Hotel Association of Vancouver Lottery Benefits BC Hospitality Foundation

The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that the 2018 Hotels to Help lottery is now open. Created by the Hotel Association of Vancouver (HAV) to benefit the BCHF, this year’s lottery offers a lineup of fantastic prizes. Tickets are on sale until 11:59 pm on October 22, 2018.   The core idea of the … Read moreHotel Association of Vancouver Lottery Benefits BC Hospitality Foundation

Negroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Ahoy Hoy

UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar ‘Ahoy Hoy’   Negroni Week kicks off this week and runs from June 4 to 10. There are more than 60 venues participating in Vancouver this year and we’ve teamed up with seven of the hottest, trendiest bars, restaurants, cafés and bistros to collect some recipes from local bartenders who will … Read moreNegroni Week one of our #FavouriteThings – Ahoy Hoy

Dish ‘n Dazzle Gala Pairs Celebrated Local Restaurants with Top Argentinean Wineries

The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the names of the wineries and restaurants that will participate in its 7th annual Dish ‘n Dazzle gala on Thursday, May 10 2018. Guests will enjoy tasty bites from a who’s who of local culinary talent, including   Chef Ann Kirsebom Cibo Trattoria Edible Canada Joe … Read moreDish ‘n Dazzle Gala Pairs Celebrated Local Restaurants with Top Argentinean Wineries

BC Wineries Raises $6000 for BC Hospitality Foundation from Farm Friends event

Farm Friends, an event that was organized in response to the recent boycott on the importation of BC Wine to Alberta, raised $6,000 for the BC Hospitality Foundation on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The boycott has now been rescinded, fortunately and coincidentally so, on the day of the event. Mastermind behind Farm Friends and BCHF … Read moreBC Wineries Raises $6000 for BC Hospitality Foundation from Farm Friends event

Farm Friends: BC Wineries respond to Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott with Love

  Wineries to host public “Farm Friends” event with BC wine and Alberta beef And call for supporters to make March 2018 BC Wine Month   Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced an immediate boycott on all imports of wines from British Columbia Tuesday, in what is becoming a growing inter-provincial spat over the Kinder Morgan … Read moreFarm Friends: BC Wineries respond to Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott with Love

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

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 … Read moreBC Hospitality Foundation Invites Applications for 2018 Hospitality Scholarships

MAKE IT MEAT – Brewery & The Beast

  Tickets to the fifth annual Brewery & The Beast go on sale Monday, May 1st at 10 a.m. Canada’s favourite annual meat festival, Brewery & The Beast, returns to Vancouver on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Located at Concord Pacific Lot (88 Pacific Boulevard), from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., more than 50 of Vancouver … Read moreMAKE IT MEAT – Brewery & The Beast

DECEMBER AT OYAMA SAUSAGE CO.

Recently awarded by Westender Magazine a first place (GOLD) in the categories of Best Deli as well as Best Stall at Granville Island Market, Oyama Sausage Co. has everything to make holiday entertaining easy and enjoyable.  The Granville Island favourite is again offering a wide selection of handmade charcuterie and meats, including party trays, hostess … Read moreDECEMBER AT OYAMA SAUSAGE CO.

BC Les Clefs d’Or 5th Annual Charity Boat Cruise

  On a late summer Vancouver evening on September 7, MyVanCity.ca had the pleasure of sharing a wonderful evening aboard the MV Britannia from Harbour Cruises in Coal Harbour. From the warm welcome with a personal photo and walk up the gangplank to the delicate rose presented as we left, the evening provided a great … Read moreBC Les Clefs d’Or 5th Annual Charity Boat Cruise

#FridayFavourites What to do June 10 – 16 in Vancouver

  Have you made plans to attend Vancouver Mini Maker Faire this weekend?    ROMEO AND JULIET LAUNCHES THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH   Italian Day Returns to Vancouver’s The Drive This Week   Vancouver Urban Winery presents Sunday School the #700 Series   The Patio at Aura Restaurant – the place to be … Read more#FridayFavourites What to do June 10 – 16 in Vancouver

Seven Days. Three Ingredients. One way to give back.

  Negroni Week supports local charities, including the BCHF Negroni Week takes place at various venues across BC and the world from June 6-12, 2016, with a portion of proceeds going to charity. Several restaurants and bars in Vancouver have designated the BC Hospitality Foundation as their charity of choice, including The Cascade Room, CinCin Ristorante + Bar, Distillery Bar … Read moreSeven Days. Three Ingredients. One way to give back.

CPBA Bartender Book Swap and Sale

The First CPBA Bartender Book Swap and Sale is being held February 10th Ever since 1862, when Jerry Thomas published his “Bar-Tender’s Guide”, the first ever book of cocktail recipes, the technique, art and lore of drink-making have been collected into innumerable guides, bibles and compendia that have inspired and educated aspiring bartenders. With the … Read moreCPBA Bartender Book Swap and Sale

BC Hospitality Foundation

100 Reasons to Celebrate this Season Made-in-BC charity reaches milestone The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that it has reached a significant milestone. This November, the BCHF helped its 100th beneficiary. As you read the inspiring testimonial of Susan Selles, the Foundation encourages you to share her story of hope and determination with … Read moreBC Hospitality Foundation

Contest Alert: #WhyIWorkHere

#WhyIWorkHere is a tribute to the people that make your job easier. #WhyIWorkHere is about the people who keep you sane in the middle of a rush. #WhyIWorkHere is about your teammates who are more than co-workers. They’re family. #WhyIWorkHere makes getting off at 3am not that bad. When industry workers are in financial need, the BCHF has the … Read moreContest Alert: #WhyIWorkHere

#TBT @Sam_WineTeacher reviews BC Distilled Festival

Bartenders who weren’t working were probably in the inner bowels of the CBC on Saturday afternoon, April 18th, having a sneak peek; make that a sneak sip, of some of the finest distilled spirits BC has to offer. This was the second annual BC Distilled Festival, designed to highlight BC’s micro-distilleries. Their ranks have doubled … Read more#TBT @Sam_WineTeacher reviews BC Distilled Festival

BEYOND THE SEA: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SOLD-OUT SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES INTO SEPTEMBER

With all seven of its inaugural Sunday Seafood Boil Series events in July and August already sold out, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is pleased to announce four additional dates to take place on their wrap-around outdoor patio this September, with tickets now available at www.boulevardvancouver.ca/events. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, Boulevard will … Read moreBEYOND THE SEA: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SOLD-OUT SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES INTO SEPTEMBER

Vij’s Sommelier Creates A Wine For Charity

 Vij’s Star Sommelier Mike Bernardo Launches Okanagan Crush Pad’s 5th Wine Campus Project Mike B Riesling Cabinett 2014 Vancouver’s 2014 Sommelier of the Year, Mike Bernardo Vij’s Companies director of operations and wine director released  Okanagan Crush Pad wineries 5th Wine Campus project Mike B Riesling Cabinett ($24.90) on April 29, 2015. The Wine Campus program allows local sommeliers to shepherd a … Read moreVij’s Sommelier Creates A Wine For Charity

Top Shelf at BC Distilled 2015

Top Shelf at BC Distilled   The Results are in for the 2015 BC Distilled Best of Show  On Saturday, April 18, over 600 local spirits enthusiasts sampled their way through the province’s finest offerings at BC Distilled, British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival. With two sold out public events, fourteen unique vendors to the previous year and a pop-up Legacy Liquor … Read moreTop Shelf at BC Distilled 2015

Tourism Victoria Names BC Hospitality Foundation as First Official Charitable Partner

  Tourism Victoria is pleased to announce the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) as its first official charitable partner. Tourism Victoria will provide access to various marketing channels and work with the Foundation to find new and innovative ways to enhance its profile within the hospitality industry. “Tourism Victoria is proud to be working with the BC Hospitality Foundation … Read moreTourism Victoria Names BC Hospitality Foundation as First Official Charitable Partner