Victoria Event Chair

Bruce Courtnall

Gold Medal Plates – Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Gold Medal Plates Victoria
Date: Thursday October 26, 2017
Location: Victoria Conference Centre, Carson Hall

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 Gold Medal Winner, Jesse McCleery Pilgrimme Restaurant
  • 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
General Admittance for corporate table and individual ticket buyers

  • Tasting of the top 10 chefs’ creations in a stand up reception format.
  • Tasting of Canada’s best wines, spirits and Gold Medal Pints – Canada’s best craft beers.

7:40 PM – Celebration Gala
Seated format for all guests

  • Dessert Reception
  • Gold Medal Plates 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, Tuscany, Barcelona and Mallorca, Iceland, (New!) Belgium and France, and (New!) Japan!
  • Crowning of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal Winning Chefs!


  • Individual Ticket: $ 375
  • Corporate Table of 10: $ 3,750
  • Olympian Table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 5,500
  • Event Benefactor, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 10,000
  • Gold Sponsor, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 25,000

(Taxes not included)

Alex Chen – Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar
Andrea Carlson
– Burdock & Co.
Castro Boateng
– House of Boateng
Chris Remington
– The Hooded Merganser
Clement Chan
– Torafuku
Jeff Park
– Salted Vine
Rob Cassels – Saveur Restaurant
Lisa Ahier
– Sobo
Marc-Andre Dubois
– Langara Island Lodge
Ryan Zuvich
– Hilltop Bistro


James Chatto (Head Judge)
Sid Cross (Senior Judge)
Andrew Morrison (Senior Judge)
Gary Hynes
Sinclair Philip
Neal McLennan
Chef Jesse McCleery

Thank you to the Gold Medal Plates sponsors and supporters who provide vital support to the project

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