Available Trips

A. CLASSIC FORMAT TRIPS – (Varied length / easy flight access / proven bucket-list experiences / based on double occupancy, with the exception of The Big White Trip as noted)

I. The Big White Ski Adventure and Canadian Culinary Championships - FOR FOUR PEOPLE – January 29 – February 3, 2019

Featuring Jennifer Heil (freestyle skiing), Dom Gauthier – Coach of Jenn Heil and Alex Bilodeau and COO of B2ten, Alex Chen – Canadian Culinary Champion/executive chef of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, Vancouver and Chilliwack with Bill Henderson (featuring such hits as My Girl/Gone, Gone, Gone / Fly at Night / Arms of Mary).

II. Under the Tuscan Sun – The 11th and FINAL* year at the magical Borgo San Felice! – April 29 - May 6, 2019

Featuring Jim Cuddy, Barney Bentall, Ed Robertson, Anne Lindsay, Colin Cripps, Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley. In addition, Canadian athletes: Curt Harnett (cycling) and Marnie McBean (rowing).

*Final year at this wonderful property. Don’t miss out if you have never been here before or, like some who have come every year for the past 10 years, come again!

III. The Absolute Splendor and Jewel of Spain: Mallorca! – May 9 - 16, 2019

Featuring Jim Cuddy, Barney Bentall, Anne Lindsay, Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley with special musical guest, Canadian rock legend Bill Henderson of Chilliwack. In addition, Canada’s premier wine expert, David Lawrason and Canada’s very own Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (ice – dance)!

B. EXECUTIVE SERIES TRIPS – (Six days - five nights / shorter flights / distinct themes / based on double occupancy)

I. "ULTIMATE NAPA ADVENTURE" - created by wine guru David Lawrason. – March 24 – 29, 2019

In the New Culinary capital of California – Yountville and home to The French Laundry, Bouchon and Domaine Chandon. Featuring hockey heroes and brothers, Geoff Courtnall (Stanley Cup Champion), Russ Courtnall and Bruce Courtnall, along with Neil Osborne and the entire 54•40 band with amazing stories by Paris Vaughn-Courtnall, the daughter of legendary jazz icon, Sarah Vaughn!

II. The 2019 Johnny Reid “No Tan Lines” Caribbean Beach Party – April 8 - 13, 2019

Be there and dance the night away as chart topping, multi-platinum, singer-songwriter, Johnny Reid takes to the beach to launch brand new music under palm trees and the Caribbean sky. Joined by special guest musician – the charismatic, Juno nominated, singer-songwriter – Danny Michel and Adam van Koeverden (most decorated Canadian kayaker)! This is a once-in-a-lifetime ALL INCLUSIVE RESORT experience!

III. Go Home with Alan – Newfoundland through the eyes of Alan Doyle with some of his most colourful friends! – May 22 - 27, 2019

With special guest-host comedian, actor/writer Mark Critch (This Hour Has 22 Minutes), many other multi-talented friends from Newfoundland and for some more wonderful storytelling, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (ice-dance).

C. EXPEDITION SERIES TRIPS* – (One week / designed for the adventurous / based on double occupancy)

I. Exotic and Compelling Vietnam! – April 2 - 9, 2019

Featuring Jim Cuddy, Barney Bentall, Tom Cochrane, Anne Lindsay, Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley, along with Simon Whitfield (triathlon)!


I. The 1001 km Cycling Challenge - Lake Louise to Whistler – June 16 - 23, 2019 - Registration Only!

Support B2ten by joining this once in a lifetime ride. Barney Bentall and elite athletes from Canada’s national cycling team will ride along some of the days. Plus you are invited to Barn and Kathy’s ranch!

Last year’s ride was a huge success and raised over $230,000 for Next Generation athletes and was matched by the government! This year we will once again be raising money for elite athletes and the programs that support them, through B2ten! Only 25 spots, so act fast!

If you are interested, contact Kathie Swim at kswim@rogers.com or 613.883.0803.


Join Us On a Trip!

It is not only the destination, but the journey. Experiencing new lands with Canadians from coast to coast coupled with a soundtrack by some of our country’s best musicians and the inspiration of the Canadian athletes is quite a package! In fact, it’s awesome!

– Christopher Gordon and Sherry Stafford, Ottawa

It is an experience that cannot be created on your own. It is a unique opportunity to meet fellow Canadians from every province and reminds you of just how lucky we all are to be living in this great country.

– Bob and Anne Aziz, Oakville

Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience!

If you are interested in participating or want more information please contact

Lisa Pasin, Co-founder and Chief Director of Hospitality
P: 780-448-5945
E: lpasin@greatkitchenparty.com

OR want to be the first to receive this year’s trip details? We will send you the full 2019 auction package when it is completed in late September.

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