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Mat Harris & Phil Otto

Gold Medal Plates – Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Gold Medal Plates Halifax
Date: Thursday October 19, 2017
Location: Cunard Centre

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 Halifax Gold Medal Winner, Mark Gray, Battery Park Beerbar & Eatery
  • 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 9 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: $ 300
  • Corporate Table of 10: $ 3,000
  • Olympian Table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 5,000
  • Event Benefactor, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 10,000
  • Gold Sponsor, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 20,000

(Taxes not included)

Ivan Chan – The Orient Chinese Cuisine
Chris Kyprianou
– The Five Fishermen Restaurant
Shane Robilliard
– Fox Harb’r
Johnathan Canning
– Fresh 21
Lachlan Culjak
– Eliot and Vine
Ardon Mofford
– Governors Pub & Eatery
Luis Clavel
– Signature Experience
Craig Flinn
– Chives
Shaun Zwarun
– Kiju’s


James Chatto (Head Judge)
Bill Spurr (Senior Judge)
Ted Grant
Amy Savoury
Alain Bosse
Martin Ruiz Salvador
Chef Mark Gray

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

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