2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

Active Restaurateur Award

Celebrates the exceptional restaurateur who is currently active in the BC restaurant industry.

  • Neil Wyles — Hamilton Street Grill
  • Andre St. Jacques — Bearfoot Bistro, Whistler
  • Paul Hadfield — Spinnaker Brew Pub
  • Jamie Henderson — Keg Restaurants


Industry Award

An individual who has demonstrated exceptional professionalism working in the restaurant industry. These individuals are recognized for providing customers with a special restaurant experience.

Back of House

  • Chris Whittaker — forage
  • Amber Anderson — H.A.V.E. Café

Front of House

  • Pat Allabarton — Milestones
  • Franco Coccaro — La Bussola


Builder Award

This special recognition award is presented from time to time to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the hospitality industry in British Columbia, but who may not otherwise qualify for induction into the Hall of Fame.

  • Sue Singer — Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts


Coffee and Beverage Award

Celebrating exceptional leaders from the coffee and beverage industry.

  • Pete Boeda and Barney McKenzie — Bean Around The World


Friend of the Industry Award

An individual who has consistently supported BC’s restaurant industry.

  • Dennis Green — go2HR