Food Trends and Hopes For Vancouver in 2017

Let’s take Food Trends Further Towards Sustainability and We Can All Eat Better What do I wish for in 2017? Sure, I’d like to see more wild game on menus, fewer macarons and perhaps more great casual dining with a focus on local, but food security for all would be my real number one. We can move…

Loblaw Sustainable Seafood Campaign

As part of Loblaw Companies Limited’s (Loblaw) ongoing commitment to help educate Canadians about the challenges facing our oceans Loblaw has extended its in-store sustainable seafood public awareness campaign to all its participating corporate and franchised stores across the country.  This public awareness campaign is in support of Loblaw’s efforts to source 100 per cent…

Canadian Chefs’ Congress 2010

The Canadian Chefs’ Congress 2010 steering committee, in association with the Canadian Chefs’ Congress and The Chefs’ Table Society of BC, is excited to announce that British Columbia has been honoured with the opportunity to host the next sitting of the Congress which will be held in 2010. On September 11, 2010, chefs, cooks, apprentices…

Loblaw Superstore Moves to Sustainable Seafood

Loblaw Companies Limited is giving customers in The Lower Mainland some food for thought by unveiling some changes at its fresh seafood counters in select stores today as part of its commitment to sourcing ALL seafood from sustainable sources by the end of 2013. Starting today, consumers at Real Canadian Superstore Coquitlam and Real Canadian…

6th Annual Unsung Heroes Festival at Blue Water Cafe

PR NEWS Executive chef Frank Pabst’s Unsung Heroes take center stage at Blue Water Cafe throughout the month of January. A champion of our coastal fisheries, and protective of commercially endangered species, chef Pabst created the Unsung Heroes six years ago. His concept is simple: avoid species that are over-fished, or fished in ways that…

Blue Water Cafe’s Unsung Heroes Menu Sings of the Sea

Tuesday, January 5th marks the launch of executive chef Frank Pabst’s annual Unsung Heroes festival at Blue Water Cafe, a month earlier this year to precede the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Long a champion of sustainably-resourced seafood, chef Pabst’s month-long initiative spotlights lesser-known, yet delicious coastal species from responsibly managed fisheries. But this year,…

“FRESH” and Sustainable at The Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel

Executive Chef Daniel Wong invites you to “FRESH” Restaurant and Lounge at The Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel to celebrate and enjoy a dining & presentation event of local, sustainable products from British Columbia. We hope that such an experience will open your eyes to the vast bounty of products available to all, and to see…

Nu features Swift Aquaculture products

Yes you can farm salmon sustainably….meet Swift Aquaculture nu restaurant + lounge will now be featuring products from Swift Aquaculture including sustainable coho salmon. Bruce Swift’s Agassiz farm, Swift Aquaculture, is one of B.C.’s undiscovered treasures. Swift and his wife Mary Lou Picture live on a beautiful, five-acre farm in Kent County and you have…

Status of BC Salmon

With the most recent news that the predicted Fraser River sockeye return is estimated to be well below original forecasts and therefore no sockeye harvests are expected, local consumers have some questions. Grant Snell, General Manager of the BC Salmon Marketing Council, a non-profit generic marketing organization for wild BC salmon, says that the situation…

Wild BC Seafood Fest – salmon, sablefish and sardines

Saturday, August 29th, 2009 The second annual Wild BC Seafood Fest will take place on Saturday, August 29th between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm at the Steveston Harbour Authority Fisherman’s Park (in front of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site • 12138 Fourth Avenue) in the fishing community of Steveston, Richmond, BC.  This…