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Executive Event Production Inc. is pleased to announce the fifth annual EAT! Vancouver, The Everything Food + Cooking Festival™, Canada’s largest consumer food + cooking event taking place at BC Place Stadium on May 25, 26 & 27, 2007.

The thrilling excitement of the ‘Iron Chef’ style Citytv’s Master Chef Competition returns for the fifth year at EAT! Vancouver.

Throughout the three days of the show The Food Network Canada Celebrity Stage will feature Food Network Canada celebrity chefs Anna Olson, host of Sugar on FoodTV and Rob Feenie, Vancouver's own Iron Chef America. They will be joined on stage by notable Vancouver chefs, cookbook authors and chefs from around the world.

On The International Festival Stage you will have a chance to see great chefs from around the world such as Ireland’s Kevin Dundon of the Dunbrody Country House, Peter Edey, Managing Director of The Barbados Dining Club, and culinary experts from Mexico, Taiwan and China.

Watch The Canadian Festival of Barbecue + Chili Competition returning once again with 25 teams from across North America competing for prizes and a chance to compete in the world’s top BBQ competition: The American Royal BBQ Cook-off in Kansas City.

New this year is the World of Chocolate & Sweets Pavilion where exhibitors will be showcasing and selling chocolates, candies, sweets, desserts and confections. The highlight of the new pavilion will be the Belcolade Chocolate Competition conducted by the BC Chefs Association.

Another new feature area this year is the Wellness Pavilion where exhibitors will be featuring products specifically tailored to enhance our health and well being, food and nutrition for a healthy balanced life style.

Come for lunch and stay for dinner! EAT! Vancouver has teamed with the Union Gospel Mission in a joint initiative: the Bite of Vancouver restaurant pavilion. The chefs of favourite Lower Mainland restaurants will serve up appetizer portions of their signature recipes. For a nominal charge ($1.00 - $4) per item you will be able to savour the flavours of numerous eateries.

Beer, wine and spirits will be well represented in the Tasting Pavilion where you can sip and taste hundreds of different beverages. Hosted by Daenna Van Mulligen, Vancouver’s Wine Diva, the Grapes and Hops Stage will feature presentations and tastings of numerous local and regional beers and wines conducted by a variety of industry experts.

While at EAT! Vancouver, you will also enjoy shopping in the marketplace of nearly 200 exhibit booths. Producers, manufacturers, retailers and food artisans will showcase a wide assortment of unique products for eating, drinking, cooking, entertaining, and outfitting a kitchen. Exhibits will include everything from gourmet foods to kitchen accessories, and barbecues to beverages.

Celebrity chefs, popular local restaurants, wineries, food and beverage manufacturers, cookbook authors, retailers, artisans, and many others from the culinary world will come together once again for a three day public extravaganza at BC Place Stadium. EAT! Vancouver encompasses unique food experiences, opportunities to learn behind-the-scenes culinary magic from professional chefs, dynamic entertainment through celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and intense culinary competitions, diverse food, beverage and cooking related exhibits; and of course fantastic shopping opportunities.

Visit our website for full information.

Official Website: http://www.eat-vancouver.com

Added by geoacs on February 27, 2007