Passions celebrates food and wine, benefits Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation
Passions, an annual food and wine fundraiser benefiting the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, takes place Sunday (September 9) at the Dr. Peter Centre (1110 Comox Street) in Vancouver’s West End. Now in its ninth year, Passions features dishes created by 24 Lower Mainland restaurants and chefs, a champagne reception, live DJ music, and silent auction.
This year’s participating restaurants include Beachside Forno, Cibo Trattoria, Chambar, CinCin, COAST Restaurant, Diva at the Met, Forage, Fraîche, Hapa Iazakaya, Kale & Nori, La Belle Auberge, Le Gavroche, Maenam, MARKET by Jean-Georges, Miku/Minami, MIX the Bakery, Oru, Provence, The Observatory, Roaming Dragon, Tojo’s, Urban Fare, West, and YEW Restaurant + Bar. Wine and beer will be provided by New Zealand Winegrower and R&B Brewing Co.
Tickets to Passions are $300 including the champagne reception, which starts at 5 p.m., and $225 for general admission, which opens at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 604-331-5086.
Passions has raised more than $800,000 for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, which provides comfort care and resources to people living with HIV/AIDS, since 2003.
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