowned kitchens all across the region, Chef Jackson seeks to create specialized dishes utilizing only the finest local and seasonal ingredients.

A Culinary Tour Of Piedmont

At The Rainbow Room By Massimo Capra

October 27, 2017

Nestled in the northwestern corner of Italy in the foothills of the Alps sits the beautiful region of Piedmont where a refined culinary tradition is accentuated by rich and hearty dishes and sophisticated wines. Embark on an amazing culinary journey with Chef Massimo Capra and the winemaker from Gigi Rosso Winery, and experience the best that Piedmont has to offer at the Rainbow Room’s exclusive dinner event.

Showcasing Wines From:

Gigi Rosso is a modern winery built in the early 1970’s in the heart of Barolo land. Their experienced choice of the land, their passionate care of the vineyards, as well as their careful selection of grapes during the harvest allow them to produce approximately 300.000 kg. of splendid grapes each year.

Your night includes…

  • One night’s accommodation in a Fallsview Room
  • Mix and mingle with Chefs Massimo Capra & John Casciato
  • Standing Cocktail Reception with Canapes and Prosecco
  • 5 Course Dinner and Wine Pairings from Gigi Rosso Winery

A Culinary Tour Of Piedmont


A Farmhouse Christmas


A Farmhouse Christmas

At Windows By Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar

December 1, 2017

A fabulous Christmas dinner more like your great, great grandmother used to make. We are looking back into our history to bring a turn of the last century farmhouse Christmas feast to you in the modern elegance of the Windows By Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar fallsview dining room. A truly memorable evening, our Heritage Farmhouse Christmas is resplendent with all of the trappings of our past.

Showcasing Wines From:

Bachelder was founded by Thomas and Mary Bachelder and consists of three wineries, located in Niagara, Oregon & Bourgogne. The Bachelder project focuses on making Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines within some of the most beautiful regions in the world.

Your night includes…

  • One night’s accommodation in a Fallsview King Room
  • Mix and mingle with Chefs Jamie Kennedy & Jay Jackson
  • Standing Cocktail Reception with Canapes and pairing
  • 5 Course Dinner and Wine Pairings

An Icewine Dinner

At Windows By Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar

January 19, 2018

Join us as we celebrate Niagara’s “Liquid Gold” at Windows By Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Wine Bar. Precious and sweet, Icewine is weaved like a gold thread throughout the menu which showcases the best ingredients Niagara has to offer. An exceptional blend of culinary delights and decadent Icewine leads to a fine dining experience designed to excite the palate.

Showcasing Wines From:

Jackson-Triggs Winery was founded in 1993 and has grown into one of the most respected wineries in the Niagara region. Having been named “Best Canadian Winery” three times you can be sure that you are drinking a premium wine.

Your night includes…

  • One night’s accommodation in a Fallsview King Room
  • Mix and mingle with Chefs Jamie Kennedy & Jay Jackson
  • Standing Cocktail Reception with Canapes and pairing
  • 5 Course Dinner and Wine Pairings

An Icewine Dinner


A Culinary Tour Of Tuscany


A Culinary Tour Of Tuscany

At The Rainbow Room By Massimo Capra

March 23, 2018

From picturesque vineyards to magnificent art and architecture, Tuscany is one of Italy’s most cultured, beautiful and beloved regions. Tuscan cuisine offers delicious and simplistic dishes, and the region’s wine is among the country’s best. Chef Massimo Capra will be celebrating this region at A Culinary Tour of Tuscany in the Rainbow Room’s Fallsview dining room, which will be a fantastic night full of mouthwatering food and breathtaking views of Niagara Falls.

Showcasing Wines From:

The Antinori family has been involved in the production of wine for over six centuries. Through twenty six generations the family has always directly managed their work with courageous and innovative decisions, but always maintaining a fundamental respect for tradition and for the territory in which they have operated.

Your night includes…

  • One night’s accommodation in a Fallsview Room
  • Mix and mingle with Chefs Massimo Capra & John Casciato
  • Standing Cocktail Reception with Canapes and Prosecco
  • 5 Course Dinner and Wine Pairings from Antinori Winery

A Culinary Tour of Veneto

At Massimo's Italian Fallsview Restaurant

May 11, 2018

Embark on this spectacular culinary tour with Chef Massimo Capra to experience a five-course dinner menu that showcases the most delicious food and wine to have emerged from Italy’s Veneto region. Veneto’s long-standing culinary tradition has given us risotto, risi e bisi, fresh seafood, wild game, and tiramisu, while it’s centuries-old wine-growing tradition offers us world-renowned wines like merlot and prosecco. Chef Massimo Capra will be hosting an evening full of amazing food and wine that will transport you from a spectacular Fallsview dining room to the magical streets of Venice, Verona, and the like.

Showcasing Wines From:

Fumanelli Wines are produced exclusively from the grapes growing on the Squarano Estate, which are carefully hand selected during the harvest. Ageing takes place in 17th century tuff stone wine cellars and wine making is supported by a combination of traditional and innovative techniques with the greatest respect for the grapes.

Your night includes…

  • One night’s accommodation in a Fallsview Room
  • Mix and mingle with Chefs Massimo Capra & Jay Jackson
  • Standing Cocktail Reception with Canapes and Prosecco
  • 5 Course Dinner and Wine Pairings from Fumanelli Winery

$199

Dinner & Hotel Room

*Per person plus taxes & gratuity

$129

Dinner Only

*Per person plus taxes & gratuity
1-800-263-2552

A Culinary Tour of Veneto


The Venues

Situated in the heart of Niagara Falls, Falls Avenue Resort is your premier culinary destination. Directly overlooking the spectacular Niagara Falls, the Resort features 1,200 rooms, three interconnected hotels, twelve restaurants, direct indoor connections to the 24-hour excitement of Casino Niagara, and street level access to the world famous Clifton Hill.

Sheraton
On The Falls

The Sheraton on the Falls is Niagara’s premier fallsview hotel, situated directly across from the Falls in the heart of the tourist district. It is a AAA/CAA 4-Diamond rated hotel, with many of the 669 guestrooms featuring breathtaking views of the Falls from floor-to-ceiling windows.

Massimo's Italian
Fallsview Restaurant

Massimo's Italian Fallsview Restaurant offers a modern and refreshing take on authentic Italian cuisine and the most spectacular views of Niagara Falls. At Massimo's Italian Fallsview Restaurant, old world tradition meets new world style, and with every meal, diners experience a true taste of Italy and the finest of Niagara Falls.

The Rainbow Room
By Massimo Capra

Warm and refined, The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra is as inviting as the star chef’s personality is large. Driven with a passion for culinary art, celebrated chef, author, and TV host Massimo Capra has created a distinctly Niagara menu, offering only the best ingredients from the region.

Crowne Plaza
Niagara Falls Fallsview

The 4-star Crowne Plaza Fallsview sits just steps from the Niagara Falls and is revered for its balance of world-class charm and modern refinement. Each of the 234 guestrooms and suites offer upgraded amenities, with many of them featuring spectacular views of the Niagara Falls.