Scout Editor To Teach Food Writing In Modern Media At PICA

PICA is located at 1505 West Second Ave in Vancouver, BC at the entrance to Granville Island | 604-734-4488 |

PICA is located at 1505 West Second Avenue at the entrance to Granville Island | 604-734-4488 |

News from Scout supporter PICA

Vancouver, BC | Local food writer, editor and restaurant critic Andrew Morrison (Scout, The Westender, Vancouver Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Harry) presents Food Writing In The Modern Media Landscape: a hands-on class that details how one can turn a passion for food, wine and restaurants into a fulfilling hobby or a viable profession. Students will be taught the tricks, tools and realities of the trade (cameras, smart phones, web); explore new platforms like blogs and Twitter; learn how to carve out a niche in the food blogosphere; and be shown how to approach print outlets as a freelancer.


Dates (Mondays): September 27, October 4, 15, 25, November 1 (15 Hours)
Bring to class: Paper & Pen or Laptop (recommended)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Tuition Fee: $375.00

About PICA

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


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2 Responses to “Scout Editor To Teach Food Writing In Modern Media At PICA”

  1. khristian on August 24th, 2010 8:25 pm


    I thought Andrew’s usual fee was a pack of smokes and some Colt 45.

  2. Doug Decloux on September 21st, 2010 3:14 pm

    well working in a kitchen prevents me from affording just about everything, and this is no exception, unfortunately. I hope you continue to offer this course again Andrew. I’ll save my scheckles.