The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; also serving signature brunch and high tea every weekend.
The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; also serving signature brunch and high tea every weekend.
Learn the latest cooking trends, exquisite homemade recipes and meet the team at Essence of Unionville.
Hello Foodies! On this post we will be sharing with you our most popular cake, Strawberry Shortcake. Over the years we have dished out hundreds of cakes in different forms and flavours. However, our Strawberry Shortcake is what our guests keep coming back for. Fun Facts Did you know that the earliest version of the Strawberry Shortcake is actually made with Biscuit base rather than a regular cake? This recipe dates back to the mid-1800s. Currently there are several version […]
Due to the new government restrictions in place, our Mother’s Day Market Brunch is cancelled. We are still offering our 4 Gourmet Meal to go. Pair it with our signature Strawberry Shortcake or select from our wide variety of cakes and pastries.
Let our culinary team do the cooking for Mother’s Day weekend. Make a reservation for market brunch on Sunday May 9th or pre-order a 4-course meal for pick up Saturday May 8th or Sunday May 9th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. For reservations or to order, call 905-470-8500 x 2056. View menu here: http://www.essenceofunionville.com/menus
Waking up in the morning is beginning to look more delicious now that our Essence of Unionville restaurant has re-opened for breakfast starting March 22nd, daily from 6:30 am to 10:00 am. View menu here: http://www.essenceofunionville.com/menus.
Executive Chef Jitin Gaba invites you to join us for a 3 course gourmet meal during the Easter weekend. Reserve your seat for lunch, dinner or order takeout for April 3rd and 4th. 1st (choice of 1) Asparagus – Sweet Asparagus, Artichoke, Poach Egg, Lemon Vinaigrette Carrot – Heirloom Carrot, Ontario Ricotta, Arugula Pesto 2nd (choice of 1) Lamb – Ontario Lamb Rack, Eggplant Caponata, Thumbelina Carrot, Charred Tomato, Feta Cheese, Port Jus Chicken – Ontario Roasted Chicken Supreme, Leeks, […]
Effective Monday February 22nd, we are so excited to be re-opening for lunch and dinner in the lounge daily from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Traditional afternoon tea is available on the weekend from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in our main dining room. Takeout is available on UberEats and DoorDash from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm.
Don’t miss any important celebrations now that our cakes and pastries are available for home delivery through UberEats and DoorDash. Please allow 48 hours notice prior to ordering. View list here
Pre-order your gourmet Valentine’s dinner for takeout prepared by our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba. 4 COURSE MENU Foie Gras Amuse Bouche Choice of Albacore Tuna Tartar or Lobster Salad Risotto Choice of Tenderloin or Black Cod Strawberry Mousse with Almond and Pecan Ice Cream View menu here 3 COURSE MENU Choice of Lobster Salad or Risotto Choice of Tenderloin or Black Cod Strawberry Mousse with Almond and Pecan Ice Cream View menu here To order, call 905-470-8500 ext 2056. Valentine’s […]
UPDATE – Due to updated protocols effective Monday December 14th, our traditional afternoon tea and brunch will be cancelled until further notice. Tis the season to celebrate the holidays with friends and family safely. Essence of Unionville restaurant will be re-opening on the weekends for traditional afternoon tea and a la carte brunch. TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA A classic three tiered sliver stand featuring a mouth-watering selection of elegant tea sandwiches, beautiful and delicate sweets and pastries, homemade scones all accompanied […]
UPDATE – Due to updated protocols effective Monday December 14th, our Christmas eve and day including New Year’s eve and day events will be cancelled until further notice. Our turkey meal with all the trimmings is still available. CHRISTMAS EVE & DAY DINNER December 24th & 25th View menu SANTALICIOUS BRUNCH December 25th View menu TURKEY MEAL WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS Early bird by December 15th View menu NEW YEAR’S Prix Fixe Dinner December 31st View menu Market Brunch January […]
Effective Monday November 16th, the lounge will serve an all day menu for lunch and dinner, weekend a la carte brunch and weekend traditional afternoon tea. View menus below: All day A la carte brunch Traditional afternoon tea Looking forward to welcoming you back!
Ingredients Butter – 125 grams Onions (sliced) – 5 medium Garlic (chopped) – 3 cloves Sugar – 5 grams Red Wine – ½ cup Beef Stock – 1,250 ml Thyme – 2 sprigs Bay Leaves – 2 pieces Beef (diced, no fat) – 500 g Salt & Pepper – As per taste Crostini – 1 piece per serving Gruyere Cheese – 30 grams per portion Method 1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. 2. […]
Happy first day of Autumn! Warm up and celebrate with our warm apple tart freshly baked from our Pastry Kitchen. To place an order, call 905-415-7611 with 48 hour notice. For a list of our cakes, pastries and more, click here.
For the month of September, enjoy 15% off our traditional afternoon tea and Sunday market brunch. TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA A classic three tiered silver stand featuring a mouth-watering selection of elegant tea sandwiches, beautiful and delicate sweets and pastries, homemade scones, all accompanied by specially selected loose leaf tea from Sloane Fine Tea Merchants. A decedent way to celebrate a birthday, baby shower or just to enjoy a cup of tea with close friends. View menu here SUNDAY MARKET BRUNCH Featuring […]
Let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his team cook turkey with all the trimmings for your family this Thanksgiving. Join us for our Sunday market brunch, 4 course prix fixe turkey dinner or take home turkey meal with all the trimmings. MARKET BRUNCH Sunday October 11th 11:30 am to 2:30 pm Early Bird Adult $55, Child (5-10 years) $28 before September 30th Adult $65, Child (5-10 yrs) $30 View menu here TAKE HOME TURKEY MEAL Pick up between Saturday […]
Our Sunday market brunch offers a different weekly menu featuring a selection of salads, charcuterie, Ontario & Quebec cheeses, four live cooking stations (seafood market, meat & fish carving, omelette and pasta special), mains and Chef’s selection of pastries. Available from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. For reservations, call 905-415-7611. SPECIAL PROMOTION: Enjoy 25% off until end of August 31st. Regularly $45 per person, taxes and gratuity extra. View sample weekly menu here
We look forward to welcoming you back starting Friday July 24th. Invite your social circle or coworkers and catch up over breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch or traditional afternoon tea. Current Promotions 25% off Lunch and Dinner in the lounge (excludes alcoholic beverages) 25% off Saturday a la carte Brunch and Sunday Market Brunch 25% off Traditional Afternoon Tea (kids menu available) Offers valid until August 31, 2020. Not valid on to go menu and traditional afternoon tea to go […]
We are excited to announce that Essence of Unionville is now opened everyday for take out and joined Canada Takeout. Canada Takeout is encouraging Canadians across the country to order take out en-masse in a show of support for their favourite local restaurants. Restaurants are doing their part to stay open for takeout. Now it’s your turn to take an active part in the support of an industry that employs millions of people in this country. Let’s make Wednesdays #TakeoutDay https://canadatakeout.com/ […]
Cakes, pastries and more oh my! Order something sweet made from our Pastry Kitchen to celebrate, indulge or just say thanks! To order, call 905-470-8500. CAKES Black Forest Carrot Cheesecake • Bumbleberry (baked) • Cointreau: plain (cold) • Lemon (baked) • Passion Fruit (cold) Chestnut Chocolate Rum Hazelnut Milk Chocolate Mango Charlotte Mocha Napoleon Opera Red Velvet Sacher Tart Strawberry Shortcake Tiramisu Full Size Slab (80 portions) Half Size Slab (40 portions) Double Size 1 ½ Size 6 inch 8 […]
Preparing thank you cards for our traditional afternoon tea to go orders. Thank you for your support! We miss serving our community and seeing our regular guests but we have some great news to share. You will now be able to order our traditional afternoon tea menu ($24 per person) to go including our kid’s menu ($12 per child, 5-10 years), taxes extra. To order, call 905-470-8500 by Friday for pick up Saturday or Sunday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 […]
We miss serving our community and seeing our regular guests but we have some great news to share. You will now be able to order our traditional afternoon tea menu ($24 per person) to go including our kid’s menu ($12 per child, 5-10 years), taxes extra. To order, call 905-470-8500 by Friday for pick up Saturday or Sunday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. MENU Selection of Sandwiches English Cucumber – Ricotta & Dill Spread, Tomato Brioche Free Range Egg […]
While we won’t be able to celebrate with your family in our dining room, Executive Chef Jitin Gaba invites you to enjoy a culinary experience at home with our to go meal. SALAD Ontario Tomato, Bocconcini, Basil Pesto, Balsamic Reduction Roasted Beets, Toasted Pecans, Mandarin Segments, Maple Vinaigrette SOUP Cream of Summer Squash & Carrot CHEESE Chef’s Selection of Two Ontario Cheeses, Crostini, Seasonal Jam MAINS Citrus Marinated Chicken, Port & Mushroom Jus Herb Roasted Salmon, […]
Congratulations! As you embark on the next chapter in life with marriage, what better way to celebrate with friends and bond with some new family members than over a great meal. Executive Chef Jitin Gaba`s invites to join us for a culinary experience for your bridal shower, pre or post wedding afternoon tea or brunch. Custom group lunch and dinner menu options available. Let us help you design the perfect menu to suit any taste and budget. Complimentary printed menus […]
If you’re familiar with our lunch menu, you’ll be pleasantly surprised that we offer a daily sandwich special. Today’s sandwich special features curried chicken salad on a mini brioche bun with choice of fries or salad. Daily specials are available during lunch from Monday to Friday.
Let us take care of the cooking this Family Day long weekend and make it a staycation at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa. Check in, sleep in, order room service or dine in our restaurant. It’s a win win for everyone. For hotel reservations, call 905-470-8500 or visit www.torontomarkham.hilton.com.
Special delivery of our 84 pound Parmesan wheel has arrived for our Valentine’s 4 course prix fixe dinner menu available February 14th to 15th. Enjoy our carnaroli rice risotto or linguini pasta cooked in the Parmesan wheel. For the menu, visit http://www.essenceofunionville.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Menu-Valentines.jpg For reservations, call Essence of Unionville at 905-415-7611.
Executive Chef Jitin Gaba invites you to join us for a date night on February 14th or 15th and enjoy a 4 course prix-fixe dinner from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. $66 per person, taxes and gratuity extra. AMUSE BOUCHE PEI Oyster – Canadian Sturgeon Caviar 1ST COURSE (choice of 1) Tuna – Albacore Tuna Tartar | Black Vinegar Aioli | Fried Shallot | Lavash | Cucumber Foie Gras – Niagara Icewine Compressed Grapes | Walnut Granola | Homemade Brioche […]
Congratulations to our Essence of Unionville restaurant! OpenTable diners have voted our restaurant as one of the best around. Thank you for dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back and serving new diners.
Cakes, pastries and more; oh my! You don’t need a reason or party to order something sweet made from our pastry kitchen. CAKE Black Forest Carrot Cheesecake – Bumbleberry, baked – Cointreau: plain, cold – Lemon, baked – Passion Fruit, cold Chestnut Chocolate Rum Hazelnut Milk Chocolate Mango Charlotte Mocha Napoleon Opera Red Velvet Sacher Tart Strawberry Shortcake Tiramisu PASTRIES & MORE Cheesecake Lollipops Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Fresh Scones French Pastries Mini French Pastries Mini Macaroons Tart – Apple Crumble […]
Welcome the New Year in style with a glass of sparkling wine. Featuring seafood bar, sushi, cheese and charcuterie, breakfast favourites, omelette station, beef wellington and leg of lamb carving stations, pasta station, cornish hen, slow braised short ribs and a sweets table. New Year`s Day Brunch Buffet Two seatings: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm $65/adult, $32/child (5-10 years)* For Reservations, call 905-415-7611. Terms & Conditions * Prices shown are subject to applicable taxes […]
Ring in the New Year with a feast to remember featuring an array of delicious specialties prepared by the culinary team. Then say goodbye to 2019 with a complimentary glass of bubbly at midnight complete with a DJ, party favours, and balloon drop. New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet 7:00 pm to 2:00 am Essence of Unionville Restaurant $108/person* For Reservations, call 905-415-7611. Terms & Conditions * Prices shown are subject to applicable taxes and 15% gratuity. Reservations for all festive […]
This 8.6 foot gingerbread house was designed and constructed by our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and Sous Chef Nathan Sinnathamby. In case you’re wondering, here are the ingredients used to bake the gingerbread tiles below. TILE INGREDIENTS Flour – 39 Kg Baking Soda – 1 Kg Salt – 120 Gr Cinnamon Powder- 320 G Ginger Powder – 1800 G Cloves – 320 G Nutmeg – 320 G Sugar – 10 Kg Butter – 11 Kg Molasses – 8 L HOLIDAY MEMORIES We’d […]
Introducing our Traditional Afternoon Tea Kid`s Menu starting Saturdays in December from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. Selection of Sandwiches Peanut Butter & Jelly English Cucumber, Brioche Bread Ontario Ham & Cheese, Slider Bun Chicken Salad Sandwich Selection of Sweets Red Velvet Cake Slice Chocolate Cake Slice Fruit Tart Cheesecake Lollipop Choice of Beverage Milk Chocolate Milk Fruit Juice (Orange, Apple, Cranberry, Tomato) Hot Chocolate $18/Child (5-10 years), taxes and gratuity extra Reservations recommended. To book, call 905-415-7611.
Let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his culinary team cook turkey for your family this Christmas. Pick up 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, December 24th and 25th. Must be pre-ordered and pre-payment is required. Last day to order is December 20th at 5:00 pm. To order, call 905-415-7611. $200 (serves 4-6 people, 12 lb turkey) $280 (serves 6-8 people, 16 lb turkey) SOUP – Canadian Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Veloute | Dinner Rolls SALAD – Ontario Autumn Salad | Balsamic Vinaigrette […]
We are delighted to announce that Traditional Afternoon Tea will be offered starting this December on Saturdays from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. We will be featuring a mouth-watering selection of elegant tea sandwiches, beautiful and delicate sweets and pastries, homemade scones served on a classic three tiered sliver stand, all accompanied by specially selected loose leaf tea from Sloane Fine Tea Merchants. A decedent way to celebrate a birthday, baby shower or just to enjoy a cup of tea with […]
Yule love it! This seasonal favourite features all the holiday classics. It’s the perfect way to unwind and enjoy the holiday season with friends, family and coworkers – a great venue for a Christmas celebration! December 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13 11:30 am to 2:00 pm $36/adult, $18/child (5-10 years)* Sample Menu For reservation, call 905-415-7611 or email email@example.com Terms & Conditions * Prices shown are subject to applicable taxes and 15% gratuity. Reservations for all festive events […]
Let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his culinary team take care of the cooking while you celebrate the festive season with us. For event details, click here to view our 2019 Festive Brochure. Mistletoe Lunch Buffet (December 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13) Traditional Afternoon Tea (Saturday December 7, 14, 21 & 28) Afternoon Tea Buffet & Festive Brunch Buffet (Sunday December 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29) Christmas Eve & Day Dinner Buffet (December 24 – 25) Christmas […]
Let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his culinary team cook turkey for your family this Thanksgiving. Pick up October 13th from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. To order, call 905-415-7611. $200 (serves 4-6 people, 12 lb turkey) $280 (serves 6-8 people, 16 lb turkey) SOUP – Canadian Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Veloute | Dinner Rolls SALAD – Ontario Autumn Salad | Balsamic Vinaigrette TURKEY – Ontario Apple Cider Brined Whole Roasted Free Range Turkey | Classic Turkey Gravy | Homemade Cranberry & Orange Chutney STARCH […]
We`re excited to introduce you to an upgrade tea experience with seven Sloane Tea loose leaf teas. The pyramid sachets are 100% plastic free and are made from a biodegradable material derived from Non-GMO corn starch. DARJEELING 2ND FLUSH – As the “champagne of tea” this award winning Jungpana Estate Exclusive possesses a smooth bodied profile with an earthy and sweet finish. EARL GREY CLASSIC – Ceylon and Assam black tea blended with natural oil of Italian bergamot for a classic citrus […]
Let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his culinary team cook turkey for your family this Thanksgiving on Sunday October 13th. For reservation or to order, call 905-415-7611. BRUNCH BUFFET 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Adult $65 | Child (5-10 yrs) $30 | Sunday Brunch Buffet Menu 4 COURSE PRIX FIXE TURKEY DINNER 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $64/person | 4 Course Prix Fixe Turkey Dinner TAKE HOME TURKEY WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS $200 (serves 4-6 people, 12 lb turkey) $280 […]
Foodies can rejoice at Essence of Unionville. With an extensive culinary background working in International kitchens, Four and Five Star Hotels including a Two and Three Michelin star restaurants; Executive Chef Jitin Gaba introduces an evolving and eclectic seasonal menu perfect for snapping a picture and making your friends and family salivate. Tag your photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for your chance to be featured or even win a prize. Your table is ready.