Written By Guest Writer Awards / Causes / Folks Nov 13, 2016 Gold Medal Plates BC To Take Place Nov. 17 in Victoria SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestGOLD MEDAL PLATES B.C’s COMPETING CHEFS FOR 2016!Victoria – 2016 is an Olympic year and B.C.’s Gold Medal Plates will be celebrating Canada’s Rio bound athletes, as well as continuing to highlight Canadian excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement.Today, Gold Medal Plates announced the ten participating Chefs who will be preparing their culinary creations at the 2016 Victoria event, to be held at the Victoria Conference Centre on Thursday, November 17th. These Chefs have a hard act to follow as the 2015 Gold medal Chef, Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, also went on to win the Bronze medal at the Canadian Culinary Championships last February in Kelowna, B.C.The top Chefs selected to compete at Victoria GMP 2016 are:VICTORIA :Morgan Wilson Fairmont EmpressNicholas Waters Toque CateringSam Chalmers North 48Sergio Hernandez Nourish Kitchen & Cafe VANCOUVER :Jefferson Alvarez CacaoRicardo Valverde AncoraNed Bell Ocean Wise OKANAGAN & GULF ISLANDS:Jesse McCleery PilgrimmeMark Filatow Waterfront WinesRob Walker Big White Ski Resort “Victoria has established a culture of excellence with its Gold Medal Plates event,” said Karen Blair, Gold Medal Plates National Co-founder, “not only on the culinary side, but on the event execution as well. Victoria is one of the most breathtaking cities in Canada, and once you add into the mix our Olympians and entertainers, it is an event not to be missed.”Net proceeds from Gold Medal Plates are provided to the Canadian Olympic Foundation which supports Olympic athletes and high performance programs. Since its inception, Gold Medal Plates competitions across Canada have raised close to $11 million for the Canadian Olympic Foundation.In addition to the culinary competition, Gold Medal Plates Victoria will feature spectacular auction items, such as getaways with Olympians and Canadian entertainers to locations like New Zealand, Tuscany, Portugal as well as Kelowna for the Canadian Gold Medal Plates finals.To purchase tickets, or for sponsor opportunities for Gold Medal Plates Victoria, contact Scott Gurney at Victoria@goldmedalplates.com or visit www.goldmedalplates.com. SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Awards / Chefs October 31, 2014 Gold Medal Plates (Victoria) 2014 Winners Last night a sold out crowd at the Victoria Conference Centre dined on dishes prepared by some of the top chefs in British Columbia. The occasion was ... Read More Awards / Elsewhere / Restaurants October 23, 2014 Wolf in the Fog Named enRoute’s Best New Restaurant of 2014 Wolf in the Fog is honoured to be named Air Canada enRoute’s 2014 Canada’s Best New Restaurant by Air Canada’s award-winning in-flight ... Read More Awards / Causes / Chefs / Reporter September 13, 2013 What a Night: The Gold Medal Plates are coming to Victoria on Nov 7 Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, entertainment, and athletic achievement. Founded in 2003, Gold ... Read More Awards / Chefs February 25, 2013 Chef Alex Chen Places 9th in the World in Bocuse D’Or VANCOUVER / FRANCE If you’ve never heard of the Bocuse d’Or, you’re not that interested in food. This worldwide professional ... Read More Awards / Chefs / Exceptional Eats! Awards November 10, 2012 Let the Voting Begin. Cast your vote and enter the prize draw. VOTING IS NOW CLOSED Welcome back to the Exceptional Eats! Readers Choice Awards. It has been another year of promising new haunts and ... Read More Awards / Chefs October 26, 2012 2012 – 8th Annual Chef of the Year Competition (COTY) We are pleased to announce the 8th annual Vancouver Island Chef of the Year Competition on November 18th, 2012. It will be held at Camosun College ... Read More Comments are closed.