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NEW Restaurants OPENING SOON in Vancouver
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Taco Challenge 2015 Winners http://ow.ly/OlBe5 MEDIA Judges ‪#‎TacoChallengeYVR‬ 1st @MexicoCarol 2nd @MolliCafe 3rd @BanChokDeeThai
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Come explore the dining scene in New Westminster with us on Wednesday! ‪#‎Foodies‬ join us for our dining tour ‪#‎TastingPlatesYVR‬ on May 13, get tickets https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tasting-plates-new-westminster-tickets-16574223950 
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My next edition of @foodtalksca is tomorrow night @momentocoffee#greatnorthernway get tickets at http://ow.ly/M8xPK  #FoodTalksVan
This is the twelfth event in this Food Talks series! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. Hosted by Richard Wolak - Founder of Vancouver Foodster and Food Talks  Theme: Perfectionism in our Food Community  1     1) Getting it right, always  2) How have they achieved their goals  3) Is failing a concern to being innovative  Our Speakers Line-up:   Peter Van Stolk C...
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Congratulations @Alberellopizza 1st place Award Winner Vancouver Pizza Challenge MEDIA Judges in my @vanfoodster#PizzaChallengeYVR
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My next Tasting Plates event is this coming Wednesday in #eastvillage get info and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tasting-plates-east-village-tickets-15593909804 #TastingPlatesYVR 
Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the East Village neighborhood in the Hastings and Nanaimo area. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.   Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants and cafes throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about...
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Vancouver Sangria Challenge launches http://ow.ly/PlP3t ‪#‎SangriaChallengeYVR‬ runs now thru July 30 at restaurants in Vancouver, Richmond, North Van and Langley! Get some friends together and try some of the Sangria creations then Vote for your favourites!
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My Interview with Uwe Boll @UweBollRaw over Brunch @BistroPastisVan http://ow.ly/NlBHX and the man behind Bauhaus Restaurant @BauhausRest‪#‎celebritybrunch‬
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Meatball Challenge 2015 Winners http://ow.ly/MbKgP Congratulations in the Media Judges category: 1st @cioffiscucina 2nd ‪#‎Meinhardt‬ and 3rd place tie @ArganBistro @CopperChimney_1 
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Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge Launches today http://ow.ly/LYocJ  #pastachallengeyvr
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Vancouver Caesar Cocktail Challenge launches http://ow.ly/Kg723 ‪#‎CaesarChallengeYVR‬ 
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My next Tasting Plates event is this coming Wednesday in #eastvillage get info and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tasting-plates-east-village-tickets-15593909804#TastingPlatesYVR
Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the East Village neighborhood in the Hastings and Nanaimo area. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.   Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants and cafes throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about...
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506 people
Chef's Creative Kitchen's profile photo
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Cinci Csere's profile photo
Allan Wong's profile photo
Rick Smith's profile photo
Mark Robins's profile photo
Bob Garlick's profile photo
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Food Writer, Restaurant Critic
Employment
  • Taste and Sip Magazine
    Editor & Founder, 2009 - present
  • Vancouver Foodster
    Editor & Founder, 2009 - present
  • CMI Chat Media Inc
    Director of Sales, 2010 - present
  • Swag People
    Director of Sales, 2010 - present
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Food Writer | Marketer | Author | Founder of Vancouver Foodster and more!
Introduction

I am a Marketer, Creative Thinker, Food Critic, Writer, Radio Host. I have always had creative ideas and have enjoyed implementing them over the years within the companies, organizations and projects that I have been involved.

I have been in marketing and sales of specialty advertising and promotional products for the past 18 years to companies and organizations. Currently Director of Promotional Products Sales at SwagPeople.com 

Additionally, I work with businesses providing marketing and social media strategies through my company CMI Chat Media Inc.

Founder of VancouverFoodster.com an online magazine in July 2009 for foodies in Vancouver and beyond featuring restaurant reviews, openings, parties and interviews with local chefs, bartenders and mixologists.

Founder of TasteandSipMagazine.com an online magazine in September 2009  featuring food, drink, culture, travel, lifestyle and more along with interviews with international chefs, mixologists, musicians and actors.

Co-Author of three books including Cafes Vancouver (2001), Oregon’s Hot Java (1994), and Vancouver’s Best Espresso Spots (1993),

Editor and Founder of TheCafeGuide.com a website devoted to café culture around the globe (since 2001).

I have been a Judge of Barista Championships, and Competitions of Burgers, Bagels, Pie Baking, and more, I have spoken at various community events about coffee, tea, café culture, food and the restaurant industry. Have written articles for newspapers and have been featured in many magazines, newspapers, radio and television in regards to specialty coffee, food and wine.

In my spare time you might find me having an espresso at one of Vancouver’s great coffee shops. I spend a lot of time connecting with friends, eating great food, listening to music, traveling, seeing films and walking the neighborhoods around the city.

I have interests in all aspects of marketing as well as strategic marketing, branding, advertising, design, online publishing, and social media.

Check out my online and real world projects here at http://richardwolak.com/projects/

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