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Vancouver, BC | Sunday, June 27th, 6:30pm to 9pm, Canadian Chefs’ Congress take over the professional kitchens of Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts to host a Mystery Kitchen Tour. All proceeds go towards this year’s Chefs’ Congress held on Vancouver Island September 11th to 12th; 2010’s focus is Oceans for Tomorrow.
Tickets for the Mystery Tour are $75.00 and can be purchased at www.picachef.com. With a scant 100 tickets available, you’ll have to act fast. Eight of Vancouver’s top-notch culinary purveyors, sworn to secrecy, are paired with wine and is host to their very own kitchen parties. Make your way thru the corridors of Pacific Institute to all eight food and wine stations ending your mystery kitchen tour with a dessert finale. This exclusive and mysterious evening of superb food and wine pairings won’t disappoint. Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts is situated at the gateway to Granville Island at 1505 West Second Avenue, Vancouver, BC. To contact please call (604) 734-4488 or visit www.picachef.com.
About The Canadian Chef’s Congress
The Canadian Chef’s Congress 2010; Oceans for Tomorrow, is slated for September 11 & 12, 2010, when chefs, cooks, apprentices and culinary students from across Canada will converge on Providence Farm in the heart of the beautiful Cowichan Valley for two days of conversation and deliberation on the state of our water ways, our effect on marine life and what constructive steps can be taken to improve the health of our oceans. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample Canadian inspired dishes from leading provincial and territorial chefs from across the country. As host, BC chefs will present the very best that our province has to offer. The weekend will be a series of unique tastes and experiences as you munch and mingle with fellow chefs, sipping BC wines, ales, beers, ciders, and mead. For full schedule details visit www.canadianchefscongress.com/british-columbia.
The Canadian Chefs’ Congress (CCC) connects chefs to our land in solidarity with farmers, fishers, gardeners, foragers and all artisanal food producers. The Canadian Chefs’ Congress is a biennial gathering of chefs from across Canada that reinforces the passion and integrity of Canadian Food Culture. www.canadianchefscongress.com.
PICA, founded in 1997, is one of Vancouver’s first accredited private culinary institutes to provide diploma programs in Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts. As a designated WSET® provider PICA offers Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Wine Certificate programs; visit PICA Wine Education. PICA also operates an award winning Bistro 101®, a 52-seat on-site fine dining restaurant, as well as, a bustling bakeshop; Bakery 101®. Keeping PICA even busier are professional Catering and Cake departments. Completing this unique culinary centre is an ever changing array of Short programs that has made PICA Vancouver’s original hands-on cooking class purveyor. PICA is of elite status among culinary institutions in Canada and in being such continues to raise the bar.
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts provides top-calibre instruction in an intimate and interactive environment; drawing an international attraction. Utilizing the finest facilities, PICA’s dedicated Chef Instructors are seasoned professionals trained in classic French and International cuisine. PICA is situated at the gateway to Granville Island at 1505 West Second Avenue, Vancouver, BC. To contact please call (604) 734-4488 or visit picachef.com
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