Devour! The Food Film Fest

Experience the largest culinary event of the Okanagan this May with SUN FM! 

Devour! The Food Film Fest is the South Okanagan’s Only Food, Wine, & Film Festival and you could win your way in. You and a friend will get access to the Devour Chowder Smackdown, the Devour Gala Dinner, and the Devour Signature Wine Tour…plus you’ll get a VIP welcome package and 2 nights’ accommodation in Osyoos! !  Devour! The Food Film Fest May 5-7th!

Prizing details:

Devour Food Film Fest contest prize is valued at $518 and includes:

  • 2 tickets to the Devour Chowder Smackdown
  • 2 tickets to the Devour Gala Dinner
  • 2 tickets to the Devour  Signature Wine Tour
  • + A VIP welcome package upon arrival

Taking over the region for three delectable days, Devour! 

Weekend-long celebration of food and film set to take place in the South Okanagan, May 5 – 7 Osoyoos, BC

Devour! Osoyoos will be the Okanagan’s largest culinary event, showcasing all that Osoyoos has to offer in the way of food, film, and wine. Driven by local agriculture, businesses, and education, the event will utilize BC’s best and budding talents in the form of filmmakers, chefs, tourism and tradesmen, winemakers, and more! Devour! Osoyoos will be taking place from May 5th-7th 2017, with a 4 signature events as well as several surrounding events including unique tour experiences, dine arounds, and more.

Devour! Osoyoos Launch Party – Friday May 5th, 2017 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Black Hills Estate Winery

Join us as we kick-off Devour! Osoyoos in style at Black Hills Estate Winery. Celebrity Chefs Michael Howell & Ned Bell will help host the evening as you sip & savour the wines of Black Hills Estate Winery and culinary creations from the Okanagan.
The event takes place from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. A grazing event, that will include stationed appetizers and a seafood bar featuring East Coast seafood. Short silent films will be played throughout the evening and DJ Shakes will provide the musical ambiance.

Devour! Osoyoos Ocean Wise Chowder Smackdown – Saturday May 6th, 2017 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Watermark Beach Resort Hotel

Let your taste buds be the judge in our Chowder Smackdown sponsored by Oceanwise! Sample local Cider & Craft Beer as you enjoy a variety of seafood chowders created by local and visiting chefs. Contestants will be vying for votes from a panel of judges including Oceanwise Executive Chef Ned Bell and you! Join us to see who will be crowned Devour! Osoyoos Chowder Champion!

Devour! Osoyoos Gala Dinner – Saturday May 6th, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Watermark Beach Resort Hotel

Taking place at Watermark Beach Resort, the culinary pop-up event will once again see event founders Chef Michael Howell and Lia Rinaldo haul a bounty of fresh seafood, seasonal ingredients and select wines all the way from Nova Scotia to Osoyoos for an East meets West showdown. Chef Howell, working with Watermark's Executive Chef Adair Scott and top local and visiting culinary talent will create delicious food and wine paired offerings inspired by an array of gastronomic films played throughout the event.

Devour! Osoyoos Bubbles Brunch and Awards Ceremony - Sunday May 7th, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Watermark Beach Resort Hotel

Join us for the Devour! Osoyoos Awards Ceremony and Champagne Brunch - the wrap up event for the Devour! Osoyoos weekend. Brunch will be served buffet style, containing delicious creations by our visiting culinary students along with some brunch bubbly! Short films will also be shown and the awards ceremony will also contain the People's Choice Awards from the Gala Dinner the evening before.