CELEBRATE SEA OTTER AWARENESS WEEK AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM

It’s the most adorable time of the year! Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative, invites visitors to celebrate sea otters during Sea Otter Awareness Week from Saturday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Sept 30. Watch the six rescued sea otters holding paws, banging their toys, grooming their dense fur, and wrestling one another while learning the…

A New Culinary Director for a Storied Institution

Chef Ned Bell Brings his “Globally Inspired, Locally Created” Passion & Philosophy to The Vancouver Club   The Vancouver Club announces the appointment of Ned Bell as the Executive Director of Culinary. An award-winning chef, sustainable seafood advocate, and author of Lure: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast, Ned Bell is featured prominently for…

CELEBRATE LIFE ON OUR COAST AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM® WITH CITY-WIDE SCAVENGER HUNT AND SPECIAL OFFER FOR LOCALS

There are many reasons to love the B.C. coast and Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is sharing its love by inviting locals to celebrate life on the coast with a 15 per cent discount on pre-purchased online admission tickets until May 16. Your online ticket also qualifies for fast-track entry into the Aquarium.  …

Ned Bell Releases First Cookbook: Lure – Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast

Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate Aims to Inspire and Educate the Home Chef   Popular Canadian chef and personality Ned Bell of Chefs for Oceans and Ocean Wise, is thrilled to release his long-awaited first cookbook, Lure. The creation of this thoughtful book has been a dream of Bell’s since completing his 8,700km bike journey…

All Hands on Deck for Wine for Waves

Once again Naramata Bench Wineries Association (NBWA) sets sail to Vancouver to present Wine for Waves, April 28. It’s like a landlocked regatta of BC’s best wineries paired with sustainable seafood prepared by some of the finest chefs with all proceeds to benefit Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. “Since the first event in 2013, Wine…

Unsung Heroes Festival Schools Palates For A Sustainable Cause – Blue Water Cafe Sings the Virtues of the Sea

  Since 2004, Blue Water Cafe’s Executive Chef Frank Pabst has been spearheading tides of change during his Unsung Heroes Festival by showcasing unique and sustainable seafood. Throughout the month of February, we invite you to get schooled on delights from the deep – presented by Chef Frank and his brigade, who are longtime champions…

Ocean Wise Pop-Up With Chef Ned Bell Come Dine Out At Vancouver Aquarium

  New to the Dine Out Vancouver scene for 2017, the Vancouver Aquarium will transform its café into a unique pop-up bistro featuring a mouthwatering menu from Ocean Wise Executive Chef Ned Bell. Created exclusively for Dine Out Vancouver patrons, this three-course menu will showcase the best in Ocean Wise seafood and sustainable, locally-sourced foods…

FRESHEST SEAFOOD CATCH ON WEST BROADWAY

  Fresh Ideas Start Here opens first Vancouver location in Kitsilano Local seafood purveyor Fresh Ideas Start Here (F.I.S.H.) makes a splash in Vancouver as it opens its much-anticipated second BC store today at 2959 West Broadway. Located in the Kitsilano neighbourhood, F.I.S.H. brings some of the West Coast’s freshest catch available to Vancouver’s west…