Victoria Neighbourhood News

Olympic fundraiser coming to Victoria

Olympic triathlete and organizing committee member Simon Whitfield gives a speech at the kickoff for Gold Medal Plates, a chef
Olympic triathlete and organizing committee member Simon Whitfield gives a speech at the kickoff for Gold Medal Plates, a chef's competition and Olympic Foundation fundraiser gala, at the Victoria Conference Centre.
— image credit: William Shepherd/News intern

Chefs and celebs co-mingled Thursday in Victoria as organizers announced the format for Gold Medal Plates, a high-level national chef's competition that doubles as a Canadian Olympic Foundation fundraiser.

Olympic medallist and organizing committee member Simon Whitfield was among those who spoke at the media event, held at the Victoria Conference Centre, where the event will happen Nov. 7.

Tickets are on sale for the gala dinner, at which attendees will sample canapes created by a collection of the city's top chefs. Visit goldmedalplates.com for more information.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Bank shears off in a flow of mud
 
Police check hundreds of vehicles Tuesday on the Inland Highway
 
VIDEO: Dalai Lama met by admirers, protestors, and Selena Gomez during Vancouver visit
Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists
 
Council nixes waste transfer station
 
Profile: Port Alberni mayoral candidate John Douglas (incumbent)
Mourning Parksville boxing mentor
 
School trustee candidate: Scott Kimler
 
School trustee candidate: Dot Neary

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.