As part of EAT! Vancouver there is the Canadian Flavours Gala celebrating Canadian food and wine. And I have a contest running where you have a chance to win 2 tickets to attend the Canadian Flavours Gala. Information about the event is below, followed by my contest details. Good luck and support this wonderful event.
April 9, 2015 (Vancouver, BC) – Make space in your schedule for the Canadian Flavours Gala at Terminal City Club on Thursday, April 30 2015. Guests will enjoy an evening with 15 chefs from some of Canada’s best-known restaurants, sampling delicious Canadian cuisine paired with spring releases from the Naramata Bench Wineries Association.
There is an impressive roster of critically acclaimed chefs and their restaurants participating at the event. It includes Andrew Winfield of Calgary’s River Café, Nicholas Nutting of Tofino’s Wolf in the Fog (chosen by Enroute as Canada’s number one restaurant), and Jeremie Bastien of Montreal’s Restaurant Leméac. From Toronto, both Chef Jesse Grasso of The Black Hoof – known for attracting movie starts to its nightly lineup – and Nick Liu of newly opened DaiLo will participate. Two alumni from Food Network Canada’s Top Chef, Carl Heinrich (Toronto’s Richmond Station) and Connie DeSousa (Calgary’s Charcut Roast House), will also attend. Executive Chef Ryan O’Flynn from the Westin Edmonton will recreate his winning dish from the 2015 Canadian Gold Medal Plates chef competition.
Local participants include Executive Chef Ned Bell from The Four Seasons’ YEW seafood + bar, Eric Pateman of Edible Canada and Bella Gelateria’s hand-made gelato, named the best in the world at the international gelato competition held in Florence, Italy.
The evening will include an exclusive Silent Wine Auction benefitting Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ sustainable seafood program, which will also receive partial proceeds from the evening.
Canadian Flavours Gala Event and Ticket Details
Thursday April 30th 2015
7:00 – 9:30 PM
Tickets: $125 available at http://eat-vancouver.com/canadian-flavours-gala/
Includes a complimentary ticket to EAT! Vancouver at BC Place, May 1- 3
Terminal City Club
837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Charcut Roast House and River Café (Calgary); The Westin Edmonton (Edmonton); Leméac (Montreal); Hillside Winery & Bistro, The Vanilla Pod and The Kitchen (Naramata); Wolf in the Fog (Tofino); The Black Hoof, DaiLo and Richmond Station (Toronto); Edible Canada, Vancouver Aquarium, YEW seafood + bar and Bella Gelateria (Vancouver); TIA Yukon (Whitehorse)
Bench 1775 Winery, Black Widow Winery, D’Angelo Estate Winery, Deep Roots Winery, Elephant Island Orchard Wines, Hillside Winery, Howling Bluff Estate Wines, Kettle Valley Winery, La Frenz Winery, Lake Breeze Vineyards, Lang Vineyards, Misconduct Wine Co., Monster Vineyards, Moraine Winery, Perseus Winery, Poplar Grove Winery, Quidni Estate Winery, Red Rooster Winery, Serendipity Winery, Terravista Vineyards, Therapy Vineyards, Tightrope Winery, Upper Bench Winery, Van Westen Vineyards
About EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival
The 2015 EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival is a world class week-long food festival taking place throughout downtown Vancouver from April 26th to May 3rd, showcasing this city’s extraordinary culinary culture. Already the largest food festival in Canada, EAT! Vancouver, now in its 13th year includes hands-on workshops, collaborative chef dinners featuring top chefs from across Canada, Canadian Flavours Gala, a hospitality symposium, a pastry panel and EAT! Vancouver at BC Place, from May 1st to May 3rd .
About Naramata Bench Wineries Association:
A STORY IN EVERY BOTTLE
Along meandering country road with spectacular lake views is the Naramata Bench, one of Canada’s premiere wine regions and a top destination for wine enthusiasts. The renowned Naramata Bench Wineries are known for their quality wines, warm welcome, and exceptional wine events and experiences.
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To get one entry you must retweet the following text using your Twitter account:
I want to win 2 free tickets to the Canadian Flavors Gala from @mywinepal Thx to @naramatawines @eat_vancouver #MWPcontest
You can also get an entry by posting a comment on this post, telling me which Naramata Bench winery you would like to try at this event.
Contest closes April 23, 2015 at noon.