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Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij Brings New Cultural Experience to Sun Peaks Resort
Sun Peaks, BC, February 1, 2017 Chef Vikram Vij is bringing a new and exciting culinary and cultural experience to Sun Peaks Resort with a “Taste of India” weekend March 10-11, 2017.This special weekend event at Canada’s second largest ski area– just 45 minutes from Kamloops, will feature Chef Vikram Vij sharing his incredible journey from India to Europe, torenowned Canadian Chef, author and TV personality.Presented by Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre, the resort’s signature property and hosted by Rebecca Mackenzie of The Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance, this event includes twodays of incredible food, individual cooking instruction with Chef Vij, entertainment, beer and wine tasting and personal access to one of Canada’s most successful and charismatic culinary icons.“We are thrilled to have Chef Vikram Vij share his talents and his incredible story with our guests” says Vivek Sharma, General Manager of Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre.“The event is an opportunity for our guests to be inspired by his journey and for them to enjoy truly amazing food, including an Indian Street Food Festival – style reception, local beer, wineand authentic Indian entertainment”.Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre is pleased to be partnering with Desert Hills Estate Winery to provide wine throughout the weekend events. A favorite of Chef Vij to pair with his unique food, Desert Hills Estate Winery is a two time recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for excellence in winemaking and the winner of Canada’s Best Red.Also partnering with Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre is Sun Peaks Brew Pub. They will be producing a special edition ISA exclusively for this event and providing special editiongrowlers for the event as a takeaway for all guests. The White Spiced ISA will pair perfectly with the spicy Indian food that will be prepared and served over the weekend. They will also offer three pouring/tasting stations. Sun Peaks Brewing is a part of BC Brewing Company. At BC Brew Co., beers are made from 100% locally-grown ingredients, and they are committed to bringing the best that British Columbia has to offer in every sip.The event schedule and ticket information is available here www.sunpeaksgrand.com/chefvikram-vij .About Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference CentreSun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre is the only complete hotel experience in Sun Peaks Resort. With everything from on-site dining, a full conference centre, a heated outdoor pool with mountain views, to massage therapy service and stylish guest rooms, Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre is the property to host guests looking for an elevated experience.The Grand is located in the core of the village, with chairlifts, trails and activities at the doorstep, as well as on-site grocery store, boutiques, eateries and nightclub. We are committed to providing the finest resort hotel experience to our guests, with services designed to make everyone feel special.