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Hot Chefs & Cool Jazz Returns at Fairmont Pacific Rim

March 12th, 2024

The 2024 Hot Chefs & Cool Jazz Gala is an exclusive event hosted by Fairmont Pacific Rim Executive Chef Damon Campbell in support of Junior Culinary Team Canada. Anticipate an unforgettable evening on Friday, April 19, 2024, filled with noteworthy dishes, live jazz music, and a great cause. Featuring 20 of British Columbia’s most talented chefs, this event promises to tantalize your taste buds with an array of exclusive dishes designed specifically for this occasion.

Experience the allure of live chef cooking stations where each chef will be paired with a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada. Enjoy the perfect pairing of award-winning wines with the exclusive dishes, complemented by the soothing sounds of live jazz music in the Star Sapphire Ballroom.

This event is an exceptional opportunity to witness BC’s top chefs come together for one night only, delivering a culinary feast like no other. The Gala’s host, Chef Campbell, captained Culinary Team Canada in 2005 and 2006, leading them to win gold medals at the World Culinary Olympics in Germany. He has also been a silver medalist with Team British Columbia and has won numerous gold and silver medals across Canada.

Purchasing a ticket remarkably supports Junior Culinary Team Canada Members as they prepare for the Global Chefs Challenge in 2024. Come and join an incredible evening on April 19, 2024, to celebrate the amazing accomplishments of Junior Culinary Team Canada!

General Admission tickets are now on sale for $185 which includes entry at 7:15pm and access to all chef and wine stations, and $300 for VIP tickets that includes early access at 6:30pm to the VIP lounge and VIP wine station, with exclusive dishes designed by Chef Campbell.


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