All-Canadian Food Headliners at EAT! Vancouver, May 24-26 (Prize Giveaway!)



Prepare for an all-Canadian star lineup on the Food Network Celebrity Stage at this year’s EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival: Spice Goddess Bal Arneson, Anna Olson of Bake with Anna Olson, Chef Chuck Hughes of Chuck’s Week Off, and Vancouver’s own Iron Chef: America winner and Food Concept Architect for Cactus Club Restaurants, Chef Rob Feenie.

For the first time, EAT! Vancouver will be highlighting exhibitors offering gluten-free products and seminars. FLAVOURS Magazine is the new presenting sponsor of the show.

For the latest news release, click here.

Returning features of EAT! Vancouver include:

  • Food Network Celebrity Stage
  • International Culinary Stage
  • Grapes & Hops Stage, featuring wine and beer related seminars, food pairings, and tastings
  • The Bites of Vancouver Pavilion, offering appetizer-size plates from local restaurants
  • Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting Pavilion
  • The BC Chef’s Association Art Show and Competition
  • The World Culinary Travel Expo
  • Cheese Seminars presented by The Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Culinary Classes presented by Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA)

11th annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival Details:

  • Friday May 24 – 2-9pm
  • Saturday May 25 – 10am-9pm
  • Sunday May 26 – 10am-5pm
  • BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver BC V6B 4Y8

Info and tickets:
Tickets: Adults $16 ($14 online), Seniors $14, Youth 13-16 $9, Free for kids 12 & under

EAT! Vancouver Social Media:

We’re giving away a prize package including a copy of Weber Canada’s New Real Grilling Cookbook, a voucher for VIP seating for four (4) to any wine seminar of choice, and a family pack of four (4) tickets to EAT! Vancouver. All you have to do is post a comment below and we’ll randomly select a winner at noon on Friday, May 10th and notify the winner by email.

Updated Friday, May 10th: Congratulations Jordan! You are the lucky recipient of the EAT! Vancouver prize package, including a copy of Weber Canada’s New Real Grilling Cookbook, a voucher for VIP seating for four (4) to any wine seminar of choice, and a family pack of four (4) tickets. Please check your inbox for further details on how to go about claiming your prize. Thank you to everyone  who posted a comment! 

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81 Responses to All-Canadian Food Headliners at EAT! Vancouver, May 24-26 (Prize Giveaway!)

  1. Spencer

    Sounds Amazing!

    • Shawna Smith

      Sounds tasty!

  2. Donna L

    it’s been years since I’ve been to EAT. Would love to come over from the Island :)

  3. Alex Cameron

    Sounds like a good time

  4. Nicole

    Hope I can afford to go by then! :D

  5. Rebecca

    Last year was a lot of fun! My food buddy is out of town, looks like i’ll have to go by myself this year!

  6. Remi

    I’m French. I like food. I will definitely be there :)

  7. Christie M

    Sounds like a ton of fun, would love to win :)

  8. paul

    Love to go…

    Even better if I got the prize pack!


  9. Bons

    Wonderful giveaway, thanks!

  10. Lindsay

    Sounds like fun!

  11. Svetlana

    That will be so much fun;)!

  12. Janice

    I’d love to take my family to Eat! Vancouver.

  13. Fingers crossed! Great prize!

  14. Oooh, I would love to go to my first Eat! Vancouver event!

  15. Chelle

    I love going to Eat! Vancouver. This would be a lot of fun!

  16. anne

    interesting :)

  17. David

    Sounds wicked!

  18. Winnie

    OMG, my two favourite loves combined, food and Vancouver!!!

  19. Natalie

    Nice!! Sounds awesome- thanks!!!

  20. Prakhar

    This is what aspiring chefs like me have been waiting for!

  21. Janet

    so wanna go!! pick me!! =)

  22. Robbie

    Fingers crossed like a pretzel!!

  23. Michelle N

    Would love to win this!!

  24. Jorge

    Pick me! :)

  25. Linda

    This could be the best festival this year!

  26. Hanson Do

    I love the shows they have here!

  27. Jocelyn

    Went to EAT last year and would love to go again this year!

  28. Gabi

    can’t wait to be there!

  29. Josephine

    We used to go every year. Stopped for the last few years. With free tickets though…we’d definitely give it a go again!

  30. m

    Yummy… Would love to taste the food! Pick me!

  31. Ryoko

    I’ve always wanted to go!

  32. Great to hear about gluten-free!

  33. Tracey

    Wow!! Can’t wait!! Always love the Eat Vancouver Food Festival!!

  34. Jenny

    I would love to go! Looking forward to the new exhibitors!

  35. sounds great! love going to EAT!

  36. Jennifer

    Would love to go. Thank you for the giveaway!

  37. randy

    great prize!

  38. Arjun Rudra

    Fingers crossed.

  39. Iain

    Never been, but looks fun.

  40. Jamilla

    Always been wanting to go to EAT Vancouver…never had the chance yet!

  41. Coming back to Vancouver for my convocation and just in time to catch this! Bringing my family to Vancouver (their first visit ever!). This would be a great giveaway to win!

  42. Will be visiting Vancouver with my girlfriend for her convocation at that time! This looks like an exciting exhibition to attend!

  43. Mhora O

    I would love to come to Eat Vancouver. I have been fighting illness for the last year and a half and I need a break in life, something fun, this sounds like the perfect thing to do. I was actually at St Pauls yesterday all the way from Chilliwack came to BC Place and ticketmaster to buy tickets only to be told by ticketmaster that you can only get them at the door on the day of the event starting. I was very disappointed.

  44. Kevin

    The prize pack sounds great. Hopefully I’ll win and can bring some friends along for the ride!

  45. colleen

    Pick me pleaseeeeeeee! <3 <3 <3

  46. Jocelyn

    I’d love to go!

  47. Kels

    I really want to go!!

  48. shah

    a food show i never been to one sounds good

  49. Andrea

    I am excited to meet the Spice Goddess and to get an up close and personal look at Chuck’s tattoos!

  50. I love experimenting new venues..

  51. 15 days and counting…..can not wait to checkout this event!!

  52. Ceci

    Thank you for a chance to win this awesome prize pack! I’d love to go!!

  53. Jordan

    Althought the ticket price has been jetting up and up each year,
    I never miss attending Eat Vancouver show every year. I hope to get some tickets this year….

  54. Sav

    I wanna win!!

  55. Darlene

    I would love to go to this event to try all the great food.

  56. jen

    finally time has arrived for Eat Vancouver festival… we haven’t gone to any except Eat!!

    Yah Eat!!!

  57. Ming

    Exciting opportunity to try great food!

  58. Brett Kuntz

    First attending…. cant wait

  59. Jennifer dumay

    Would love to go my kids love show we’ve been going a few years now and it just keeps getting better!!!

  60. Linda C.

    I would love to bring my family because all 4 of us love food!

  61. Kevin

    Love Eat Vancouver! The grill book is a bonus…can’t wait to get my hands on some receipe.

  62. Ka C.

    Pick me! I have never been to Eat Vancouver and would love to go with my family.

  63. Wai wai

    Wine seminar and Iron Chef? Definitely will be fun times!

  64. Virginia Clough

    So excited for this!!

  65. Jeannie

    Would love to win this. I haven’t gone in years!

  66. Lona Kraiger

    This would be a great place to bring my husband for his 60th birthday. He loves great food that has been a great part of our marriage. Was looking for ideas to celebrate his birthday and this looks like a great venue. worth the drive from penticton

  67. Lisa Craveiro

    Eating in Vancouver is my favourite activity. Would love to go!

  68. ali

    there’s no better way to spend mother/daughter time than with great food and drinks!

  69. LC

    This would be fantastic to take my mom too. Especially with the Gluten-free info…very interesting!

  70. Tintin

    Never been to EAT before. Wonderful to attend this year.

  71. Albert Ngo

    Awesome! Good luck all

  72. Juliana

    I’ve never been before. Sounds like fun!

  73. June

    I’d love to attend EAT! Vancouver

  74. Wondergirl

    Wanna attend EAT 2013!

  75. Victoria

    Can’t wait ! we go every year, definitely buy your tickets online for the discounted price :)

  76. Tom

    Looking forward to it.

  77. Steven

    Awesome! Can’t wait.

  78. Paula

    Looking forward to attending! I go every year!

  79. wenxiao

    I would love to go to EAT Vancouver. Food!!!

  80. Thomas Ling

    15 more days to go. woohooo!!!