Archive for the 'Chef' Category

Looking for a Chef? Looking for a cook? Join the club! Its becoming more and more difficult to find kitchen staff. Jonathan and Darren discuss what is happening in the 'back of hou...

After teasing for the last few episodes, we finally spill the beans. A long-table dining experience in downtown Courtenay is coming up this Sunday evening and you're invited! The d...

With many kitchens and chefs being referred to as "old boy's clubs", Les Dames d’Escoffier is much needed organization supporting women in the food industry. We are lucky enough to...

A growing trend in the hospitality industry are pop-up restaurants or dinners. Darren and Jonathan examine some of their own experiences and adventures in this field. Our hope is t...

This time its all about kitchen equipment. Chef Jonathan and Darren take the time to talk about their favourite small-wares for your home. From knifes to frying pans this is all th...

Dine Around began an event for local restaurants to showcase some great local products with value conscious pricing during a traditionally slower time of year for the hospitality i...

While preparing to tape the next episode of the podcast, Darren and Jon got to talking about Winter Foraging - and what exactly that would be or look like. Thankfully, Blayne had a...

Returning guest Cat Leduc joins Darren and Chef Jonathan along side Lynda Smith (her first appearance) for the newest Edible Valley Podcast. Today's exciting topic: Canning and Pre...

Cohen Brown of Clandestino Salumi joins a returning Brian McCormick of Clever Crow to today’s Edible Valley podcast! Chef Jonathon Frazier, Darren Howlett, and their guests discus...

Chef Jonathan and Darren talk about an organization dear to Jonathan's heart. Chef Leslie Stav and Sue Smith sit in, representing the Vancouver Island Chef's A...

GARLIC! Tonight we sit down with the ever lovely Arzeena Hamir of Amara Farms and Craig Freeman of the Merville Hall to talk garlic. With the Garlic Festival just ...