Farmer’s Apprentice, Grapes & Soda Alumni Take Reins of Award-Winning Establishments from Founder David Gunawan

A new chapter for both the farm-to-table restaurant and its sister wine bar, the handover is more of a continuum than a reinvention. Yonemori, Sawada and Gunawan have long been colleagues and familiar faces for guests at the South Granville staples, and both new owners will maintain Gunawan’s locavore-forward philosophy of showcasing 100-per-cent organic, sustainable and seasonal fare.

Chef David Gunawan Continues to Champion Community, Sustainability at Recently Opened Ubuntu Canteen

Recently opened organic, family focused bakery and restaurant Ubuntu Canteen will bolster its weekly service to include a series of monthly events that underscore its mission to cultivate a sense of community in the heart of Vancouver’s Fraserhood and beyond beginning this April.

VANCOUVER WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE BRINGS INTERNATIONAL FLAVOURS TO DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

Celebrate Global Gastronomy with the Third Annual Vancouver World Chef Exchange, Presented by Aeroplan Take your taste buds abroad at Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s most anticipated culinary event. The third annual Vancouver World Chef Exchange, presented by Aeroplan, will bring award-winning chefs from global culinary hubs to Vancouver for a series of collaborative dinners, featuring … Read moreVANCOUVER WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE BRINGS INTERNATIONAL FLAVOURS TO DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

What are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

  Just a few suggestions for anyone still looking for New Year’s Eve celebration options. Most restaurants require advance notice of 24 or 48 hours for cancellations so a lucky few may find they can scoop in and grab the best seat for New Year’s Eve. Doesn’t hurt to check. These are a few of … Read moreWhat are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

CULINARY COUNTDOWN: RING IN 2018 WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND SISTER WINE BAR GRAPES & SODA

South Granville Establishments Invite Revelers to Turn the Calendar with Celebratory Dining Experiences Featuring Multi-Course Farm-to-Table Menus, Wine Pairings   Acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice and sister wine bar Grapes & Soda are ushering in the new year in inimitable farm-to-table fashion by hosting exclusive dinner services at both South Granville … Read moreCULINARY COUNTDOWN: RING IN 2018 WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND SISTER WINE BAR GRAPES & SODA

FARMER’S APPRENTICE WELCOMES KINOME JAPANESE KITCHEN FOR SECOND COLLABORATIVE DINNER OF 2017

  Chefs Gunawan and Matarai Join Forces to Host a Six-Course Dinner with Sake, Wine Pairings on November 20   Farmer’s Apprentice Chef/Owner David Gunawan and Chef/Owner Ryoma Matarai of Kitsilano restaurant Kinome Japanese Kitchen will combine their culinary talents for a special collaborative dinner at the award-winning South Granville dining room on Monday, November 20 … Read moreFARMER’S APPRENTICE WELCOMES KINOME JAPANESE KITCHEN FOR SECOND COLLABORATIVE DINNER OF 2017

#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

  “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel … Read more#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant

  RELÆ TEAM: DAVID GUNAWAN WELCOMES JONATHAN TAM OF COPENHAGEN’S RELÆ FOR GUEST CHEF DINNER AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE, JULY 19   Renowned locavore chef, David Gunawan, will write the latest chapter in his ongoing series of collaborative guest chef dinners at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he shares the stage with Jonathan Tam of Michelin-starred Copenhagen … Read moreLike-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant

GALIANO MEETS GRANVILLE: FARMER’S APPRENTICE CONTINUES GUEST CHEF DINNER SERIES WITH PILGRIMME’S JESSE MCCLEERY, JUNE 7

  Monthly Guest Chef Series Sees David Gunawan Share the Stage with Fellow Locavore-Minded Chef, Co-Owner of Award-Winning Galiano Island Restaurant \Celebrated locavore chef David Gunawan continues a series of monthly collaborative events at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he welcomes Jesse McCleery of Galiano Island’s famed Pilgrimme restaurant to co-host a guest chef dinner on Wednesday, June … Read moreGALIANO MEETS GRANVILLE: FARMER’S APPRENTICE CONTINUES GUEST CHEF DINNER SERIES WITH PILGRIMME’S JESSE MCCLEERY, JUNE 7

JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14

  Chef David Gunawan and Team Pay Homage to Mom by Offering Multi-Course Feast Featuring Familiar Homespun Favourites   Acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice are taking a page out of their mothers’ cookbooks and serving up a homespun feast in honour of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14. Maintaining Gunawan’s signature … Read moreJUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14