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Whistler Cornucopia Masterclass Series: How to Make the Best Eggs Benedict

The Cornucopia Masterclass Series features chefs, sommeliers and mixologists from Whistler’s signature bars and restaurants – stay tuned to the Insider or follow @GoWhistler for more in this series.

Is breakfast one of the most important meals of the day? You bet. In the third Masterclass video Breakfast Supervisor Laurence Gillings shows us the secrets behind the legendary eggs benedict at Elements Whistler. This restaurant on Main St goes by Tapas Parlour by night, but it’s probably more famous for the incredible breakfasts and brunches. Once you’ve seen the care, attention and fresh ingredients that goes into their delicious eggs benedict, dish you’ll understand why.

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The festival starts November 9 – have you go your tickets yet? Learn more about the event and find Cornucopia ticket and accommodation packages at Whistler.com.

PHOTO MIKE CRANE