Our Sans Fin Soup Star: 無翅良品之星

Beginning with a traditional lion dance to kick start the night, we had a full house yesterday packed with 300 guests and a panel of six distinguished judges that lent us their taste buds to help us choose the Sans Fin Soup Star 無翅良品之星, People’s Choice Soup 最高人氣湯品 and Harry’s Favourite 哈利的最愛.

  
Photo by Vancouver is Awesome

Thank you to all the contestants for participating in this event to help us find shark fin-free alternatives. Contestants showcased a diverse array of soups, rich with meaning and taste, that any host would be proud to serve at their wedding banquet. And without further ado, we are excited to announce the contestants that won over the taste buds of our judges and guests:

Sans Fin Soup Star 無翅良品之星

Chef Edmund Yee of P2B Bistro & Bar
Abalone and Crab Soup & Fried Scallop Terrine
鮑魚蟹肉湯、炸干貝 捲

People’s Choice Soup 最高人氣湯品

Chef Tom Lee – Edible Canada at the Market
Ginger Duck Soup & Pan Seared BC Shrimp & Crab Cake
薑鴨湯 & 炒BC蝦 & 蟹餅

Harry’s Favourite 哈利的最愛

William Tse – Sandbar
Sans Fin Soup & Seafood Sampler
無翅湯 & 海鮮拼盤

Sans Fin Soup Finalists

  • Edmund Yee – P2B Bistro & Bar
    Abalone and Crab Soup & Fried Scallop Terrine
    鮑魚蟹肉湯、炸干貝 捲
  • Tom Lee – Edible Canada at the Market
    Ginger Duck Soup & Pan Seared BC Shrimp & Crab Cake
    薑鴨湯 & 炒BC蝦 & 蟹餅
  • William Tse – Sandbar
    Sans Fin Soup & Seafood Sampler
    無翅湯 & 海鮮拼盤
  • Todd Bright – Wild Rice
    Faux Sharks Fin Bisque & Geoduck Combination Platter
    仿魚翅濃湯 & 象拔蚌拼盤
  • Ben Lai 黎健斌
    Shark’s Fin Melon Cannellini Beans Soup & Chilled Tofu
    魚翅瓜意大利白豆湯 & 凍豆腐
  • Montgomery Lau – Westin Wall Centre
    Triple Chicken Ham Stock Consommé & Drunken Chicken Rillette
    三味雞肉火腿清湯 & 醉雞肉醬
  • John Mok 莫同進
    Golden Bridge Soup & Smoked Vegetarian Goose
    喜鵲度金橋燉湯 & 素齋鵝

The creativity and effort of each chef truly makes them all winners. Thank you for your creativity, energy and effort!

Huge appreciation goes to our judges (Carlos Douh, Melody Fury, Nathan Fong, Donald Gyurkovits, Edgar Rahal and Vancouver City Councillor Dr. Kerry Jang), MP Fin Donnelly, 300 guests, Renaissance Harbourside Hotel, Vancouver Foundation, all our sponsors (Willowfield, 7Seas, Biodegradable Solutions, Blitzgear, Chestnut St. Pixel Foundry, Wickinninish Inn, CCFCC, Prince of Whales, OceanWise, SLS Photography), raffle prize donors, and most importantly our advisory committee and volunteers for making this event possible and promoting shark fin-free alternatives.

Photo by Vancouver is Awesome

Media Coverage of the Event

The contest was featured on Global TV, in the Georgia Straight in Vancouver is Awesome.

Got photos? Post them to our Flickr pool or send them to soupcontest [at] sharktruth.com through WeTransfer. More photos on Facebook.

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