Christmas 2021 at La Terrazza

The “most wonderful time of the year” is coming up fast, and with it comes the happy return of one of the most roundly enjoyed and warmly anticipated events of our culinary year – our annual Chaîne Christmas Dinner. Please join us for a festive “taste of Italy” at the renowned La Terrazza Ristorante, under the direction of our own Maître Rôtisseur Chef Gennaro Iorio. As befits the holiday season, Chef Iorio has planned a dinner that reflects some of the culinary traditions of Italy with each course thoughtfully paired with a fine wine from La Terrazza’s renowned cellar under [Read More...]

2021 Chaîne Intronisation & 50th Anniversary Dinner

Dearest Chaîne Members & Friends, It is with the greatest pleasure that I invite you to join me for the happy return of the most glittering event in our Chaîne events calendar –  our annual Chaîne Intronisation gala. This year our induction event, at which we will welcome new members and extend special recognition to some of our current members, will be made all the more special by the fact that 2021 also marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Vancouver Bailliage. Our celebration of this milestone for our Bailliage will take place on Sunday, November 7th [Read More...]

Chaîne “Classic” Dinner

It is with the greatest pleasure that I invite you to join me for a special fall celebration at the iconic Wedgewood Hotel & Spa. Chef Montgomery Lau and Sommelier Edward Sweetman have collaborated to bring you a superb menu with wine pairings from the Wedgewood highlighted by courses that would be the hallmarks of any “Classic” Chaîne dinner. The evening will begin with three delectable plated canapés followed by a four-course custom-created dinner with wines, and culminate with a selection of fine cheeses. This dining experience, which we will enjoy with our host Elpie Marinakis Jackson, will take [Read More...]

Canada Day Cocktails & Canapés (no photos)

Dear Ordre Mondial and Chaîne members, Feeling in a celebratory mood after a year and a half in lockdown? Well then, let’s celebrate, and what better day to come together than on Canada Day! And we have something special in mind…. Echanson Clement Lau is pleased to extend this special invitation for you to join us for our first Ordre Mondial event of the year – a sampling of finely crafted cocktails (created and demonstrated for us by Parq Hotel mixologist Tiana Brammer) accompanied by a selection of delectable canapés. This fun, relaxed social event will allow participants to learn [Read More...]

World Chaîne Day 2021(no photos)

A Zoom Celebration featuring Food and Wine of Spain by Bodega on Main and A private online performance by renowned Spanish guitarist Juan de Marias We may not be able to travel to Spain, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the food, wine and music of this historic and magical land. Please join us on Saturday, April 24th for our World Chaîne Day celebration of beautiful España. The chef at Vancouver’s iconic Bodega on Main restaurant has put together a spectacular assortment of Spanish charcuterie, cheese, bread and savoury accompaniments – yours to enjoy with an equally delicious [Read More...]

Exploration of BC Artisan Cheeses & Wine (no photos)

Spring is just around the corner! Even now, snowdrops and crocuses are starting to bloom and with their welcome return has come the promise that things will get better soon. So let’s celebrate! Please join us on the first day of Spring (Sunday, March 21st) for a fun, laid-back, virtual get-together on Zoom as we explore a selection of fine BC artisan cheeses from leading producers around the province. Our Bob Charlton has pulled together six different BC-produced cheeses representing a range of different cheese styles that will come to you complete with some tasty complements along with two fine [Read More...]

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