EAT Vancouver 2015 Giveawayby
EAT Vancouver, the largest festival of its kind in Canada, returns to BC Place — and beyond — April 26th to May 3rd. This 13th annual gastronomic feast for the senses features an expanded eight-day program with more than 35 collaborative workshops, dinners and events taking place throughout Vancouver before culminating in a three-day show at BC Place Stadium May 1st to May 3rd.
EAT Vancouver Dinner Series
Happening around Vancouver from April 28th to May 3rd, tickets for the Dinner Series events are on sale now, with some already sold out:
- Hidekazu Tojo of Tojo’s Restaurant welcomes Susur Lee, restaurateur/chef and former Iron Chef America competitor, Toronto, ON
- Jackie Kai Ellis of Beaucoup Bakery & Café welcomes Toronto’s Anna Olson, host of Food Network Canada’s Bake With Anna Olson, at The Dirty Apron
- Pino Posteraro of Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca welcomes Mark McEwan restaurateur/chef and Food Network Canada notable, Toronto, ON
- J-C Poirier of Ask for Luigi welcomes Jérémie Bastien of Restaurant Leméac, Montreal, QC
- Wesley Young of Wildebeest welcomes Jesse Grasso of The Black Hoof, Toronto, ON
- Joel Watanabe of Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie welcomes Michael Caballo and Tobey Nemeth of Edulis Restaurant, Toronto, ON
- Andrea Carlson of Burdock & Co. welcomes Connie DeSousa and Jessica Pelland of CHARCUT Roast House, Calgary, AB
- Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen welcomes Carl Heinrich of Richmond Station, Toronto, ON
- Lucais Syme of La Pentola welcomes Nick Nutting of Wolf in the Fog, Tofino, BC
- Angus An of Maenam welcomes Nick Liu of DaiLo, Toronto, ON
- Chris Whittaker of Forage welcomes Andrew Winfield of River Café, Calgary, AB
EAT Vancouver Workshops
Thirteen workshops take place in several venues across the city from April 26th to May 1st, giving behind-the-scenes access to some of the city’s hottest restaurants, markets and production facilities:
- Baking at Home with Jackie Kai Ellis of Beaucoup Bakery & Café
- Explore the World of Coffee with Grady Buhler of JJ Bean Coffee Roasters
- Pizza Workshop and Gelatini Workshop with James Coleridge of Bella Gelateria
- Fermentation Master Class with Jonathan Chovancek of Bittered Sling Extracts and Café Medina
- Making Terrines at Home and For the Love of Bacon with John van der Lieck of Oyama Sausage Co.
- Market Shop, Cooking and Lunch Experience with Pino Posteraro of Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca
- An Evening of Bourbon & BBQ with Darryl Lamb of Legacy Liquor Store and The Belmont Bar
- Cheese and Wine Workshop with Allison Spurrell of Les Amis du Fromage
- The Art of Butchery with Sebastian Cortez of Sebastian & Co. Fine Meats
- Kickoff to BC Spot Prawn Season with Robert Clark and Mike McDermid of The Fish Counter and Steve Johansen of Organic Ocean
- Outlandish Shellfish Kitchen Party with Ned Bell of Chefs for Oceans and YEW seafood + bar, and Tim Bedford of Vancouver Aquarium
There’s also a Hospitality Symposium at the Pinnacle Hotel in Downtown Vancouver on April 29th, a Pastry Tasting and Panel Discussion on April 29th, and the Canadian Flavours Gala on April 30th at the Terminal City Club.
All EAT Vancouver dinners and workshops, as well as the Canadian Flavours Gala and Hospitality Symposium, include a complimentary ticket to EAT Vancouver at BC Place.
EAT Vancouver at BC Place
The weeklong festival culminates with the biggest celebration at BC Place from Friday, May 1st until Sunday, May 3rd. Tickets are available now (or at the door) for under $20 and children 12 and under are free. This event features more than 250 exhibitors celebrating food, drink and cooking.
All-new programming takes centre stage, including: VIP Experiences; the “Talk & Taste” Stage; the Canadian Food Artisan Pavilion, sponsored by Edible Canada; the Craft Beer Alley, sponsored by the BC Craft Brewers Guild; an On-site Legacy Liquor Store; as well as appearances by luminary chefs such as Rob Feenie, Vikram Vij, Ned Bell, Anna Olson, Susur Lee and Mark McEwan.
Follow EAT Vancouver on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for more information.
EAT Vancouver 2015 Giveaway
I have an awesome EAT Vancouver and Cactus Club Cafe prize pack available for one lucky reader (and guest) that includes: 2 tickets to EAT Vancouver, VIP seating to see Rob Feenie (Canada’s first Iron Chef America Champion) on the Celebrity Stage at EAT Vancouver, and a $100 gift card for Cactus Club Cafe. Here’s how you can enter to win:
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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Must be 19+. Please enjoy responsibly.
Update The winner is Jennifer Woodley!
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Huge fan of Cactus Clubs Teriyaki rice bowl and strawberry shortcake dessert that is out in the Summer! And the tasty Bellini! Thanks for the chance to win, twitter fan @plumerea
Loved “Eat Vancouver” in 2014! I had the opportunity to try a roasted, lime grasshopper at the Mexican Pavillion, something I never imagined! 🙂 Would love to have the
opportunity to attend this amazing event!
I love Rob Feenie!
I have never been to this sort of event. I would savour the experience.
I love to EAT
Would love to go to EAT Vancouver and see Rob Feenie!!
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I’ve never been to Eat Vancouver before but I would love to go there with my sister. It would be nice if I won and then we can both see Rob Feenie together!
I’ve always wanted to go to this! Thanks for the opportunity!
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I want to EAT my way through Vancouver!
I go every year
have never been sounds yummy !
I love the Cactus club
I have never been to Eat Vancouver but I am looking forward to it.
We love to EAT
Vikram is my hero
can’t wait to go to EAT Vancouver!
Last year was awesome! Can’t wait for EAT!
mmm, I can see a patio at Coal Harbour Cactus Club in my future! Thanks!
I love their jambalaya bowl! So good.
Fantastic prize! I’ve been a fan of Rob Feenie ever since Lumiere! Love to watch him cook live!
What a great contest! Thanks for the chance to win 🙂
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I love Cactus Club!
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Cactus Club has always been a favourite of mine
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Glad that Rob Feenie is back and joined by out of town chefs
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Would love this!
We always go to Cactus Club
We haven’t been in years!
Love Eat Vancouver!
Eat Vancouver gets better every year!
What an opportunity it would be to have VIP seating for Rob Feenie!
I’ve always wanted to attend Eat! Vancouver and try the Cactus Club!
It would be great date night with my lovely wife. We love cactus club.
Love @eat_vancouver – have gone for many years & can’t wait for next year – never paid as great ticket giveaways like this – thanks
Great event to attend.
Looking at this makes me hungry!
His food is amazing!!
Oooh this would be such a treat. Fingers crossed.
So so hungry.
I remember EAT when it was more of a Foodcart fair at Plaza of Nations. I haven’t been since but would love to see how it has evolved!
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Haven’t had a chance to attend EAT! Vancouver in years! Would love to win.
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Love to go to EAT Vancouver.
have always wanted to attend EAT
Great prize! Rob Feenie is a food guru, would love to see him:) thanks for the opportunity!
I love cactus!
Help me, I’m poor – Kristen Wiig
Num yum num!
What a delicious prize
This sounds amazing!!!
I’m hungry now…yes please!
I went once years ago, and would love to go again. Lots of fun, and lots of samples!
It’s time to taste some delicious food!
I clearly remember the 1st Cactus Club on West 10th in the early 90s. Around the same time (and before we met), my wife remembers visiting the same location on a visit from Seattle back in the early 90s. These days it’s our favourite place to go for a night out.
I appreciate the generosity of EAT Vancouver and the Cactus Club is providing this prize. Thanks for the opportunity
How can I resist food at EAT!
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Skilled Eater here!
Eat Vancouver sounds like it would be so much fun!
Would love to be there
mmmm my very favorite event in Vancouver mmmmmmmmm. Last year I got my BFF to try her first Indian cuisine … she is hooked 🙂
EAT Vancouver is a food blogger’s delight, and Rob Feenie remains a rock star in the Vancouver Culinary scene!
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Wow, great prize give-a-way, would love to treat my sweet 16 daughter to dinner and me to EAT VANCOUVER.
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I have always wanted to go to Eat Vancouver! It would be a great date night for my loving husband! We love the Cactus Club! 🙂
Mmmm I love the lettuce wraps at Catcus club! They are delish!
I love going to the eat show!
Would love to go!
never been to eat! Vancouver but I love to eat 🙂
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I’ve always wanted to go to EAT vancouver!
Live! Love ! Laugh then…
Eat! Sleep! Reapeat!
Can’t wait to do it all April 26-May 3
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Every year, I make my annual trek with a empty stomach to Eat. Love these contests!
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I have never been to EAT! Vancouver, it would be fun to check it out!
It would be really fun to go to Eat! Vancouver again.
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Love the Cactus Club at Coal Harbour.
I’ve tried his Feeney’s Weenies!
The truffle spaghetti dish with kobe meatballs at Cactus club are the best
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I’m a foodie!
I’ve never had the chance to go to Eat! so winning this contest would be the cherry on top (hopefully there’s ice cream!) 🙂
I am 19+ and promise to drink responsibly.
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Eat Vancouver is awesome & so is this contest.
Would love enjoy this with my hubby
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my favourite Salad is from cactus club! The one with strawberries, chicken and goat cheese! Yumm
I’ve always wanted to go to EAT!
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Great giveaway! I love that we have an event like eat vancouver to celebrate all the wonderful food vancouver has to offer!
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I like to eat
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Eat Vancouver seems to be better than ever this year.
would love to go
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Would love to attend Eat Vancouver!
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I like food.
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I love food!!
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Thanks for the chance.
Looks like it’s going to be a great show!
EAT! Vancouver is one of my favourite events each year!
I just love their show
I am 6 months pregnant with my third child! I need a night out before I am stuck at home with 3 kids and also I love to eat!!
coming to van soon, would be perfect timeing thanks, love this event
this would be a fun day out!
love Rob Feenie!
Holy cow. The Tojo dinner series event is sold out but going to Bao Bei or Forage with some of the best chefs around? Yes please.
Would love to go to this…
This sounds awesome!
yay – Eat Vancouver!
My fav event!
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I love food!
Time for a visit this year
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who doesnt love Cactus Club!
Would love this!
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It would be great to check out the Eat festival
Retweeted, commented, thank you’d! Would love to bring my parents again for a second year. Last year, we ran out of time to see everything, so if we get to go this year, I’m going to study that floor plan and schedule like a hungry hawk and plan it all out meticulously. 🙂
Would love to check out EAT Vancouver this year! 🙂
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Great food event and wanting to go.
I’ve never been to EAT but would love to check it out. I also love Cactus Club and how they have so many vegetarian friendly options!
We really enjoy going to EAT Vancouver
what a great opportunity to try out all the fantastic dining options we have in our city!
I love to eat!
I’ve never been to EAT Vancouver before and could use a night out! We also have a Cactus Club near our place but never go because it’s a bit in the pricey side!
Excited about Eat Vancouver! I walked and circled B.C. Place a few times enjoying all booths.Purchasing great food with my daughter.We enjoyed it all…great family time…
sounds like fun…I’ve never been 🙂
I like the spicy samples
Chef Rob Feenie is my fav chef!
Love to eat!
Hurray!! I am so excited! I have a babysitter lined up and we’re ready for a great afternoon out, without the baby! Thanks, Miss604. I emailed you back. =)