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CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY
Date: Sunday, December 6th, 2015
Location: Delta Grand Villa Hotel Burnaby
4331 Dominion St. Burnaby
Ticket: $40 - children 10 and under free
Registration: Starting at 10:30 am to 11 am
Please register with Chef Dean, Chef Edgar or Chef Anthony with the names and number of guests. Also names and ages of children 10 and under if boy or girl so Santa can bring an appropriate gift.
Amazing brunch hosted by Chef Keith Pears and staff.
International Chefs Day in Vancouver October 22nd, 2015
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“Over 50 Vancouver chefs will converge on Oppenheimer Park on October 22nd to serve fellow Vancouverites and celebrate International Chefs Day,” says Chef Edgar Rahal, Chairman of the BC Chefs’ Association.
Since International Chefs Day was inaugurated in 2004, October has been marked as a special occasion by culinarians to salute the profession and create awareness of chefs who have set remarkable industry standards for the art of cooking.
The commemorative day was initiated by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS). This global body has 93 official chefs associations as members and represents over 10 million professional chefs worldwide.
The main aim of this special day is for chefs from all over the world are to create massive awareness of the profession by hosting culinary competitions, demonstrations and charity events to raise funds for the international culinary community. Government officials, charity organizations and tourism boards from each country will come together to drive the vision of WACS, as well as raise the profile of the associations.
For the past 11 years, the British Columbia Chefs’ Association together with the Chinese Canadian Chefs’ Association and the Hong Kong Canada Chef Club have taken this opportunity to give back to their community. Among chefs making an appearance will be
JC Felicella, Vancouver Community College’s top chef of Vancouver and Vancouver Community College Culinary programs will also be serving.
“We anticipate serving well over 1400+ Vancouverites less fortunate than us starting at
11 am,” says Rahal. “We look forward to this day with great anticipation.”
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On Behalf of the Board of Directors of the British Columbia Chefs’ Association.
Dean McClernon, CCC
President, BC Chefs’ Association
Second Vice President, BC Chefs’ Association
Associate Director, BC Chefs’ Association
Chairman, BC Chefs’ Association
Chef jacket with mesh, long or short sleeve, colour: white $40
Chef jacket long or short sleeve, colour: black $38
Logo embroidery charge on 3 locations - collar, sleeve & chest: $15
(taxes not included)
Check out the new that has been developed by the Informed Dining Program. The module was created as an online learning tool to help chefs and small restaurant operators learn how to standardize their recipes. A series of videos hosted by Chef Marcus von Albrecht will guide you through the steps involved in creating a standardized recipe.
Standardized recipes have many benefits such as:
- Consistent Food Quality
- Food Cost Control
- Labour Cost Control
- Predictable Recipe Yield
- Consistent Nutrient Content