What’s Good September 13 Edition

What’s Should Be On Your Agenda This Week How’s your September going? There’s a certain crispness in the air and signs of fall are rapidly appearing around here and I’m not sure whether to wear a sundress or a sweater these days.  Although I’m usually at a loss when if comes to fashion, though. We…

Les Dames d’Escoffier Present Summerdine – August 16th

Dinner by the Province’s Best Chefs – Les Dames Summerdine Fundraiser Supports Women’s Education, Project Chef and Growing Chefs  I’m part of this amazing organization and each year we present a dinner party across the province created by our region’s top chefs. This year it’ Wednesday, August 16th when Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames…

Les Dames d’Escoffier Summerdine Pacific Yacht Charters

Dine Out For a Cause – Les Dames d’Escoffier August 16, 2017 As a proud member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, I’m always eager for each year’s Les Dames Summerdine, a concurrent dinner party held all over the province raising funds for our scholarship and outreach programs. This year the fundraiser is on August 16th and…

Les Dames d’Escoffier BC – Holiday Suggestions – Part One

Les Dames d’Escoffier Members Suggest Some Holiday Gifts I am proud to say I am a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, and I am honoured to be included in this group of strong and accomplished women. Les Dames d’Escoffier is a world-wide organizaion and can be decribed formally as “A leadership culinary organization composed of women who…

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…

Lidia Bastianich An Inspiration and A Gala Guest

Lidia Bastianich Visits Vancouver – Honoured at Les Dames d’Escoffier Gala If memory serves me right, Lidia Bastianich, the Italian-born American restaurateur, cookbook author and television host, last visited Vancouver in 2013 with her newest book at the time, Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking. This is in fact, exactly how Bastianich presents herself, as a person with…

What’s Good In September – Into the Fall

What’s Good In September? So many delicious events in and around Vancouver! Thanks to Fiona Forbes and CKNW for having me on to talk about the fall events. Clip here. Top Drop Wine Tasting – Sept. 8 Annual grand tasting featuring all international, terroir-focused wineries, craft breweries, cideries, food purveyors and more! Event proceeds proudly go…

Meet the female forces shaping Vancouver’s hospitality industry

International Women’s Day – Industry Insiders This International Women’s Day, L’Abattoir invites guests to their private dining space for an empowering panel discussion between some of the leading ladies of Vancouver’s hospitality industry. Moderated by L’Abattoir’s Assistant General Manager and Wine Director, Lisa Haley, guests will include Andrea Carlson (Owner/Chef, Burdock & Co.), Kimberly Hall (Restaurant Manager, Hawksworth),…

Holiday Shopping with Les Dames d’Escoffier

Have you finished your holiday shopping? If the answer is no, I have a solution for you. I belong to a wonderful group of women who work very hard during the year volunteering for Les Dames d’Escoffier. Les Dames d’Escoffier is a society of professional woman whose purpose is to promote the understanding, appreciation and knowledge of…