Forage loves working to create community.
Whether it’s a West End cause or part of the burgeoning movement committed to farm to table fare. Forage is there.
Toast to the Coast
Friday, October 17
Vancouver Aquarium |
Raise a glass to support the conservation of our oceans! Sample some fabulous signature BC wines paired with fabulous sustainable bites prepared by Chef Chris Whittaker and some of his fellow Ocean Wise™ Chefs. This year there is more to sip, savour and explore than ever before at Vancouver's favourite fundraising soiree in the newly expanded galleries of the Vancouver Aquarium.
Sunday, October 19
Roundhouse Community Centre | 4pm
Tickets are $75 (children under 12 $15)
Vancouver Farmers Markets will present their 6th annual dinner fundraiser event: RIPE: A Harvest Celebration, at the Roundhouse Community Centre. RIPE is a casual, family-style meal that includes a feast of delicious and seasonal food prepared by local chefs and market vendors, regional beer, wine, and cocktails, a silent auction, and live entertainment.
Chowder Chowdown 2014
Wednesday, November 19
Vancouver Aquarium | 7pm |
Help raise funds for the Ocean Wise sustainable Seafood program and watch Chef Whittaker defend his crown as the reigning Critics’ Choice champ 2012 & 2013) at the 7th Annual Chowder Chowdown.
New R & B Beer!
Five local chefs have collaborated with R&B Brewing Co. to produce its new Chefs Series of 650-milliltre "bomber" bottles tailored to the food they serve. The first beer was made in collaboration with Forage chef Chris Whittaker and it is being released in Forage and in private liquor stores on May 27. Whittaker designed a light summer ale to pair with halibut. Brewed in California common-style, his beer incorporates local nettles, ginger, and mint.
Forage Meat Draw! Not your legion's meat draw.
Chow down at Forage on Sunday to Wednesday nights and enter to win some meat*.
- Happening Sunday to Wednesday Every week at Forage
Chef Chris Whittaker will dress and butcher it. You’ll even get
foolproof cooking and handling instructions and ideas on what to
serve it with, along with some information on the farm or ranch it
came from. Of course it will be sustainably sourced.
Entries start at 5:00 pm, draw at 8:30 pm. We’ll tweet you if you win!
* Enough protein for a dinner for 4-6 people.
Forage is the undisputed Chowder Champ - again!
On the one-year anniversary of opening Forage Restaurant, Whittaker was once again crowned the Critics Choice champ at the 6th Annual Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown. His Wild BC Spot Prawn Chowder took first place, against other competitors including executive chefs from Vancouver’s Fairmont and Four Seasons Hotels, Edible Canada, Coast and C Restaurant.