2016 Chef Winners

Gold

Chef: Jesse Friesen, Pizzeria Gusto
Pairing: Thirty Bench Riesling

Silver

Chef: Melissa Makarenko, Resto Gare Bistro & Train Bar
Pairing: Closson Chase Chardonnay

Bronze

Chef: Barry Saunders, Inn at the Forks/Era Bistro & Catering
Pairing: Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Shiraz

2016 Best of Show

Gold

Tawse 2014 Spark Brut

Silver

Nichol Vineyard 2014 Pinot Grigio

Bronze

Thirty Bench 2012 Riesling

2015 Chef Winners

Gold

Chef: Norm Pastorin, The Cornerstone
Pairing: Burrowing Owl Chardonnay, VQA Okanagan Valley, BC

Silver

Chef: Jesse Friesen, 295 York
Pairing: Steller’s Jay Brut VQA, Okanagan Valley, BC Sumac Ridge

Bronze

Chef: Melissa Makarenko, Resto Gare Restaurant
Pairing: Winnipeg Blue Bomber Premium Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon VQA Niagara, Ontario Strewn

2015 Best of Show

Gold

Blue Mountain Brut, VQA Okanagan Valley, BC

Silver

Burrowing Owl Chardonnay, VQA Okanagan Valley, BC

Bronze

Sandhill Small Lots Sangiovese VQA Okanagan Valey, BC

2014 Chef Winners

Gold

Chef: Luc Jean, Jane’s
Paired Wine: Lighthouse Riesling, Pelee Island, ON

Silver

Chef: Norm Pastorin, The Cornerstone
Paired Wine: Quails’ Gate Chardonnay VQA Okanagan

Bronze

Chef: Edward Lam, Yujiro
Paired Wine: Henry of Petham Baco Noir 2013 VQA Ontario

2014 Best of Show

Gold

2012 Lighthouse Reisling

Silver

Quailsgate Chardonnay

Bronze

2012 Henry of Pelham Cabernet Merlot

2013 Chef Winners

Gold

Chef: Kelly Cattani, Elements the Restaurant, by Diversity
Paired Wine: Blue Mountain Pinot Noir

Silver

Chef: Tim Palmer, The Velvet Glove at The Fairmont Winnipeg
Paired Wine: Quails’ Gate 2012 Gewurztraminer

Bronze

Chef: Simon Resch, Terrace in the Park
Paired Wine: John Howard’s Traveller’s Series 2011 Megalo Maniac Riesling

2013 Best of Show

Gold

Blue Mountain Pinot Noir, VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver

Quails’ Gate Gewürztraminer, VQA Okanagan Valley

Bronze

Sandhill 2011 Chardonnay BC

2012 Chef Winners

Gold

Chef: Östen Rice, Wasabi Sabi
Paired Wine: Gray Monk Gewürztraminer

Silver

Chef: Jamie Snow, Amici at Niakwa
Paired Beer: Half Pints Bulldog Amber Ale

Bronze

Chef: Michael Schafer, Sydney’s at the Forks
Paired Wine: Dominus Vobiscum Lupulu

2012 Best of Show

Gold

Charlevoix Microbrewery, Dominus Vobiscum Lupulus, Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix Québec

Silver

Tantalus Vineyards 2008 Pinot Noir, Burlington ON

Bronze

Gray Monk Estate Winery 2011 Pinot Gris, Lake Country BC

2011 Chef Winners

Gold

Chef: Michael Dacquisto, Dacquisto
Paired Wine: Gray Monk Estate Winery Gray Monk Riesling

Silver

Chef: Cameron Huley, 12 Resto Bar
Paired Wine: Henry of Pelham Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Riesling

Bronze

Chef: Michael Schafer, Sydney’s at the Forks
Paired Beer: Russell Brewing Company Russell’s Blood Alley Extra Special Bitter Ale

2011 Best of Show

Gold

Gray Monk 2010 Pinot Gris, Lake Country BC

Silver

Cave Spring 2008 Riesling, Niagara Peninsula ON

Bronze

Henry of Pelham Off Dry 2008 Riesling, Niagara Peninsula ON