Eat Vancouver! Chef Profile

Restaurant: Beaucoup Bakery & Café
Style of cuisine: A combination of French and North Americanpastries with Asian flavoursinspired by Jackie's Heritage.
Years working: After being in the design industry for 10 years and owning her own design firm, Jackie decided to close her company to pursue her life-long love of baking in Paris. She returned to her home city of Vancouver, and openedBeaucoup Bakeryin late 2012.
Personal philosophy: Food has an incredible way of inspiring, allowing a moment of rest, and creating community and connection between people.
Lessons for aspiring chefs: Taste as much as you can to expand your palate. One cannot comprehend what the highest level is until you have experienced it.
EAT! Vancouver is Canada's largest consumer food, beverage and cooking festival, taking place at BC Place Stadium from May 30 – June 1. The festival features hundreds of food, beverage and kitchen goods exhibitors along with wineries, breweries, restaurants, cooking demonstrations, wine and cheese seminars, cookbook authors, and chef competitions. Learn more at
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