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Blue Water Café x Black Hills Estate Winery Dinner

Blue Water Café x Black Hills Estate Winery Dinner
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Winemakers Dinner
November 9, 2023
Limited Availability


Black Hills Estate Winery is excited to partner with Blue Water Café for an exclusive dinner in the heart of Yaletown.
Join Black Hills's Winemaker Ross Wise MW, for an outstanding evening of top Black Hills wines paired with imaginative creations by Chef Frank Pabst.  

Location: Blue Water Café – 1095 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Date: November 9, 2023
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: 250.00/person (gratuity included, taxes not included)



About Blue Water Café

Blue Water Café is committed to sourcing sustainable seafood — and crafting innovative and memorable West Coast dishes. Their Raw Bar exudes a true Japanese culinary aesthetic, consistently delivering pure, clean flavours and unique presentations.

The striking dining room provides active views of the “East meets West” kitchen and Raw Bar. The sweeping main bar leads out to the heated patio and the private dining rooms, which hold our deep and diverse wine collection.

Housed in a handsome brick and beam heritage warehouse conversion, Blue Water Cafe is in the heart of the historic and vibrant Yaletown neighbourhood.



About Chef Frank Pabst

One of Canada’s most accomplished chefs, Frank Pabst’s disciplined technique—earned in some of Europe’s finest kitchens—is matched to the West Coast’s abundant harvest of seafood.

Widely recognized for his creative impetus and leadership in responsible seafood practices, today Pabst leads Blue Water Cafe’s brigade of expert chefs in what has been called “one of North America’s finest seafood restaurants.”

Chef Pabst enjoyed positions in Michelin-starred restaurants throughout Germany and France, including La Becasse (Aachen), the Hotel Negresco (Cannes) and Restaurant de Bacon (Antibes).

Directing the kitchens at Blue Water Cafe since 2003, Pabst has consistently demonstrated excellence, both in the procurement of impeccably fresh, sustainable seafood (Blue Water Cafe is a founding member of the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program) and in the execution of its cookery, showcasing his trademark cooking ethic of “complexity without complication.”

Culinary Arts Recipient
City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award, 2010
Chef of the Year
Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, 2010
BC Restaurant Hall of Fame, 2010
Vancouver Culinary Champion
Olympic Gold Medal Plates, 2008
Chef of the Year
Georgia Straight Golden Plate Awards, 2008