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…

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…

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXECUTIVE CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS 2018 CANADIAN CULINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS

  Chen Claims Gold, Distinction as Canada’s Top Chef Thanks to Signature Parfait of Wild BC Shellfish, ‘Chowder’, Northern Divine Caviar and Bull Kelp ‘Brioche’   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen struck gold yet again and claimed the crown as the nation’s foremost chef at the 12thannual edition of the Canadian Culinary Championships,…

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…

SUPPORTING OUR CANADIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

  With the Pyeong Chang 2018 Winter Olympics just one month away, chefs and organizers of the 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships are getting ready for a battle of the plates on February 2 + 3 in Kelowna, BC. “Net proceeds from the Canadian Culinary Championships are provided to the Canadian Olympic Foundation which supports Olympic…

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…

GOLD RUSH: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL PLATES TITLE AT THE 2017 REGIONALS IN VICTORIA

  Previous Champion Returns to Top of Podium at 12th Annual Prestigious Chef Competition, Earns Right to Represent BC at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, February 2 to 3, 2018   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen claimed the crown for the second time at the annual Gold Medal Plates culinary competition in…

The Finale of Gold Medal Plates

THE CANADIAN CULINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Finale of Gold Medal Plates   The Canadian Culinary Championships is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities, the regional qualifiers for the Culinary Championships – called Gold Medal Plates – were staged across Canada in the fall of…

Kelowna Gold Medal Ready

The Canadian Culinary Championships February 5 & 6, 2016 Kelowna GOLD MEDAL ready   Kelowna, home of The Canadian Culinary Championships is set to host award-winning Chefs from across Canada for a weekend-long “Celebration of Canadian Excellence” from February 5-6, 2016 as part of the illustrious Gold Medal Plates. Kelowna’s Gold Medal Plates reflects the…

CHEF ALEX CHEN TAKES TOP SPOT

THE MIDAS TOUCH: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN TAKES TOP SPOT AT 10th ANNUAL GOLD MEDAL PLATES COMPETITION IN VICTORIA Pairing of Local Pork Terrine with Foxtrot Vineyards’ Pinot Noir Earns Chef Coveted Title as BC Representative at The Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen set…

OLO – Hearty Winter Menu

OLO Welcomes Cooler Weather With Hearty Winter Menu Chef Brad Holmes prepping for Gold Medal Plates As cooler temperatures make their way to the West Coast, one Victoria eatery is unveiling a new menu to sate the appetites of hungry guests. Winter is coming, and that means diners are hankering for hearty dishes – and…

Long After the Finale, Chefs Celebrate Canadian Culinary Championships

The last melodic notes from the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships’ gala in Kelowna muted weeks ago and the participating chefs continue to celebrate the occasion. For some time to come, everyone who attended will be humming the tunes by entertainers Barney Bentall, Spirit of the West front men Geoffrey Kelly and John Mann…