Written By Guest Writer Chefs / Folks / Reporter Aug 1, 2012 Les Dames d’Escoffier Presents Julia Child 100th Birthday Celebrations SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Julia ChildLes Dames d’Escoffier Julia Child Dine Around Wednesday, August 15th – Various locations concurrently 6:30 pm . Cost of the Event: $69 per person exclusive of gratuity On August 15th we celebrate Julia Child’s 100th Birthday with a dinner party to end all dinner parties. Same night. Same time. Same price. One table in over 40 restaurants and cooking schools across BC. Be part of Canada’s largest dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier presents the Julia Child Dine Around. Concurrent dinners across British Columbia with restaurants and cooking schools from Vancouver to Whistler, Victoria to Kelowna, Langley to Bowen Island and Seattle, each donating one table with a set menu and wine, as we celebrate the Grande Dame of cooking, on what would have been her 100th birthday (August 15, 1912 – August 15, 2012) Choose a new restaurant or one of your favourites. Buy a couple of seats at the table, or take the entire table. Some venues have donated 4 seats, some 6, a cooking school has donated 20 seats! Each restaurant is priced exactly the same with different multi course menus paired with wine (approximately 2 glasses per person so please make alternative driving arrangements). Everything is included except gratuity. Restaurants have designed their menu to highlight their own cuisine, with inspiration from the recipes of Julia Child. Please note, this is a night to celebrate food, and although health related allergies will be taken into consideration, the menus are set so no special requests can be accommodated. Click Here to Purchase Tickets All proceeds from the dinners will be donated to Les Dames d’Escoffier, BC Chapter, for scholarship, “Green Table” and outreach funding. Additionally a raffle will be held for gourmet baskets featuring Les Dames d’Escoffier member food products and cookbooks with tickets drawn that evening. In Vancouver an after party with guests from all the restaurants, as well as donating chefs, will be held at the Four Seasons, Vancouver with a special Julia Child birthday cake cutting, displayed in the lobby of the Four Seasons. Come back and visit this page for raffle ticket sales and additional restaurants. To see a list of participating and purchase seats, go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3838139980/efblikeChefsdinnerEdiblesJulia Child 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 Causes / Chefs / Events / Victoria August 30, 2019 Mary Ploegsma—The Tattoo Series I It was an unforgettable afternoon. Mary Ploegsma served us David’s Tea’s vanilla chai with sweet local strawberries and chocolate biscuits. The ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Chefs / Destinations / Epicure at Large / Food People / Travel August 1, 2019 Letters From Lyon August 2019 Cher Eat, I have been wondering a lot lately about how Lyon gained such a recognisable status in gastronomy. Sure, yes there are plenty of ... Read More Chefs / Food Events / Food Pairings / Wine Events August 1, 2019 On This Harvest Moon – Celebrate with Averill Creek On This Harvest Moon’ – September 14th, 6pm Celebrating the Cowichan Valley’s autumn bounty with local farmers, Averill Creek wines, ... Read More Chefs / Restaurants / Review July 29, 2019 Wildness: Ode To Newfoundland and Labrador A decade ago, when my wife and I were driving around Newfoundland, we met and befriended one of then-premier Danny Williams’ speechwriters. She ... Read More Chefs / Food Events / Food Pairings / Restaurants / Review July 29, 2019 Creatives Collaborate – Veneto’s Chef Jamie Huynh and Toptable’s Chef Kristian Eligh Creatives Collaborate—at first glance, the title suggested storytelling, workshops and artistic endeavours. A hotbed of artful storytelling in ... Read More Comments are closed.