Dear Members and Friends of la Chaîne in Vancouver, The Vancouver Bailiage is proud to welcome our newest member establishment the Shangri-La Hotel which has been honoured by a 5 Diamond award for 2013, recognized by Conde Nast as one of the best hotels in Canada and as the best city Hotel in Vancouver by Travel and Leisure, we look forward to a very fruitful partnership and welcome both General Manager Vito Romeo and Executive Chef Scott Henderson as members. Thank you for join us at the Shangri-La for the 2013 Intronization. This year’s formal induction ceremonies was conducted by the Bailli [Read More...]
Dress: Business & Ribbons optional for Chaine members Dear Members and Friends, An Event to Honour Dr. Gerald Korn. As many of you are aware we lost one of the Dean’s of Vancouver Food and Wine culture this spring with the passing of Dr. Gerald Korn. It seems fitting to plan a dinner in Gerald’s memory and Owner/Chef Michel Jacob of Le Crocodile has stepped forward and has offered to host the event at his restaurant. This will not be a formal Chaine event but rather a Chaine facilitated function. We would invite you to join other members of the [Read More...]
Dress: Business and Ribbons Welcome, Chaîne members and friends, to the first event of our fall season. It is with great pleasure that I invite you to join with me, Maitre Hotelier Joann Pfeiffer and Executive Chef Frank Gort for our season-opening dinner at the newly renovated Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Executive Chef Frank Gort, who moved to the Pinnacle in 2010 from the Marriott in San Francisco, has planned an extraordinary repast for our enjoyment – one that will include a unique twist. An award-winning chef with world-class credentials, Chef Gort is also the mentor of Wesley Feist, [Read More...]
Dress: Business & Ribbons Dear Members and Friends of la Chaîne in Vancouver, With 180 degree views of Vancouver, from the bustling Coal Harbour Port, no other restaurant in North vancouver gets you this close to the water and gives this spectacular view. PIER 7 is built on the boardwalk of the historic Victory Shipyards in the revitatalized waterfront of Lonsdale Quay. Our host was Dino Renaerts Executive Chef and Director of Operations.
Dress: Business & Ribbons Dear Members and Friends of la Chaîne, The 2013 Chaîne Annual General Meeting and Auction was at the elegant Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club. This event provided a unique opportunity for the Chaîne council to report on our work on your behalf, while also indulging in our reason for being – the appreciation of fine food and wine. To that end the AGM was followed by a cocktail reception and sumptuous buffet dinner created by our own Maitre Rôtisseurs Peter Crook and his team. As ever, the Chaîne Auction is our main fundraising event for 2013, [Read More...]
Dear Members and Friends of la Chaîne in Vancouver, "On October 6th the Chaine event takes on a “sporting tone” Our host will be Ryan Stone. Ryan was mentored by Scott Jaeger and rose quickly in the ranks of the Vancouver young super stars participating successfully in the Chaine Jeunes Chef Competition as well as the 2011 Bocuse d’Or. He made a significant impact on the sports scene as Executive Chef at B.C. Place and consultant to the Centerplate sports network. He has just been recruited for as the Executive Chef for the San Francisco 49ers football organization as they [Read More...]
When is comes to fine dining, it’s hard to match the glorious flavours, rich textures and incomparable freshness of Italian cooking. The mouth waters just to think of it! That’s why we are so delighted to have extended you an invitation to this Chaîne event – A Taste of Italy at the elegant Mangia E Bevi Ristorante in West Vancouver. It has been some time since we’ve come together to savour Italian cooking, and we are indeed fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the Italian-inspired creations of Mangia E Bevi Chef Rob Parrott. While Mangia E Bevi is new [Read More...]