Saturday March 26th, 2022

Open for Dinner

18TH ANNUAL GALA DINNER OF CULINARY INSPIRATIONS

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    Thank you to all our supporters who made the  17th Annual Gala Dinner of Culinary Inspirations; The Roaring 2020’s such a success!

    Thank you to all our amazing volunteers who worked so hard to plan this event and to those who came and helped us the night of the Gala!

    Watch for updates on the 2022 event, our amazing Chefs and more!

    Our Chefs

    Phil Andrews

    Executive Chef

    E. Edison Antejos

    Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg

    Edison was born and raised in Vancouver BC; it truly represents his view and style and culinary perspective. Edison had early aspirations of being a Hotel GM, but cooking is his true love; which he confirmed at his last tenure as the Executive Restaurant Chef at The Deck Kitchen & Bar in Richmond. Throughout his career, Edison has worked with Bocuse D’or Past Laurates through Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, Fairmont & Delta Hotels. Edison loves food and everything that comes with. Recently appointed Executive Chef of Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg, he hopes to be an addition to the already vibrant food scene in Winnipeg.

    Phil Andrews

    Executive Chef

    Kristel Pastorin

    The Grove Pub & Restaurant

    Chef Kristel Pastorin is a Red River College culinary graduate and restaurant chef. She started her career at St. Charles Country Club as a student and trained under the esteemed and highly regarded Master Chef Takashi Murakami where she learned how to be highly disciplined, creative and resourceful.
    Her next chapter began by opening a new restaurant called Sydney’s Fine Dining at The Forks, where she was hired as the executive pastry chef. After eight years of pastry and fine dining, she then moved on to The Grove Pub & Restaurant and took over as the executive chef.
    Kristel, husband Chef Norm Pastorin and their partners are now owners and operators of five restaurants – The Grove Pub & Restaurant, The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant, The Black Bird Brasserie, The Canteen on Stafford, and The Canteen on Tache. Kristel and Norm juggle all of these businesses as well as two children who are 12 and 10 years of age.
    Kristel also contributes to several charity events throughout the year that keep her busy. Although her time and attention are stretched thin, Kristel has never lost her enthusiasm and passion for the culinary industry.

    Our Sponsors

    Bronze Sponsors

    • Anonymous
    • Aqua Vitae Filia
    • Dana Beljanic & Bill Featherstone
    • Select Wines

    Friends

    • Donna & John Rogasky
    • HUB International
    • Jeff & Lynda Regan
    • Molly Olivia Beljanic
    • Print Shop by Vantage