In Photos: Vancouver Community College’s Flourish Fundraising Gala
VCC students, faculty and alumni (Clement Chan! Scott Jaeger! Tret Jordan!) joined forces this past weekend to raise money for bursaries, scholarships and training material.
March 13, 2017
Pear Tree’s Scott Jaeger, Torafuku’s Clement Chan and Homer Street Cafe’s Tret Jordan returned to their alma mater for its inaugural gala fundraiser to provide bursaries, scholarships and training materials for current and future Vancouver Community College students. Guests were treated to an experiential evening showcasing the culinary talents of VCC students, faculty members and alumni, paired with award-winning wines from the Naramata Bench.
In the Year of the Rooster, Atticia Grondin poured wines from Red Rooster Winery on the Naramata Bench.
Trancontinental Vancouver’s James Grady and his wife Susannah enjoyed culinary delights from 16 chefs who showcased their talents at VCC’s Broadway campus.
VCC instructor (and VanMag‘s 2016 Mentorship Award winner) Hamid Salimian helped students Siyuan Peng and Ranran Zhang showcase their culinary talents at the food and wine grazer.
Gordon Fine Foods‘ Richelle Akimow and Whitney Nordan sponsored VCC’s Flourish foodie fête.