Best Photo Moments of 2013

Over the past year I have met many wonderful chefs, and personalities in not only the restaurant industry but in all sorts of places that are unique in one way or another.

Here are some random shots of those people who I caught on camera.

Chefs

Jenell Parsons - founder of Vancouver Pie Hole

Jenell Parsons – founder of Vancouver Pie Hole

Chef Josh Wolfe at Good Wolfe Kitchen

Chef Josh Wolfe at Good Wolfe Kitchen

Chef Trevor Bird - Co-owner Fable Kitchen

Chef Trevor Bird – Co-owner Fable Kitchen

Chef/Owner Nathalie of Chouchou Crepes

Chef/Owner Nathalie of Chouchou Crepes

5 Iconic Women Chefs at Food Talks Vol 8 Speakers (from left to right) Karen Barnaby, Angie Quaale, Merri Schwartz, Susan Mendelson and Meeru Dhalwala

5 Iconic Women Chefs at Food Talks Vol 8 Speakers (from left to right) Karen Barnaby, Angie Quaale, Merri Schwartz, Susan Mendelson and Meeru Dhalwala

Chef Clement Chan with Sophie Lui TV Host of Global News

Chef Clement Chan with Sophie Lui TV Host of Global News

Food Network’s Top Chef Canada winner Matt Stowe at Cactus Club Cafe Coal Harbour having lunch with Richard Wolak.

Food Network’s Top Chef Canada winner Matt Stowe at Cactus Club Cafe Coal Harbour having lunch with Richard Wolak.

Chef Johnny Bridge who was the first chef I interviewed for my Chefs with Food Tattoo series.

Chef Johnny Bridge who was the first chef I interviewed for my Chefs with Food Tattoo series.

Chef Chris Bisaro at Brix Restaurant cooking up a storm.

Chef Chris Bisaro at Brix Restaurant cooking up a storm.

On the news

Chef Paul Mon-Kau and Chef Dino Renaerts coking up their poutine dishes on Global Morning News

Chef Paul Mon-Kau and Chef Dino Renaerts cooking up their Vancouver Foodster poutine dishes on Global Morning News

Chef Shaun Snelling and Chef Josie Dib in their own poutine challenge on CTV Noon News

Chef Shaun Snelling and Chef Josie Dib in their own Vancouver Foodster poutine challenge on CTV Noon News

Chef Siddharthas Choudhary on Global Weekend Morning News getting ready to cook.

Chef Siddharthas Choudhary on Global Weekend Morning News getting ready to cook.

On set at CTV BC Noon News TV Chef Abdel Elatouabi of Sol Sun Belt Cookery ready to make his Grilled Harissa Drummetes & Chef Rennie Chotalal of Malone’s ready to make his Salted Caramel Waffle Wings with Zing for host Coleen Christie

On set at CTV BC Noon News TV Chef Abdel Elatouabi of Sol Sun Belt Cookery ready to make his Grilled Harissa Drummetes & Chef Rennie Chotalal of Malone’s ready to make his Salted Caramel Waffle Wings with Zing for host Coleen Christie

Richard with some Celebrities

Mollie Katzen & Richard Wolak

Mollie Katzen (author) & Richard Wolak

On the CTV Morning Live set tasting cheesecake with Aamer Haleem, Norma Reid, Ann Luu, and Marke Driesschen

On the CTV Morning Live set tasting cheesecake with Aamer Haleem, Norma Reid, Ann Luu, and Marke Driesschen

Cory Ashworth and Laurie Logan -Peak FM Morning Show Radio Hosts and Richard Wolak (centre)

Cory Ashworth and Laurie Logan -Peak FM Morning Show Radio Hosts and Richard Wolak (centre)

At the Black + Blue Rooftop Restaurant opening party — with Chelsea Hobbis, Andrew Sosa and Riaz Meghji.

At the Black + Blue Rooftop Restaurant opening party — with Chelsea Hobbis, Andrew Sosa and Riaz Meghji.

Richard Wolak turning the tables interviewing Alyssa Dawson Host of Novus TV at Noodle Mania.

Richard Wolak turning the tables interviewing Alyssa Dawson Host of Novus TV at Noodle Mania.

Richard Wolak with Lynn Colliar host of Global Weekend Morning News with Chef Tony Marzo of Kessel & March.

Richard Wolak with Lynn Colliar host of Global Weekend Morning News with Chef Tony Marzo of Kessel & March.

Cocktails and Wine

Julia Diakow - Bartender at Cuchillo

Julia Diakow – Bartender at Cuchillo

Robyn Gray - Bartender at Pidgin Restaurant

Robyn Gray – Bartender at Pidgin Restaurant

Wine Writers and Industry Experts at Food Talks Vol 10 Speakers (from left to right) Tim Pawsey, Michaela Morris, Michele Boufard, John Clerides, Sid Cross and David Schoelfield

Wine Writers and Industry Experts at Food Talks Vol 10 Speakers (from left to right) Tim Pawsey, Michaela Morris, Michele Boufard, John Clerides, Sid Cross and David Schoelfield

Servers

Rafik Doukkali - server at Blue Water Cafe & Raw Bar.

Rafik Doukkali – server at Blue Water Cafe & Raw Bar.

There were so many people that I met this past year, these are just some of the special photos moments out of thousands of photos.

By: Richard Wolak