A few weeks ago, we announced a highly anticipated event in Vancouver, 2012 Dish n’ Dazzle gala, happening on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.
We’re excited today for 2 more reasons.
Firstly, they’ve announced their star studded line up of restaurants and bartenders that will strut their creations that night. The wineries, sponsored by Wines of Argentina, will be pouring some fantastic vino all night too.
Secondly, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to this spectacular event. Keep reading on to find out how to win.
From the press release:
2012 Dish n’ Dazzle Participants Include Top Names in Food & Drink
The British Columba Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the names of the restaurants, wineries, liquor sponsors, and bartenders who will participate in its annual fundraising event.
On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel will host the Dish n’ Dazzle gala, which is always one of the most talked-about nights of the year, as industry insiders gather to socialize, be entertained, and enjoy outstanding food and drink as they support this great cause.
Dish n’ Dazzle is truly a collaborative effort which could not happen without the support and participation of tremendous organizations and incredible individuals
Celebrated Vancouver restaurants will wow your tastebuds with their culinary creations:
· Bistro 101 at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
· Cafe Pacifica – The Pan Pacific Hotel
· Fleuri at the Sutton Place Hotel
· Heron’s West Coast Kitchen + Bar
· House of Empanadas
· Hy’s Encore Steakhouse
· Kits daily Kitchen
· MARKET by Jean-Georges
· Oru at the Fairmont Pacific Rim
· PIER 7 restaurant + bar
· Rockford Wok|Bar|Grill
· Sanafir of the THE GLOWBAL COLLECTION
· The Granville Room
· Chef Anne Kirsebom
Refreshments will be provided by the following wineries, all members of event sponsor Wines of Argentina:
2. Casa Bianchi
3. Casa Montes
4. Catena Zapata
5. Clos de los Siete
6. Dante Robino
7. Escorihuela 1884
8. Familia Schroeder
9. Familia Zuccardi
10. Finca Decero
11. Finca Flichman
12. Flechas de los Andes- Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmund de Rothschild
13. Las Perdices
14. Michel Torino
16. Pascual Toso
17. Santa Ana
18. Santa Julia
20. Terrazas de los Andes
Liquor sponsors will provide liquid inspiration for the “Shakedown” cocktail competition:
· Belvedere Vodka
· Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky
· Hennessey Cognac
· Hornitos Tequila
· Mount Gay Rum
And local Bartenders put their Cocktail creativity to the test for your delight:
· Grant Sceney – Fairmont Pacific Rim
· Justin Taylor – YEW, Four Seasons Hotel
· Katie Sita – CinCin
· Trixie Blumel – Shangri-La Hotel
· Joey Donnelly – The Granville Room
· Katie McDonald – Veneto Lounge, Hotel Rialto (Victoria)
A raffle prize put together by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts includes
· 2 nights on Fairmont Gold at the Fairmont Waterfront
· A trip for 2 on the Sea to Climb on Rocky Mountaineer
· 2 nights on Fairmont Gold at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler
· A trip for two via Harbour Air from Whistler to Victoria
· 2 nights on Fairmont Gold at the Fairmont Empress
· A flight for two from Victoria to Vancouver on a Helijet Helicopter
The silent auction is MASSIVE and filled with everything hospitality….hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, foodie gift baskets including:
· Large format wine bottles from Okanagan wineries
· Chef’s Table dinners at Q4 Centro, PIER 7 restaurant + bar
· Luxury bedding from Northern Feather
· Top of the line Natural Gas BBQ
· Jewelry from Sugar Lime and Jeweliette
· Luxury hotel stays
Legacy Liquor Store will be supplying a lounge atmosphere where patrons can relax in a sexy space, sip enticing cocktails and wine while listening to a fabulous DJ. Reidel glassware will be showcased and will be available for ordering at a special show price.
All proceeds from the evening, which also includes live music and a silent auction, will go to the BCHF, which provides financial support for hospitality industry members who are facing extraordinary medical expenses and awards scholarships to future industry leaders .
The event is a perennial favourite, so avoid disappointment and reserve your tickets now by visiting www.dishndazzle.com.
Dish N’ Dazzle
Wednesday, May 16 2012
6:30 – 9:30PM
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
Tickets $75 per person
We thank them for providing us with 2 tickets to to give away to 1 lucky winner.
Win a pair of tickets to 2012 Dish n’ Dazzle
[UPDATE] Congratulations to Melanie L, the winner of the Dish n’ Dazzle tickets. Thank you to everyone that entered.
3 simple ways to enter :
- Follow us both and Tweet: Win 2 tickets to #DishNDazzle @bchospitality from @VanFoodTour http://ow.ly/aEVuo
- Facebook: “Like” this post and share it with your friends. FB allows us to see who’s shared the post.
- Comment: Tell us which restaurant/ winery/ bar you anticipate tasting from most by commenting below.
Each method counts as a separate entry. The winner will be drawn and announced on May 9th. Best of luck!