Benchmark at NC

  • Benchmark Food

Benchmark Restaurant presents an exciting dining opportunity – showcasing food, wine and beer created, prepared and presented by students from the programs at Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute.

Our rotating menu remains local and seasonal, including college-grown, regional and provincial bounties. Menu offerings are based on our academic semesters, allowing students time to hone these skill sets and attain success at great culinary destinations at home and around the world. Learn more about Benchmark.

Updates & Specials

Join us for 1st Annual Summer Solstice Handmade Market at the Wine Visitor + Education Centre

Saturday June 18th from 12PM – Dusk
Sunday June 19th from 12PM – 7PM

Join us for the awesome 1st Annual Summer Solstice Handmade Market at the Wine Visitor + Education Centre, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Admission is $6 (under 16 free). Visit for more information.

Shopping with 100 Artisan Vendors

Featuring artisans offering Jewellery, Hand-Sewn Bags, Fashion Accessories, Preserves, Natural Bath + Body Products, Original Art, Designer + Children’s Clothing, Home Decor, Artisan Wood Products and Time Pieces, Leather Goods, Hand Bound Books, Gourmet Food Trucks, Wine by the Glass, Live Music and more!

See the full list of artisans.

Sip & Stroll

Niagara College wine will available by the glass … you can sip as you stroll! The Niagara College brewery (also on campus) will be open and available for tours, samples and purchases as well.

Savour Gourmet Fare

Featuring gourmet food trucks including:

Mark Lalama Trio Live Concert

Grab some dinner from the food trucks and enjoy a live concert on the main stage featuring the Mark Lalama Trio in their only Niagara appearance this summer! Special opening act Ariana Gillis. Saturday evening from 5pm till dusk.

Read all about the concert by clicking here.

Mother’s Day Brunch – Sold Out

This event is sold out!

Our 2016 Mother’s Day Brunch will take place Sunday, May 8th.

  • Seatings: 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Price: $32.95/person; $14.95/children ages 6-12; no charge/children ages 5 & under

Download the menu

High Tea at Benchmark

Tea cup and a platter of treatsJoin us for a Traditional High Tea with Tea Sommelier Presentation
June 4th, 2016 from 1:30-4:30pm

  • $30/person
  • $12/princess or prince

(+ HST + Gratuity)
Reserve now! Call 905-641-2252, extension 4623 or email Sarah Scott.

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