A regional qualifier for the
Canadian Culinary Championship

The Winners

Silver: Chef Stacey Johnston from the Restaurant at Poplar Grove
Paired with Poplar Grove 2019 Syrah

Gold: Chef Neil Taylor of Home Block at Cedar Creek Estate Winery
Paired with CedarCreek 2020 Naramata Ranch Pinot Noir

Bronze: Chef Joshua Mueller from the Restaurant at Liquidity Wines
Paired with Pacific Side Stripe

Chef Neil Taylor will go on to represent Okanagan at the Canadian Culinary Championship on February 2nd and 3rd, 2024 in Ottawa

Best of Show

Gold: Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2021 Perpetua Chardonnay

Silver: O’Rourke Family Estates 2020 Chardonnay

Bronze: SpearHead 2021 Golden Retreat Pinot Noir

The city united to ensure that local youth have equitable access to healthy food (Child Advocacy Centre), sport opportunities (SpiritNorth) and music education (MusiCounts). In addition, funds were raised for the Central Okanagan Fire Relief.

And what an incredible night of entertainment led by our emcee, Jessie Cruikshank and featuring Steven Page (Steven Page Trio and former lead singer of Barenaked Ladies), Kevin Fox (The Steven Page Trio) and Craig Northey (Odds and The Steven Page Trio).

Steven Page

Kevin Fox

Steven Page Trio

Jessi Cruickshank

Okanagan Photos