FoodProWest 2018 Schedule

June 20th - Westin Bayshore

Exhibitor Registration, Conference Centre Entrance, just off the Elevators

5 - 10 PM:                               Exhibitor set-up and registration

 

June 21st - FoodProWest - The Future of Food

Buyer’s Day Tradeshow, Grand Ballroom

7:00 AM                               Raffle Sales - All Day 

8:00 AM                               Registration Opens, Breakfast Served

9:00 AM                               Official Opening - James Donaldson, CEO and Executive Director, BCFPA

9:10 AM                               THE FUTURE OF FOOD - INNOVATION OF THE BEST OF BC

  • Speaker: Tyson Still, Winecrush
  • Speaker: Mitchell Scott, The Very Good Butchers
  • Speaker: Debra Murphy, bumble bloom
  • Speaker: Pamela Ambriz, Vitalus Nutrition Inc
  • Speaker: Paul Wong, Daiya Foods

9:55 AM                               HONOURABLE LANA POPHAM, MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE

  • Declaration of the Opening of FoodProWest 2018

12:00 PM                             Lunch Buffet, sponsored by Laporte Engineering Inc. (Expo Continues)

1:00 PM                              Tradeshow Continues 1pm - 3pm

3:00 PM                              Tradeshow Close

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM              The Answer Company Reception, offsite, at 6 Degrees Eatery, Everyone Welcome

 

Awards Gala, Stanley Park Ballroom

5:00 PM                                Cocktail Hour – BCFPA Awards Gala

                                              Enjoy the sounds of Terminal Station Trio

                                              Refreshment Beverage created and sponsored by Boozewitch 

6:00 PM                                BCFPA Awards Gala & Dinner

6:26 PM                                Live Auction:

Breakfast Buffet Menu:

  • Granola Girl yogurt parfaits, Meadowfresh Dairy Greek yogurt, Fresh Direct Produce Fresh Berries
  • Meadowfresh Dairy Yogurts (vanilla, 0%, 5%) 
  • Driediger Farms blueberry and raspberry smoothies  
  • One Degree Organics cereals with almond milk 
  • One Degree Organics steel cut oatmeal, served with cinnamon, sultanas, and brown sugar 
  • Vanderpol’s Eggs Scrambled with fresh chives…  
  • JD Turkey  Farms turkey sausages 
  • Fresh Direct Produce Roasted hash brown potatoes with spring onions 
  • Big Mountain Foods meatless breakfast patties 
  • Fresh Direct Produce Herb roasted tomatoes  
  • Ethical Bean Coffee 
  • JusTea: Purple Tea, JUSTLY MADE TEA FROM KENYA 
  • NuTea: assorted teas: Signature Breakfast, Signature Green tea, Chamomile Citrus tea, Earl Grey Rooibos tea, Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos tea and Masala Chai Rooibos 

 

Lunch buffet: 

  • Market green salad with selection of Daiya salad dressings (Vegan)
  • Rotini pasta salad with semi dried tomato pesto, olives, fresh basil 
  • Citrus Wild Pacific Halibut with lemongrass butter  
  • Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry Chicken breast with shallots and thyme jus  
  • Sushi Top Tiered Foods quinoa cakes with dried fruits (GF) (VGN) (VGT) (Non GMO)  
  • Fresh Direct Produce market vegetables with extra virgin olive oil  
  • Hardbite Root Vegetable Chips 
  • Hardbite Assorted Potato Chips 
  • Daiya Meatless lover’s pizza (VGN) 
  • Daiya Cheesecakes (VGN) 
  • Blue Heron Creamery & Daiya Foods cheese board with water crackers (VGN);   
  • Ethical Bean Coffee 
  • JusTea: Purple Tea, JUSTLY MADE TEA FROM KENYA 
  • NuTea: assorted teas: Signature Breakfast, Signature Green tea, Chamomile Citrus tea, Earl Grey Rooibos tea, Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos tea and Masala Chai Rooibos 

 

Gala Dinner 2018

Reception: 5 pm  - 6 pm

  • Quesava Kitchen Three cheese garlic and onion poppers (GF, VGT)
  • The Very Good Butcher vegan sliders (VGN)
  • Hon's  Oceanwise Prawn gyoza with The Wooden Boat Food Company (GF) nuoc cham sauce
  • Tempura Wild Pacific Halibut bites with SHE DEVIL DELIGHTS (GF, VGN) sweet chili relish
  • Refreshment Beverage created and sponsored by Boozewitch

 

Gala Awards Dinner Menu 2018:

Chez Christophe pastry flutes

Gin and tonic compressed watermelon, Houweling's heirloom tomatoes, frisée and watercress salad, balsamic gel with Winecrush goat cheese

Main

Miso - Maple Roch mustard Gindara Sablefish, with Fresh Direct Produce potato skordalia,  asparagus, citrus fennel, yuzu beurre blanc

Dessert

Passion fruit and milk chocolate bombe, smooth milk chocolate mousse with a passion fruit center, blood orange coulis, macaron

Red Rooster RARE BIRD VIOGNIER 2016

Red Rooster RARE BIRD MERITAGE 2015

Ethical Bean Coffee

JusTea: Purple Tea, JUSTLY MADE TEA FROM KENYA

NuTea: assorted teas: Signature Breakfast, Signature Green tea, Chamomile Citrus tea, Earl Grey Rooibos tea, Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos tea and Masala Chai Rooibos

 

Vegan Menu for Gala Awards Dinner:

Gin and tonic compressed watermelon, Houweling's heirloom tomatoes, frisée and watercress salad, balsamic gel with Blue Heron Creamery Picea Cumulus (Vegan)

Spiced Top Tiered Foods quinoa, Fresh Direct Produce cauliflower beignet, carrot puree, baby carrot (GF) (VGN) (VGT) (Non GMO)

Granola Girl brittle with Amai Vegan Treats Cococreme Chocolate Mousse Tart topped with bumble bloom Ceylon Cinnamon glazed strawberries, and a dollop of Amai Vegan Treats salted vanilla cococreme mousse

  • Vegan Dessert Recipe created by Chef Karen McAthy, Blue Heron Creamery
  • Vegan Tart pastry made by Chef Karen McAthy
    • Pastry contains nuts (cashews)

Red Rooster RARE BIRD VIOGNIER 2016

Red Rooster RARE BIRD MERITAGE 2015

Ethical Bean Coffee 

JusTea: Purple Tea, JUSTLY MADE TEA FROM KENYA 

NuTea: assorted teas: Signature Breakfast, Signature Green tea, Chamomile Citrus tea, Earl Grey Rooibos tea, Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos tea and Masala Chai Rooibos