Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners

Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners   The  Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge was a success featuring 4 creations from restaurants around Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their Craft Beer Cocktail creation from October 1-25, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each…

Vancouver Magazine #TBT

The Wines of the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards Food was certainly the focus for the day at the recent Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, but there is no doubt that wine won the award for best supporting role. Some of BC’s best wineries poured their wines, which pair up so…

Vancouver Foodster Stacked Sandwich Challenge

Vancouver Foodster Stacked Sandwich Challenge Award Winners The Vancouver Foodster Stacked Sandwich Challenge was a huge success featuring creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their stacked sandwich creation from September 10-30, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation…

Congratulations Jim Wyse, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, named EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Pacific 2015

Jim Wyse, proprietor of the Okanagan’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, has been named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Pacific 2015 in the Hospitality and Tourism Category.  On September 24th he accepted the award at a regional award banquet held at Vancouver’s Trade and Convention Centre and emceed by Chris Gailus. The EY Entrepreneur Of The…

Vancouver Foodster Ceviche Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster Ceviche Challenge was a huge success featuring 3 creations from restaurants around Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their ceviche creation from August 20 – September 13, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process…

Air Canada announced as Airline Sponsor for  Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation

  The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation is thrilled to announce Air Canada as Airline Sponsor for the Foundation’s 2015 culinary arts competition. Established in 2013, the Foundation brings to life the scholarship’s vision of inspiring and encouraging young chefs from across Canada by giving them the opportunity to cook in front of a panel of…

Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge Award Winners   

The Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge was a huge success featuring 4 sundae creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sundae creation from August 5-29, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste,…

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Receives Gold Certification from Green Tourism Program

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is pleased to announce that it has received Gold Certification from the international accreditation body Green Tourism.  The Okanagan winery has long been committed to crafting world-class wines using sustainable viticultural practices as well as providing ongoing support for a program to re-establish its namesake, the endangered burrowing owl, in BC’s…

Summer Time, Sangria Time @Sam_WineTeacher

The Vancouver Foodster Sangria Challenge Awards are just in. This event involved nine sangria creations from restaurants in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Richmond and Langley. In the media judges’ category, the results were: First place was a tie! The Apron (Richmond) with their Solstice Sangria, described as a bright refreshing white sangria with fresh herbs and…

BEST OF CLASS: BITTERED SLING’S LAUREN MOTE CROWNED 2015 DIAGEO WORLD CLASS CANADA BARTENDER OF THE YEAR

It’s been a banner year for Lauren Mote, as the Bittered Sling Bitters co-proprietor and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar manager was just crowned the 2015 Canadian Bartender of the Year in Canada’s biggest and most celebrated bartending competition, Diageo World Class Canada. Hot on the heels of her Bartender of the Year award at the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards…

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

The 26th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards just took place at the Sheraton Wall Centre. It was a wonderful afternoon of sampling bites prepared by the best of Vancouver’s chefs as well as sampling great BC wines to accompany them. Vancouver is home to over 500 restaurants and half of these were nominated for awards…

Chez Christophe wins four awards at the 2015 World Chocolate Masters Canadian Final

A VIRTUOSO CHOCOLATE PERFORMANCE  Burnaby’s Chez Christophe wins four awards at the 2015 World Chocolate Masters Canadian Final  Just recently, months of dedication, passion, and chocolate mastery was distilled into two days of competition at the 2015 World Chocolate Masters Canadian Final in Montréal, Quebec.  The theme was “inspiration from nature” and, first-timer Pastry Chef Christophe Bonzon…

Hawksworth Restaurant Awarded Best Upscale Restaurant For Fourth Consecutive Year

  26th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards   Gold, Best Upscale Restaurant  Sommelier of the Year: Bryant Mao    Vancouver, BC (April 22, 2015) – For the fourth year running, the team at Hawksworth Restaurant was honoured yesterday with ‘Gold’ for Best Upscale Restaurant at the annual Vancouver Magazine Awards. Also recognized was Hawksworth’s Wine…

Wolf in the Fog named Best Vancouver Island at the 2015 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

  Wolf in the Fog named Best Vancouver Island at the 2015 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards Wolf in the Fog is honoured to take gold in Vancouver Magazine’s Best Other Vancouver Island category. Held at the Sheraton Wall Centre yesterday evening, the 26th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards reinforce Wolf in the Fog’s position as Vancouver Island’s leading…