Vancouver  - Savoury Chef Foods Ltd.

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Sherman and Phykyin had a breathtaking vision for their wedding: an outdoor, tranquil, whimsical and entertaining celebration in the middle of Van Dusen Gardens Great Lawn. A lounge / dance tent, full dining room tent, an outdoor ceremony accompanied by an asian inspired menu. Guests from around the world traveled for their first reception (of two), and we were honored to be part of their very special day. Thank you to everyone involved, and an exceptional thank you to Sarah Shore from Dreamgroup Productions who pulled the event off flawlessly.

This event was featured and won an award for Best of 2010 Catering in the December 2010 edition of Wedluxe Magazine – More about Wedluxe here:


Working with Savoury Chef Foods on this wedding was an absolute dream. Food was very important to this client as most of their guests were coming from out of town and they wanted to showcase some of BC’s wonderful cuisine but with an Asian fusion. Right from the tasting, the clients were smitten with the food that was presented. Chef Taryn’s Miso Chili Black Cod with zucchini spaghetti was so luscious & flavorful and the Crispy Confit Duck Leg was unlike anything we’d ever tasted. We knew that come the day, the guests were going to be experiencing an incredible menu that was sure to satisfy not only their palettes but their eyes as well.

Working with the Savoury Chef Foods team during the planning of this wedding was smooth as it always is. They are organized, efficient and always pleasant to deal with. This particular event took place at Van Dusen Gardens so the Savoury Chef Foods team was working with an off-site kitchen but you wouldn’t have known it. The food that came out of there was exceptional. The reviews from the guests were undeniable…the food was an absolute hit and contributed to an overall successful event that this client was extremely proud to have hosted.

We always love working with Savoury Chef Foods and look forward to every opportunity that we get to experience their outstanding food and service.

Sarah Shore
Principal Planner
DreamGroup Productions


Wedding Celebration Menu

afternoon tea reception

figs and goat cheese
figs marinated in sherry with ash ripened goat cheese and basil on crostini

petit fours
the alice in wonderland “eat me” cakes done in peach and baby blue

savoury profiteroles
profiteroles stuffed with summer pea puree and smoked BC wild salmon

mini scones
miniature scones scones filled with housemade berry compote and creme fraiche

mini vanilla/peach cupcakes
vanilla cupcakes with peach scented icing (light peach colour) and coated with shaved coconut

short rib croquette
slow braised Pemberton Meadows short rib and potato in a crisp panko coating, with creamy horseradish dip

peach ice tea
steeped black tea, with peach juice, simple syrup, a touch of star anise and fresh peaches

plated multi-course menu

amuse – tuna ‘nicoise’

summerhill winery cipes brut 2007

first – choice of

beef salad
grilled ‘Pemberton Meadows’ beef flat iron steak, edamame, daikon micro greens and a ginger ponzu dressing, soy pickled shitake mushrooms, toasted sesame seeds

miso eggplant
miso roasted eggplant salad with edamame beans, radish, pickled shitakes and carrots, asian micro greens

second – choice of

crispy confit duck leg
sauteed chard, parsnip carrot ragout, szechuan peppercorn, star anise and orange jus

burrowing owl – cab franc 2007

miso chili black cod
with zucchini spaghetti, micro greens, lotus root chips

lakebreeze – pinot gris 2008

mushroom dumplings
maitake mushroom-filled dumplings and edamame beans in a miso infused mushroom broth

dessert buffet

milk chocolate mousse
Chinese snow fungus and passion fruit on creamy milk chocolate mousse in a small votive glass

lemon tart
tangy lemon curd in a crisp pastry shell with bruleed meringue

peach rice mousse
sake marinated peaches with rice mousse in a small shot glass

five spice profiteroles
five spice crusted profiteroles filled with whipped cream and seasonal berries

chocolate mousse
dark and rich chocolate mousse with espresso whipped cream and brandy tuile