G’day wine and food lovers – Dish ‘n Dazzle returns May 18 with an Aussie Twist


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The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) and Wine Australia present the much-anticipated 7th annual Dish ‘n Dazzle wine and food spectacular, returning to the Vancouver Convention Centre on May 18, 2016 from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Proceeds from the fundraiser will provide financial assistance to workers in the hospitality industry.

Tickets are available online for $85.00 each (plus handling) or $79.00 each (plus handling) for groups of six (6) or more.

Click HERE to get yours today.

Dish 05 2What:    7th Annual Dish ‘n Dazzle

Why:     In Support of the BC Hospitality Foundation

Date:     Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Time:     6:30 – 9:30 pm

Where: Park View Terrace, Vancouver Convention Centre East (999 Canada Place, Vancouver)

Alongside scrumptious bites prepared by Vancouver’s most celebrated restaurants and chefs, this year’s evening features more than 110 premium Australian wines from 30 wineries that will transform the evening into a night Down Under.

Participating restaurants include Bistro 101 at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, Black + Blue, the Bon Vivant Group, Café Pacifica (Pan Pacific Hotel), Chef Ann Kirsebom, CinCin Ristorante, Donnelly Group, Forage (Listel Hotel), Hills Foods, Homer St. Cafe and Bar, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House, La Grotta Del Formaggio, Lift and Vancouver Community College.

Dish 05 4The signature cocktail competition, led by head judge David Wolowidnyk (CinCin Ristorante), features six dynamic bartenders competing for the coveted Derek Vanderhyde trophy, by creating unique cocktails with an Australian wine theme.

Live music will be supplied by Les is More, who will wow the crowd with their signature mix of blues, jazz and R&B.

A silent auction and raffle will round out this exciting evening with a raffle grand prize is a pair of tickets from Vancouver to Brisbane on a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, courtesy of Air Canada.

“I can’t believe it’s the seventh year of Dish ‘n Dazzle,” mused BCHF executive director Alan Sacks. “This amazing event has taken on a life of its own, where it is now part of people’s annual food and wine calendar. We’re looking forward to another sold out evening and can’t wait to welcome people back.”

The BC Hospitality Foundation offers its thanks to Wine Australia, Air Canada, Chefs’ Table Society of BC, Global BC TV, Junction Creative, Vancity Buzz, the Vancouver Convention Centre and Zook-It Photography.


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