Food & Wine Lovers Weekend

Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior has been hosting Food & Wine Lovers events for more than 20 years, in the Spring and the Fall. Each Food & Wine Lovers Weekend includes special culinary events focusing on food and wine. Not only do you get a spectacular food and wine experience that is unique each time, but all of our events are set against the backdrop of breathtaking Lake Superior.

The Spring Food & Wine Lovers Weekend will take place May 6-7th! We are thrilled to be hosting this event again this year and look forward to teaming up with Guest Chef Tim Fischer. Event details and pricing can be found at the links below.

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Don’t forget to book your lodging in advance! We are offering a third night free for the weekend and do expect to fill up.

Guest Chef Bio

Executive Chef Timothy FischerTim Fischer, Northern Foragers
Timothy Fischer brings some 30+ years of Award Winning culinary experience to the table, most recently a 7 year post at the 4 diamond Loews Minneapolis Hotel, overseeing 2 restaurants and all banquets, and was a traveling Corporate Chef for the brand.
Previously Fischer made history in North Dakota by earning the states first ever James Beard nomination for the Best Chef Midwest Award. Fischer, a St. Paul Native, grew up with Northwoods Cuisine cutting his teeth at a very young age at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota. Fischer has also worked as Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Director at two Minnesota resorts: Big Sandy Lodge and Lost Lake Lodge.
Fischer has also served as Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef, and Executive Sous Chef at some of the country’s finest restaurants and resorts. From the 3 Michelin Starred Inn at Little Washington, just outside of D.C., to the 5 Star 5 Diamond Little Nell in Aspen Colorado. Fischer has overseen food and beverage operations up to 36million annually running as many as six restaurants and a gelateria in New Jersey at the Crystal Springs Golf Resort. Working in kitchens from San Antonio, San Francisco, New York, New Jersey, Cape Cod, to Aspen Fischer has been sharpening his skills with some of the finest. A Degree in Culinary arts from the Prestigious Culinary Institute of America was also acquired along the way.
Being a Minnesotan, Fischer truly lives off of the land, supports local farmers, artisans, cheese mongers and has run a foraging company “Northern Foragers” for the last five years. Northern Foragers provides only the finest freshest ingredients that Minnesota has to offer. Not only mushrooms and other wild foraged foods but he and his son Vince also run and operate one of the only Commercial Crawfish traplines in the state. An avid hunter, fisher, trapper and forager, Fischer is well versed in the outdoors and what Minnesota life truly entails.
Northern Foragers and Chef Tim also create Private Chef Dinners, Backyard Crawfish Boils, Summertime Adventure Trapping and Foraging Tours, Chef Consulting, Corporate Dinners, and Food and Wine Events all around the country. Over the years Fischer has always believed in community outreach with organizations such as March of Dimes, Saint Jude, American Aids Foundation, People Serving People, and many more.