Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Apr 29, 2011 Colour Your Palate Winners Announced SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestPurple Rain Semifreddo - The Fairmont Empress Georgia Strait Black Cod Ceviche - Camille's Fine Westcoast DiningVictoria, BC – The OCTA Collective Society is pleased to announce the winners of the 4th annual “Colour Your Palate” fundraising event for the artsREACH project, which took place last evening at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa. At the event, 14 chefs presented one canapé that incorporated the colour they drew at the March 22 launch event.The Judges for this year’s event included: Eric Akis (Times Colonist food columnist), Gary Hynes (publisher and editor of EAT Magazine) and Denise Marchessault (cooking instructor and proprietor of French Mint). The judges sampled each of the entries and chose the first three awards: Most Colourful Creation: The Fairmont EmpressChef: Kamal SilvaAssistant: Chef D’oyen ChristieColour: PurplePurple Rain Semifreddo: Thai Chili & Cointreau Spiced Bavarois, Purple Chocolate Rain with Lavender infused Starling Lane Black Berry Port Shooter. Best Tasting: Head Chef: Stephan DroletAssistant – Chef Francois BouleColour: BlackGeorgia Strait Black Cod Ceviche: Squid Ink & Black Sesame Cracker, Blackstrap Molasses Suckling Pig Ham, Black Chinese Vinegar Beads, Black Trumpet Mushroom Fluid Gel Judges Award: Flawless Execution in both Taste and Colour: Camille’s Fine Westcoast DiningGeorgia Strait Black Cod Ceviche (see above for description) Colour Your Palate attendees voted for the People’s Choice winner: People’s Choice Award: The Fairmont EmpressPurple Rain Semifreddo (see above for description)To see a description of the entries of the other 12 participating chefs, please refer to: www.octacollective.com/ColourYourPalate/chefs.htmlThe artsREACH project is managed by The OCTA (Only Creative Thinking Allowed) Collective Society, a Victoria-based charitable organization, which aims to provide all children with the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.artsREACH provides painting, printmaking and theatre workshops to elementary schools that have been identified as having a high percentage of children from lower-income families. Since 2005, almost 13,000 children have participated in one of over 700 workshops that have been delivered in the Capital Region.ChefsFood EventsVancouver Island AwardsVictoria 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 Food News October 10, 2020 Green Sauce — Jambalaya Recipe Oct|Nov Issue We neglected to provide a recipe for green sauce in this recipe. There are many recipes online if you want to make your own, or can’t find one ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News October 1, 2020 CITY EATS October|November 2020 Despite everything happening in our industry right now, there is still such resilience. Businesses are changing their service models, and some are ... Read More Food News September 30, 2020 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 27th and 28th at ... Read More Dessert / Recipes July 13, 2020 Panna Cotta with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries and Basil Sugar Story and recipe and photography by: Isabelle Bulota Strawberry season has arrived! There is so much we can do with this delicious, beautiful ... Read More Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Comments are closed.