The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia celebrates the start of BC spot prawn season with its 10th annual Spot Prawn Festival. Festival day is on Sunday May 15, 2016 at False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf. Get your tickets for the Spot Prawn Boil today, and watch the events calendar for more ways to get your fill of this local and sustainable crustacean.
Chefs’ Table Society member Darren Brown, executive chef at Oru and the Fairmont Pacific Rim, shares these video reflections on the BC spot prawn.
The festival’s feature event is the Spot Prawn Boil. Enjoy a plate of fresh-off-the-boat BC spot prawns (3), your choice of 5 sides and freshly baked bread from Terra Bread, and sample pours from our sponsors: Salt Spring coffee, R&B Brewery, and our wine sponsor.
Six of Vancouver’s top chefs will be on stage to show you how to cook spot prawns at home
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Bring cash and get to the dock early to buy your spot prawns! Starting at noon on Festival day, and between noon and 2 pm for the remainder of the spot prawn season, catch the Organic Ocean and other prawn boats with their catch of live BC spot prawns. Don’t miss the boats!
Our festival sponsors will provide family-friendly activities and goodies. Bring the whole family on festival day!
Enjoy the jaunty and sea-worthy tunes by our 2016 musical line-up.