Chef Willi Franz named Canadian Chef of the Year! - June 20th 2011



We are excited to announce that Chef Willi Franz of the Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Estate Winery was awarded Canadian Chef of the Year, by the Canadian Culinary Federation of Chefs and Cooks (CCFCC). The award is given every year to the Chef Member who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession of Culinary Arts and who has demonstrated remarkable commitment to the Canadian Culinary Federation. The Okanagan Chefs Association also recently honoured him as 2010 Chef of the Year, recognized by his peers for his work and commitment to both the association and his profession. Chef Willi sets a very high standard of professionalism in and out of the kitchen.