Event Chair

Scott Giannou

Scott Giannou


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Gold Medal Plates St. John’s – Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Join Us for an Evening to Celebrate Canadian Excellence in Food, Wine, Beer, Sport and Entertainment!

Friday, October 20, 2017

St. John’s Convention Centre

Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Event Schedule

Event Schedule:
5:15pm – VIP Reception
This reception is for Deloitte, Gold Sponsors, Event Benefactors, Olympian table buyers and Olympians in attendance
  • Featuring 2016 Gold Medal Winner, Shaun Hussey
  • Fine wine auction and silent auction
  • NEW – Gold Medal Pints
5:45pm – Early access to chef stations for VIPs
6:00pm – The Competition (stand up format)
General Admittance for corporate table and individual ticket buyers
  • Tasting of the top 10 chefs’ creations
  • Tasting of Canada’s best wines, spirits and Gold Medal Pints – Canada’s best craft beers
7:40 PM – Celebration Gala (sit down format)
  • Enjoy decadent dessert and Canadian wines
  • Presentation of Olympians in attendance
  • MC – tba
  • Entertainment – show co-produced by National Entertainment Advisor, Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo (entertainers tba)
  • Live Auction– Trips to include: Big White Culinary Adventure, Tokyo – Japan (new), Tuscany, Mallorca – Spain, Morocco (new), Belgium and France (new), and the 1001 Km Cycling Challenge From Lake Louise to Whistler (new) Check out Last Year’s Video
  • Crowning of the Culinary Bronze, Silver and Gold medalists


Pricing – More Info
  • Individual Ticket: $350
  • Corporate Table of 10: $3500
  • Olympian Package: VIP access, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $5000
  • Event Benefactor: on site branding, VIP access, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $10000
  • Gold Sponsor: pre-event and on site branding, VIP access, special benefits, two tables of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $20000

(Taxes not included)



  • Brian Piercey – Bridie Molloy’s and The Celtic Hearth
  • Chris Chafe – The Gypsy Tea Room/evoo In The Courtyard
  • Jeremiah Stafford – The Reluctant Chef
  • Maurizio Modica – St. John’s Fish Exchange
  • Nathan Hornidge – Black Salt Catering
  • Nick Jewczyk – The Fifth Ticket
  • Nick Walters – The Merchant Tavern


  • Curt Harnett, Cycling – Olympic Silver and Double Bronze Medalist
  • Jamie Korab, Curling – Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Katarina Roxon, Para-Swimming – Paralympic Gold Medalist
  • Adam van Koeverden, Canoe/Kayak – Olympic Gold, Double Silver and Bronze Medalist

More to be announced!


  • Roary Macpherson (Senior Judge)
  • Bob Arniel
  • Chef Shaun Hussey
  • Roger Andrews
  • Garry Gosse
  • Sharon Snow
  • James Chatto (National Culinary Advisor)

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Gold Medal Plates St. John’s – Friday, October 20, 2017

St. John’s Convention Centre


Mark McCarthy
McCarthy’s Party
566 Water Street
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1B8
P: 709-579-4444
F: 709-579-1000
E: stjohns@goldmedalplates.com

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