Gold Medal Plates 2017 – Chef Jeff Park Salted Vine in Squamish

Checking In With Chef Jeff Park Just Before Victoria’s Culinary Championships Chef Jeff Park weighs in on our interview questions. Great restaurant, we visited this summer in Squamish! Tell us a little bit about your restaurant and/or style of cooking. The Salted Vine’s menu focuses on small share plates that place a premium on fresh,…

Chef Morgan Wilson Q at the Empress

  Chef Morgan Wilson from the Fairmont Empress Hotel doesn’t have far to go to compete for Gold Medal Plates, as he’s Victoria-based, but that doesn’t make it any easier. We learn a little more about his thoughts on trends before the competition. Tell us a little bit about your restaurant and/or style of cooking….

Chef Sam Chalmers North 48

  Gold Medal Plates competitor, Chef Sam Chalmers, is based in Victoria, and I just may have to go for the French Onion Soup he describes below. Tell us a little bit about your restaurant and/or style of cooking. North 48 is a modern comfort food restaurant. We take classic dishes and put our own…

Chef Mark Filatow Waterfront Wines Kelowna

  Our next interview is with Chef Mark Filatow from Kelowna who’s also on his way to Victoria to compete in Gold Medal Plates Culinary Competition.  He’s competed before and taken the gold so it could be a repeat performance if all goes well! Filatow answered a few questions about ingredients he always has on hand, and who’s coming with…

Chef Alex Chen Takes Top Spot At Gold Medal Plates Victoria

Pairing of Local Pork Terrine with Foxtrot Vineyards’ Pinot Noir Earns Chef Coveted Title as BC Representative  PR NEWS – Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen set the gold standard at the 10th annual Gold Medal Plates in Victoria, BC Thursday night, winning the top regional spot among 10 chefs selected to compete in the prestigious culinary competition…

Chef Luca Paola Sunset Organic Bistro Competitor Gold Medal Plates

Chefs from across British Columbia will meet in Victoria on November 19, 2015 to compete in the Gold Medal Plates for the BC spot in the Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna in February.  We’re heading over to check out the event and as a prequil have interviewed the chefs. Here’s our answers from Chef Luca Paola from Sunset Organic Bistro…

Interview with Stephan Drolet Camille’s Gold Medal Plates Competitor

Chefs from across British Columbia will meet in Victoria on November 19, 2015 to compete in the Gold Medal Plates for the BC spot in the Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna in February.  We’re heading over to check out the event and as a prequil have interviewed the chefs. Here’s what’s new with Stephen Drolet of Camille’s in Victoria…

Interview with Ned Bell YEW Restaurant Gold Medal Plates Competitor

Chefs from across British Columbia will meet in Victoria on November 19, 2015 to compete in the Gold Medal Plates for the BC spot in the Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna in February.  We’re heading over to check out the event and as a prequil have interviewed the chefs. Here’s the scoop on Ned bell from YEW Seafood + Bar…

Interview with Alex Chen Boulevard Restaurant Gold Medal Plates Competitor

Chefs from across British Columbia will meet in Victoria on November 19, 2015 to compete in the Gold Medal Plates for the BC spot in the Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna in February.  We’re heading over to check out the event and as a prequil have interviewed the chefs. Here’s the scoop on Alex Chen from Boulevard. Tell us…