Tag Archives: Chinese restaurant

2012 Wins & 2013 Plans

An exciting 2012 for Shark Truth – Happy Hearts Love Shark wedding campaign diverted 20,000 bowls of shark fin soup and expanded to Hong Kong; The Original Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant joined the #OceanWise and #FinFree programs as the first Chinese restaurant in Canada committing to sustainable seafood; more than 60 media coverages across Canada; and Shark Truth […]

“So Fresh + So Wise” CarrotMob – Behind the Scenes

On November 28th, Shark Truth organized a CarrotMob dinner event at the Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant, following a press conference in the afternoon, announcing Ocean Wise’s first Chinese restaurant partner and Shark Truth’s first Fin Free restaurant partner. A full house enjoyed an 8-course seafood dinner prepared by Chongqing’s Michelin Star Chef, Robert Wong while […]

Chongqing, First Restaurant Partner, Press Conference Recap

Press Release Recap On November 28, 2012, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program and Shark Truth proudly announced The Original Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant as both organizations’ first Chinese restaurant partner. At the press conference, more than 30 media outlets joined us to celebrate this groundbreaking moment for Chongqing and Vancouver’s restaurant industry. “By adopting a fin-free […]

The Original Szechuan Chongqing –First Fin Free & Ocean Wise Chinese Restaurant

Shark Truth’s Restaurant Campaign Unveiled The Original Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant has signed on to become Shark Truth’s first restaurant partner. The goal of Shark Truth’s restaurant campaign that launched earlier this year is to work with Chinese businesses to not only to get them to adopt a Fin Free policy but also to encourage […]

Press Statement: Vancouver Chinatown’s Floata Removes Shark Fin from Menu

Vancouver, BC – October 26, 2012 – Shark Truth applauds Floata Seafood Restaurant, one of Canada’s largest Chinese restaurants, for adopting a Fin Free policy to stop serving shark fin. The announcement was made at the restaurant on Tuesday night by Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang at a Vision Vancouver fundraiser. Vision secured a letter […]