What’s Good This Week – V. Oct 4 +

Thanksgiving is upon us and there are lots for ways to be thankful, give to others and treat ourselves this week! Harvest Haus – Until October 9 Held under the Festzelte at Queen Elizabeth Plaza – Harvest Haus brings folklore from the 1st century to the Great White North. Combining modern fare with authentic European…

What’s Good This Week July 27

What’s Good This Week in and around Vancouver It’s a little too hot for me these days in Vancouver and I’ve got the fan blasting in my ear in an attempt to remain coolish. This week you might be catching the fireworks, watching some Improv (I’m actually on stage – yikes), eating some Canadian Food…

Best in BC Sommelier Award

Chambar Restaurant’s Jason Yamasaki Awarded “Best Sommelier in BC” Distinction First Annual CAPS Competition to Send One Canadian to Compete for “Best Sommelier in the World” in 2015 The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) in partnership with Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) has named Chambar Restaurant Sommelier, Jason Yamasaki, “Best Sommelier in BC”. On…

Chambar Goes Medieval

Chambar Celebrates Belgian National Day With Civilized Debauchery On Sunday, July 22nd Chambar restaurant will host its annual medieval feast to celebrate Belgian National Day. In honour of his heritage, and Chambar’s vibrant cultural roots, Chef/Owner Nico Schuermans is set to cook up a feast for the ages that will include a spit roast pig…

Cooking For A Cause – Chef’s Celebrate the Great Bear Rainforest

The Gitga’at First Nation and King Pacific Lodge  have partnered to form Guarding the Gifts charitable organization in order to protect Great Bear Rainforest on BC’s northern coast which is in jeopardy as  projects such as the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline Project threaten to destroy this pristine country. On May 11 Cooking for A Cause at the Georgia Cannery…

Napa Valley Vinters Wine Dinner at Chambar

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 A Fantastic evening with wines from Cain Vineyard & Winery and Grgich Hills Estate. Wines will be paired with a five course dinner created by Chef Nico Schuermans. Tickets are limited. $115 plus HST (include 18% gratuity) Special thanks for the gracious support of the United States Consulate General. http://www.chambar.com/?resultType=category&params=3&tpid=177

CHAMBAR ANNOUNCES JACOB SWEETAPPLE AS NEW BAR MANAGER

Chambar is thrilled to announce the addition of Jacob Sweetapple to the front of house team. Jacob officially takes the reigns of the bar program on November 4th following the departure of long-time bar lead Wendy McGuinness who is embarking on a year of international travel. Sweetapple joins Chambar with a resume boasting experience behind…

Chambar Champagne Dinners

On a more bubbly note… With the holiday season fast approaching, Marquis Wine Cellars is teaming up with Chambar (www.chambar.com) to bring you two unique Champagne dinners. Guests will enjoy a selection of eight different Champagnes (Rosé, Non-Vintage Brut, Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs and Vintage) that have been paired with a specially crafted…

TOJO AND FRIENDS FUNDRAISE FOR JAPAN

An Evening To Benefit The Canadian Red Cross Take a group of compassionate chefs and talented bartenders, add a splash or two of Canada’s top entertainers and it’s a special evening of fundraising on behalf of those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan’s northern regions. Join Tojo-san as he brings together a culinary…

Fundraising for Growing Chefs

RESTAURANTS RAISE ‘SEED MONEY’ – ONE DOLLAR AT A TIME Nowadays one dollar, a Loonie, doesn’t seem to buy much – not even a cup of coffee or a litre of milk. You can’t feed anyone for $1… or can you? You might want to re-think that assumption. For the entire month of June, several…