FORT BERENS ESTATE WINERY PINOT GRIS UNCOVERED; DAGERAAD BLONDE CROWNED GOLD MEDAL PINT

Canadian Culinary Championships Competition #1 closes, chefs prepare for final day of events. The 2018 Culinary Championships closes off competition #1 with Chef Mike Robins, from Sous Sol in Winnipeg chosen by the 400 guests to receive the People’s Choice award. Chef Robins created a dish with some of the following ingredients: cold smoked halibut…

Donnelly Group teams up with Postmark Brewing for delicious Fe-BREW-ary fundraising

    One dollar from every Postmark Kölsch poured will go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank     Fe-BREW-ary launches on Thursday February 1st at Donnelly Group pubs, combining a rare and delicious craft beer and donations to a great charity. For 2018, Donnelly Group has partnered with Postmark Brewing to exclusively offer their limited-edition Postmark Kölsch, the first beer of…

BC Wine Studio launches wine in support of BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

    BC Wine Studio may make its wine in Okanagan Falls, but its heart is firmly in East Vancouver, and it’s proud to support the BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program with a delicious new Neighbour’s Blend which will help raise funds for the outstanding work done by this local food security program. The…

FRONT AND CENTRE: CAFÉ MEDINA MARKS MILESTONE 10th ANNIVERSARY AS VANCOUVER’S PREMIER BRUNCH DESTINATION WITH FEBRUARY FUNDRAISER

   Café Medina Team Thanks Friends, Family and Fans by Giving Back to BC Hospitality Foundation via ‘Front of the Line’ Fundraiser   Beloved brunch hotspot Café Medina will celebrate its first delicious decade by shelving its usual no-reservations policy to bring back its popular ‘Front of the Line’ Fundraiser throughout the month of February. From…

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…