Vancouver Foodster 1 yr Anniversary Party

Chef Abhishek Roy - Atithi, Chef Josh Wolfe - Coast, Richard Wolak, Chef Ben Berwick

The Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary party was a huge success, held on July 28th at Canvas Lounge in Gastown.

Nimby Burger cooking burgers

Thank you to all those who came out to celebrate, and to taste the fabulous food and drinks from Coast, Sanafir, Atithi, Hapa Izakaya, Maple Grill, Nimby Burger, Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co, Wild Rice, Canvas Lounge, Benton Brothers Cheese, Bonchaz, Cake Tease, Vancouver Brownies, Xoxolat, Kafkas Coffee & Tea, Dao Tea, Vista D’oro Farms, Chandra Winery, Nichol Vineyard, Rollingdale Winery, Desert Hills Winery, and Neck of the Woods Wines.

Lineup outside Canvas Lounge

Guests Mingling inside Canvas Lounge

DJ Pat Lock

Loungy beats were happening thanks to DJ Pat Lock and DJ Jeremy Lim and our MC’s Meena Mann and Charles Zuckermann kept the evening flowing with speeches by Fareeday Rasoul Kim from the Vancouver Food Bank and Richard Wolak, founder of Vancouver Foodster.

Cheese and more Cheese

Shahab & Chef Themis of Vancouver Brownies

Gustavo, Ari & Chef Chris Sanderson of Maple Grill

Chef Theresa of Cake Tease

Blueberry, Basil Chocolates from Xoxolat

Pouring Wine

With close to 600 people in attendance we raised over $1800 in donations for the Vancouver Food Bank Community Angel Food Runners Program.

Alexei Schwartzman,Alisha Mann, Minna Van, Sophia Cheng, Richard Wolak, Ariane Colebrander, Charles Zuckermann, Alejandro Escobell, Lisa Green - the Event Organizing Committee


By: Richard Wolak

Photo Credit: Jeremy Lim & Noam Dehan