Startup Canada brings regional awards to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation community in Vancouver & BC!

Award ceremony is being held in Imperial Theatre, Vancouver on May 30   The Startup Canada Awards recognize those driving impact and demonstrating excellence in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community.  Each year, hundreds of nominations pour in from across Canada, and thousands join to celebrate the regional winners at local, grassroots ceremonies in startup spaces…

TOPTABLE GROUP CROWNED AT 22ND ANNUAL WHERE MAGAZINE AWARDS

Restaurant Accolades Salute the Best of Vancouver and Beyond British Columbia’s vibrant restaurant community once again gathered yesterday at the Where to Dine Awards to recognize its own for outstanding cuisine and service excellence across a myriad of categories from Best Asian to Best New Restaurant. Hosted at The Douglas Vancouver, over 250 attendees came…

SEATTLE BUSINESSMAN MICHAEL MALONE TO RECEIVE THE 2018 CELEBRITY WAITERS LUNCHEON COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

The Celebrity Waiters Luncheon governing body will present Michael Malone, a Seattle real estate developer, businessman, and local philanthropist, with the 2018 Community Service Award. This honor will be bestowed during the 34th annual Celebrity Waiters Luncheon at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel on May 11, 2018. The Community Service Award recognizes Malone’s time-honored commitment for…

CULINARY TRIPLE CROWN: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR NETS THREE MAJOR WINS AT 2018 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

Downtown Hotspot Singled out for Best Upscale, Seafood Restaurant Honours While Chef Alex Chen Crowned Chef of the Year at Annual Industry Ceremony   It was a banner day for both Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar and Chef Alex Chen when the downtown destination captured big wins in the Best Seafood and Best Upscale categories, while Chen was…

Enjoy All the Dim Sum You Can Eat at 1886

Starting Saturday, April 21, 1886 will treat locals and visitors alike, to the resort’s newest dining experience: impeccably prepared all-you-can-eat dim sum, dished up in an exquisite dining environment that pays homage to authentic culinary traditions of China.   Situated on the third floor of Parq Vancouver, the city’s newest urban entertainment resort, the award-winning…

SWEET STREAK: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS KEEPS WINNING STREAK ALIVE AT ANNUAL VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

Acclaimed Vancouver Chocolatier Marks 15 Titles in 17 Years at Prestigious Industry Awards Ceremony with Latest Win in ‘Best Patisserie’ Category   The fourth-generation talent behind the internationally renowned Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie was singled out for the newly christened ‘Best Patisserie’ title at the 29th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. This year marks the…

AnnaLena Celebrates Awards + Third Anniversary and Welcomes New Restaurant Chef to Growing Team

Gold Wine Program, Golden Plates Best of the City, 3YR Anniversary Menu and New Chef    AnnaLena restaurant celebrates milestones and recognitions that keeps the team striving to push boundaries. The crew is thrilled to announce the appointments of two new wine directors and the addition of a restaurant chef as they celebrate the third anniversary…

L’ABATTOIR HOSTS VANCOUVER’S FIRST MICHELIN ON THE ROAD™ EVENT, MARCH 21

Chef Lee Cooper Welcomes Culinary Colleague Lee Wolen of Chicago’s Boka for One-Night-Only Collaborative Dinner   L’Abattoir Chef and Co-owner Lee Cooper will welcome Chef Lee Wolen of Chicago’s Michelin one-starred restaurant Boka to the line when the award-winning Gastown destination hosts the first-ever Michelin on the Road™ dining experience in Vancouver on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. Taking place in L’Abattoir’s…

Five Years. Five Stars. Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Earns Fifth Consecutive Forbes Five Star Rating for Exceptional Service and Classic Residential-Style Accommodations

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces that Forbes Travel Guide has once again bestowed Five Stars, its highest designation, on Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Worldwide, 33 Four Seasons hotels and resorts earned the coveted Five-Star designation in 2018, setting the record for the highest number of Five-Star awards given to a…

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler Awarded Coveted Forbes Five-Star Rating for Third Consecutive Year

For Personalised and Distinctive Service, Spa Bestowed Four Stars   Forbes Travel Guide has awarded Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler a Five-Star rating, its highest honour.  Worldwide, 33 Four Seasons hotels and resorts earned the coveted Five-Star designation in 2018, setting the record for the highest number of Five-Star awards given to a single brand in the history of…

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXECUTIVE CHEF ALEX CHEN HOSTS TASTING MENU OF CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING FARE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

One-night-only, Four-course Feast Features Chen’s Gold Medal-winning Dishes from 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen will recreate the dishes that won him the title of Canada’s top chef at the 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships for a one-night-only tasting menu at the Downtown Vancouver restaurant on Wednesday, March 14…

IAN WHARTON NAMED ASPIRING SOMMELIER OF THE YEAR

  – CAPS BC’s Inaugural Title Is A First For Canada –   The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers named Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar’s Ian Wharton the 2018 Aspiring Sommelier at the organization’s annual competition. As the first recipient of this newly minted award, Ian’s superlative wine knowledge and service acumen earned him his…

Fort Berens Estate Winery Gold Medal Plates Mystery Wine

The 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships, held recently in Kelowna, brought together eleven of the country’s top chefs for the prestigious Gold Medal Plates competition. The competing chefs participated in a series of tough challenges, including the Mystery Wine Pairing Competition. In the Mystery Wine Pairing Competition, Chefs were given a mystery bottle of wine and…