Food Talks Volume 4

Food Talks Vol 4 Speakers (from left to right) Pete Schouten, Douglas, Emad Yacoub, Steve Thorp, Mike Macquisten and Greg Hook (in the front row) – Shannon Bosa-Yacoub and Lesley Stowe (photo by Dianne Chow)

On October 23rd we presented the fourth Food Talks Vancouver event that featured a selection of  inspirational speakers from our food community.

Boxes of Indian Salmon Candy & Broccoli slaw

Indian Salmon Candy & Broccoli slaw

Endive ……

Leeann Froese of OK Crush Pad Wine

The evening started off with guests mingling over a glass of Ok Crush Pad wine inside the Vancouver Urban Winery. Guests were treated to delicious canapés prepared by Chef Julian Bond and his talented crew of student chefs from the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts.

Our 5 Speakers:

Lesley Stowe of Lesley Stowe Fine Foods

Greg Hook of Chocolate Arts

Mike Macquisten and Steve Thorp of Vancouver Urban Winery

Emad Yacoub and Shannon Bosa-Yacoub of Glowbal Group Restaurants

Pete Schouten of Hardbite Potato Chips

Braden Douglas of Hardbite Potato Chips

Then there were prizes to be won as we held our draw prize giveaway.

Kent Houston (L) of Lets Patch & Helen Stortini (R) of Growing Chefs

One of the drawprizes was a Patch Planter to grow herbs/veggies.

Chocolate Treats Box from Chocolate Arts

Chocolate Arts provided the creative box of chocolate treats for everyone to take home at the end of the evening. Hardbite Potato Chips handed our bags of their different flavours of chips to guests as well.

Panel of Speakers during the Q & A

Thank you to Dianne Chow for taking the photos, as well as our Videographer Geoff Peters, and our volunteers Tyler Yee and his family.

By: Richard Wolak