It’s nearly time to warm up your taste buds and experience another Vancouver Foodster Food Talks. This edition, Food Talks: Volume 7, tackles the theme Food Trucks – The Business & The Movement. If you have ever thought of starting your own food truck, or maybe you’re just curious why food trucks are all the rage in Vancouver and across North America. Food Talks:Volume 7 is your opportunity to meet, mix and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community.
This edition of Food Talks features speakers;
Jory Simkin and Jason Apple of Roaming Dragon and Gourmet Syndicate Inc
Roaming Dragon came to life as two lifelong friends identified a major void in Vancouver’s food scene…the absence of restaurant quality food being served via Food Trucks!
Sarb Mund of Soho Road Truck & Food Truck Incubator
Birmingham, UK born, Sarb Mund is a Certified Management Accountant, who has been in the food cart business for the past year and owns Soho Road Naan Kebab. As well, he has recently founded Food Cart Inc (BC’s first Food Cart Incubator) and CommissaryConnect.com, an Online Commissary Billing software.
Councillor Heather Deal – City of Vancouver
First elected to Vancouver City Council in 2005, Ms Deal was re-elected in 2008 and 2011. At City Hall, she has brought forward initiatives that support artists, expand creative spaces in the city, created the food cart program, improve accessibility throughout the city, retain heritage and increase pedestrian safety.
Clement Chan and Steve Kuan – Le Tigre Truck
Clement Chan is competitor on Top Chef Canada 3rd season. In 2012 he and Steve Kuan, co-founded Le Tigre Cuisine operating the Le Tigre Food Truck.
A fifth speaker will be added closer to the date.
After the speakers, Vancouver Foodster’s Richard Wolak will lead a Q & A session allowing the audience the opportunity to interact and learn more from the great panel. Stay around for the prize draw and continue to mingle over wine, beer or cocktails (available for purchase).
As usual, Growing Chefs
is the designated charity, a portion of proceeds from Food Talks is donated to support this wonderful organization that educates children on the food community in the public schools.
Food Talks: Volume 7 takes place April 2nd
from 6:30pm-9:30pm at Electric Owl Social Club at 926 Main Street. Tickets
are required and in limited quantity so purchase early, $15 per person before March 29. * $21 per person after March 29 at 11pm and at the door (eventbrite fee extra).