On Saturday May 12, 2018, join the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbiafor a celebration of iconic, local delicacy at the 12th Annual Spot Prawn Festival.


Available online: Get your 2018 Spot Prawn Festival tickets.


This year, there are three ways to enjoy the Spot Prawn Festival:


  1. FREE – access to the docks, view cooking demos and more
  2. $10 – Spot Prawn Chowder – to go if you want.
  3. $60 – A grazing style tasting menu with a selection of 6 delicious spot prawn dishes.


The same family-friendly festival remains with live cooking demos featuring some of Vancouver’s top chefs, live music, kid-friendly fun and more! While this part of the festival is free, to enjoy any of the delicious food prepared by our chefs, tickets are required.


This event is the Chefs’ Table Society’s main fundraising event so it can continue to provide education, mentorship and sustainability initiatives across the province.
Fresh off the boat BC Spot Prawns. Photo credit: Frederique Niel
NEW FOR 2018


Instead of a prawn boil, a delicious bowl of decadent Spot Prawn Chowder served with bread from Terra Breads will be available for guests to enjoy.


Tickets $10.00 a bowl (plus tax and service) and is available to go!


Choose to enjoy your Spot Prawn Chowder in one of the following time slots:


  • 11 am to 12 pm (noon)
  • 12 pm (noon) to 1 pm
  • 1 pm to 2 pm
  • 2 pm to 3 pm


A wonderful idea for Mother’s Day weekend: a grazing event to enjoy six delicious spot prawn dishes that showcase the many ways this delicacy can be served.


Dishes will be prepared by some of BC’s finest chefs, a nice way to sample various creations and for you to say hello to the chefs as you move between the food stations and savour samples of wine from Evolve Cellars, beer and coffee from Mogiana Coffee.


Two services are available:


  • 11:30 am to 1 pm
  • 1:30 pm to 3 pm


Tickets for the grazing event are $60.00 per person (plus tax and service fee) and include a delicious tasting menu consisting of six spot prawn dishes, wine and beer samples, bread from Terra Breads, and a coffee and treat to end your meal.


The Spot Prawn Festival is made possible due to the generosity of the following sponsors:


Tickets always sell out and space is limited, so to avoid being disappointed the public is encouraged to buy their tickets as soon as possible.


Please stay tuned for the announcement of headlining chefs taking part in this year’s festival.



Follow @ChefsTableBC on social media for updates on tickets.
About the Chefs’ Table Society:


The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia is a non-profit society comprised of BC’s leading chefs and culinary professionals. It is a chef-administered, province-wide collaborative dedicated to creating a foundation for the exchange of information between culinary professionals. The Society supports innovative and sustainable programs that will inspire, educate and nurture BC chefs, producers and the local food industry. The Chefs’ Table Society secures apprenticeships for and bestows bursaries to emerging local chefs and also finances culinary education programs in BC schools. For more information or to become a member visit

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