Culinary Events at The Pointe Restaurant and Beyond

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Pointe Restaurant Upcoming Events

The Pointe Restaurant & Driftwood Café 4 Aug 2018

Food Day Canada

Founded by Canadian food pioneer Anita Stewart, Food Day Canada is a day-long, coast-to-coast celebration of Canada’s rich …
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UBC Farm: 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver 9 Sep 2018

Feast of Fields Vancouver

Feast of Fields is a wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, guests stroll across a farmer’s field, traveling from tent to tent listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from BC top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers. This year, the event is hosted at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at the UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food secure future. The CSFS is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both the local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability and translating solutions to improve personal, community, and environmental health. Tickets for the Vancouver event can be purchased through the Feast of Fields website.
Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown Event Grounds 13 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018

PEI Shellfish Festival

We're so proud of Junior Sous Chef Michelle Matheson, who has been invited to compete in the Garland Canada International Chef Challenge as part of the PEI Shellfish Festival! Think Chopped Canada meets real life. Twelve top chefs from across the globe compete head-to-head in this intense elimination cooking competition with $10,000 as a grand prize. This intense culinary competition is managed by the Culinary Institute of Canada. About Michelle: Michelle Matheson started cooking when she very young. As soon as she enrolled in High School, she made sure to take the 3 Culinary Program. She then in enrolled in the 2 year culinary program at the Culinary Institute of Canada after graduating high school. After graduating from the culinary arts program, Michelle enrolled in the pastry program to broaden her culinary skill set. She was additionally Junior Chef president for 2 years. Michelle has spent the past 4 years in BC cooking at the Wickaninnish Inn. She has competed all around Canada and Internationally. Awards/Acclamations: Gold Medal – 1st Course – Nations Cup,Michigan (2013) Bronze Medal – PEI Pastry Skills Competition (2013) Silver Medal – IKA Culinary Olympics (2012) Gold Medal – Atlantic Culinary Exhibition (2011)
Victoria - Royal Athletic Park 23 Sep 2018

Brewery and the Beast

Brewery & The Beast was created to support responsible local farmers and food producers by purchasing their harvest in restaurants, grocery stores, and markets. Food, drink, music, and community: locally sourced ingredients are the highlight of inspired dishes prepared by the best chefs in each city, and our culinary team is pleased to be participating in this fun event! The Phillips Brewing Company offers a diverse selection of their award winning beers to pair with chefs dishes. Left Field Cider and premium wines are featured for pairing with the cuisine of the day, a wide variety of quality non-alcoholic options are available to enjoy, and live music from The Electric Timber Company provides the soundtrack. Brewery & The Beast is committed to community. Each event provides funding and support to local and national, industry based foundations, charities, and scholarships. Beneficiaries include SAIT, Island Chefs Collaborative, BC Hospitality Foundation and the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Program.
Prince Edward Island - Inn at Bay Fortune 27 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018

Fall Flavours Prince Edward Island

Chef Warren Barr will be joining Chef Michael Smith & theInn at Bay Fortune and an impressive lineup of Canadian culinary talent including Lynn Crawford, Todd Perin, Mark McEwan and more at the 11th Annual Fall Flavours festival. A unique culinary adventure highlighting authentic Prince Edward Island tastes & traditions. Incredible food, delightful venues, entertaining hosts, one-of-a-kind experiences.
The Pointe Restaurant & Driftwood Café 1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018

Blue Mountain Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Promotion

With the help of Okanagan Falls BC's Blue Mountain Vineyards, we're thrilled to offer the Blue Mountain Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation promotion in celebration of those affected by breast cancer. For every glass or bottle of Blue Mountain Rosé sold at the Inn in the month of October, partial proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation BC/Yukon Region. Cheers to your health!
Driftwood Café 16 Nov 2018

Out Landish Oysters at the Driftwood Café

Victor and Kathy McLaggan are the founding members of Out Landish Shellfish Guild, a group of shellfish farmers working out …
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