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Classic Le Crocodile

Among the many joys of the holiday season is our always warmly anticipated festive dinner, which this year returns to a much-loved Chaîne member restaurant – Le Crocodile. Please join me and our gracious host chef, Grand Maître Rôtisseur Michel Jacob, for a truly memorable evening. Chef Jacob, together with his superb culinary team and front-of-house staff, has planned a “classic” Le Crocodile culinary experience for our enjoyment, with each sumptuous course complemented by a fine wine from our Chaîne cellar. This is going to be a truly wonderful evening – a wonderful way to welcome the holiday season [Read More...]

2022 Chaîne Intronisation Dinner & Celebration

Please join us on Sunday, November 6th for our most glittering event of the Chaîne calendar year – our 2022 Chaîne Intronisation, Dinner and Celebration, which this year will be celebrated at the venerable Vancouver Club under the direction of general manager and Chaîne Maître Restaurateur Mr. Tim Ellison. This very special evening marks our opportunity to come together to welcome new members, confer important promotions and honour old friends. Our formal induction ceremony, which will be led by Canadian National Bailli Mr. Tony Catanese, will be followed by an elegant champagne reception with canapés – [Read More...]

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Get ready to experience West Coast cuisine at its finest at our next Chaîne dining event to take place at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – one of Canada’s top restaurants and Vancouver’s best-loved dining destinations. Please join us in Boulevard’s quietly elegant private back dining room where we can savour each sumptuous morsel of a multi-course custom dinner created especially for la Chaîne by Boulevard’s Executive Chef Roger Ma. As ever, each course will be complemented by a fine wine as selected in consultation with Chef by our own Conseiller Gastronomique Bob Charlton. It has been a few [Read More...]

Wines of the Rhone

Wines of the Rhone, An exploration of the red wines of one of France’s great wine regions. Dear OM and Chaîne Members, the beautiful, crisp days of autumn are here. As temperatures cool it's time to start thinking about the warmth you get from a good glass of red wine.

Chinatown Tour & Dumpling Master Class

Come celebrate the arrival of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival with a delightful exploration of Chinese culture and cuisine with our own local historian and celebrated culinarian Judy Lam Maxwell. On Saturday, September 17, please join us for a delightful guided tour through some of the Chinatown neighbourhood’s most historic sites, then learn how to prepare, cook and ultimately enjoy traditional Chinese dumplings nicely accompanied by a lovely Chardonnay. During this fun, multi-dimensional event, Judy, one of the city’s most knowledgeable authorities on the history of Chinatown, will share some of the highlights of this fascinating district…one of the oldest [Read More...]

World Chaîne Day 2022- Bubbles Tasting

World Chaîne Day  “Bubbles Tasting” A celebration and exploration of Champagne & Sparkling Wines Dear OM, Chaîne Members and Friends, Please join us on World Chaîne Day for a delightful exploration of “bubbly” – champagne and sparkling wines from around the world. We can certainly think of no better way to celebrate our international organization’s special day than with the world’s most celebrated wine! This year’s World Chaîne Day get-together will take place at the elegant Vancouver Club on Sunday, April 24th, under the guidance of our own Vice-Echanson Clement Lau and Chaîne Maître Tim Ellison, with wines provided [Read More...]

Italian Wine & Cheese Pairings: March 19 & 20

Dear Ordre Mondial and Chaîne members, Once again, in the spirit of our Bailliage’s desire to bring you culinary events that both entertain and educate, you are most warmly invited to join us for a fun, relaxed and informative exploration of Italian wines and cheeses and how to best pair them for the optimal taste experience. This event, led by our Vice-Conseiller Gastronomique Bob Charlton, will feature an assemblage of seven classic Italian red, white and sparkling wines presented for pairing with nine fine Italian cheeses. The selection of cheeses will reflect a wide range of styles, from creamy [Read More...]