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Chef Tim Ho at the BC Seafood Festival

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Chef Tim Ho is a professional culinary veteran with over 25 years of experience. The chef started his career in 1993 as a Kitchen Helper in City Garden Hotel in Hong Kong. Chef Tim…

Discovery will revolutionize oyster farming worldwide

Shellfish expert to share discovery on how to “disease-proof” oysters at Seafood Expo 2018 By SeawestNews Ocean acidification caused by climate change is recognized as a key threat to shellfish populations and sustainable shellfish farming in BC. It is for…

The real deal, Peruvian-born Chef Jose Duarte

Chef Jose Duarte, was born with a passion for food; something he believes is programmed in his genes. Born in Peru, he moved to Venezuela with his family as a child, making frequent trips back to visit relatives in Lima….

Chef Scott Schneider, Ai Fiori, will be at the BC Seafood Fest!

Chef Scott Schneider, Chef De Cuisine, Ai Fiori  was born in Vermilion, in Northern Ohio, a largely agricultural area, that exposed Scott to a climate producing the freshest ingredients in spring and summer months.  Chef Scott Schneider was quite inspired…

Meet Chef Andrea Carlson at the BC Seafood Festival

For over a decade, Chef Andrea Carlson has left a resounding legacy on Vancouver’s dining scene. Chef Andrea Carlson’s commitment to homegrown ingredients and active support of local food systems has led to strong relationships forged with farmers and growers,…

Salmon farming has a key role to play in protecting wild fish

Science points not to farming but to over-fishing and climate change as the top issues our wild salmon face. Commentary By Stewart Muir As a researcher and former journalist who goes beyond the headlines to study the benefits and challenges…

Sea the future at Seafood Expo workshops

Salmon farmers have committed $1.5 million in research funds to be utilized in collaborations with government, academic and independent research institutions.  By SeawestNews Fisheries experts will gather at the BC Seafood Expo on Vancouver Island next month to gain a…

Alberta-proud Chef Darren MacLean at BC Seafood Festival

Chef Darren MacLean is an Alberta-born chef who has reached much acclaim for his no-nonsense approach to cooking, depth of flavour and understanding of cuisines that stretch well beyond the prairies. After closing his previous Calgary spot, Downtownfood, MacLean set off…

Nathan Fong on Seafood, BC’s 12th annual Festival

Nathan has been an award-winning food stylist for print and film advertising since 1988 and is an internationally published food and travel journalist. Nathan Fong currently is celebrating his 27th year on Global BCTV News with his “Saturday Chefs” and…

Fairmont’s pride Chef Isabel Chung at BC’s Seafood Festival

Chef Isabel Chung began her culinary career in 2001 at the Delta Bow Valley, Calgary, Alberta, holding the roles of Second Cook and First Cook. Expanding her experience internationally, she transferred to the Fairmont Southampton in 2005 as Senior Chef…

Peruvian fusion Chef Bouvette at the BC Seafood Festival, 2018.

Shelome Bouvette, owner and executive chef of Chicha’s, a modern Peruvian fusion tapas restaurant, is regarded as one of the female pioneers in the culinary industry with her signature modern west coast Latin fusion. A veteran Vancouver chef, as well as trained pastry Chef,…

Meet BC Seafood Festival guest chef Eva Chin

Born and raised on a farm in Hawaii, Eva grew up surrounded by the tropical bounty that Mother Nature has to offer – the mountains, the ocean, and the earth. Her grandparents were farmers and fishermen, and since she was young, she greatly appreciated how food was…

Chef Mark Best, cruising in the kitchen at BC Seafood Festival

Chef Mark Best is amongst Australia’s most awarded and revered chefs. At Marque restaurant he cemented his place in the upper echelons of the global fine dining scene. Amongst a raft of awards Marque was featured for three years running…

BC Seafood Festival lineup includes Chef Craig

In a profession traditionally dominated by men, chef Melissa Craig, the award winning Executive Chef of the Bearfoot Bistro, is a rarity. Chef Melissa Craig’s career began in the world-renowned Culinary Art Program of Malaspina University College. Upon graduation, she…

Sea sensations at the BC Seafood Festival 2018

New and enhanced competitions will light up the stages at the BC Seafood Festival on Vancouver Island By SeawestNews Top international and local celebrity chefs and oyster shuckers will be leveraging their skills and swagger to win top prizes and…

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