red fox club
At Indigenous World Winery
Red Fox Club is an aboriginal inspired restaurant using local greenhouses, farms, cheese makers and purveyors with a casual approach to dining. The menu is designed with native food in mind. Indulge in revolving dishes crafted for any palate from the Red Fox boards and elk chili to the crispy salmon fritters and Indigenous salad featuring local foraged greens.
The contemporary flat-roofed glass building is located just off Highway 97 on the Westside serving, and selling, wine and food at the year round restaurant. The two story building hugs the West Kelowna land with Red Fox Club and Indigenous World Winery sharing a beautiful expansive view of the Okanagan Valley. Indigenous is also the proud new member of the popular Westside Wine Trail.
Enriching the experience before or after your meal, you can delight in wine tastings from the new award winning Indigenous World Winery, crafted by winemaker Jason Parkes and owned by former Westbank First Nation Chief Robert Louie and his wife Bernice, in the tasting room.
Chef de Cuisine
Andrea grew up in a small rural town southwestern Ontario attending to family farms – dairy, poultry and extensive gardens. However, selling cookies at her dad’s work place was how she made her first dollar. Her passion started by cooking and learning with family in the kitchen with her first job working on an organic farm.
At 15 she had an opportunity to move to Finland and take a degree in home economics which furthered her goal of cooking and love for everything local and had her traveling and catering in Sweden, Latvia, Ahvenanmaa.
After graduating from The Culinary Institute of Canada in 2000, the itch for cooking and landed her in Ottawa at DISH Catering. This high-end social catering company created custom menu’s for the Ottawa Senators, New Jersey Devils and cooking for parliament and royalty.
In 2010, already happily married with two beautiful children, Andrea started at Quails Gate Estate Winery; Old Vines Restaurant. As assistant pastry chef her talents were swiftly known and was soon promoted to Executive Sous Chef. By 2014, Andrea was looking for a change and had a special opportunity to work with an incredible baker Monika Walker. Her talented team at Okanagan Grocery taught Andrea how to hand craft bread, respect your “mother”. All the while assisting the kitchen at BNA Brewery by creating fun & fabulous desserts and dabbling in wine sales over at Metro Liquor to fine tune her knowledge and passion for local small wineries.
In the beginning of spring 2016, the opportunity for Indigenous World Winery and Red Fox Club came to be and she’s never looked back. Her focus and direction is to create simple, indigenous food with respect for our Aboriginal history.