Announcing Our 2019 Foodies of the Year!
And the winners are…
These are the chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers and activists shaping food
culture in Western Canada… and our world is all the more delicious for their passion, dedication and knife skills. We’re thrilled to introduce your 2019 Foodies of the Year. From left to right, top to bottom: The Dynamo Darren MacLean Chef and Owner, Shokunin and Barshoku, Calgary The Connector Wendy Au Yeung Founder, Happy Woman Kitchen, Vancouver The Leaders of the Pack Jason and Alayne MacIsaac Distillers, Sheringham Distillery, Sooke B.C. The Quiet Visionary Michael Shindler Winemaker, A Sunday in August, Vancouver/Kelowna The Rising Stars Joe and Blessing Obirai Owners/Bakers, BeeRain Bakery, Saskatoon The Collectivists Richard Sehmer and Andrew Harris Founders, Craft Collective Beerworks, Vancouver The Merrymaker Rachel Zottenberg Restaurateur, Rachel and David Inc., Vancouver The Bridge Builder Rae Kung Director, Chinese Restaurant Awards, Vancouver The Imperfectionist Gianmarco Colannino Owner/Burgerslinger, Trans Am, Vancouver
The Ambassador Shane Chartrand Chef, SC Restaurant at River Cree, Edmonton