Under a month until the 4th Annual Feast Series!

 

 

 

Jamie's Restaurant and Lounge

Jamie's Restaurant and Lounge

1258 Pacific Rim Highway
Tofino, BC
V0R2Z0

250-725-2323
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I took my apprenticeship (1990-92), right after high school with Coast Hotels in the Okanagan, travelling from New York to Hawaii before finding permanent residency in Vancouver. I have found that the art of cooking has come so far since the hard line European style of delivering excellent cuisine founded by French chefs. The degree of educated diners has exploded over the last 10 years, and consistently pleasing the "new breed" of foodies is a welcome challenge - Fusion everything with attention to detail is what I truly aspire to maintain, explore and grow upon. In the era of cookie cutter chain restaurants', being a chef as opposed to a kitchen manager should be important. I have gladly adopted a hands on approach to teaching and learning that real food comes from the ground up. This gets lost on people at times. I like to think of myself as "the guy who always has a compass......"


The Pointe Restaurant at The Wickaninnish Inn

The Pointe Restaurant at The Wickaninnish Inn

500 Osprey Lane
Box 250, Tofino, BC
V0R 2Z0

250 - 725 - 3100
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Throughout his travels as a child and a youth, David Sider realized that his favourite part was always the food! He decided to pursue cooking full time at age 17. David found chefs who were willing to mentor him, and studied at George Brown's Chef School. Growing up in the Niagara Region (Jordan) had a huge influence on his career, as the foods and wines of Ontario sparked his product-driven cooking style to this day.

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The Out Landish Shellfish Guild

The Out Landish Shellfish Guild

Erin at 250-203-5108 or Kathy at 250-203-1434
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The Out Landish Shellfish Guild,
Growing Shellfish in the remote and wild outer islands of Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound, we are a group of the finest shellfish growers, operating eight individual family farms. Our desire to share a product which can truly be appreciated as "FAR and AWAY THE BEST".

The pristine, glacier fed waters where our shellfish grow and the personal time and attention committed to each growing site, enables us to produce some of the most outlandish products on the seafood market today.


Tofino Cake Studio

Tofino Cake Studio

250-725-2594
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Gord and Leah Austin

Long-time Tofino locals Leah and Gord Austin launched the specialty cake and cupcake business Tofino Cake Studio in 2012. Baking for all occasions and celebrations fuses the couple's passions for cooking and gardening (Leah's edible flowers are used extensively in their creations).

Gord is a pastry chef by trade; he graduated with excellence from Malaspina College (now Vancouver Island University) and went on to work with Chef Matthias Conradi and others at the renowned Wickaninnish Inn. Leah has a background in hospitality, and managed the Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn for many years. She is also a master gardener.

The pair first went into business together in 2003 when they launched Chocolate Tofino. Many of Gord's recipes are still enjoyed today at the chocolate shop, now owned by Kim and Cam Shaw. With Tofino Cake Studio, Leah and Gord's focus in on using natural, organic and local ingredients as much as possible, as well on reducing their environmental footprint.


Tofino Brewing Company

Tofino Brewing Company

PO Box #1033
Unit C & D
681 Industrial Way
Tofino, BC, Canada
V0R 2Z0

(250) 725 2899
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Tofino Brewing Company is proud to announce that we are open for business on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. We’re new on the scene so you may not know us yet, but there’s a good chance you’re familiar with the little town we call home.  Whether you’ve spent a weekend here, ventured out on a surf trip, or were born and raised on the peninsula, you already know what an amazing and beautiful part of the world this is. Our hope is that we can add fresh, natural, craft beer to the already long list of things that make Tofino such a great place.

We’re also incredibly excited to introduce Tofino Brewing Company’s first beer: Tuff Session Ale. Come by the brewery to try it out and have a look around. We’ve got cold, fresh 1.89L (64oz.) refillable growlers for sale as well as kegs, glassware, T-shirts, hoodies, tastings, and tours. We’re located just up Industrial Way and open between 12:00pm and 11:00pm. You’ll also find our beer on tap at local establishments around town so be sure to keep an eye out and ask your bartender or server.

So far, the local support has been amazing. Thanks so much to all the friends and well wishers for stopping by the brewery to help out, check on progress, and just generally keep the stoke alive. Now that Tofino Brewing Company is officially open for business we’d like to extend an invite to everyone to come stop by and see/taste what we’ve been working so hard to create.

Cheers.


The Fish Store with Lutz Zilliken

The Fish Store with Lutz Zilliken

368 Main Street
Tofino, BC
V0R 2Z0

250-725-2264
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Tofino's premier Seafood store. Fresh, local, in-house smoked and fresh seafood located The Shore builing in heart of downtown Tofino. Come visit and see our wide selection of our local seafood catch! Custom processing, packing and fish smoking available. Photo: Derek Cruikshanks


Trilogy Fish Company

Trilogy Fish Company

630 Campbell Street
Tofino, BC, V0R 2Z0

250-725-2233
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John Gilmour has been an avid fisherman since childhood. He was raised in a small North Coast community called Kitimat. Here is where his passion for the outdoors started; spending days fishing, SCUBA diving, and kayaking in the Douglas Channel. In his late teens he moved to Port Hardy on the north tip of Vancouver Island to start his career in the fishing industry. After 5 years in the high production seafood processing he decided to move to Tofino to focus more on creating high quality seafood products using local seafood that would be sold locally. This is his eighth year as the owner/manager of Trilogy were he spends his time creating local seafood delicacies.


Tacofino Cantina

Tacofino Cantina

1184 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino

1-778-870-6436 or 250-725-8288
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Jason Sussman of Tacofino is an ex treeplanter with a passion for cooking and surfing. He moved to Tofino from Victoria where he worked at Pig BBQ and Cafe Brio. His wife Kaeli Robinsong grew up cooking in the Hollyhock kitchen on Cortes island and has since cooked in tree planting camps and the Vancouver film industy. Tacofino was opened in June 2009; after years of tree planting/camp cooking in the summers and spending winters in Mexico surfing, they wanted to put down some roots somewhere that they could combine their love of cooking, surfing and Mexican food. They bought a film catering truck from Vancouver (rumored to be the very first of its kind to show up in Vancouver in 1978), painted it bright orange and drove it out to Tofino!

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Red Can Gourmet

Red Can Gourmet

700 Industrial Way
Tofino, B.C.
V0R 2Z0

250-725-2525
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Chef Tim May brings his love of food and kitchens to RedCan Gourmet located in Tofino's hottest location. Tim May has been cooking professionally for over 30 years at the some of the world’s best hotels. In 1998, Chef May created The Clayoquot Wilderness Resorts F&B program and stayed as Executive Chef. Chef May has been consulting on the West Coast for the last 14 years. May is proud to work with the First Nations Communities on the West Coast. Proper training is important in the kitchen and Chef May enjoys inspiring and being inspired by his students.

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The Schooner Restaurant

The Schooner Restaurant

331 Cambpell St.
Tofino, B.C.
V0R 2Z0

250-725-3444
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Raised in Tofino by logger/fishermen/restaurateur parents, Mare Bruce grew up in the kitchens of the Schooner. Working along side her parents and siblings she started flipping pancakes when she was twelve years old. After attending UBC and SFU she spent her early twenties traveling and living abroad. In 1986 Mare' returned home to Tofino and purchased the Schooner from her parents. In 2008 Schooner celebrated its fiftieth year.


SoBo Restaurant

SoBo Restaurant

311 Neill Street
Tofino, B.C.
V0R 2Z0

250-725-2341
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New Brunswicker Artie Ahier and Texan Lisa Ahier bring their unique blend of maritime mettle and Southwestern passion to their Tofino restaurant, SoBo (short for Sophisticated Bohemian), opened in 2003. This husband and wife team has been creating culinary magic together for the past 17 years all over the world. Their shared passion for sustainable harvesting and farming, as well as for locally sourced ingredients, has shaped their endeavours during their time together and this continues to hold true for them in the incredible wilderness of the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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Wildside Grill

Wildside Grill

1180 Pacific Rim Highway
Tofino, B.C.
V0R 2Z0

250-725-9453
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Jesse Blake was born and raised on Vancouver Island. He has a passionate love for the waters, woods and farmlands.  In 1996 he completed his culinary degree at a local apprenticeship college. Luck would bring into friendship a local commercial fisherman and fine seafood purveyor named Jeffery Mikus and In 2008 the two opened the Wildside Grill.

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Long Beach Lodge Resort

Long Beach Lodge Resort

1441 Pacific Rim Highway
Tofino, B.C.
V0R 2Z0

250-725-2442
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Executive Chef Ian Riddick Born in Willowdale, Ontario, Chef Riddick started as an apprentice cook at the age of 15. Through dedication, hard work, and with vision, he pursued a career in the culinary arts. His experiences have spanned over 25 years. Chef Riddick completed his culinary training at the famed George Brown Collage; his apprenticeship took place under the tutelage of renowned Chef John Higgins at the prestigious King Edward hotel in Toronto. In 1994, his taste for travel took over and Chef Riddick joined Delta Hotels in Whistler, British Columbia. The move to western Canada was critical in developing chef Riddick's culinary style, spending the next 6 years learning about resort-style restaurants and investing time in the outdoors learning about foraging native edibles, mushrooms and plants that have made appearances on countless menus over the past decade. Riddick, likes his kitchens food to tell a story. "Something our guests can respond too", says Riddick.

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Spotted Bear Bistro

Spotted Bear Bistro

120 Fourth Street
Tofino, B.C.
V0R2Z0

250-725-2215
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Born and raised in Victoria, Cameron Young has worked at some the best restaurants in the city, spending time with George Szaz at Paprika Bistro and Stage Wine Bar, Cafe Brio and The Marina Restaurant.

Cameron has travelled extensively on multiple trips through Europe getting inspiration and learning along the way. For two years Cameron left the kitchen and studied Viticulture and Wine Making, spending a harvest with Church and State in Brentwood Bay and two harvests with Blue Mountain Vineyards and Cellars, while completing his studies in Penticton.

After the two years the Island was calling him home and he returned to Tofino for the third time, now in 2013 Cameron finds himself at The Spotted Bear Bistro. Collectively Cameron has spent eight years in Tofino, running the kitchens at Middle Beach Lodge and most recently two years with TacoFino Cantina. The West Coast is home and he is looking forward to continuing to serve the residents of the area and the travelers.


The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn

The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn

500 Osprey Lane
Box 250, Tofino, BC
V0R 2Z0

250-725-3100
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The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn is pleased to introduce its new Executive Chef, Warren Barr. Chef Barr has been a member of the Inn's culinary leadership team since 2010 as Sous Chef, collaborating alongside Chef Nicholas Nutting and participating at events including the 2013 Relais & Châteaux Taste of British Columbia in New York City and on air media segments.

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Shelter Restaurant

Shelter Restaurant

601 Campbell Street,
Tofino, BC
V0R 2Z0

250-725-3353
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Chef Matty Kane

In many ways, I feel grateful for the upbringing that I was given. Not that I was any more or less fortunate than others, but because a set of values existed in my family that I feel very lucky to have had bestowed upon me. In a generation witnessing an exponential growth of technology, whether it’s the newest GMO, or the newest iPad, we’re getting faster, and more efficient.  In many ways, these technologies give us freedom, but when it’s time to enjoy the basics, the simplest pleasures, we often forget how. I feel privileged to have been given access to these simple pleasures, such as the aroma inside a sweltering greenhouse full of tomato vines in my grandfather’s backyard, or lifting the wax off the top of the latest batch of strawberry preserves. It might be finding the best seat next to a pile of steamed mussels, plucked straight off the rocks you’re sitting on, or eating salt cured cod with homegrown potatoes, and the whitest white bread you can imagine. These things are all so simple, but they are real, and to me real is what matters.

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