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 Awards / Drink People / Events / Wine Events / Wine News October 15, 2020 SOMM SMACKDOWN—Rumble at Aura Waterfront Restaurant Strange, interesting, and wonderful things can happen in odd times, and there is no stranger time than now, but something needed to be done to pay ... Read More Beer / Beer & Cider / Drink / Events March 2, 2020 Victoria Beer Week March 6 – 14 Victoria Beer Week returns March 6-14 with 19 different events held in venues around Victoria. This 7th annual festival of craft beer offers ... Read More Events / Food & Wine Pairing / Food Events / Places / Victoria February 25, 2020 Pacific Northwest Wine Dinner: Canoe Brewpub & Unsworth Vineyards Multi-award winning Unsworth Vineyards and Canoe’s Chef Kyle Dampsy joined forces on Wednesday, February 19, in Canoe’s upstairs Dining ... Read More Beer / Events / Food Events / Places / Spirits / Victoria February 25, 2020 11th Annual Island Beer and Spirits Festival The Strathcona Hotel has long brought together BC brewers and distillers in its multiple taprooms but rarely is the brewing craft celebrated so much ... Read More Beer & Cider / Events / Food Events / Places / Victoria November 17, 2019 Canoe Brewpub’s Eighth Annual Winterbrau Festival 2019 Beer brewers from across the island and the lower mainland gathered in the lofty wooden halls of Canoe Brewpub over November 9 and 10 for the eighth ... Read More Events October 30, 2019 Eat the Future Victoria’s food community came together this week at Boom + Batten restaurant for Eat the Future, a tasty event to raise money for future chefs ... Read More Comments are closed.