Tag Archives | Culinary Arts

Gingerbread collaboration wins first prize

Sitting among a village of gum-dropped, mostly European-style gingerbread houses, an austere cookie structure stands out, more distinct than its flashy candy counterparts. The tiny home is an artistic interpretation of a traditional Coast Salish dwelling, similar to abodes that were built for thousands of years along the banks of the Fraser River and its […]

Every kitchen needs a chef

Opportunities for professional cooks are opening up in Canada. The Globe and Mail reports that 18 million Canadians have a meal out on any given day. And cooks and chefs are fourth on the list of most in demand occupations in B.C. over the next decade. Outside of the traditional opportunities in restaurants, hotels, and […]

Rivers fine dining open for dinners on Tues and Wed

Rivers fine dining lounge is once again opening for dinners on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting Tues, Nov 6. Rivers, located at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park, is run by the university’s Culinary Arts program to give students experience in creating and serving multi-course gourmet dinners in the […]

Opening night at Rivers a scrumptious experience

It was a full house for both sittings on opening night at Rivers Dining Room at UFV’s Trades and Technical Centre on Valentine’s eve. A few opening night jitters and technical glitches kept the waiters (cooking students by day) hopping, but the food was delicious and beautifully plated. The Shrimp Florentine was an innovative and […]

UFV Culinary Arts students round out their repertoire with Rivers Dining Room

UFV Culinary Arts students are broadening their cooking repertoire with a new initiative at UFV.  They’ve already mastered lunch-time fare; now they’re looking to hone their fine dining skills. Next week, Rivers Dining Room will be opening its doors to the public for dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday nights through to May. Located at UFV’s […]

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]