Tag: Fundraiser

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…

Star Fundraising Dinner at HAVE Culinary

Last week I was invited to a spectacular dinner and it was not only the food that was memorable it was also the tears in the eyes of most of the guests in the room. The fundraising dinner took place…

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…

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…

Passions Benefit Sept 11

Over the past eight years, Passions, the annual fundraising gala at the Dr. Peter Centre, has rightfully earned a reputation as one of Vancouver’s top events for lovers of great food and wine, as the city’s top chefs come together…

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…

Night at the Aquarium

On Friday June 10th I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 5th annual Night at the Aquarium gala fundraiser held both inside and outside of the Aquarium in Stanley Park. This was the 2nd year that I have attended this wonderful event…

Dish n’ Dazzle June 17

Wines Chile presents Dish n’ Dazzle 2011 Pacific Rim Hotel – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC Friday, June 17th 6:30-9:30pm   Meet visiting winemakers and taste wines from wine regions across Chile from over 25 visiting wineries, each pouring up…

Red Cross Red Carpet Soiree May 12

The Canadian Red Cross Red Carpet Soiree is an annual gala event offering guests red carpet arrival with “paparazzi”, award-winning canapés, fine wine and a silent auction featuring items donated by celebrities, high-end retailers and Red Cross corporate supporters. This…

Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch April 10

Calling all Foodies! Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch, presented by Variety – The Children’s Charity and MarketPlace IGA, is back for the second year in a row! This fun and unique fundraising event will bring together some of BC’s…

Dining Out for Life

With a record number of restaurants participating, this years Dine Out for Life Vancouver fundraiser on Thursday March 24th is featuring 238 restaurants from around the lower mainland. Participating restaurants will contribute 25% of their sales that day to people…

Whoopie Pie Day March 5th

Whoopie Pie Day on Saturday, March 5th at all Tracycakes Bakery Cafe locations in White Rock, Fort Langley and Abbotsford. From 10 am – 5 pm, all Whoopie Pies will be sold 2 for 1 (just $3.00 for two!) with…

California Wine Fair March 11

Whether you are a casual wine enthusiast or a serious wine connoisseur, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to sample the finest wine from over 100 wineries from the Napa, Sonoma and Central Coast regions. Now in its 31st year of…

Taste BC 2011

I recently attended Taste BC 2011, a fundraiser put on by Liberty Wine Merchants with proceeds going to BC Children’s Hospital – Oak Tree Clinic. The event held at the Hyatt gave my friends and I a chance to walk…

Mission Hill Winemaker Dinner Feeds the Foodbank Nov 10

Over the summer, Provence Restaurants have been partnering with Mission Hill Winery to raise money for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. For each bottle of Mission Hill Wine sold at both Provence locations, Mission Hill donates $1 to the Food…

Toast to the Coast

On Friday October 22nd, I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 4th annual Toast to the Coast that featured many of Vancouver’s top restaurants, chefs and wineries serving their food and wine. With 500 guests mingling and tasting, the festivities were in…

Great Gatsby Chocolate & Martini Evening October 22

Speak Easy Martini’s paired with chocolate infused canapés Now in its 8th year, the festival added a brand new event: “Great Gatsby” Martini and Chocolate Evening presented in partnership with Leigh Square Community Arts Village and Christine’s Catering Company. This…

Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast October 22

Fill your bellies and your closet at the Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast, Friday, October 22, from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Enjoy good food, great wine, and local entertainment including a live DJ and fashion show all in support…

Joe Fortes Celebrates 25 Years Slurp & Swirl November 10

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House, Vancouver’s long-standing iconic downtown restaurant, is proud to host its eighth annual Slurp & Swirl™ – A Wine and Oyster Celebration – on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 6pm to 11pm. Co-presented by Mackie Research…

Growing Chefs! A Harvest Kitchen Party October 25

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture is excited to announce its 2nd annual fundraising party. On October 25th, the Dirty Apron Cooking School will host From Farms to Forks: A Harvest Kitchen Party pairing prominent local chefs and growers….

Mystery Kitchen Tour Encore

I attended the Mystery Kitchen Tour Encore last night, held at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Granville Island. Featured were some of the top chefs from around Vancouver and BC who created some amazing dishes for everyone to…

Mystery Kitchen Tour at PICA

I took part in a Mystery Kitchen Tour on June 27th that was held at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Granville Island that featured some of the top chefs from around Vancouver and BC who created some amazing dishes for everyone…

Dine Above the Stars July 28

An Exclusive Dining Experience by the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites and Sumac Ridge Estate Winery. To Support A Loving Spoonful. Only 88 tickets available. Champagne Reception (featuring Sumac Ridge Tribute) 5 Course dinner with wine pairings Silent Auction Fireworks

Night at the Aquarium

Last Friday June 12th I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 4th annual Night at the Aquarium gala fundraiser that raised over $300,000. Night at the Aquarium is Vancouver Aquarium’s signature gala and has quickly become one of Vancouver’s “must attend” fundraising…

WIN 2 tickets to Food Fight! A Battle for Brunch

Enter to WIN, we are giving away 2 tickets ($130 value) to Food Fight! A Battle for Brunch on June 27th. Event takes place at Vancouver Convention Centre West at 11am. Variety – The Children’s Charity and Marketplace IGA proudly present Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch. Food Fight will…

Project Empty Bowl

Great night supporting a wonderful charity was held on June 10th at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel benefiting “A Loving Spoonful”. The event “Project Empty Bowl” raised thousands of dollars from a very successful live and silent auction as well…

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