Take your taste buds around the would at Dine Out Vancouver Festival‘s most anticipated culinary events. The 8th annual Vancouver World Chef Exchange will bring award-winning chefs from around the world to a selection of Michelin recognized restaurants in Vancouver for a series of 4 collaborative dinners.
Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s World Chef Exchange
During each event, the pairings will feature two Michelin recognized teams, from Bibs through to Stars, who will join forces to produce an incredible multi-course dinner at the Vancouver-based chef’s restaurant, taking inspiration from their respective restaurants’ most popular dishes; their own cultural influences and favourite fare, and local, seasonal ingredients.
The spirit of the Vancouver World Chef Exchange is one of collaboration and community building: sharing ideas and experiences, as well as developing relationships between Vancouver and international chefs and the destinations that have influenced their cooking.
Vancouver World Chef Exchange Pairings
London’s Chef Jan Ostie and Vancouver’s Chef Matt Gostelow
January 23, 2024 at 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm, & 8:30pm
The Acorn (3995 Main St, Vancouver)
Join The Acorn’s Executive Chef Matt Gostelow and owner Shira Blustein in welcoming Chef & Owner of MICHELIN Green Starred Wilson’s Restaurant in London, UK, Jan Ostle, for a unique fusion of culinary talents and a celebration of sustainable gastronomy. This special event features a multi-course family-style tasting menu collaboratively crafted by Chef Matt Gostelow, the Acorn Kitchen team, and Chef Jan Ostle. There will also be thoughtful beverage pairings provided by Acorn Sommelier Shea Cunningham. Reserve your spot online.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Chef Curtis Demyon and Vancouver’s Chef Warren Chow
February 1, 2024 at 6:00pm
Wildlight Kitchen + Bar (107 – 5380 University Boulevard, Vancouver)
MICHELIN Guide Young Chef Award recipient, Executive Chef Warren Chow of MICHELIN Guide-Recommended Wildlight Kitchen + Bar, looks forward to welcoming Chef Curtis Demyon of MICHELIN Guide-Recommended Elgin Saigon, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. A veteran of the Vancouver food scene, Curtis returns home to join Warren for this one-of-a-kind culinary experience which will combine their passions for utilizing local ingredients and fusing global flavours, all rooted in the training and experience that each has drawn from French and Western cooking. Reserve your spot online.
Oakland’s Chef Andres Giraldo Florez and Vancouver’s Chef Chanthy Yen
February 2, 2024 at 5:30pm & 8:30pm
Bacaro (1029 West Cordova, Vancouver)
Join ‘MICHELIN Guide-Recommended Bacaro’s Executive Chef Chanthy Yen in welcoming Chef Andres Giraldo Florez of ‘MICHELIN Guide-Bib Gourmand’ Snail Bar in Oakland, California for this exclusive collaboration. Savour a one night only culinary affair with an exclusively curated 8-course dinner showcasing a fusion of locally sourced ingredients, uniquely bold flavours and a pairing of dynamic wines. Reserve your spot online.
London’s Chef Angela Hartnett and Vancouver’s Chef Andrea Carlson
February 4, 2024 seating starting at 5:30pm until late
Burdock & Co (2702 Main Street, Vancouver)
MICHELIN Guide One Star Burdock & Co. Executive Chef and Owner Andrea Carlson looks forward to welcoming Chef and Owner of MICHELIN Guide One Star Murano Restaurant in London, UK, Angela Hartnett, for a memorable night of dining as part of this year’s Vancouver World Chef Exchange. Reserve your spot online.
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