Growing Chefs! From Farms to Forks 4 Silent Auction Preview

Sunday, October 6th, 2013
1. A Flight Out
Donated by: Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel
Value: $200        
Enjoy a ‘staycation’ at the Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel and dinner at Pier 73 Restaurant.
Includes: One-night stay at the Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel, Dinner for Two at Pier 73.
2. Grow Your Cellar
Donated by: Enotecca Winery and Resorts Inc.
Value: $130
Savour a selection of LaStella Winery and Le Vieux Pin winery vintages. Includes:

  • 2010 Syrah from Le Vieux Pin 
  • 2012 Vaila Rose from Le Vieux Pin
  • 2010 Fortissimo from LaStella Winery
  • 2012 Vivace from LaStella Winery

3. Cook Like A Chef
Donated by: Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Value: $215
Pick up some serious skills from the professional chef instructors here at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. Includes: A gift certificate for two to one of PICA's Cook! in the City Programs. Choose from a wide range of basic classes, such as 'The Science of Dough', 'Butchery Basics', 'A Pastry Chef's Magic', or from one of the fun themed evenings and learn all about the food of Spain, India, Japan, and more!
4. The Tea and Coffee Collection
Donated by: Namasthe Tea Co. and Ethical Bean
Value: $100
A collection of fine coffee and locally blended teas.
Includes: Three different roasts from Ethical Bean Coffee, a selection of locally blended teas from Namasthe Tea Co.
5. Dinner with Champions
Donated by: Aramark
Value: $1200
Watch the Canucks in style from the exclusive Avaya Champion’s Club VIP seats at Rogers Arena while you dine on a dinner prepared by Executive Chef David Spreight.
Includes: Four Champion’s Club VIP tickets, located on the HSBC executive level, to the Dec. 8th Canuck’s game versus Colorado Avalanche.
6. Cocolico Gift Basket
Donated by: Cocolico
Value: $100
A delicious basket of confections, sweets, and treats from Cocolico.
7. Forage for your Dinner
Donated by: Swallow Tail Canada and Burdock and Co.
Value: $150
Chanterelles, hedgehogs, porcini, oysters and more! Learn to find your own gourmet ingredients in the forests just outside of Vancouver and then dine on some on Main St!

  • A wild mushroom hunting tour for two from Swallow Tail Canada. Learn all about how to find and cook wild edibles, and enjoy a delicious wild herb tea and wild mushroom themed lunch. (Valid until October 2013)
  • A $50 gift certificate for Burdock and Co. Enjoy dinner at Burdock and Co., one of Vancouver's newest restaurants, which celebrates the bounty of food from around here.

8. Trialto Wine
Donated by: Trialto
Value: $70
Awarded 90 Points by
This Magnum of wine Brancaia Tre is great wine for a great occasion!
9. Dine Out for a Year
Enjoy gift certificates to more than 15 fabulous Vancouver restaurants. Dine out every month for more than a year! Includes: Burdock and Co., Nook, West, and Cin Cin.
10. A Rare Vintage
Donated by: Montagu Cellars
Value: $210
From the cellars of the smallest British Columbia wine producer comes Three-Barrel Merlot. Enjoy six bottles of this limited vintage--aged for two years in barrel (33% new oak) and 1 year in bottle before release.