Spot Prawn Gala

With Celebrity Chefs

Celebrate Spot Prawn season with the Annual Chef's Table Society Spot Prawn Gala at The Vancouver Club.

The Spot Prawn Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with a GALA! To celebrate ten successful years, celebrity chefs from across Canada, including Executive Chef Sean Cousins, Ned Bell & Angus An, will gather at The Vancouver Club for this black tie optional event.

The Festival is organized by the Chef's Table Society of BC with proceeds from the event going to Oceanwise.

6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

For full event & ticket information visit the Spot Prawn Festival online at

Ticket available here, through Eventbrite.


Spot Prawn Gala

Spot Prawn Festival Gala Menu Revealed:


Hand passed Canapés
Presented by Chris Whittaker – Forage, Vancouver, BC

1st course
Presented by Sean Cousins – Vancouver Club, Vancouver, BC
“Liquid Gold” nero Spot Prawn Ravioli, Geoduck Consommé,
Barnacle “bacon”, duck fat fried lovage
Wine Pairing: 2013 TIME Estate Winery Sundial

2nd course
Presented by Bill Jones – Deerholme Farm, Duncan, BC
Grand Fir poached Spot Prawns
with a miso, mushroom and seaweed rice pudding, stinging nettle aioli, gin cured coho roe
Wine Pairing: 2015 Evolve Cellars Pinot Gris

3rd course
Presented by Matthias Fong – River Café, Calgary AB
Rosemary Smoked Spot Prawns with Berkshire Lardo
Highwood Crossing Rye & Goat Ricotta Dumplings, Wild Rose Ale Vinegar Roasted Radish,
Spot Prawn Nectar & Ramp Emulsion, River Garden Chive Blossoms
Wine Pairing: 2014 TIME Estate Winery Meritage White

4th course
Presented by Anthony Walsh – Oliver Bonacini, Toronto ON
Salted Spot Prawns, Liquorice, Mustard, Nettle Fraiche and Nasty sauce
Wine Pairing: 2013 Evolve Cellars Gewurztraminer

5th course
Presented by Ned Bell – Four Seasons, Vancouver BC
Butter Poached Spot Prawns
Spring Pea Panna Cotta, Lemon Jam Vanilla & Black Pepper Vinaigrette & Brioche
Wine Pairing: 2013 TIME Estate Winery Chardonnay

6th course
Presented by Angus An – Maenam, Vancouver, BC
Tender Pork Belly in coconut water with Spot Prawn and Spot Prawn xo sauce
Wine Pairing: 2013 McWatters Collection Chardonnay

Palate Cleanser
Sorbet presented by Bella Gelateria

Presented by chef Christine Beard-Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, Vancouver, BC