BC Hospitality Foundation Invites Applications for 2018 Hospitality Scholarships

  The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is best known for providing financial assistance to hospitality industry members who are facing an extraordinary medical crisis, but the charitable organization also helps develop the next generation of industry members by offering a range of scholarships.  In 2018 the BCHF will again be granting 4 different types of…

Homer St. Café Continues Takeover Series with J.P. Wiser’s Whisky

Yaletown favourite to collaborate with award-winning Canadian whisky maker in January   Homer St. Café and Bar, in partnership with the Whisky Wisemen Society will continue its monthly Takeover Series collaboration with J.P. Wiser’s Whisky. The ongoing series will see a different distiller or brewer commandeer Homer St. Café’s bar and kitchen for a week…

Taste BC 2018 Liberty Merchant Company is ready to pour it on for BC Children’s Hospital

  Liberty Merchant Company hosts the 23rd annual Taste BC: a fundraiser for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Oak Tree Clinic. The Foundation provides specialized HIV care for infected women, pregnant women, partners, children and youth, and support services for affected families. Thanks to the generosity of participants and vendors, the event, with 100% of…

Revolutionary new restaurant-style Air Canada lounge features Hawksworth-designed menus

  Toronto’s exclusive Signature Suite named as best business class sit-down dining experience    Chef David Hawksworth is thrilled to be the creative force behind the culinary offerings at Air Canada’s exclusive new Signature Suite at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Premium international business class passengers can dine à la carte at a complimentary, full-service restaurant…

Curry Cup pre-sale tickets available just in time for gifting

Treat your foodie friend this holiday season The Chefs’ Table Society of BC ‘s 5th annual Curry Cup returns to Heritage Hall (3102 Main St., Vancouver, BC) on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. A portion of the proceeds will be gifted to Project Chef for a local initiative. Early bird tickets are available until January…

The Cascade Company Fundraiser JT’s Hot Buttered Rum Mix

  For the second consecutive year, The Cascade Company is organizing a spirited fundraiser throughout December, with partial proceeds from the sale of JT’s Hot Buttered Rum Mix going to support the Fawkes Academy Parental Advisory Committee (Fawkes Academy provides individualized educational programs for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, other complex developmental disabilities,…

HOME COOKING FOR THE HOLIDAYS: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF TURKEY TO-GO PACKAGES, PERFECT FOR HOLIDAY SEASON

  Available in Ready-to-Eat and Ready-to-Bake Formats, Railtown’s Gourmet Dinner Packages Offer Festive Holiday Feast With Portion of Proceeds Donated to Downtown Eastside Charity   Once again, the talented team of classically trained chefs at Railtown Catering is helping hosts make the most of the holidays by serving up their signature gourmet Turkey To-Go packages, available for pickup…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … at VanDusen Festival of Lights

VanDusen Botanical Garden is getting all gussied up for the holidays! The 33rd annual VanDusen Festival of Lights (FOL)—Vancouver’s premier and longest running holiday event—returns December 1 to January 7 (closed December 25). “The festival is so popular that this year we’re extending it for another week. New this year is an indoor entertainment area…

CANADIAN CULINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS ANNOUNCE FINALE COMPETITORS

  As our Canadian Olympic athletes are in final preparations to take on the world at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games so are the eleven chefs who won gold in their regional qualifier competition across Canada! The 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships finalists are now confirmed. These Chefs have returned to their kitchens and many…

Vancouver Christmas Market Officially Opens its Doors for 8th Annual Treasured Holiday Tradition

  Largest Festivities to date at Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, festivities to date. The treasured holiday tradition will feature…

North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX

  Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. A multi-award-winning German radio play by Wolfram Lotz, The Ridiculous Darkness is a boldly satirical, modern mash-up of the classic…

It’s the sauce that counts: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria and Mealshare partner to fight youth hunger with sale of Campania Tomato Sauce jars

  For every jar of hand-milled Campania Tomato Sauce sold throughout the holiday season, one meal will be provided to a Canadian youth in need   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria’s famous hand-milled Campania Tomato Sauce is back for the holiday season. For the fifth year in a row, Famoso will sell its authentic Campania Tomato Sauce…

 45th Annual Christmas at Hycroft

  The events held at Hycroft were legendary, the guest book read like a Who’s Who of the 20’s and 30’s and contained names of visiting royalty, well-known business associates, politicians and the social elite of Vancouver. We continue the tradition of great events at Hycroft with Christmas at Hycroft, the single largest fundraiser for…

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation   The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, authentic German festivities to date. The cherished holiday…

CANDYTOWN CASTS ITS MAGIC OVER YALETOWN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

  Vancouver’s only free outdoor Christmas event rings in the season with candy, crafts and all-ages festivities   Santa and the elves are busily sprinkling magic dust over Yaletown, transforming the neighbourhood into an enchanted land filled with palate-popping treats, Yuletide music and cozy carriage rides. That’s right: CandyTown is here again, and with it…