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Tofino’s 1909 Kitchen to Host Renowned Chef Hidekazu Tojo For Special Feast

The GOODS from Tofino Resort + Marina

Tofino, BC | Tofino Resort + Marina’s signature restaurant, 1909 Kitchen, will host world-renowned Chef Hidekazu Tojo of Vancouver’s Tojo’s Restaurant in their upcoming September #TofinoEats guest chef series dinner.

On September 10th, 1909 Kitchen Executive Chef Paul Moran will welcome Chef Tojo to Tofino for an incredibly fresh and delicious collaboration dinner ($99pp + taxes & gratuity). Recipient of Vancouver Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award and Wall Street Journal’s Top 10 Best Sushi Chef in the World, Chef Tojo has earned respect as a Master Chef for his extraordinary ability to prepare Japanese cuisine. Combined with Chef Moran’s extensive culinary background and distinctly Tofitian menu – guests can expect exquisite dishes including albacore tuna and sesame gomae, shiso, scallion, kelp; zucchini blossom tempura, stuffed with flying fish; and house smoked sablefish baked in parchment origami, prawn and summer vegetables.

“Our #TofinoEats guest chef series continues to bring extremely talented chefs to 1909 Kitchen to create incredibly exclusive menus, blending different cooking styles and techniques, using Tofino’s wide-array of unique ingredients,” says Chef Moran, fifth-generation forager and recent Top Chef Canada winner.

Past #TofinoEats chef series dinners include Chef Alex Chen from Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar in Vancouver; Chef Jeff Van Geest from Miradoro Restaurant in Oliver; and Chef David Hawksworth from Hawksworth Restaurant Group in Vancouver. For reservations please call 250.726.6122 and for more information, visit tofinoresortandmarina.com/restaurant/1909-kitchen.

Also taking place at Tofino Resort + Marina from September 6th to 14th following an immensely successful inaugural year, is the Race for the Blue Tuna Shoot-Out – Western Canada’s only Pacific albacore tuna tournament featuring a $25,000 grand prize. For more information, visit tofinoresortandmarina.com/racefortheblue.

About 1909 Kitchen | Signature waterfront restaurant, 1909 Kitchen, offers a shared plate concept with Chef Paul Moran at the helm, showcasing produce sourced and foraged from Tofino’s ocean, shoreline and forests. Chef Moran’s passion and talent for foraging, paired with his extensive culinary background, creates a distinctly Tofitian menu that represents the true essence of the rugged and bountiful west coast: seafood platters and freshly landed catch share the table alongside delicious vegetable-forward dishes and items from the kitchen’s Mugnaini wood-fired oven.

About Tofino Resort + Marina | Adventure seekers coming to battle the waves, foodies drawn to the unique tastes of Tofino’s incredible culinary scene and ocean lovers looking for a hip home base – Tofino Resort + Marina is the perfect place to experience the spirit of the wild, west coast. Inspired by adventure, Tofino Resort + Marina is the only full-service resort situated on the inlet, and is just a short stroll from Tofino’s artisan boutiques, surf shops and Pacific flavours of this ruggedly refined ocean-side community.

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