Vancouver’s Culinary Experts To Take Centre Stage in BC Home + Garden Show’s First-Ever Master Series

The city’s foodie elite will heat things up on the Vancouver Magazine Cooking Stage, February 18-22, 2015 at BC Place Stadium

Foodies, take note! Vancouver’s top culinary talent, including chefs, fishmongers and the finest sommeliers, are poised to set palates ablaze at the BC Home + Garden Show, happening from February 18-22, 2015 at BC Place Stadium. Following the much-anticipated Meat & Tweet (With Beer) on opening night, the Vancouver Magazine Cooking Stage will host the first ever Master Series, featuring seminars and live demos from leaders in all aspects of the food industry. With presentations designed to connect audiences with valuable tips, techniques and trade secrets on everything from distilling gin to foraging for edibles, food lovers of all kinds won’t want to miss out.



Meat & Tweet (With Beer)
February 18, 7PM-8PM

YVR Beer Tweet Up and engaged guests are will set the interwebs ablaze with BBQ and brews on opening night. Featuring brews narrated by acclaimed beer educator Rick Mohabir from Just Here for the Beer and mouthwatering barbecued bites from CRAFT Beer Market, this is a can’t-miss event for anyone who loves to get social. Don’t be late, the first 50 guests to get in on the tweeting action will receive free admission courtesy of YVR Beer Tweet Up!

Just Here For The Beer Tasting Bar
Cheers to beers! All show long, join the knowledgeable crew from Just Here For The Beerup on the concourse to sample suds from a top selection of the newest and best local microbreweries while taking in the surrounding guy-friendly features. Gents, this one’s for you.

The Floform Lounge presented by Western Living
Ready to recharge? Head straight to the Floform Lounge presented by Western Livingand study up on the spring’s must-have home trends with a well-deserved bevvy in-hand. Styled by local designer Christine Friend and located just steps away from the Main Stage, you can lay back without losing out on any of the action – talk about the best of both worlds.


David Aslop
Owner, Glorious Organics

Presenting: Rethinking Weeds
Thursday, February 19 at 2:30PM

Charles Tremewen
Founder & Master Distiller, Long Table Distillery

Presenting: Small Batch Gin, Bitters & Garden Variety Botanicals Make for Great Cocktails
Thursday, February 19 at 4:30PM

Kelly Beswikerith with Omega Crunch
Author & Healthy Recipe Blogger

Presenting: Cooking with Flax
Thursday, February 19 at 6:30PM

Ned Bell presented by Organic Ocean
Executive Chef, YEW at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

Presenting: Cooking with Sustainable Fish – BC Albacore Tuna
Friday, February 20 at 2:30PM

Tyler Dallner
Chef de Cuisine, Edible Canada

Presenting: Yukon-Inspired Canadian Rangeland Elk
Friday, February 20 at 4:30PM

Andy Sedlak
Head Chef, Big Lou’s Butcher Shop

Presenting: Breaking Down Pork
Friday, February 20 at 7:30PM

Taryn Wa
Executive Chef & Founder, Savoury Chef

Presenting: How to Make Malaysian Lam Rendang
Saturday, February 21 at 11:30AM

Emma and Jenna Davison
Co-owners, Golden Ears Cheesecrafters

Presenting: The Truth about Canadian Milk and Artisan Cheese
Saturday, February 21 at 1:30PM

Kurtis Kolt
Independent Wine Consultant

Presenting: A Tour Through BC Wine Country
Saturday, February 21 at 4:30PM

Lisa Simpson
Co-founder, The Liberty Distillery

Presenting: Making the Cut – What Defines Craft Spirits
Saturday, February 21 at 6:30PM

Robin Kort
Founder, Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures

Presenting: How to Safely Forage for Expensive Wild Mushrooms
Sunday, February 22 at 11:30AM

Ricardo Rosas
Head Pastry Chef, Faubourg Paris

Presenting: The Making of Macarons
Sunday, February 22 at 1:30PM

Trevor Bird
Chef & Owner, Fable

Presenting: Slow Cooked BC Spring Salmon
Sunday, February 22 at 3:30PM

Catherine and Trevor Yamamoto
Co-owners, Wheelhouse Seafoods

Presenting: How to Shuck Oysters and Eat Sustainably
Sunday, February 22 at 4:30PM

About the BC Home + Garden Show: The BC Home + Garden Show has been a staple in consumers’ calendars since 1971, attracting more than 55,000 qualified visitors every spring. Produced by Marketplace Events, the show features high-interest exhibits, high-profile industry personalities and the latest home and lifestyle trends. Marketplace Events produces 38 home shows in 21 markets that collectively attract 1.5 million attendees and another 1.7 million unique web visitors annually.

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