Leading the kitchen in Notch8 Restaurant & Bar at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is no small undertaking. The restaurant’s doors stay open 365 days a year, serving four different meal periods daily to guests from around the globe. Dennis Peckham rose to the challenge becoming Notch8’s Executive Chef in May 2019.
Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Association celebrates the 9th annual ‘Light Up The Vines’ event to celebrate the holiday season. This free event welcomes visitors to tour along Bottleneck Drive and visit wineries, cideries, breweries, and distilleries who have decorated their vineyards, orchards and tasting rooms for the holidays.
“To be named as one of Canada’s best new restaurants is definitely something we couldn’t have anticipated,” says Shaun Layton, who opened ¿CóMO? Taperia last year alongside fellow industry veterans Frankie Harrington and Justin Witcher. “All we wanted to do was give Vancouver a little piece of Spain we love so much. Where people can enjoy popular Spanish drinks and creative, yet, simple tapas together in an intimate space with fun and great hospitality. It’s an incredible honour.”