Countdown to the BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival

Meet the Chefs

Thank you to the following chefs for participating in the 2017 BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival! Stay tuned for more in the coming weeks.

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Ned Bell

Vancouver Aquarium

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Nathan Fong

Fong on Food

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Pino Posteraro

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

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Angus An

Maenam

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Chris Whittaker

Forage

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Nigel McMeans

Blackfin Pub

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Ronald St. Pierre

Locals Restaurant

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Taryn Wa

Savoury Chef Foods

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Alex Chen

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

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John McManus

Vancouver Fish Company

EVENTS

Stay tuned to learn about Festival events, competitions and tours that will be announced soon.

BC Seafood Expo

BC Seafood Expo – June 12-13, Filberg Centre, Native Sons Hall, Sid Williams Theatre, Courtenay

2 days

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BC Seafood Expo

BC Seafood Expo – June 12-13, Filberg Centre, Native Sons Hall, Sid Williams Theatre, Courtenay

2 days

Comox by the Sea Celebration

6 hrs

Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park

Comox by the Sea Celebration!

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Time: 11 AM – 5 PM
Location: Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park, Comox, BC

General Admission $15
*Tasting Tickets $1 each, available inside the event. Tasting prices vary.
*Tickets are non-refundable

Join celebrity chefs, seafood producers, and educators for a fun-filled day of cooking demonstrations, tasting stations, live entertainment and an oceanside craft beer and wine garden. Don’t miss the always popular Fanny Bay Oyster Shucking Championship and Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge.

Chef Demonstrations Just Announced!

Photo of Nathan Fong

Nathan Fong

Fong on Food

Pino Posteraro

Cioppino's

Angus An

Maenman

Taryn Wa

Savoury Chef Foods

Bottle Wayward Distillation Rum

BC Seafood on Your Plate Contest

Drunken Hive Rum from Wayward Distillation House Drunken Hive Rum, a limited edition rum crafted with caramelized BC honey. Only 648 numbered bottles were produced from one bourbon cask in this Single Barrel Release.

Wayward Distillation House offers daily tours and tastings at the distillery.
Come out and try their latest creation – while it lasts!

Funding support provided, in part, by the BC’s Government Buy Local Program; delivered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC with funding from the BC Ministry of Agriculture.

Accommodations

Participate

Become a Sponsor

Check out some of the highlights of the Festival and consider how your business may wish to leverage on the growing success of the event.

If you have questions, please contact Karen Bonell, Sponsorship Development or Click Here for the Official Festival Participation & Sponsorship Package.

Participate in Events, Competitions and more!

There are many ways Chefs, food and beverage businesses, seafood producers and tourism businesses can get involved and leverage the Festival. Click here below for participation forms:

BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival Event Participation 2017

Comox by the Sea 2017- Participation Agreement

2017 Shucking Competition Agreement

2017 Chowder Challenge Agreement

Visiting Media

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend, engage and learn about the West Coast Aquaculture industry, leaders, and innovators while experiencing the festival’s culinary and producer tours, competitions and gala.Click Here for Visiting Media Package & Application.

Be a BC Seafood Expo Exhibitor

Includes: Expo Pass items PLUS Exhibitor space with table, chairs, and access to power and internet. Click here to register as an exhibitor. If you have an questions, contact Linda Hiemstra.

BC Shellfish & Seafood and Expo Participation Package

Planning Your Festival Getaway

For trip planning, accommodation packages and event tickets call the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre at 1-855-400-2882 or email info@vivccomoxvalley.com

Contact Us

For information on events, accommodation specials and how to get to the Festival, contact the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre,

1-800-400-2882 or 1.250.400-2882 

info@vivisitorcentre.com

#BCShellFest
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SPONSORS

Our Platinum Sponsors.

See our full list of sponsors on our sponsor page.