Vancouver’s favourite chefs and entertaining experts set to heat things up  at the Vancouver Home + Design Show


The city’s top local chefs will hit the Samsung Cooking Stage from
October 27-30, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre


Get ready, food lovers! Vancouver’s top chefs are getting set to light up the Samsung Cooking Stage at the 33rd annual Vancouver Home + Design ShowOctober 27-30, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Live cooking demonstrations will feature local culinary favourites and rising stars alike, including Adam Chandler of the innovative and award-winning Beta 5 ChocolatesMedina Cafe’s Deniz Tarakcioglu and Steven Ewing of the popular food truck and brunch eatery Yolk’s Restaurant & Commissary.

The full schedule of chefs appearing at this year’s Vancouver Home + Design Show include:

“We’re so excited to introduce this year’s line-up on the Samsung Cooking Stage,” said Tyson Kidd, show manager for Marketplace Events, producers of the Vancouver Home + Design Show. “Vancouver has established itself as a foodie’s paradise and is home to the most inspiring and eclectic global cuisine. We’re absolutely thrilled to be welcoming some of the best names in the restaurant scene to this year’s show.”

Joining Vancouver’s highly anticipated culinary experts on the Samsung Cooking Stage is national décor and lifestyle expert, Janette Ewen, who will share her favourite home entertaining tips and latest décor trends while showcasing stylish and innovative kitchen appliances from Samsung, including its black stainless steel kitchen collection and new lineup of premium built-in kitchen appliances.

“Janette Ewen is a leader in the lifestyle and entertaining space and we’re thrilled to have her join us on the Cooking Stage this year, in addition to our line-up of chefs,” said Kidd. “Janette has appeared on our Main Stage for many years now and we’re excited to see her try her hand at cooking on this year’s Samsung Cooking Stage.”

Other highlights to look forward to on the Samsung Cooking Stage include:


Janette Ewen, Décor and Lifestyle Expert
Navigating Design Trends + Innovation (Saturday, October 29 at 3PM and Sunday, October 30 at 3PM)

Bring your dinner party full circle in complete style with the insider scoop on 2016’s fall home and kitchen décor trends, from place setting to unique glassware to kitchen accessories, and learn about the latest in home appliance innovations from Samsung.


Adam Chandler, Beta 5 Chocolates
Unique Cream Puffs (Friday, October 28 at 2PM)

Learn the art of creating the perfect, unique cream puff with Pastry Chef Adam Chandler on the Samsung Cooking Stage. Get tips on how to create the classic choux pastry, and experience a variety of flavour profiles and finishing techniques as well.


Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu, Medina Cafe 
Mediterranean-inspired Brunch (Sunday, October 30 at 10:30AM)

Learn insider secrets from a Vancouver culinary legend Deniz Tarakcioglu on the Samsung Cooking Stage. Born and raised in Northern Turkey, Deniz grew up in the warm embrace of a family of cooks where he quickly learned to master the art of hearty, rustic, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine – an influence he brings to all his dishes at the popular Vancouver-based brunch spot.

Chef Steven Ewing, Yolk’s Restaurant & Commissary
Presenting: Food truck fare & brunch (Saturday, October 29 at 10:30AM)
Chef Steven Ewing has been in the BC restaurant scene for more than 20 years, having worked in some of the best restaurants in the province and around the world before opening up Yolk’s Restaurant & Commissary. Recognized as one of the top breakfast and brunch locations in Vancouver, Yolk’s continues to win industry awards for its delicious food fare.

The Vancouver Home + Design Show runs from Thursday, October 27 at 4 p.m. to Sunday, October 30 at 6 p.m. at the Vancouver Convention Centre. For more information, or to buy tickets online and save $3, visit

About the Vancouver Home + Design Show: The Vancouver Home + Design Show has been a staple in consumers’ calendars since 1983, attracting more than 37,000 qualified visitors every fall. Produced by Marketplace Events, the show features high-interest exhibits, high-profile industry personalities and the latest home and lifestyle trends. Marketplace Events produces 51 combined events in 23 markets that collectively attract 1.5 million attendees and another 2 million unique web visitors annually.

About Samsung Canada: Samsung Electronics Canada inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances and printers. In 2015, Samsung was ranked one of the top 10 most influential brands in Canada, based on a study by Ipsos Reid. Committed to helping Canadians live connected and make a difference, its Samsung Hope for Children corporate giving program supports children’s education, sustainability and health-related issues in communities across the country.

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