Fresh Fest

6:30pm @ June 10

$99.50 per person

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Top Chefs. Fresh Farm-Raised BC Seafood. Energizing Musical Tones.

As one of the signature events for the BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, Fresh Fest features unique culinary creations that showcase seafood sustainably raised in B.C., which will be perfectly paired with B.C. VQA wine to highlight the best of B.C.’s ample bounty.

Taking place at Coastal Black Winery - an award winning 600 acre fruit winery on the outskirts of the beautiful Comox Valley - Fresh Fest will feature an all-star line-up of the country’s top-level chefs including:


2017 Gold Medal Plates Champion - Jinhee Ly (Foreign Concept, Calgary)


2010 and 2013 Gold Medal Plates Champion, Silver & Bronze Medalist in 2008, 2009, 2012 - Duncan Ly (Foreign Concept, Calgary)


2017 and 2012 Top Chef Canada Competitor - Trevor Bird (Fable Kitchen, Vancouver)


  • Renowned Chef and Cookbook Author Rod Butters (RauDZ Regional Kitchen, Kelowna)
  • 2015 Chopped Canada Winner Brock Bowes (RauDZ Regional Kitchen, Kelowna)
  • Celebrity Chef Ned Bell (Vancouver Aquarium, Ocean-Wise, Vancouver)
  • Chef Nick Nutting (Wolf in the Fog, Tofino)
  • Chef Ronald St. Pierre (Locals Restaurant, Courtenay)
  • Chef Siddharth Choudhary (Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen, Vancouver)
  • Chef Darren MacLean (Shokunin, Calgary)

Guests will have the opportunity to personally interact with the chefs at each station, while enjoying the incredible musical talents of local B.C. musician, Ari Neufeld.

This is a 19+ event and ID will be required.