The Wine Country Champions

Vitis – BC Wine Culture magazine recently profiled the team of Chef Rod Butters, Chef Bernard Casavant and Audrey Surrao behind the winery restaurant Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ. ...

RauDZ official caterer for Diner en Blanc Okanagan 2018

Diner en Blanc Okanagan hosted their 6th annual evening at Sutherland Park in downtown Kelowna on July 5th.  1300 people dressed in white for this legendary French-inspired elegant dinner party. Diner en Blanc originated 30 years ago in Paris and is now held on 6 continents,...

New Season = New Tastes: RauDZ Regional Table

As published in BC Food & Wine Trails, June 22, 2018.  Written by Roslyne Buchanan At RauDZ Regional Table where the focus has always been on fresh, local and comfortable, taking a trip through the new menu is like strolling through a vibrant farmers’ market. Summer...

More Accolades for RauDZ Creative Concepts Restaurants

The restaurants of RauDZ Creative Concepts Ltd continue to be recognized as 'best of' in their communities. KelownaNow readers voted for their Best of in the community and in the Dining category RauDZ Regional Table received four awards: Chef Rod Butters Best Local Chef - GOLD Best Fine...

The Financial Post spends 72 Hours in Kelowna

Writer Alison Kent from The Financial Post visited Kelowna in the spring and in a whirlwind 72 hours hit the highlights of the city.  In that short time she squeezed in a visit to both micro bar & bites and RauDZ Regional Table AND grabbed...

Rod Butters named NAIT’s 10th Chef in Residence

From NAIT Media Release, January 9, 2018) The acclaimed Kelowna chef and restaurateur will spend five days with Culinary Arts students in March. EDMONTON – Chef Rod Butters, a renowned promoter of local and regional cuisine, will share his expertise with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)...

Sunny’s – A Modern Diner Poised to Take Your Order

RauDZ Creative Concepts Ltd. (RCC), owned by the dynamic team of Audrey Surrao and Chef Rod Butters are adding to their restaurant portfolio with a modern diner they have named Sunny’s. Sunny’s is located at 235 Bernard Avenue, around the corner from other RCC hotspots...

The Okanagan Table wins a cookbook ‘Oscar’

‘The Okanagan Table:  The Art of Everyday Home Cooking’ by Rod Butters was recently named the Canadian winner for “Best Local Cookbook” by the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. This year the Gourmand World Cookbook awards had 10,000 submissions from over 209 countries competing for the...