Harvest is here

Harvest Swenarchuk

October is harvest season in B.C. which means fresh fruit and vegetables, hearty soups, comfort foods and home-cooked meals. SPIN caught up with Sun Peaks Resort’s junior sous chef John Swenarchuk, to chat about all things harvest this month. Originally from North Vancouver, Swenarchuk has worked throughout B.C. including as a chef for a … [Read more...]

I want, I don’t want — picky eaters

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Dear Dr. Renaud: I have a very picky eater. Thomas is four-years-old and goes through phases of eating that are driving me crazy. First, he won’t eat anything other than one item for weeks on end and then he doesn’t want that anymore and I can’t get him to eat anything else. I am worried that he’s going to starve to death. It ends up in a big … [Read more...]

Seasonal dish with Darren Kashin

Darren Kashin

Ottawa, Ontario born Darren Kashin has been in Sun Peaks for six years and has been the executive chef at Masa’s Bar & Grill for two and a half of them. With a diploma in culinary management from Algonquin College and nine years of experience in the food industry, Kashin is more than qualified to run his own kitchen. Part of the job entails … [Read more...]