Cannery Chef Spotlight – Mark Longster

Executive Chef, Pillar & Post

Some people are born to create exceptional dining experiences, and this couldn’t be more true for the Executive Chef of Pillar & Post’s Cannery Restaurant. Mark Longster developed his love of food during his formative years as he spent countless hours in his family’s restaurant in Dunnville. Both of his parents are chefs, so an appreciation for quality and the ability to transform raw ingredients into beautiful and delicious meals seems to be in his blood.

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OpenTable diners named Inn on the Twenty as one of the 100 Best Restaurants in Canada for 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON – December 13, 2017 –

 Vintage Hotels is proud to announce that one of its properties, Inn on the Twenty has been recognized by OpenTable diners as one of the 100 Best Restaurants in Canada for 2017. From outstanding service to one-of-a-kind dining experiences, OpenTable is the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 500,000 restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 2,000 restaurants across Canada.

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Warm Up To Winter Getaway

Don’t give winter the cold shoulder, warm up in Niagara-on-the-Lake!

Your winter getaway includes overnight accommodations at one of our three luxurious hotels in a Traditional or Deluxe guestroom, plus a specialty coffee in the lounge.

This getaway also includes access to the outdoor skating rink at Agora at Fort George National Historic Site, so don’t forget your skates! On-site concessions and skate rentals available (based on availability). Vintage Hotels is thrilled to partner with Parks Canada to bring this unique experience to Niagara-on-the-Lake and encourage Canadians to get outside and experience the great outdoors!

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Vintage Hotels Returns with Annual Tree of Hope Campaign 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON November 24, 2017 –The holiday season is not only a time for celebrating, but more importantly, a time for sharing. Throughout November and December, Vintage Hotels continues to honour its commitment to bettering the community and helping local families experience a truly joyful holiday season with the annual ‘Tree of Hope’ toy drive.

This year all of the Vintage Hotels properties, excluding the Moffat Inn, will be participating in the ‘Tree of Hope’ campaign. Each property has chosen a local charity to collect donations for. Trees will be filled with names of children in the community who otherwise may not receive a gift on Christmas morning. For those who are able to give a little more during the holidays, an unwrapped gift can be purchased for one of the names displayed on the tree.

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A Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival

Celebrate this Christmas season by attending A Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival Theatre. Discover world-class theatre nestled in Niagara-on-the-Lake – one of Canada’s most well-loved destinations for the holidays.

Delight in the classic Dickens’ tale

If you’re not familiar with Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, you need to put a visit to the Shaw theatre in Niagara at the top of your Christmas list. The characters’ banter is witty but profound; the 19th-century costumes will delight you, and the Shaw theatre’s expert cast and crew will dazzle you as they bring to life one of the most popular Christmas productions of all time.

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