Support B.C. Restaurants During the 4th Wild Salmon Celebration
The Chefs’ Table Society of BC (CTS) and the BC Salmon Marketing Council (BCSMC) are coming together Friday, Aug. 21 to Sunday, Aug. 23 for a celebration of the iconic B.C. product: wild salmon. Typically a one-day Vancouver-based event, this year due to COVID-19 restrictions there is a new format for the celebration with 10 participating chefs and restaurants in communities around the province.
Typically, the 200 in-person event takes place on one night in Vancouver but with COVID-19 event restrictions the new format enables a multi-city celebration in support of sustainable fishing, local commercial fisher-people and a healthy, sustainable seafood choice. The dishes, appetizer or entree, will only be available for the three-day long celebration with pricing set individually by each restaurant and have each individual chef adding their personal flair to their creations with wild salmon as the star.
Taste buds will tingle and hearts will soar as along with celebrating wild salmon, guests will be supporting local restaurants by ordering in or taking out specific Wild Salmon Celebration menu items.
Some of the participating chefs and restaurants include:
- Angus An, Robert Belcham & Hamid Salimad, Popina Canteen (Vancouver)
- Ned Bell & Stacy Johnston, Naramata Inn (Naramata)
- Bernard Casavant, O’Rourke Peak Cellars (Kelowna)
- Welbert Choi, Forage (Vancouver)
- Chris Klassen, The Courtney Room (Victoria)
- Antonio Martin, Haven Ktichen & Bar (Langley)
- Malindi Taylor, Fanny Bay Oysters (Vancouver)
With more chefs and restaurants to be confirmed, this year will be better than ever, CTS Vice-President & Co-Chair Darren Clay said.
“With the Chefs’ Table Society headquarters in Vancouver, so many of our events are Lower Mainland based, but with the new Wild Salmon Celebration format we’re so pleased to not only be educating guests on a great B.C. product, but to be connecting with our members around the province,” he said.
The salmon will be provided by Organic Ocean Seafood and Aero Trading Co. Ltd. and is being paid for by the BCSMCl.
For further information and interviews please contact:
Executive Director, Chefs’ Table Society of BC
The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia is a province-wide collaborative dedicated to creating a foundation for the exchange of information between culinary professionals. We support innovative and sustainable programs that will inspire, educate and nurture our chefs, our producers and our local food industry. We promote standards of excellence with the aim of enhancing the reputation of our regional cuisine. Find them on Instagram @ChefsTableBC
The BC Salmon Marketing Council is a non-profit, generic marketing organization for wild BC salmon. Formed in 1991 by the commercial salmon fishermen in British Columbia, Canada to represent the harvesters and processors of commercially-caught wild BC salmon. It is funded by BC commercial fishermen and government sources to fulfill its official mandate: benefit and promote the BC wild salmon industry; conduct research and educational programs for the development and promotion of commercially harvested wild BC salmon, and; communicate to national and international markets the quality, availability and value of wild BC salmon. The BCSMC is the ONLY marketing program that represents all BC wild salmon – all five species, all runs, all gear types, all products. As consumers face a myriad of salmon choices, we help promote wild BC salmon as the best choice for healthy, nutritious, delicious and sustainable salmon. Find them on Instagram @gowildbcsalmon
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