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VCC Culinary Arts team wins Healthy Chef award

Posted on March 27, 2017

News-Health-Chef-Competition-2017-292A group chefs and students from VCC Culinary Arts Block 11 took home the prize for Best Entrée at the BC Produce Marketing Association's (BCPMA) 18th Annual Healthy Chef Competition held on March 22, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Vancouver. 

The winning dish was a venison loin sous vide.

Partnering with the BC Chef’s Association, the BCPMA hosted the evening of gourmet dining in which ten competing teams of chefs from the Lower Mainland’s most famous restaurants, hotels, and culinary centres offer up creative dishes featuring, of course, fruits and vegetables.

This year, Chef Alex Ritchie and his Block 11 students represented Vancouver Community College. The support team included Chef Malcolm Bain, Chef John Lewis, Chef Tom Cruise, Chef Chris Nielsen, and Chef Jie Wen, along with multiple student volunteers. A special thanks goes to Esther Kosa for helping the culinary students with their dessert course.


Join our winning Culinary team! Come for a tour to find out why VCC is Canada’s top culinary school, training more chefs than any other school in the country.