Kings of Cuisine
An article in Business in Vancouver titled ‘Kings of Cuisine’ puts the spotlight on International fusion and the bounty of local foods helping B.C. chefs take national and global awards. Our Executive Chef of RauDZ Creative Concepts Ltd. (RauDZ Regional Table and micro bar • bites) Brock Bowes is included with his big Chopped Canada win.
(article below by Pat Johnson, November 14, 2016, Business in Vancouver)
Can you turn cream of mushroom soup, matzo crackers, a lobster and grape jelly into fine cuisine? Chef Brock Bowes did – on national TV – winning the Food Network’s Chopped Canada competition with his lobster with pea shoots on cream of mushroom with bacon. The three judges agreed: “Brock rocked the lobster.”
With a handlebar moustache and a tattoo of his dachshund wrapped around his wrist, Bowes has the friendly presence and personality of a celebrity chef. He’s in charge of two Kelowna kitchens: RauDZ Regional Table and the neighbouring Micro Bar Bites.
RauDZ focuses on Canadian produce, ideally Okanagan-local but definitely B.C.-fixated. Two doors down, at Micro Bar Bites, the theme is international wine, cocktails and spirits, as well as small plates.
Lately Bowes is experimenting at RauDZ with family-style service of butcher cuts of meat.
Read the entire article at the link below.