The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is best known for providing financial assistance to hospitality industry members who are facing an extraordinary medical crisis, but the charitable organization also helps develop the next generation of industry members by offering a range of scholarships. In 2018 the BCHF will again be granting 4 different types of … Read more BC Hospitality Foundation Invites Applications for 2018 Hospitality Scholarships
Secure your Slow Fish Dinner tickets before it’s too late! Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 6pm-9pm for the fourth year. This annual event allows Vancouverites to gather … Read more Chefs’ Table Society of BC’s Slow Fish Dinner Returns
Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 18, 2016 from 6pm-9pm for the third year. This annual event allows Vancouverites to gather and indulge in local sustainable seafood in the most interactive way. … Read more Slow Fish Dinner Returns this September
The Chef’s table Society, a Vancouver-based non profit charity supporting sustainable food programs that inspire, nurture and educate chefs, producers and the local food industry is returning to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts with their 3rd annual Slow Fish Dinner. The event is designed to raise awareness for Slow Fish Canada (a Slow … Read more 3rd Annual Slow Fish Dinner, presented by the Chef’s Table Society of B.C.
Slow Fish Canada dinner returns to Vancouver Well known chefs cook together to raise awareness for sustainable seafood Lovers of seafood and social times are to mark their calendars, as the Chefs’ Table Society‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 27th, 2015. This annual event unites Vancouverites to … Read more
Tuesday night I had the pleasure of participating in the Avocado Showdown in Vancouver held at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. The goal for the competitors was to create a dish to showcase the delicious versatility of avocados. Specifically, avocados from Mexico, as they make up approximately 80% of the avocados sold in Canada. Attended … Read more Avocado Showdown in Vancouver
My dream vacation has always been to travel to Italy or France for a few weeks with the sole purpose of taking cooking lessons. I love to learn about food, I love trying new restaurants, but most of all, I love to cook. I also firmly believe that cooking for yourself is one of the … Read more Get cooking!
Yesterday Michael Christiansen (pictured) won the 2014 Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition, held at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver, BC. The 23-year-old, originally from Winnipeg, stood the heat of the kitchen to beat finalists from across Canada for the $10,000 prize presented by Chefs’ Table Society of BC and a stage at … Read more Chef Michael Christiansen from The Pear Tree wins Canada’s Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship for 2014
On Saturday September 27 at 6h00, a reception will kick off an evening during which 8 chefs will prepare 8 delicious dishes in 8 professional kitchens at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) FEATURED PRODUCTS: •Gooseneck barnacles •Honey mussels •Sockeye salmon •Sea urchins •Geoduck •Sturgeon •Oysters •Clams Tickets at https://slowfishmysterydinner.eventbrite.ca/ MYSTERY CHEFS: Chef 1 … Read more Slow Fish Mystery Dinner – Featured products and Mystery Chefs hints
There is no doubt that the number of events, including dinners, receptions, lunches, grazings and seminars are many during the Vancouver International Wine Festival. For me there is always one that stands above the crowd, not necessarily the fanciest or most expensive but the one that, in my opinion, best captures the essence of what … Read more Leaving the best for last – Blind Tasting Challenge