Written By Guest Writer Causes / Folks Oct 20, 2011 Top Chefs Battle for Title of Vancouver Aquarium Chowder Champion SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestVancouver B.C. – Twelve of Vancouver’s top Ocean Wise chefs will heat up the Vancouver Aquarium on November 23 as they compete in a cook-off for the title of 2011 Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion.“This friendly, but fierce, competition brings together 12 of Vancouver’s best chefs as they compete with original ocean-friendly seafood chowder, paired with local craft beer,” says Mike McDermid, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise partner relations manager. “The judging panel has selected 12 Ocean Wise recipes submitted by B.C.’s top chefs for what will be an incredible night of great tasting chowder, all in support of sustainable seafood.”The following local Ocean Wise chefs will go head-to-head, creating delicious, sustainable Ocean Wise chowders:Eric Pless – Coast RestaurantTyler Groenestyn – Codfathers Seafood MarketJennifer Dodd – Edible CanadaDaiji Tanaka – Hapa Izakaya KitsilanoPaul Cecconi – Local Lounge-GrilleNicholas Croooks – The Noodle BoxChris Whittaker – O’Douls Restaurant and BarChester Velas – Pacific Institute of Culinary ArtsNatasha Harris – Sunset Bay Yacht GroupRon Gibb – Westward Ho! Public House and Grill Room at the University Golf ClubMyke Shaw and Kelsey Timler – Vancouver AquariumNed Bell – YEW restaurant + bar at the Four Seasons Hotel VancouverGuests will be invited to taste the savoury chowders with paired craft beers, and vote on the People’s Choice Award, while a panel of five judges–including C Restaurant’s Robert Clark, Canada’s first Certified Cicerone Chester Carey and 2009 B.C. Restaurant Hall of Fame Inductee and food and wine guru Sid Cross–will determine the night’s champion.The Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown takes place on November 23, 2011, at 7 p.m., at the Vancouver Aquarium. Tickets are $40, or $32 for Vancouver Aquarium members, and are available at www.vanaqua.org. All proceeds from the evening will directly support the Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. Chowder Chowdown is a 19 + event.About Ocean Wise™The Ocean Wise symbol next to a menu or seafood item is the Vancouver Aquarium’s assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice. With over 3,100 Ocean Wise partner locations across Canada, Ocean Wise makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.www.oceanwise.ca.About the Vancouver AquariumThe Vancouver Aquarium is a global leader in connecting people to our natural world, and a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, conservation practices, education, research, and direct action. www.vanaqua.org.causesChefschowderfishFolksSustainabilityVancouver Food Scene 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 / Wine Events / Wine News November 13, 2020 Belfry’s Crush Fine Wine Auction Goes Online November 30 to December 6 Staff, volunteers and board members from Victoria’s Belfry Theatre have been raiding some of Victoria’s best wine cellars to find rare and ... Read More 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 Causes / Events / Victoria July 20, 2019 Everyone Belongs in Nature – An Evening with Power To Be July 12th marked the evening of Power To Be’s very first Nature Gala (formerly known as Power to Golf) – a fundraising event full of wonderful ... Read More Causes / Food News / Interesting Locals March 24, 2019 Stillmeadow Farm Presentation to Tom Henry from ICC and Slow Food Vancouver Island Stillmeadow Farm Presentation to Tom Henry from ICC and Slow Food Vancouver Island Present in photo from left to right: Steve Walker-Duncan – ... 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 Comments are closed.