Slow Fish – Slowing Down To Enjoy Sustainable Food

Chef’s Table Society Presents Slow Fish in the Kitchens of PICA The Slow Food movement includes food from the land and also food from the Ocean. It’s a little more difficult to see the state of the sea and what lies beneath, but it’s equally important. For the third year a group of chefs from…

From Farms to Forks 6

A Growing Chefs! Harvest Kitchen Party on Sunday, October 4th at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts@ Don’t miss this opportunity to support Growing Chefs all while enjoying delicious food and drinks at PICA! I love these kitchen parties and wouldn’t miss this! Hope to see you there. Tickets $200 Sunday, October 4, 2015 Pacific Institue of Culinary Arts…

Avocado Showdown With Avocados From Mexico

Hobby Chefs Dish Up Avocado Recipes In A Tough Culinary Competition – The Avocado Showdown! It’s been a rough life being an Avocados from Mexico in the past few months. I’ve been creating delicious avocado-based dishes, interviewing sports royalty and celebrity chefs, giving myself avocado facials, and the worst yet, having to sample through tasty avocado dishes…

Molson Canadian Cider Night at PICA

As you know we love to cook, so when Molson invited us down to sample their new cider and learn some new cider-based recipes at PICA, we happily showed up with our aprons on! This is an excellent example of how to promote a product. The cider is refreshing and we got to know more about…

Vancouver Avocado Showdown Cooking Competition

I’m judging this avocado recipe competition and hope to see some of you there! Get out your best Avocados From Mexico recipe and compete! Create a fun, shareable dish using Avocados from Mexico and enter it in a blind-tasting competition against the best of BC food bloggers. Come down for some avocado cooking tips with chef Darren Clay,…

From Farms to Forks 5

A Growing Chefs! Harvest Kitchen Party Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts TICKETS $169 Sunday, October 5th, 2014 Doors 5:30pm Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts 1505 West 2nd Ave. For the fifth year in a row, we’re bringing together some of the city’s most prominent chefs, mixologists, and the region’s best growers and…

Pedroncelli Winery Dinner at PICA

Join the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts at Bistro 101 for an evening of delectable wine paired and their talented students’ creations. On June 24, 2014 Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley, Pedroncelli Winery is featured. Julie (Pedroncelli) St. John – owner, Paul Martin of Peacock & Martin Wines – importer, and our ever so suave maitre d’s Adam Butler & Tim Goodison will all be on hand…

High Coffee Debuts in Vancouver

First-of-its-kind Concept Developed by NABOB Coffee Company —  We’ve all heard of High Tea – but High Coffee? NABOB Coffee Company invites you to join them for this first-of-its-kind concept in Canada. Coffee connoisseurs have become increasingly sophisticated and discerning in recent years, so NABOB has decided they deserve their own afternoon ritual complete with…

Menu Leak! – From Farms to Forks 3

A Growing Chefs! Harvest Kitchen Party Sunday, October 21st at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts Early Bird Tickets $149 Sunday, October 21st, 2012 Doors 5:30pm Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts 1505 West 2nd Ave. For tickets call 778.885.1308 or email us to purchase directly, or purchase online. We’re bringing together some of the city’s most prominent chefs and…

EAT! Vancouver Joins Pop-Up Trend with Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts’s Pop Up Culinary Centre

Vancouver’s had its share of pop-up markets, retail stores, and donut shops. Now, the EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival on June 1-3 is jumping on the pop-up bandwagon by presenting the Pop-Up Culinary Centre in conjunction with long-time EAT! exhibitor, Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA). This isn’t your typical quiche or cookie baking home economics class. Nine different classes – teaching…