VANCOUVER — Fairmont Pacific Rim’s award-winning culinary team, in partnership with Westbank, is uniting a selection a Vancouver’s most celebrated Michelin Guide-recognized culinary talents for a six-week pop-up at the Pac Rim Patio starting June 1 through August 27.
Throughout the season, the featured chef and restaurant will design a summer-inspired dish that will be available only for four days at the Pac Rim Patio. Together with the hosting home chef Hector Laguna of Botanist, the lineup includes Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson of Published on Main; Lý Nguyen and Vincent Nguyen of Anh & Chi; Andrea Carlson of Burdock & Co; Lee Cooper of L’Abattoir; and Michael Zafirian of Bacaro.
Fairmont Pacific Rim’s new patio concept will invite guests to immerse themselves in the culinary fabric of the city through dishes rooted in the heritage of each highly lauded chef’s innovative cooking style. For every feature chef dish sold, a portion of proceeds will be donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation.
Along with the weekly rotation of guest chef dishes, executive chef Damon Campbell’s food truck will serve a fresh summer menu for outdoor dining. To accompany Campbell’s dishes, Creative Beverage director Grant Sceney has assembled a selection of refreshing Malfy Gin cocktails including G&T’s, Spritzes and other summertime sippers, alongside a selection of craft beers, local and international wines.
The Pac Rim Patio will be open Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with live music daily on Fridays and Saturdays until 8:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday.