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 Events / Family / Food Events / Press Release / Restaurants July 15, 2019 Family Dinner Series at The Courtney Room The Courtney Room is excited to announce a family dinner series, with three dates throughout the summer, starting this Sunday, July 14th. ... Read More Events / Family / Victoria July 11, 2019 More Than Just Cracker Jacks at the Old Ball Game On June 7, the Victoria HarbourCats played their home opener game at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park against the two-time defending ... Read More Events / Family / Food Events July 6, 2019 2019 Shakespeare Festival — Order a Picnic & Go Shakespeare said, “If music be the food of love, play on.” The same can be said for theatre, and the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival is ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Artisan / Drink / Events / Food / Food Events / Victoria May 21, 2019 The Cheese and Meat Festival When the sun’s out and gorgeously beating down on a weekend mid-May, people in Victoria require an exceptional reason to stay inside for a few ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Comments are closed.