Since opening in downtown Woodstock in 2005, sixthirtynine has become a destination restaurant for the region and beyond. Offering ever changing, locally sourced, seasonal menus, Chef and Owner Eric Boyar continues to offer dishes that are both beautiful on the palate and plate. While supporting local producers and abattoirs, the addition of a family farm has lead to another source allowing Eric to select from the best local offerings from Oxford County. An elegant contemporary dining room with 30 seats, welcomes guests with its soothing tones and luxurious decor elements. Additional seating is available for up to 4 guests at the Chef's Table, and a lovely patio offering a garden view is available seasonally. Boyar’s wife and co-owner, Jennifer Boyar manage service. With an emphasis on friendly but professional service and carefully prepared dishes, sixthirtynine continues to offer guests a unique experience when dining in Oxford County.
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about Eric Boyar
Raised in Princeton, Ontario,just outside of Woodstock Eric discovered his passion for cooking at a young age. Before opening Sixthirtynine, Eric attended Humber College which provided fundamental skills in order to start his career. Working through various positions in a variety of well-known Toronto restaurants including Mistura, Splendido and Crush Wine Bar, Eric gained the skills necessary to pursue a venture of his own. Since opening Sixthirtynine in 2005, some of the accolades Eric has received include the OHI Top 30 Under 30, attending the Premieres’ Agri-Food Summit and receiving an award as a 2016 SCOR Local Food Champion. Eric was able to further hone his craft in Vancouver in 2017, completing a professional stage at the highly regarded Hawksworth and Nightingale restaurants. Eric continues to gain leadership through participation in industry events such as the Feast ON rural retreat, Pigstock and most recently, CK Table’s Bread Camp.
Eric is dedicated to bringing Ontario farm products to the table. His dishes elevate and highlight what is available in Oxford County, while being defined by flavor and beauty. When Eric isn't sharing his love of good food with his customers, he's sharing that and his time with his wife and three young daughters.