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.
Chef/Owner Malek at Saj & Co
Sushi Chef Dan Kim at Fairmont Pacific Rim Raw Bar
Chef Allison Flook and Chef Shelome Bouvette at Chicha Restaurant
Chef Steve Hodge at Temper Chocolate & Pastry
Chef Cullin David of Calabash Bistro
Chefs team from Vij’s Restaurant
Chef Roy of Atithi Indian Cuisine
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.
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 Montgomery Lau (right) & Chef Anthony Ricco (left)
Richard with some Celebrities
Yotam Ottolenghi (author) & Richard Wolak
Richard Wolak and Bonnie Stern (author)
Bob McGrath (actor/musican) and Richard Wolak
Ruth Reichl (Author) & Richard Wolak
Michael Eckford and Richard Wolak at CKNW 980 AM
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
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 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
At Global TV Weekend Morning News with Chef Shallaw Kadir of Fishworks, Richard Wolak and hosts Samantha Falk and Shanel Pratatap
James Coleridge – Owner of Bella Gelateria Yaletown
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