Best Photo Moments of 2018

Over the past year I have met many wonderful bartenders, Baristas, 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.


Richard Wolak aka @Vanfoodster (left) and Chef Mark Singson (right)

Chef/owners Jean Francis and Alessandra Quaglia of Provence Marinaside

Chef Eugene Huang making long noodles at Peaceful Restaurant

Chef Cristina Marianetti at Robba da Matti

Chef Warren Chow – Juniper

Chef Dario Rossi at Italian Kitchen

Chef Wesley Young of Pidgin at Chefs Meet Grape

Torafuku chefs team at Chefs Meet Grape

Chef Ricardo Valverde of Ancora Dining at Chef Meets Grape

Chef Jesse Hochhausen of Showcase Restaurant

Chef Hiro Watanabe of Super Hiro’s Restaurant

Chef Sandy Chen of Torafuku Restaurant

Chef Chris Savino of Hendricks and the Westin Grand

Chef Jefferson Bueno at VCC Chefs Table Dinner

Chef Ned Bell at the Vancouver Club

Chef Greg McCallum, Le Crocodile at Slow Fish event

Chef Fumiko (left) and her chefs team from Mott32 at Chefs in the Hood

Chef Sean Murray (right) and his chefs team from Oceans 999 at Chefs in the Hood


Cookbook Authors

Joanne Sasvari – Author of Vancouver Eat’s

Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett – Authors of Cooking in Colour


Industry folk from Restaurants to Wineries 

Partners,  Chef Ryan Mah, Dong Lam and Michael Tran – Pacific Poke Opening

Liam Todd, Manager at Coquille

Ann Ford – Fairsing Vineyards – Portland, Oregon

Lucas (server with the burgers) at the Brewhall Opening party

Richard Wolak (aka Vanfoodster), Zahra Alani, with General Manager Hector Medina of Bodega on Main (left to right) at their 3rd Anniversary party

Anthony of Steel and Oak Brewery

Barista Manager of Origo Club

Benoit pouring Rose at Provence Marinaside

Bartender Juheon Lee at Wedgewood Hotel

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

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