Has it been 10 years for MARKET by Jean-Georges?  Time flies, but soon their doors will close and a new signature restaurant will open at the Shangri-La Hotel.  Below is the announcement about MARKET’s closure and a special menu that you can enjoy till New Year’s Eve.


Chef Ken & Chef Alex
Chef Ken & Chef Alex

Vancouver, October 29, 2019 – MARKET by Jean-Georges will close its doors on January 1, 2020 to prepare for the creation and launch of a new restaurant from the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver team in April 2020. The new culinary destination will retain all of the existing culinary talent, including Executive Chef, Ken Nakano and Chef de Cuisine, Alex Kim, as well as the stellar front of house team.

MARKET by Jean-Georges will celebrate “one last night with Jean-Georges” on New Year’s Eve with a special New Year’s Eve menu featuring his greatest dishes. Jean-Georges’ signature ‘vibrant cuisine’ – a reflection of classic French training, 10 years spent in Asia and the Culinary Concepts’ philosophy of ‘global in reach, local in content’ – features intense flavours and textures resulting from the use of vegetable juices and fruit essences, light broths and herbal vinaigrettes. To book please click here or call 604 662 4701.

Rice Cracker Crusted Tuna
Rice Cracker Crusted Tuna

Throughout November, MARKET by Jean-Georges will offer an exclusive menu for Vancouverites to enjoy the classic flavours of chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The featured set menu will run from November 1 to 30 and will include the steamed shrimp salad, the famous slow-cooked steelhead with truffle and the warm chocolate cake with vanilla bean ice cream. MARKET’s a-la-carte menu will feature the ‘best of the best,’ a collection of Jean-Georges’ most popular dishes, customized to highlight the richness of British Columbia’s local products, with special focus on seafood of the Pacific waters.

“MARKET by Jean-Georges has been part of the Vancouver culinary scene for over 10 years and we are proud to have represented this iconic brand during that time. We are excited to be launching our own concept in 2020, this is a unique opportunity for us to create a restaurant that highlights culinary creativity and everything we love about Vancouver” said Shangri-La’s Executive Chef, Ken Nakano who has been a part of the MARKET by Jean-Georges since 2015. “Our new restaurant will reflect Shangri-La’s commitment to innovation, meeting evolving needs of today’s travelers while bringing a premium dining experience to locals in Vancouver.”

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver’s new restaurant will open April 2020. While maintaining the culinary and service excellence diners love at MARKET by Jean-Georges, the new restaurant will serve a new dining and cocktail menu and will add an afternoon tea service. The cuisine will continue to celebrate local flavours with seasonal farm-to-table ingredients sourced from the local community. The new restaurant design will feature a multitude of dining options including a bar, lounge and several private dining rooms.

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Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver has defined luxury hospitality in Vancouver through its commitment to the highest standards. Our guests experience unrivaled five-diamond service delivered with Canadian thoughtfulness that reflects the city’s cultural mosaic and Shangri-La’s signature hospitality from the heart. The hotel is a sophisticated haven that anchors the city’s luxury retail row on Alberni Street, offering guests ultimate accessibility to luxury shopping, thought-provoking art installations, and trendy restaurants and bars, just outside the hotel’s doorstep. For more information, visit


Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000.  Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit

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