Joy of Feeding on October 2

One of my favourite events of the year has returned after a long hiatus and is about to take place on Sunday October 2 from 12-3pm at UBC Farm. 12 local chefs from some of Vancouver’s most beloved restaurants, who will be sharing their favourite family recipes; at UBC Farm’s Joy of Feeding event. Showcasing culinary traditions from around the world, Joy of Feeding was created by Chef Meeru Dhalwala of Vij’s restaurants to celebrate whole foods, culture and cooking.

For more information about this event, listen to my Interview with Chef/Founder Meeru Dhalwala on episode 100 of The Vanfoodster Podcast here.

Here is the list of participating chefs:

Andrea Alridge, Head Chef, Osteria Savio Volpe and

Alden Ong, Head Chef, Farmer’s Apprentice

Andrea Carlson

Owner | Chef

Burdock & Co | Harvest Community Foods | Bar Gobo

Frank Pabst

Executive Chef

Blue Water Cafe + Private Wine Rooms

Vikram Vij

Co-owner and chef

Vij’s Restaurant

Julian Bond and Robert Clark

Organic Oceans

Dina Tavakoli

Chef & Content Creator @nooshbydina

Regina Lee

Chef and Content Creator

Gaia Kitchen

Sarah Mierau

Founder, “Tradish” Plant Medicine Jams

Darren Clay

President, Chefs Table Society

Executive Sous Chef, Resident Dining

UBC Food Services

Jiwon Seo

Sous Chef, Burdock and Co.

Anton Lohvin

Owner, Westcoast Poke

Eleni Fergadi and Vassilis Kerasiotis

Owner/chefs, Nostos Greek Taverna

See more about the participating chefs and the event here.

Purchase your advance tickets here

Joy of Feeding is an opportunity to enjoy delicious food and have fun at UBC Farm while discovering where our food comes from. This is a family-friendly outdoor event. Tickets for adults are $90, but kids 12 and under are free. All food and drink is included in the ticket price! Event proceeds support learning, research, and community programs at UBC Farm.

By: Richard Wolak