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.
Eight of British Columbia top chefs will be on stage to show you how to cook spot prawns at home
11:00 am – Dino Renaerts, Bon Vivant Group
11:30 am – Taryn Wa, Savoury Chef Catering
12:00 pm – Andrew Shepherd, Vancouver Island Salt Co.
12:30 pm – Quang Dang, West Restaurant
01:00 pm – Matt Horn, Cowichan Pasta
01:30 pm – Isabel Chung, Fairmont Whistler
02:00 pm – Jeff Koop, Mamie Taylor’s Restaurant
02:30 pm – Shelome Bouvette, Chicha Restaurant
Live spot prawns directly from the boats
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 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!