- January 26, 2020
- BOTANIST RESTAURANT FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM, 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0B9
- Presented By: The Alchemist Magazine
- January 26, 2020
- 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Premium spirits. Top bartenders. Gourmet food. Live music. Who knows? There might even be dancing. The Punch Brunch is an event unlike any other in the city, a multi-course gourmet brunch at Botanist paired with cocktails created by Vancouver's most celebrated bartenders, including the multiple-award-winning team at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Their innovative drinks will be served alongside executive chef Hector Laguna's gourmet feast of top-notch local ingredients. But that's not all: expect lively cocktail demonstrations, jazzy live music and a sneak peek at 2021's Vancouver Cocktail Week. The Punch Brunch is quite simply the most delicious fun you can have in the middle of the day.
Top stars at this event include:
Amber Bruce, bar manager of the Keefer Bar (No. 2 on Canada's 50 Best Bars) and Vancouver Magazine's bartender of the year 2019.
Jeff Savage, head bartender at Botanist Bar at Fairmont Pacific Rim, Diageo World Class Canada 2019 winner, runner-up in the World Class global finals and member of Botanist's winning Bols Around the World 2019 team.
Katie Ingram, singer, performer and award-winning bar manager at Elisa Steakhouse.
Sabrine Dhaliwal, bar manager of Juke Fried Chicken, Rib & Cocktail Bar, and national ambassador for Belvedere Vodka and Hennessy Cognac
Sean McGuigan, head bartender at The Lobby Lounge and RawBar at Fairmont Pacific Rim named one of the Best Hotel Bars (The Americas) by Tales of the Cocktail.
The brunch will also feature a silent auction with proceeds benefitting the BC Hospitality Foundation.
Featured spirits include: Bacardi Ocho, Belvedere Vodka, Botanist Gin, Bulleit Bourbon and Lot 40 Rye.
Ages 19 plus
The Punch Brunch is a Vancouver Cocktail Week preview event, present by: