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Celebrate 10 years of Spot Prawns in style

Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia 10th Annual BC Spot Prawn Festival – Vancouver, BC

[Vancouver, BC] The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia  celebrates 10 years of the Spot Prawn Festival with new and exciting events that include an inaugural Spot Prawn Gala at the Vancouver Club on May 13. The black tie, six-course gala celebrates 10 years of educating locals and visitors about this Pacific North West delicacy.

Along with the Spot Prawn Gala, are cooking classes at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on Saturday, May 14. Learn how to purchase, store, prepare and cook spot prawns.

Tickets for each event are limited so don’t delay!

  • Buy your tickets for the inaugural Spot Prawn Gala here.
  • Buy your tickets for Spot Prawn cooking classes at PICA here.

Stay tuned for more information about the Spot Prawn Festival and Boil!

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Learn More About The Spot Prawn Festival Events:

Chairs for the 10th Anniversary Spot Prawn celebration are Chefs’ Table Society of BC members, chef Ryan Bissell and chef Robert Clark.

 

Spot Prawn Gala

SpotPrawnGalaThe Spot Prawn Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with a gala! Chefs from across Canada will gather at the Vancouver Club on May 13 at 6:30pm (cocktails and canapés) for this black tie optional event. Chefs Angus An (Vancouver), Ned Bell (Vancouver), Matthias Fong (Calgary), Anthony Walsh (Toronto), Bill Jones (Cowichan) and Sean Cousins (Vancouver) will prepare six courses featuring BC Spot Prawns and other delicacies paired to local libations. Bella Gelateria will provide a sorbet for palate cleansing. Dessert will be provided by the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. Proceeds of the event will be given to Oceanwise.

Tickets are $200.00 plus gst and service charge, available here.

Spot Prawn Cooking Class 
SpotPrawnCookingClassIn celebration of the  10th anniversary, the Chefs’ Table Society and the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts have joined forces and are offering a unique cooking class!

Join us at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Saturday, May 14 for a one-hour cooking class revealing the secrets of how to purchase, store, prepare, and cook spot prawns.  A delicious dish featuring spot prawn will be served and a Q&A to follow.

Attendees of the cooking class will receive a certificate for a 10% discount on a purchase of fresh spot prawns this season at The Fish Counter, along with an apron from PICA.

Your hosts will include chef Darren Clay, executive culinary chef instructor at PICA, and chef Robert Clark, founder of the Spot Prawn Festival and owner of The Fish Counter.There are six class times available, from 11am to 4pm.

Tickets are available for $35 + gst + service charge here.

Stay tuned for more information about the Spot Prawn Festival and Boil!

About the Chefs’ Table Society:
 
The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia is a non-profit society comprised of BC’s leading chefs and culinary professionals. It is a chef-administered, province-wide collaborative dedicated to creating a foundation for the exchange of information between culinary professionals. The Society supports innovative and sustainable programs that will inspire, educate and nurture BC chefs, producers and the local food industry. The Chefs’ Table Society secures apprenticeships for and bestows bursaries to emerging local chefs and also finances culinary education programs in BC schools. For more information or to become a member visit chefstablesociety.com.