Written By Guest Writer Events / Okanagan / Places May 9, 2013 3rd Annual Okanagan Spot Prawn Festival SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFor Immediate Release May 9th, 2013Wild BC Spot Prawn Harvest celebrated in the Okanagan with the 3rd Annual Spot Prawn Festival from May 25th to June 2nd.The Okanagan is supporting British Columbia Spot Prawn fishermen by celebrating the local spot prawn harvest season. Wild BC Spot Prawns are a delicacy known around the world for their sweet, delicate flavour and firm texture. Wild BC Spot Prawns are available live during the harvest season, which starts in May and lasts for approximately six to eight weeks. 90% of BC’s commercial catch is exported to Asia. The remaining however, are available to be enjoyed fresh in local BC restaurants and celebrations during the fishing season!From May 25th to June 2nd, dine out at participating Okanagan restaurants and enjoy spot prawn creations benefitting both OceanWise and the Okanagan Chef’s Association. Special events include Tinhorn Creek Winery’s Miradoro Restaurant long-table spot prawn dinner and Codfather’s Seafood Market first annual straight off the boat Spot Prawn boil. Serve them up at home with recipe suggestions compiled by Jennifer Schell, author of the best-selling An Okanagan Cookbook: The Butcher, the Baker, the Wine & Cheesemaker.On Sunday, June 2nd, the festival ends with the signature Spot Prawn Extravaganza event held at Manteo’s Resort’s new restaurant Smack DAB on Kelowna’s now largest lakeside outdoor patio. Enjoy an afternoon of award-winning local Okanagan wines paired with delicious spot prawn creations from Okanagan chefs as they battle to win the coveted title of Best Spot Prawn Dish. Tickets for this event are $45.00 inclusive and can be purchased directly at Codfather’s Seafood Market, Discover Wines, Manteo Resort, and Metro Liquor. Profits from this event are donated to the Okanagan Chef’s Association. For more information please visit the website: www.okspotprawnfestival.com Facebook Twitter Website ChefsOkanaganseafoodspot prawns 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 Drink / Events / Press Release April 3, 2019 EAT NORTH AND FAIRMONT EMPRESS PRESENT DRAGS BENNY: AN EXCITING BRUNCH SUPPORTING VICTORIA PRIDE Eat North is pleased to announce that it will be bringing its unique concept Drags Benny,a lively pop-up drag brunch in support of Canadian Pride ... Read More Beer / Beer & Cider / Drink / Events / Victoria March 24, 2019 A New Beer Society in Town Victoria Beer Week launched its sixth annual festival earlier this month, which ran from March 1-9. In addition to the festival returning for another ... Read More Beer / Events / Press Release February 2, 2019 VicBeerWeek: New Events and Expanded Beer School Press Release — Victoria Beer Week Announces Two New Events plus Expanded Beer School “Curriculum” Following its December announcement of 12 ... Read More Events / Press Release / Workshop January 31, 2019 Truffles! Supporting UBC Experimental Farm Press Release — TRUFFLES: CULTIVATION, WILD HARVEST & DOGS TABC Truffle Festival 2019 by Truffle Association of BC DATE Saturday, February 9, ... Read More Causes / Events January 25, 2019 Blue Monday Pop-Up Bar – 100 Proof Blues January can be tough around these parts. In fact, it has come to be so globally known as such, that the third Monday of each January has ... Read More Cocktails / Events January 25, 2019 The Complete Bartender Competition 2019 Little Jumbo played host to Nimble Bar Co.’s The Complete Bartender Competition, January 16, 2019 Last Wednesday, I judged my first cocktail ... Read More Comments are closed.