Vancouver, BC (April 8, 2016) – Debra Lykkemark, CEO of Culinary Capers Catering was honoured with the Caterer of the Year award at the 2016 Canadian Event Industry Awards on March 31st in Toronto. The award represents the pinnacle of professional achievement and is the highest Canadian honour for professional caterers. The recipient is acknowledged as an event professional who inspires others to achieve success and raise the bar in the field of food service and design, has made significant contributions to the catering industry, and displays exemplary ingenuity with food ingredients, preparation and presentation.
Another prestigious achievement for Culinary Capers was a 2016 CATIE Award (Catered Arts Through Innovative Excellence) in March. The winning entry for Signature Caterer for a Multiple Day Event was presented for the Nordstrom Vancouver Opening events in September of 2015. Culinary Capers executed seven events over an eight day period, highlights included the opening Gala for 3000 guests, breakfast for 1000 for the Employee Rally, and a Beauty Bash street party for 2500. Regionally influenced menus featured handcrafted hors d’oeuvre, petite desserts and small plates.
The CATIE Awards were presented on March 15th by the International Caterers Association at the 2016 Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Trade Show in Las Vegas which was attended by over 6500 industry professionals from around the world.
About Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events
Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events is the Vancouver market leader in catering and event production. Company CEO Debra Lykkemark leads a professional team dedicated to producing cutting-edge cuisine, innovative presentation, and contemporary design combined with friendly personal service.
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