Written By Gary Hynes Places / SH / Shops / Vancouver Jul 25, 2014 New Owner for Vancouver’s Cookworks Kitchenwares Stores SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestDavid Werner, CEO of Cookworks, has announced the sale of the popular specialty cook’s stores in downtown Vancouver to Jed Grieve of Cook Culture in Victoria.After 32 years in the retail section Warner decided to make a career change and explore new opportunities. The sale will be effective August 1, 2014.Says Warner, “I am confident that Jed Grieve, with over 20 years of experience in the kitchen retail sector, will bring a new level of energy, passion and commitment to expand the brand into the future. Jed’s experience, hands on approach, and deep knowledge for the category will be a great benefit to Vancouver’s culinary community.”Cookworks is a unique specialty cook’s store with two locations in the heart of Vancouver. Locally owned and operated, for 15 years Cookworks has offered unique contemporary products, sourced from countries around the world, to be used in the preparation, cooking and serving for today’s sophisticated cook.Cook Culture is a kitchen shop and cooking school located on Blanshard St. in downtown Victoria. Their stated mission is “to support local food security and a healthy society by promoting healthy cooking from scratch using local ingredients – while having fun with friends and family.”Downtown Cookworks377 Howe Street (at Hastings)Vancouver, BC V6C 3N2604.662.4918cookworks.ca West Broadway Cookworks1548 West Broadway (at Granville)Vancouver, BC V6J 5K9604.731.1148cookworks.ca Cook Culture1317 Blanshard St, The Atrium BuildingVictoria, BC250 590 8161cookculture.com Cook Culturekitchen shopsVancouver SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Gary Hynes Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at ... Read More You may also like Events / Okanagan June 22, 2017 Deconstructing Dani García and the Feast: Food and Film Festival Everyone loves popcorn and junky food before a movie, but arguably—or absolutely—better are hand-selected local bites and drinks. Patrons to ... Read More First Look / Vancouver June 21, 2017 Vancouver Buzz May/June 2017 Springtime in Vancouver, love is in the air with a touch of Paris. A French invasion of pastry is taking over Vancouver with Laduree’s new location ... Read More Restaurants / Victoria March 29, 2017 Yalla: Middle Eastern Street Eats THERE’S A NEW KID ON THE BLANSHARD street “food block,” a funky little spot called Yalla with a menu of fresh and inspired Middle Eastern ... Read More Culture / Events March 27, 2017 Celebrating Canadian Gastronomy at Terroir, May 29, 2017 This year marks the 10th annual Terroir Symposium in Toronto, described as “a gathering of dreamers, disruptors and international luminaries in the ... Read More First Look / Restaurants / Victoria March 24, 2017 First Look: Café Mexico Café Mexico is a busy local cantina with a brand-new look and feel. The café’s roots reach back to the 1980s and the original Tex-Mex trend, when ... Read More Elsewhere / Travel March 23, 2017 April: Up Island News “The French say; “you never grow old at the table”, so let’s sit down, savour wonderful food together- and stop time.” ... Read More Comments are closed.