Dining event raises money for Culinary Causes

Eight Victoria Chefs Design a Dining Event to Encourage Food Security and Raise Money for Culinary Causes

Are we doing enough to tackle our impact on the environment? That’s the question a group of Victoria chefs want to answer and add an element to pay it forward.

On Monday, October 28 EAT Magazine and Boom + Batten Restaurant/Café are co-hosting Eat the Future. Featured chefs are developing a seven course dining adventure to highlight sustainable dining. Each course will reflect the importance of using limited resources mindfully while delivering on a promise of creative taste and presentation.

Boom + Batten Executive Chef Sam Harris tells the story, “We want to showcase the innovative talent in our sector and support the next generation with funds raised at the event going to the BC Hospitality Foundation and the Gary Hynes Foundation.”

The Chef Line-up

• Boom + Batten – Sam Harris and Dominique Laurencelle

• Toptable Group – Kristian Eligh

• Saveur – Rob Cassels

• The Courtney Room – Chris Klassen and Brian Tessolin

• OLO – Brad Holmes

• Zambri’s – Peter Zambri

Bringing together creative people could be challenging but the group is excited to join forces for the cause, “We hope to work with some of the most influential chefs in Victoria to brainstorm the future of food” explained Courtenay Room co-chefs Chris Klassen and Brian Tesolin, “We’d like to showcase how we can use food waste and sustainable products in a delicious and captivating manner”

Only 100 tickets go on sale September 3 for $150 each.

Diners will enjoy seven courses, welcome drinks, wine and beer pairings as well as a unique Bingo game at every table.

Adding a new twist to the usual charity silent auction are eight original portraits of chefs by Mary Ploegsma. Mary generously donated the entire series of Tattoo Series 1, to support culinary scholarships.

The silent auction will run online until 7pm October 28 when all bids close. Except for the private dining room auction for that night – bids close October 20 To bid: http://www.auctria.com/auction/eatthefuture

For more details, visit eatthefuture.ca

Sponsors Count

This event is proudly supported by our community partners: Hoyne Brewing, Mission Hill Wine, Murmade Woodworks/Haus Sausage, Hendricks Gin, Rhonda Ganz/Popular Girl Productions and Big Bang Communications.