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 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 Events / SH March 17, 2017 Summer Dreaming at Linnaea Farm Imagine a tranquil setting, close to nature with spectacular scenery. The air is clean and filled with birdsong and the water tastes sweet. ... Read More Destinations March 16, 2017 Tofino – Ucluelet March Food Buzz Welcome to spring from the west coast. This time of year means the return of migrating whales past our shores, and the event that welcomes them – ... Read More First Look / Vancouver March 15, 2017 New Openings in Vancouver We have had a handful of bright sunny days so far; that we keep hoping are signaling the end of winter and the coming of spring, but it hasn’t ... Read More First Look / Victoria March 8, 2017 First Look: Farm and Field Butchers Rebecca Teskey opened Farm and Field Butchers in December 2016 so she could use both her passion for cooking and lessons learned in a ... Read More Comments are closed.