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Meet the Team: Jennifer

At the Lazy Gourmet, our team is the heart of everything we do. This week, we are excited to introduce you to Jennifer Fryer, our resident wedding and events expert!

Meet the Team

Jennifer Fryer
Manager, Corporate Sales & Wedding Specialist 

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Crème de la Crème

Are you planning a wedding for next year? Make sure to stop by the annual Crème de la Crème, the most extravagant and opulent wedding show in Vancouver! Held by one of our frequent partners, Countdown Events, the show features some of the city’s best wedding vendors and offers scrumptious tastings, full-scale pampering and gift bags. Don’t miss your chance to connect with all the suppliers you will need for your wedding day, and to find your dream dress in the live fashion show. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, November 19 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Buy your tickets here!

Thanksgiving Entertaining

It’s Thanksgiving this weekend! Shannon recently gave BC Living  some entertaining tips on how to host a great Thanksgiving at home with your loved ones. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at The Lazy Gourmet!

Video by Mark Yuen Visuals. For more clips and tips, check out our new videos page here.

Fall/Winter Menu Launch

This week, we officially launched our Fall/Winter menu with a special VIP event. This year, the party was held at the beautiful Permanent building, one of our preferred venue partners. Our guests enjoyed a variety of offerings from our new menu, including Tequila Salmon on Cucumber Disc, Crap Claw Corn Dogs, platters, Sweet Potato Crème Brulée, Loaded Cinnamon Hot Chocolate and our Pho Station. It’s not too early thinking about the holiday season. Browse our menus to plan your next event! Check out photos from the event here and a video of the evening below. Thank you to Fuoco Photography and Mark Yuen Visuals!

BIV Forty Under 40 for 2017

The Lazy Gourmet’s Kevin Mazzone Named To Business In Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 For 2017

Vancouver, B.C., September 19, 2017 – When a young and driven 21-year-old Kevin Mazzone started his career with The Lazy Gourmet 10 years ago, owner and hospitality pioneer Susan Mendelson already saw the potential in his natural ability to lead and problem solve. Fast-forward to 2017, and Mazzone, now a partner at The Lazy Gourmet, was recently recognized as one of Business in Vancouver’s prestigious Forty Under 40.

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Lazy Lunch Box: Time-saving tips and tricks for back-to-school meals

The Lazy Gourmet has been featured in the Vancouver Sun with a feature on back-to-school prep. Our very own Chef Jenny Hui has shared some of her favourite recipes for packing sandwiches that are easy, healthy and delicious! Check out the recipes below and read the full article here.

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How to do a Burger Bar

Summer is our favourite time of year for BBQs and gathering with friends. A trend we are loving for weddings, parties and casual entertaining is putting together a burger bar to wow your guests. Our very own Shannon Boudreau has been featured in Real Weddings, where she shares our tips for creating gourmet burgers and your own burger bars at home. Watch the video to learn more and try out the recipe for our original Hangover Burger!

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The Story of the Nanaimo Bar

The Nanaimo Bar is a classic favourite on the West Coast and is one of the most popular desserts on our menu. Did you know that the Lazy Gourmet is known as the first company to commercially produce the bars? Montecristo Magazine has recently written a feature on the Nanaimo Bar and its rich history, click here to read the full article! Susan’s famous recipe has been one of our favourites since we opened in 1979. Keep reading to see the recipe and try it yourself at home.

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Pride Cocktail Kickoff 2017

It’s the middle of summer, which means that we have just wrapped up another Pride Cocktail Kickoff at the Loden Hotel. This year, we were pleased to support the 6th annual fundraiser, which raised $45,000 for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation!

The event has been featured in the Vancouver Courier, learn more here.

Thank you to JL Fuoco Photography for providing these images.

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CANFAR Dinner in the Vancouver Courier

We have been featured in the Vancouver Courier‘s Fred UnLEEshed column, with coverage about the amazing CANFAR Dinner we supported earlier this month. Thank you Vancouver Courier for featuring this wonderful event!

Photo from the Vancouver Courier

While marveling of the city, ocean and mountain views from the panoramic roof top, business and community leaders, health advocates and social influencers heard from Dr. Helene Cote, a member of CANFAR’s Scientific Advisory Committee, to learn more of the firm’s efforts to eradicate the disease. After enjoying a variety of bites, drinks and live music, supporters would contribute more than $25,000 to the cause.

Read the rest of the article here and our post about the CANFAR Dinner here.