DINER | Jeff Van Geest To Bring “Aurora Bistro” Back For One Night Only – Feb 8th

DINER | Jeff Van Geest To Bring “Aurora Bistro” Back For One Night Only – Feb 8th

I was a huge fan of Aurora Bistro and so was not a little disappointed when it closed. While it’s been great watching former owner/chef Jeff Van Geest doing great things at Miradoro up in the Okanagan ever since, there’s…

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Bishop’s

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Bishop’s

Bishop’s | Restaurant | A Vancouver institution named for its owner, John Bishop, a silver-haired Welsh gentleman. Opened on West 4th Avenue in 1986, Bishop’s is famous for its love affair with local, sustainable, and organic ingredients, as well as…

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Aurora Bistro

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Aurora Bistro

Aurora Bistro | Place/Restaurant (closed) | One of Vancouver’s first locavore restaurants (included an all BC wine list). Launched by a former Bishop’s restaurant sous chef named Jeff Van Geest (now cooking in the Okanagan at Miradoro), it was located…

GOODS: Van Geest Versus Hawksworth For Special Winemaker’s Supper At “Miradoro”

GOODS: Van Geest Versus Hawksworth For Special Winemaker’s Supper At “Miradoro”

The GOODS from Miradoro Oliver, BC | Tinhorn Creek Vineyards and Miradoro Restaurant are offering a number of exciting events for wine lovers from September 28 to October 6, during this year’s Okanagan Wine Festival. The Chef vs Chef Winemaker…

GOODS: Chef Jeff Van Geest Plating Special Mother’s Day Brunch At Okanagan’s Miradoro

GOODS: Chef Jeff Van Geest Plating Special Mother’s Day Brunch At Okanagan’s Miradoro

The GOODS from Miradoro Oliver, BC | Celebrate Mother’s Day at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards destination restaurant, Miradoro, located amongst stunning views of the South Okanagan Valley wine country. This Mother’s Day guests will enjoy a 2-course brunch tasting menu, with…

GOODS: Oliver’s “Miradoro” At Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Re-Opens For The Spring Season

GOODS: Oliver’s “Miradoro” At Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Re-Opens For The Spring Season

The GOODS from Miradoro Oliver, BC | Miradoro Restaurant, British Columbia’s premiere winery restaurant, is pleased to announce it’s reopening on March 1st, 2012 after closing for the January / February winter months. The destination restaurant at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards…

GOODS: Chef Jeff Van Geest Readies For Holidays With Special Menus At “Miradoro”

GOODS: Chef Jeff Van Geest Readies For Holidays With Special Menus At “Miradoro”

The GOODS from Miradoro Oliver, BC | Embrace the seasonal spirit this December with a special Christmas Eve Dinner and New Year’s Eve feature menu at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards destination restaurant, Miradoro. Located amongst the stunning views of the South…

GOODS: Chef Jeff Van Geest Plating Fall & Winter Menu At The Okanagan’s “Miradoro”

GOODS: Chef Jeff Van Geest Plating Fall & Winter Menu At The Okanagan’s “Miradoro”

The GOODS from Miradoro Oliver, BC | Miradoro Restaurant, British Columbia’s premiere winery restaurant, is delighted to announce its new fall and winter menus. The destination restaurant at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards offers stunning panoramic views of the South Okanagan Valley wine country and features Mediterranean-influenced cuisine…

GOODS: The Okanagan’s “Miradoro” Named One Of The World’s Best Winery Restaurants

GOODS: The Okanagan’s “Miradoro” Named One Of The World’s Best Winery Restaurants

The GOODS from Miradoro Oliver, BC | Miradoro has just been recognized in the latest issue of Wine Access as one of “The World’s Best Winery Restaurants.” The article is not available online, but Wine Access writes: “The ‘miradoro’ or…

Confirmed: Jeff Van Geest To Diva At The Met

Confirmed: Jeff Van Geest To Diva At The Met

We had this up as hearsay last week but it’s now confirmed. Former Aurora Bistro owner/chef Jeff Van Geest signed on the dotted line with Diva at the Met today to become Dino Renaerts’ executive sous/restaurant chef. His first day…

Chef Jeff Van Geest Hired?

Chef Jeff Van Geest Hired?

Word on the snowy streets is that former Aurora Bistro owner/chef Jeff Van Geest has been picked up by Diva at the Met as the restaurant chef under exec Dino Renaerts. Not sure if it’s a done deal yet, but…

Wallflower To Replace Aurora

Wallflower To Replace Aurora

Just to stop the rumour mill from continuing to churn out some real doozies, a veteran FOH’er named Lisa Hewlett (ex-Boathouse, Jimmy’s Taphouse) has struck a deal with Aurora owner Jeff Van Geest to take over his former Main St….

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