Dish N' Dazzle at the 2012 BCHF fundraiser

Enjoy a myriad of delicious bites from Vancouver's top restaurants, sips of over 80 different wines, a cocktail competition and much more at this year's Dish N' Dazzle fundraiser for the BC Hospitality Foundation.

Photos from the BCHF 2011 Dish N' Dazzle event.

Experience over 80 different wines while savouring the creations of over a dozen top Vancouver restaurants at the BC Hospitality Foundation’s 2012  Dish N’ Dazzle event.

This year’s menu includes a variety of tapas including Dungeness crab and albacore tuna in a sesame cone, steak tartare, traditional empanadas, Argentinean chorizo with Chapa bread, prawn tacos and charred Chimi Churri hanger steak. Participating restaurants include Fleuri, Market by Jean-George, Heron’s and Hy’s.

For a full list of restaurants and wineries, visit the BCHF website.  

The evening will also showcase a cocktail “shakedown” competition for the Derek Vanderheide trophy. Six of Vancouver’s top bartenders including Grant Sceney (Fairmont Pacific), Trixie Blumel (Shangri-La), and Katie Sita (CinCin), will face off against one another to create the best Argentinean-inspired cocktail.

There will also be a raffle and a silent auction to bid on a variety of unique items.

Tickets for the event are $75 each with 100 per cent of the proceeds going to the BC Hospitality Foundation. As a bonus, ticket prices include admission to the Eat! Vancouver festival and access to a special rate for a stay at the Fairmont Waterfront.

This year’s Dish N’ Dazzle takes place on May 16, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel.

Tickets can be purchased on the BCHF website. If you are unable to attend the event, you can still donate to the foundation online.

The BC Hospitality Foundation was formed in 2006 and provides financial assistance to those working in the food, beverage and hospitality industry, who have suffered injury or illness. Learn more about the BC Hospitality Foundation.

The Vancouver  Observer will be covering this year’s event so check back for photos and a live Twitter feed on the event day.

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