2018 Apprentice Dinner at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

2018 Apprentice Dinner at Fairmont Chateau Whistler


September 26, 2018

This year will see a Fairmont Culinary Apprentice Dinner first! The annual culinary cook-off is back once again, but this year with a new location. On October 12, 2018, six Fairmont Hotels are represented by their aspiring chefs who will showcase their culinary skills at the 14th annual Fairmont Apprentice Dinner. Hosted for the first time by Fairmont Chateau Whistler, it will be an evening to remember.

The theme for the event this year will be World Class Wild, and each of the properties will create dishes that relate to their unique travel personalities:

Empress – The Islander

Pacific Rim – The Trendsetter

Hotel Vancouver – The Historian

Vancouver Airport – The Globetrotter

Waterfront – The Discoverer

Chateau Whistler – The Adventurer

Fairmont Pacific Rim has six Culinary Apprentices representing our property including:

Ryoon Jae Cha

Keith Chi Chun Chan

Michael Crockett

Michael Keilbart

Ji Young Lee

Tageun Song


The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m., followed by a six-course dinner and wine pairings at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $149 per person and include the reception, dinner, wine. Taxes and gratuities extra. For more information or reservations, please email at andrea.walo2@fairmont.com or call 604 938 2203.  To get a glimpse of what to expect, check out last year’s Apprentice Dinner held at Fairmont Waterfront here.

Find more event information here.