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Another Successful Healthy Chef Competition

 Another Successful Healthy Chef Competition

 

Dessert Team

 

 

 

The 2015 Healthy Chef Competition, organized by the BC Produce Marketing Association and the BC Chefs Association drew 400 people to the Hyatt Regency in downtown Vancouver. The event raises awareness of the use of fruits and vegetables for healthy eating by bringing together top talent from local hotels, restaurants and culinary institutes. A silent and live auction also raises money to benefit several local charities.

 

 

 

The 16th annual competition drew 10 teams this year to battle it out to create delicious and healthy dishes showcasing produce and fruit.

 

 

 

The 10 teams were:

 

·         EBO Restaurant Delta Burnaby Hotel Conference Centre, Grand Villa Casino – Chef Keith Pears

 

  • Vancouver Community College – Chef Colin Gill
  • Art Institute of Vancouver – Chef Daniel Riviere
  • River’s Edge Restaurant – Sandpiper Gold Course, Pretty Estates Resorts – Chef Jonathan Cee
  • Burnaby Central High School Ace-It Program – Chef Stephen Wade
  • Mosaic Grill/Grain Tasting Bar – Hyatt Regency Vancouver – Chef Jeff Szombaty
  • The Wild Fig Restaurant – Sous Chef  Sherwin Batac
  • Tivoli's Restaurant - Chef Cory White
  • Torafuku – Chef Clement Chan
  • Beach Grove Golf Club – Chef Frolian Alejo

 

Entree Team

 

Entree

 

After careful debate from the team of seven judges, the winners were:

 

 

 

BEST ENTREE: EBO Restaurant

 

Sous Vide Pacific Provider Sockeye Salmon - vegetable pave, tomato coconut curry sauce, mango salsa, avocado puree, pickled onion pedals, white asparagus, kale chips  

 

 

 

BEST DESSERT: Torafuku

 

Hazelnut Chocolate Bar, Passion-fruit Milk Crumble, Raspberry Coulis, Almond Ice Cream

 

 

 

BEST TABLE SHOWCASE: TheWild Fig

 

 

 

HEALTHY PLATE AWARD and PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Vancouver Community College