Canadian Food and Wine Affair was a celebration of food from the top Chefs in British Columbia paired with some of the finest wineries from around British Columbia. The event took place on February 14th during the Olympics in Vancouver at the BC Pavillion.

Group of BC Chefs

Cioppino's and their Cranberry and Blueberry Salad

Barbqued Beef Brisket by House of Q

Chef Quang Dang of C Restaurant

Cheesecake with cubed Fujiya apples by Cabanna

This culinary celebration included these top Chefs:

Chef John Bishop — Bishop’s

Chef Vikram Vij — Vij’s

Chef Ned Bell  – Cabanna Bar and Grille

Chef Robert Clark – C Restaurant

Chef Quang Dang – C Restaurant

Chef Brian Misko – House of Q

Chef Pino Posteraro – Cioppino’s

Chef Hidekazo Tojo – Tojo’s

Participating Winery’s included:

LuLu Island Winery

Nk’mip Cellars

Quails Gate Estate Winery

Therapy Vineyards

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

Vista D’oro Farms Winery

Guests had a rare opportunity to meet with farmers and fisherman who supply these acclaimed chefs and their restaurants. I enjoyed sampling all the foods, tasting their paired wines and talking with each of the chefs about their creations.

By: Richard Wolak