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BC Food and Beverage Awards Gala 2019

Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver

BC Food and Beverage Awards Gala

September 17th, 2019 at the Sheraton Wall Centre, North Tower, Vancouver

Starts: 4:30 PM Cocktail Reception  |  6:00 PM Gala and Awards Dinner



The BC Food and Beverage Awards Gala is the Food Industry Oscars in BC, acknowledging the best of the best in the industry and our membership.

Enjoy a gourmet dinner created exclusively for this event crafted with locally sourced food and drinks as we celebrate the companies, products, and leaders who have truly made an impact over the past year.  We’ve got an amazing group of finalists for this year’s awards, and an absolute highlight is hearing their stories firsthand.  This event is the industry showcase you don’t want to miss! 

MC’d by Top Chef Canada’s Mijune Pak and celebrity socialite Fred Lee hosting the red carpet.


Congratulations to our 2019 BC Food and Beverage Award Finalists 

Innovation Award

  • Organika
  • DeeBee’s Organics
  • SmartSweets

Leadership Award

  • Craig Ogilvie of Gardein
  • Silvio Lettrari of Kaslo Sourdough Pasta
  • Kimberly Chamberlain of Big Mountain Foods

Rising Star

  • Dionne Baker of DeeBee’s Organics
  • Mellisa Mills of Spread’em Kitchen
  • Jill Van Gyn of Fatso Peanut Butter

People First Award

  • EWOS
  • Que Pasa Mexican Food
  • Kerry Beverages 

Sustainability Award

  • Pasture to Plate Natural Products
  • Naked Coconuts
  • Farafena Foods

Export Award

  • Organika
  • Big Mountain Foods
  • Rogers Foods

The flagship award is the Product of the Year.  This year’s competition, held at FoodProWest on June 3, included 36 companies that presented an amazing assortment of unique BC products to our panel of judges in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style format.  Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards will be presented at the Gala. See the full list of Product of the Year nominees.

We will also honour the 2019 inductee to the Hall of Fame and the BCFPA Associate and Processor Member of the Year.


For media inquiries and to request media tickets, please email Sandra Lee at Sandra@bcfpa.ca