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Ramona Thompson

Ramona Thompson


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Gold Medal Plates Winnipeg – Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

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

Wednesday November 1, 2017

RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg

Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Event Schedule

5:15pm – VIP Reception
This stand up reception is for Deloitte National sponsor guests, Gold Sponsors, Event Benefactors, Olympian Table buyers, and Olympians in attendance
  • Featuring 2016 GMP Gold Medal Winner, Jesse Friesen, Gusto Group
  • Fine Wine Auction and Silent Auction
  • NEW – Gold Medal Pints
5:30pm – Early Access to Chef Stations for VIPs (Note: New Time)
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 featuring your Mc Scott Russell, CBC, Gemini Award winning Olympic broadcaster
  • Presentation of Olympians in Attendance
  • MC – Scott Russell, CBC, Gemini award winning Olympic broadcaster
  • 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 Bronze, Silver and Gold medal winning chefs!


Pricing – More Info
  • Individual Ticket: $350
  • Corporate Table of 10: $3500
  • Olympian Package: Vip Access, Table of 10 Guests + 1 Olympian: $5500
  • 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, 2 Tables of 10 Guests + 1 Olympian: $25000

(Taxes not included)



  • Barry Saunders – Inn at the Forks/Era Bistro
  • Fabrizio Rossi – Nicolino’s
  • Heiko Duehrsen – Assiniboine Park Conservancy
  • Kyle Lew – Chew
  • Mike Robins – Sous Sol
  • Rob Thomas – Rob Thomas Catering
  • Thomas Stuart – Thermea
  • Wayne Martin – Capital Grill


  • Curt Harnett, Cycling – Olympic Silver and Double Bronze Medalist
  • Marnie McBean, Rowing – Triple Olympic Gold Medalist and Bronze Medalist
  • Dawn McEwan, Curling – Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Jill Officer, Curling, Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Jeffrey Powell, Rowing – Olympian

More to be announced!


  • James Chatto (Head Judge)
  • Barbara O’Hara (Senior Judge)
  • Jeff Gill
  • Mike Green
  • Arvel Gray
  • Christine Hanlon
  • Chef Jesse Friesen

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Gold Medal Plates Winnipeg – Wednesday November 1, 2017

RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg


Nicole Jensen
Box 104 Grp 40 RR2
Lorette, MB  R0A 0Y0
P: 204-793-7422
E: winnipeg@goldmedalplates.com

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