News & Articles - Whistler

  • Canadian

    Whistler Chef Wins Canadian Culinary Championship

      Chef Jasper Cruickshank of Wild Blue Restaurant + Bar, in Whistler, B.C. won the 2024 Canadian Culinary Championship (CCC) in Ottawa. He took home the gold medal in the competition which had nine other chefs from across Canada vying for the top title. . The winner of the Vancouver qualifying event served a dish that he called a “wild B.C. experience.” The award-winning dish, paired with Roche Tradition Pinot Gris, featured a Side Stripe shrimp terrine with a daikon…

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  • lodge

    New Chef at Wedge Mountain Lodge

      Bill Grimshaw has been appointed executive chef at Wedge Mountain Lodge & Spa in Whistler, B.C. The newly built lodge offers 10 meticulously appointed bedrooms, a private spa facility and recreational and entertainment spaces, including a movie theatre, a wine cellar and more. Grimshaw honed his skills starting at a young age by observing and assisting in preparing family meals in his mother’s kitchen in Oakville, Ont. He completed his culinary arts program at George Brown College in Toronto…

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  • Nita lake Lodge

    Nita Lake Lodge Resort Earns Readers Choice

      Nita Lake Lodge Resort & Spa in Whistler, B.C. has been honoured with the highly coveted Conde Nast Traveler 2023 Readers Choice Award. This recognition is a testament to the resort’s unwavering commitment to providing exceptional experiences and promoting genuine connection with guests and their wellness. It is the only Canadian resort to break the top 50 worldwide. The Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are among the most prestigious and sought-after accolades in the global travel and hospitality…

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  • The Power to Wow – Whistler Packs Purpose

    The wow factor of hosting your group or corporate event in Whistler, BC, begins as soon as you hit the highway. Just a two-hour drive north of Vancouver International Airport, the drive to Whistler takes you past waterfalls, glaciers, rainforests, and granite monoliths. Voted by National Geographic as one of the world’s most scenic drives, the journey along the “Sea to Sky Highway ” is worth a few stops along the way. For groups, meet and greet charters can safely…

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  • Wedge

    Wedge Mountain Lodge Opens in Fall

      Nestled in the renowned Whistler resort in British Columbia, the Wedge Mountain Lodge & Spa is poised to open its doors this upcoming fall. With its spacious layout, capable of accommodating gatherings of up to 20 guests and 50 for receptions, the retreat’s extensive list of services and amenities make for an unforgettable group retreat that encourages pause and connection. It is touted as Whistler’s only purpose-built, fully serviced private lodge. The architecturally designed 12,000-square-foot lodge can accommodate a diverse…

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  • Vail resorts

    Vail Resorts CFO to Step Down

      Vail Resorts has announced that executive vice president and CFO Michael Barkin will be stepping down after nearly a decade in the role to take time to pursue personal opportunities. Barkin’s resignation will be effective December 31, 2022, or such other date as mutually agreed upon based on the timing of appointing a successor and a transition. “On behalf of our leadership team, I want to thank Michael for his many contributions over the past 10 years,” said Kirsten Lynch,…

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  • Four seasons

    Four Seasons Resort Welcomes New GM

      Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes Estreya Gosalbez as the new general manager of the intimate mountain lodge. Following a long career in hospitality, Gosalbez returns to her first ever Four Seasons property to oversee both the hotel and residences. “Whistler is where I started my Four Seasons career and where I got to know the high standards and incredible culture of the brand, so this really feels like the full circle,” she said. “I couldn’t be more…

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  • Whistler Resort Revamps Meetings, Events Offerings

    Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler has reinvented its meetings and events services. The luxury hotel is offering enhanced hybrid meeting solutions and the option to run meetings concurrently at the same venue. The in-person audience can participate with any number of virtual attendees, thanks to state-of-the art technology and health and safety measures. “Our mission is to create a bespoke experience for all participants, whether attending an event physically or virtually,” says general manager, Ali Mohammed. Attendees can experience…

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