2011 Hall of Fame Inductees

Active Restaurateur

Celebrating exceptional restaurateurs currently active in the BC restaurant industry:

  • Antonio and Patrick Corsi — Quattro Restaurants
  • Emad Yacoub — Glowbal Restaurant Group


Industry Award

Individual — retired, deceased or active — who is or has been a chef, server, manager, executive, bartender and who has demonstrated exceptional professionalism working in the restaurant industry. These individuals will be recognized for making their restaurant a special experience for customers:

  • Robert Le Crom — Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
  • James Walt — Araxi Restaurant + Bar
  • Megan Buckley — Hy’s of Canada


Friend of the Industry

An individual who has provided exceptional support to the restaurant industry — either a supplier, restaurant reporter, or politician who has consistently supported BC’s restaurant industry:

  • Richard Carras — Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants
  • Kasey Wilson — Wine Access, AM650 Best of Food & Wine, Globe & Mail



Pioneers of the BC restaurant industry, either retired or deceased:

  • John Dys — De Dutch
  • John & Ron Teti — Puccini’s