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

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.

Junior Culinary Team Canada Ice Syrup on Sale

Two bottles of ice syrupPressed from the grapes of Niagara College and local vineyards, proceeds from this limited edition Cabernet Franc and Vidal ice syrup support the Junior Culinary Team Canada.

Cost: $45/per bottle, or $80/for two.

To order, please call Benchmark Restaurant at 905-641-2252, ext 4618, or email Get recipe ideas at

First Annual Brewmaster’s Dinner

Brewmaster's DinnerJoin us at Benchmark for our first annual Brewmaster’s Dinner, March 23, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.! This is a four-course dinner (menu coming soon), with pairings perfectly selected and introduced by our Brewmaster Jon Downing and Chef Alex of Benchmark Restaurant. Parting gifts will be given to all attendees at the end of the evening.

Tickets are $100/person (taxes and gratuities are included). Purchase your tickets today at the Benchmark Restaurant, NC Teaching Winery, or NC Teaching Brewery at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Seats are limited; reserve your tickets now: call Elisabeth Vint at 905-641-2252, extension 4071 or Sarah Scott at 905-641-2252, extension 4623.

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