Coconut Lagoon’s Joe Thottungal wins silver at Canadian Culinary Championships

Coconut Lagoon's Joe Thottungal wins silver at Canadian Culinary Championships The best chefs in Canada gathered in Kelowna Thursday evening to kick off the Canadian Culinary Championships, an event that’s been held in Kelowna for the past seven years. The competition, also known as the Gold Medal Plates, sees 11 of Canada’s …

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Calgary Foreign Concept chef Jinhee Lee takes first place at national culinary competition

Calgary chef Jinhee Lee was crowned the culinary queen Saturday after claiming gold at this year’s Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna. The executive chef at Calgary’s newest pan-Asian restaurant, Foreign Concept, Lee took along restaurant …

Calgary Herald

Mystery wine pairing

At the Delta Grand hotel, top chefs from across Canada were given a mystery bottle of wine Friday night and challenged to create a dish with local ingredients that best complimented it. Guests sampled their creations during the competition, which

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LIVE: Chefs from coast to coast compete

The second of three challenging competitions at the 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships is on now – and you can watch live here! The competition continued this morning with the dramatic Black Box competition at Okanagan College. Later tonight, chefs …

Summerland Review

Calgary chef tops on night one

The first of three challenging competitions at the 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships with Chef Jinhee Lee, from Foreign Concept in Calgary winning the People’s Choice award. The award does not affect the official judging scores for the ultimate

Kelowna Capital News

Okanagan Taste: Canadian chefs converge on the Okanagan

More and more chefs are setting up shop in the Okanagan, as our valley becomes known not just for the wine, but also for the plethora of ingredients fresh from the land and waters. After all, a good wine begins in the vineyard, and a good dish begins

Summerland Review

Coconut Lagoon’s Joe Thottungal wins silver at Canadian Culinary Championships

Ottawa chef Joe Thottungal, left, took silver Saturday night at the Canadian Culinary Championshups in Kelowna, B.C. Champion The new Champion Chef Jinhee Lee of Foreign Concept in Calgary is to his left, while the bronze-winning chef was Eric Hanson …

Ottawa Citizen

Kitchen magicians perform at culinary championships

Halifax chef Mark Gray puts the finishing touches on his cod flatbread with crispy skin, cabbage, poached quail egg and cherry honey gastrique. Posted: Saturday, February 4, 2017 8:18 pm. Kitchen magicians perform at culinary championships Barb Aguiar …

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Calgary chef wins gold at Culinary Championships

After a couple days of competition in the kitchen, a new Canadian Culinary Champion has been crowned. Chef Jinhee Lee, from Calgary, put herself on top of the podium with her final dish on Saturday, “Cha Ca La Vong”.

KelownaNow

Canada’s top chef a woman for only 2nd time

Jinhee Lee is in the driver’s seat after winning the Canadian Culinary Championships. She won a two-year lease on a new BMW. Posted: Sunday, February 5, 2017 9:10 pm | Updated: 9:13 pm, Sun Feb 5, 2017. Canada’s top chef a woman for only 2nd time …

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Canadian Culinary Championships: Full recap

Eleven of Canada’s top chefs competed in three events Friday and Saturday, with one goal, to be crowned the Canadian Culinary Champion. And the 11th annual Canadian Culinary Championship crowned its winner Saturday night, with the new Champion …

Vernon Morning Star

Gulf Island chef brings wild flavours to Canadian Culinary Championships

Eleven chefs competed in Kelowna, B.C. at the Canadian Culinary Championships on Feb. 3 and 4, 2016. British Columbia was represented by Jesse McCleery, the acclaimed chef at Pilgrimme on Galiano Island. The island also happens to be the hometown …

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