Category: Food & Wine Events

Chef Meets BC Grape

I recently attended Chef Meets BC Grape at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, this was a wonderful event and one of the largest annual celebrations of BC VQA wines and local food with 94 BC wineries sharing their new spring…

RIPE a Dinner Celebration

It’s been a few years since I had attended one of the RIPE harvest celebrations. On October 19 I attended the annual fundraiser for Vancouver Farmers Markets. RIPE is a casual, family-style meal that includes a feast of delicious and…

Dish ‘n Dazzle 2014

On May 1st it was the night to celebrate this years version of Dish ‘n Dazzle at The Pan Pacific, this was the 5thannual food and wine celebration raising money for the BC Hospitality Foundation. This year there were 6…

Languedoc Wine Bar Crawl

Last week I took part in an exciting tour with some other invited media guests around the city that wined and dined us at four of Vancouver’s top wine bars. Travelling by a bus limo we made our way around…

Dish ‘n Dazzle 2013

On May 30th, I attended Dish ‘n Dazzle at The Pan Pacific, it was the 4th annual food and wine celebration and this year the event raised $40,000 for the BC Hospitality Foundation. 12 different restaurants were on hand to…

Indian Summer Festival July 4-13

The Indian Summer Festival returns to Vancouver from July 4-13. Much more than your typical arts festival, Vancouver’s Indian Summer is about culturally-rich collaborations and fostering an open, thought-provoking dialogue between Canada and South Asia. Topics range from exploring cultural…

Mexican Fiesta on February 10

On February 10, 2013 Chabad Catering will present a Mexican Fiesta. It’s an all you can eat dinner featuring Kosher Mexican dishes created by Chef Menajem. Welcoming all including families, this Sunday dinner features two options, the first is a sit down…

Big Night returns February 8th

Top-notch restaurants and winemakers gather under one roof when Vancouver magazine’s Big Night returns for its seventh year at the dazzling Jewel Ballroom on Friday, February 8, 2013. At this annual food and drink extravaganza, chefs from Restaurant Award-winning rooms…

Gold Medal Plates Vancouver November 16

Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrating in eight cities across Canada in 2012 including Vancouver on November 16th, Gold Medal Plates will feature superb wines and the…

Cooking for a Cause a Celebration

On May 11 I attended, Cooking For A Cause,  hosted by King Pacific Lodge and the Gitga’at First Nation, a celebration marking the launch of their co-founded charitable organization: Guarding the Gifts. The intimate evening held at the Gulf of…

Growing Chefs Dessert Finale

On Saturday night April 14th, I attended the Dessert Finale portion of the Growing Chefs Fundraiser at Studeo 1666 with a packed room of guests. These lucky guests had attended Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Where a 3 course meal…

Alice In Wonderland themed Pop-Up Restaurant

Celebrity Chef and Food Network Star Bob Blumer is Vancouver bound, on his televised, international hunt for The Worlds Weirdest Restaurant. Swallow Tail Secret Supper Club runs underground culinary events here in Vancouver, and their Alice In Wonderland themed Pop-Up…

Gold Medal Plates Vancouver 2011: The Chefs

Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrating in eight cities across Canada in 2011 including Vancouver on November 4th, Gold Medal Plates will feature superb wines and the…

RIPE the Feast

On October 16th I attended RIPE: A Harvest Celebration, this was my first year attending this annual fundraiser for Vancouver Farmers Markets. RIPE is a casual, family-style meal that includes a feast of delicious and seasonal food prepared by local…

A Continental Affair October 15

An evening of wine, food and jazz to benefit the ALS Society of B.C.  Upon arrival each guest will receive a complimentary wine glass for the tasting.  Yours to keep. Saturday October 15 Vancouver Art Gallery 7pm-11pm Tickets: $79 Guests…

Chef Meets Grape

Last night I attended Chef meets Grape, the largest annual celebration of BC VQA wines and local food with 75 BC wineries sharing their new fall releases, delectably paired with inspired dishes from 12 top Ocean Wise partner restaurants. Each…

RIPE Feast on October 16

On October 16th, 2011, the Vancouver Farmers Markets will present their 3rd annual dinner fundraiser event: RIPE: A Harvest Celebration, at the Creekside Community Centre from 4pm – 8pm. RIPE is a casual, family-style meal that includes a feast of…

ChefmeetsGrape September 22

ChefmeetsGrape, the largest annual celebration of BC VQA wines and local food, is once again coming to Vancouver! On Thursday, September 22, 75 BC wineries will be sharing their new fall releases, delectably paired with inspired dishes from 12 top…

BBQ Jazz Series Whistler Mountain Sept 2-4

The Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain will host an incredible mountain top BBQ experience featuring jazz artists at 5:00 pm. : Ali Milner (Sept 2), Chris Smith (Sept 3), and The Night Crawlers (Sept 4). Guests will ride up the…

Refuel’s Sweet, Sweet Corn Feast Aug 31

Nothing says summer like sweet corn from the Fraser Valley. Spend the last day of August feasting on this local favorite with friends, family and fellow corn fanatics at Refuel’s corn feast, “Fresh Picked”. Enjoy a down home feast featuring…

Harmony Arts Festival Wine Garden July 29-Aug 7

house wine is thrilled to be hosting the Wine Garden at The Harmony Arts Festival presented by Odlum Brown Limited. Located on the water’s edge at the foot of 15th Street in Millennium Park, the Wine Garden looks onto the…

BEST of the WEST August 4th

house wine and the Harmony Arts Festival presented by Odlum Brown Limited introduce BEST of the WEST where West Vancouver will be enjoying BC’s best in celebration of BC Day. Guests will be introduced to food and wine from 10…

Eating & Drinking at the Vancouver Folk Music Fest

The 34th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway this weekend July 15-17, starting off on Friday evening with musicians performing from all over the world thru Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have attended…

Dish ‘N Dazzle

On June 17th, I attended this wonderful event at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. One of the rooms was dedicated to Cocktails and this is where some of the city’s best bartenders were competing for best cocktail. In the other room…

Wine Down at Delta

On June 16th I attended a fabulous event that was hosted by Delta Hotels in the lower mainland held at the Delta Burnaby Hotel. Supporting Habitat for Humanity, this fundraiser combined tasty eats, with wines from around BC as well…

Apothic Red Wine at the Gallery

Last Friday night Apothic Red’s wine was launched at a fabulous affair that I was invited to on the roof top of the Vancouver Art Gallery. This venue is always exceptional for an event and this one wowed guests in…

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