This is about the intersection of one way of life with another.

See you on the other side.

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little room for Improvisation and spontaneity

Grinding away in corporate roles, cogs in large machines and leading a lifestyle full of routine and planning.  What was the point?  We craved change....If not now...then when? 

“LET’S MOVE TO THE MOUNTAINS” 

Home to all of our favourite recreation and vacation destinations.  Our place to congregate, find solitude, or simply just be.  Within a few months time we sold our home, quit our jobs, waved goodbye to city living and hit the road.  No confirmed destination - just a hope and a search for change.

 

BORN IN A HOME KITCHEN

THE INSPIRATION BEHIND MOUNTAIN BITES WAS SIMPLY THE ALTERNATIVES, OR LACK THEREOF

Food has always been a huge part of who we are.  From dressing up as a waiter as a youngster to serve a family dinner, to spending our formative years in the catering industry, or our time in culinary school. 

FOOD IS A PASSION...A LANGUAGE UNDERSTOOD ACROSS CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD

We were always searching for a culinary companion to energize us on our next ski day, hike, bike ride or back-country excursion.  Disenchanted by the low quality ingredients, factory-processed options lacking any freshness or craftsmanship...We wanted REAL FOOD that tasted great.  NO EXCEPTIONS and NO CUTTING CORNERS.  A labour of love crafted over several years in our home kitchen.

 

RAISED IN A SMALL MOUNTAIN TOWN

After a month on the road we found our home, tucked away in the Kootenay Mountains in the small mining town of Rossland, BC.  Within a few weeks, Melinda felt a calling to the Rossland Mountain Farmer’s Market to see what the world thought of Mountain Bites.  We sold out...the next week we sold out too.

AND SO THE JOURNEY CONTINUED

Learning every step of the way.  We had embarked on an adventure to change our lives, find meaning in what we do, and following our passions. 

WELCOME MOUNTAIN BITES, BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE PURIST PANTRY

 
 
 

‘What do you do with an idea…

You Change the world’ - yamada

We look forward to cooking for you.

Cheers, Melinda & Todd

 
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