The first place winner for Appetizer was Chef Boban Kovachevich, Executive Hotels and Resorts, for his Prawn & California Strawberry, Potato Crisp Mille-Feuille.
Runner-up in the appetizer category was Chef Kyle Mar for his creative dish featuring California Strawberries in a Halibut Ceviche. Chef Kyle Mar is part of the International Culinary School of the Art Institute of Vancouver.
The first place winner for Dessert was Chef Miranda Williams, Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, for her Chocolate and Strawberries recipe.
Runner-up for a Fire-Roasted Strawberry Tower was created by Chef Sharif Razak of the Executive Airport Plaza hotel.