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14 May

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival, May 30 – June 1 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival 2013

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival 2013 | Food Sampling

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival is the ultimate Consumer Food Expo

Celebrity chefs, popular local restaurants, wineries, food and beverage manufacturers, cookbook authors, retailers, artisans, and many others from the culinary world will come together for a three day public extravaganza at the newly refurbished BC Place Stadium. EAT! Vancouver encompasses unique food experiences, opportunities to learn behind-the-scenes culinary magic from professional chefs, dynamic entertainment through celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and culinary competitions, diverse food, beverage and cooking related exhibits; and of course fantastic shopping opportunities.

Come for lunch and stay for dinner at EAT! Vancouver’s Bites area. The chefs of favourite Lower Mainland restaurants will serve up appetizer portions of their signature recipes. For a nominal charge ($1.00 – $4.00) per item you will be able to savour the flavours of numerous eateries.

Beer, wine and spirits will be well represented in the Tasting Pavilion where you can sip and taste hundreds of different beverages. The Sips Stage will feature presentations and tastings of numerous local and regional beers and wines conducted by a variety of industry experts.

While at EAT! Vancouver, you will also enjoy shopping in the marketplace of over 250 exhibit booths. Producers, manufacturers, retailers and food artisans will showcase a wide assortment of unique products for eating, drinking, cooking, entertaining, and outfitting a kitchen. Exhibits will include everything from gourmet foods to kitchen accessories.

While visiting EAT! Vancouver, you will…

Discover new food + beverage products +cooking ingredients
Sample hundreds of  food and beverage from all over the world
Shop buy hard to find food +cooking related products.
Learn new methods of cooking from the experts
Watch Food Network celebrity chefs showcase their talents on stage
Learn cuisines of foreign lands in the World Culinary Tourism Expo
Enjoy tasting the offerings of restaurants and wineries +breweries
Find new foods
Discover appreciation for cheese at Dairy Farmer’s Cheese Seminars
Talk with food producers, growers, vintners and brewers
Improve wine + beer and spirits knowledge

EAT! Vancouver is Canada’s largest consumer food, beverage and cooking festival taking place at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, BC on May 30th, 31st and June 1st, 2014. The festival features hundreds of food, beverage and kitchen goods exhibitors along with wineries, breweries, restaurants, cooking demonstrations, wine and cheese seminars, cookbook authors, and chef competitions.

Event Details:
12th annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival
Friday May 30 – 2-9pm; Saturday May 31 – 10am-9pm; Sunday June 1 – 10am-5pm
BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver BC V6B 4Y8
Info and tickets:
Tickets: Adults $17 ($14 online), Seniors $15 ($14 online), Youth aged 13-16 $9, Free for children 12 under.
Twitter: @EAT_Vancouver
Hashtag: #eatbuzz

FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY: We’re giving away a prize package that includes Two (2) Tickets (valued at $79) and a Gift Basket courtesy of Green Blacks Organic Chocolate. Simply post a comment below and be automatically entered. We’ll randomly select a winner on Tuesday, May 20th and notify the winner by email. Good luck!

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