21st annual Restaurant AWARDS Vancouver Magazine, Sooke Harbour House Gold for best restaurant on Vancouver Island, Silver for Resort Dining and Lifetime Achievement Award for Sinclair and Frederique Philip owners.
Sinclair and I were first, I think, very surprised but also immensely honoured to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Vancouver Magazine! For me it was, while I never wanted to admit it or even feel it, that I was old, it was confirmed!. I still think the way I did when we started our Sooke Harbour House adventure in 1979, I also am very fortunate to still have pretty much the same amount of energy I had then…….but yes, 31 years have passed at a lightening speed I should ad. We have been so...Read More
Sooke Harbour House Hotel Owners Sinclair and Frederique Philip Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Vancouver Magazine Sooke Harbour House owners, Sinclair and Frederique Philip, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at Vancouver Magazine’s 21st Annual Restaurant Awards, along with the award for Best Restaurant on Vancouver Island. The awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, May 18th, at the Sheraton Wall Center in Vancouver. “Long before the 100-Mile Diet, before Bishops and Ocean Wise and the word...Read More
Society of Ethnobiology Lunch (May 8, 2010) Wild stinging nettle and oyster soup garnished with sea asparagus, common miner’s lettuce, and flavoured with grand fir oil Fresh, wild Chinook salmon glazed with birch syrup, served with a wild, trailing blackberry glaze, wild rice, Indian celery and fuki leaf bundles, wild morel mushrooms, grilled nodding onions, and fiddleheads garnished with wild sorrel and camas flowers Wild soapberry ice cream Sweet woodruff sorbet Candied sea lettuce strudel, served with wild,...Read More
Sooke Harbour House has received the Readers’ choice Restaurant and Food Award from Eat magazine for 2010 ” exceptional Eat”. For the last 31 years it has been our philosophy to only first grow in our gardens and serve local seasonal food. It is the most natural and simple way of living and cooking, sharing the creativity of our chefs, cooks and apprentices with our customers has been our joy for all these years. Thank you dear readers of Eat Magazine for this recognition. Your patronage warms...Read More
Victoria, British Columbia a heavenly place!Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best Destination Awards.
#1 Destination in Canada! Victoria, British Columbia, Canada has been ranked the number one destination to visit in Canada, the second best destination for culture and sightseeing in Canada, and the 24th best destination to visit in the world. These rankings have been awarded through TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Best Destinations Awards for 2010. We have always known that Vancouver Island and especially the southwest coast of the Island where Sooke Harbour House is located was a little corner of...Read More