VANCOUVER, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ -The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices
Association welcomes Vancouver chef and restaurateur Vikram Vij to its
board of directors.
Vij is the owner of Vij's Restaurant and Rangoli and has been part of
Vancouver's restaurant scene for nearly 20 years. Earlier this year,
Vij's was ranked the No. 1 restaurant in Canada by travel website Vacay.ca.
Vij has written two cookbooks and recently launched a packaged gourmet
curries line. He is also a certified Sommelier and was a guest judge
on Top Chef Canada.
Vij is one of 30 industry leaders from across Canada who serve on CRFA's
volunteer board of directors, which is chaired this year by Toronto
restaurateur Donna Dooher of Mildred's Temple Kitchen. Directors aim to
further CRFA's mission of helping members in every community grow and
CRFA is one of Canada's largest business associations, with more than
30,000 members representing restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions
and other foodservice providers. Canada's restaurant industry employs
more than one million people in communities across the country.
SOURCE Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
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