Head judge James Chatto explained Ma’s dish as “so meticulous, so thoughtful, yet vivid and alive. The flavours were rich, interesting and clear — it was Vancouver on a plate.” This description is identical to Ma’s intention in creating this award winning plate. Entitled BC Coastal Terroir, the ocean inspired dish is simply “who I am and where I’m from,” shares Ma.
The Canadian Culinary Championships is the grand finale of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party events that are held annually in the fall. Organizers announced today that Chilliwack, a Canadian rock band led by Order of Canada recipient and rock legend, Bill Henderson will headline the finale event of the 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships taking place in Kelowna, BC, February 1 – 2, 2019.
Chen to Divide Time Between Boulevard and Larger Role in Sutton Place Hotels’ Luxury Brand, While Opening Chef De Cuisine Ma Takes Over Reins as Boulevard Executive Chef Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen and Chef de Cuisine Roger Ma — acclaimed culinary colleagues who have anchored the back-of-house team at Boulevard since its inception … Read more
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 … Read more
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, … Read more
Eleven of Canada’s top chefs competed in a culinary triathlon Feb 2 and 3, with one goal, to win gold and stand on the podium as the Canadian Culinary Champion for 2018. The 12th annual Canadian Culinary Championships took place in Kelowna, B.C. and the competitions were exciting for competitors, judges and guests. The … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more