Feast Tofino 2016 showcases boat-to-table food culture, top-name chefs

Press release

Series of Culinary Events May 6-22, 2016, West Coast Vancouver Island

In its 6th year, Feast Tofino is a collaboration between acclaimed local and visiting North American chefs, restaurants, fishermen, foragers and farmers who celebrate the abundance of locally available seafood and the sustainable “boat-to-table” practices commonly employed by the area’s restaurants.

Featured Tofino chefs and restaurants (partial list):

Lisa Ahier, SoBo; Warren Barr, The Pointe; Jesse Blake, Wildside Grill; Simon Burch, Kuma; Billy Feltmate, Sea Shanty; Ryan Gark, Jamie’s Rainforest Inn; Matty Kane, Shelter; Bobby Lax,Tofino-Ucluelet Culinary Guild; Nick Nutting, Wolf in the Fog; Ian Riddick, Long Beach Lodge Resort;

Tina Windsor, Picnic.

Participating celebrity guest chefs (partial list):

Event highlights:

May 7 – Boat to Tailgate Party
May 8 – Inspirational Chef’s Table with Lora Kirk at The Pointe Restaurant, Wickaninnish Inn
May 10 – Chef’s Table with Amanda Cohen at the Great Room, Long Beach Lodge Resort
May 12 – Celebrity Chef Long Table Dinner at Pacific Sands Beach Resort
May 13 – Inspirational Chef’s Table with Lynn Crawford at The Pointe Restaurant, Wickaninnish Inn
May 14 – Tofino Dock Festival
May 15 – Dumpling Night with Nicole Gomes at Wolf in the Fog Restaurant
May 19 – Chef’s Tapas Party featuring Justin Leboe and Nick Nutting


SOURCES: Tourism Tofino and Feast Tofino

ABOUT: www.feasttofino.com