The GOODS from the Chefs’ Table Society of BC
Vancouver, BC | Get ready to fill up on one of BC’s favourite seasonal seafood items: Spot Prawns. Mark your calendar now for The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia’s free, family-friendly, Spot Prawn Festival on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 11am – 3pm at the False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf.
Spot Prawn Boil | Within the festival is the perennial sell-out gastronomic delight: the Spot Prawn Boil. Early-bird tickets are on sale now for $17.50 (plus tax and service charges). Each ticket grants a wristband for a specific time slot, for access to a plate of three succulent BC spot prawns plus a selection of side dishes made with locally sourced ingredients from Windset Farms, Grain, and freshly baked Terra Breads. This also includes access to the drink tent for free samples from R&B Brewing and Evolve Cellars.
The festival, presented by the Chefs’ Table Society of BC, in partnership with the Pacific Prawn Fisherman’s Association, and Fishermen’s Wharf, gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy free entertainment, free activities for kids and cooking demonstrations performed by top local chefs, all while watching the first prawn boats of the season arrive to offer live, locally-sourced prawns available for purchase directly from the dock.
Board of Directors
Scott Jaeger, president
Julian Bond, past president
Jonathan Chovancek, vice president
Neil Wyles, treasurer
Celine Turenne, secretary
Sid Cross, co-founder and advisor
Jamie Maw, co-founder and advisor
About The Chefs’ Table Society of BC
Founded by Jamie Maw and Sid Cross, the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia is a registered, non-profit society composed of BC’s leading chefs and culinary professionals. It is a chef administered, province-wide collaborative dedicated to creating a foundation for the exchange of information between culinary professionals. The Society supports innovative and sustainable programs that will inspire, educate and nurture BC chefs, producers and the local food industry. The Chefs’ Table Society secures apprenticeships for and bestows bursaries to emerging local chefs and also finances culinary education programs in BC schools. For more information or to become a member, visit chefstablesociety.com.