Royal Tea at the Fairmont Empress to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee

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When Executive Chef Kamal Silva was appointed to the Fairmont Empress Hotel, one of his very first decisions was to establish honey bee hives in the garden.  (You can read more about the arrival of the Queen Bee in May 2011 here) Fairmont Empress Executive Chef, Kamal Silva, and Director of Food and Beverage, Nathan Pearce Now, a little over a year later, the bees have produced thousands of pounds of honey, and Chef Silva is incorporating it … [Read more...]

Social Media Year in Review – February 2010 Victoria BC

Social Media Club's topic was "Using Social Media to Advance and Promote Your Business" with Scott McDonald, Rocky Mountain Soap Victoria, Rod Phillips, Liquor Plus, and Michael Steveluk, Scooter Underground.  Scott, Rod and Michael are pioneers locally in their use of social media to engage with their customers. image by B_West Pecha Kucha Night Victoria debuted to a sold out audience at the Victoria Event Centre. Congratulations to … [Read more...]