Flavour Trader's Etienne Croteau pictured at his store in 2017.
The territorial government says Etienne Croteau’s Flavour Trader will take over the restaurant at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.
Former Museum Café operator Chris Zouboules recently moved to the neighbouring territorial legislature building, where he now runs Cliff Café.
Flavour Trader, which opened in 2016 and has premises on 48th Street, currently offers a range of meals and spices representing dishes from around the world.
Croteau made no secret of his application to take over inside the museum, earlier telling Cabin Radio it would be a dream move.
“We really hope to be able to manage it,” he said in July. “It’s really a little dream about a mix of culture and food. It’s a northern experience there – of course with the little spicy part of Flavour Trader.”
In a news release on Tuesday morning, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment said Flavour Trader would take over restaurant and catering services at the museum from late October.
The restaurant’s hours will be 10:30 until 4:30, Monday to Friday, the department said. Lunch will be served from 11:30am till 2pm, with a Thursday dinner session from 5pm till 9:30pm and occasional “Flavour Trader culinary events” on select Friday and Saturday evenings.