Best Photo Moments of 2014

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

Chef/Owner Malek at Saj & Co

Chef/Owner Malek at Saj & Co

Sushi Chef Dan Kim  at Fairmont Pacific Rim Raw Bar

Sushi Chef Dan Kim at Fairmont Pacific Rim Raw Bar

Chef Allison Flook and Chef Shelome Bouvette at Chicha Restaurant

Chef Allison Flook and Chef Shelome Bouvette at Chicha Restaurant

Chef Steve Hodge at Temper Chocolate & Pastry

Chef Steve Hodge at Temper Chocolate & Pastry

Chef Cullin David of Calabash Bistro

Chef Cullin David of Calabash Bistro

Chefs team from Vij's Restaurant

Chefs team from Vij’s Restaurant

Chef Roy of Atithi Indian Cuisine

Chef Roy of Atithi Indian Cuisine

Chefs from left to right: Reed Leah, Jason Moreno and Rudito Espiritu at Gyoza Bar

Chefs from left to right: Reed Leah, Jason Moreno and Rudito Espiritu at Gyoza Bar

Executive Chef Wayne Sych at Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House.

Executive Chef Wayne Sych at Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House.

Chef Allesandro (left) and his team of chefs from Arc Dining at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Chef Allesandro (left) and his team of chefs from Arc Dining at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Chef Trevor and Mark at Pizza Carano with their Peperonie Pie

Chef Trevor and Mark at Pizza Carano with their Peperonie Pie

Chef Montgomery Lau (right) & Chef Anthony Ricco (left)

Chef Montgomery Lau (right) & Chef Anthony Ricco (left)

 

Richard with some Celebrities

Yotam Ottolenghi (author) & Richard Wolak

Yotam Ottolenghi (author) & Richard Wolak

Richard Wolak and Bonnie Stern (author)

Richard Wolak and Bonnie Stern (author)

Bob McGrath (actor/musican) and Richard Wolak

Bob McGrath (actor/musican) and Richard Wolak

Ruth Reichl (Author) & Richard Wolak

Ruth Reichl (Author) & Richard Wolak

Michael Eckford and Richard Wolak at CKNW 980 AM

Michael Eckford and Richard Wolak at CKNW 980 AM

Richard Wolak being interviewed by Alyssa Dawson Host of Novus TV at Tasting Plates.

Richard Wolak being interviewed by Alyssa Dawson Host of Novus TV at Tasting Plates.

On the news

 

Richard Wolak with Lynn Colliar amd Jay Janower hosts of Global Weekend Morning News with Chef Victoria Tran of Five Elements Cafe

Richard Wolak with Lynn Colliar amd Jay Janower hosts of Global Weekend Morning News with Chef Victoria Tran of Five Elements Cafe

On CTV Vancouver with hosts Brent Shearer and Keri Adams along with Celebrity Chef Jason Rosso and Chef Tony Marzo!

On CTV Vancouver with hosts Brent Shearer and Keri Adams along with Celebrity Chef Jason Rosso and Chef Tony Marzo!

On the Global BC Weekend Noon News with host Leigh Kjekstad  with Chefs Nourdine ofMorocco West and Culin of Calabash Bistro #CurryChallengeYVR

On the Global BC Weekend Noon News with host Leigh Kjekstad
with Chefs Nourdine ofMorocco West and Culin of Calabash Bistro #CurryChallengeYVR

On the Global BC Weekends Saturday News with host Leigh Kjekstad and baristas Erika of Stir Coffee House & Sophie of Momento Coffee on "Saturday Sips" #BaristaChallengeYVR

On the Global BC Weekends Saturday News with host Leigh Kjekstad and baristas
Erika of Stir Coffee House & Sophie of Momento Coffee on “Saturday Sips” #BaristaChallengeYVR

On Global BC Weekend Morning News with hosts Lynn Colliar and Shanel Pratap, Richard Wolak and Chef Parviz Dhanani

On Global BC Weekend Morning News with hosts Lynn Colliar and Shanel Pratap, Richard Wolak and Chef Parviz Dhanani

At Global TV Weekend Morning News with Chef Shallaw Kadir of Fishworks, Richard Wolak and hosts Samantha Falk and Shanel Pratatap #TastingPlatesYVR

At Global TV Weekend Morning News with Chef Shallaw Kadir of Fishworks, Richard Wolak and hosts Samantha Falk and Shanel Pratatap
#TastingPlatesYVR

 

 Friendly Faces

James Coleridge - Owner of Bella Gelateria Yaletown

James Coleridge – Owner of Bella Gelateria Yaletown

Manager at Rain or Shine Ice Cream

Manager at Rain or Shine Ice Cream

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