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Star Power with Aleks Paunovic and Comedian Darryl Lenox cooking at Dinakis Grill.

31 Dec

CA8FF0CC-B5E9-40A7-B40C-737509B670A4716E37D-068E-4E55-B140-4B54ADB4EEDCGet Cooking with the Stars had it series debut on CHEK News with the late Iconic Alan Thicke joining Laurie Belle. Show airs Tuesdays 2:30 and Thursday 2:00 PM.  We featured Dinakis Mediterranean Grill for two Star Episodes. https://www.cheknews.ca/shows/get-cooking-stars/

This season, we feature Planet of the apes Star Aleks Paunovic (Van Helsing, Blackway) for Mousakka Madness and Granville Island Boating. One of Our Featured restaurants this season was award winning Dinakis Mediterreanan Grill.http://www.dinakis.com/ Executive Chef Sudat Noori joined us for two cooking episodes this season. Episode aired CHEK news and NOVUS TV  with new airdates January 2018 and at getcookingwiththestars.com. Darryl Lenox Mediterranean Mash at Dinakis airs Jan 2 2:30 on CHEK

https://www.cloverdalereporter.com/entertainment/cloverdale-langleys-laurie-belle-talks-get-cooking-with-the-stars/

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Dinakis Mediterranean Grill located in Port Coquitlam features a bold, delectable Mediterranean Cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Sudat Noori.  On the episode, Aleks Paunovic (Planet of the Apes,Van Helsing, ) cooked up a a Mediterranean  moussaka with Series Host Laurie Belle. The trio paired the entrée with slivovica.
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 New York Comedian Darryl Lenox (Starz, Conan O Brien) prepared a Mediterranean Mash of Chicken Marsala and succulent greek vegetables.  Darryl Lenox Episode featuring award winning Dinakis Mediterranean Grill airs First week of 2018 on CHEK news (Tues 2: 30 PM) and Thursday 2PM.  Darryl Lenox and Laurie Belle grocery shop with executive Chef Noori choosing ripe selections for the days meal. Tune in to the episode  ‘Stolen Groceries’, a humorous quote from our resident Comedian Darryl Lenox.
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Chicken Marsala created by New York Comedian Darryl Lenox , Get Cooking with the Stars

We are thrilled to be announcing our Series Celebrity Cookbook featuring our award winning chefs, stars and the dish they created. Host Laurie Belle is sizzling in the kitchen whipping up recipes and exciting show episodes for 2018.  Series is Guest Directed by Award winning Katrin Bowen.

To experience Dinakis fine dining and the ultimate in Mediterranean Cuisine  (Peoples Choice award) and a proud member of the Tricities Chamber of Commerce visit

101-2020 Oxford Connector – Port Coquitlam Phone: 604.472.3333

 

Get Cooking with the Stars is a one-of-a-kind entertainment and celebrity cooking show on CHEK. Join host Laurie Belle, as she embarks on culinary adventures with famous celebrities as well as Canada’s finest chefs. For more information or to check out past episodes visit www.getcookingwiththestars.com 
For show information contact Remy Gill Executive Producer Sponsorship and Advertising: rgill@iconadinc.com
To join Host Laurie Belle or be featured this season on our show and in our cookbook:  Leftcoasttv@gmail.com
 

 

 

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Miss Vickies Kitchen gets Cooking with the Stars

2 Dec
Vickie Kerr and Laurie Belle

Vickie Kerr and Laurie Belle

Vickie Kerr of Miss Vickies Chips and now currently Miss Vickie’s Kitchen met up with Host Laurie Belle of Get Cooking with the Stars (Darryl Lenox, Gene Simmons,  Tojo, Coco Rocha, Amanda Tapping). The two foodies and fashion loveres chatted everything from chips to entrepreurship and future tv plans. Check back soon as our host Laurie Belle meets with Comedian Darryl Lenox at  yuk yuks. Darryl has been on our show 3 times and plans a 4th appearance2-lor-tojo-and-geroy-photo-by-dan-poh.Screen-shot-2012-09-28-at-11.10.07-PM

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Get Cooking with the Stars visits Jetset Crew Halloween Soiree

7 Nov
Karen Holness, Sharon Taylor

Karen Holness, Sharon Taylor

 

Adrian Holmes, Jaime Callica

Adrian Holmes, Jaime Callica

Jamie Goehring

Jamie Goehring

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Craig Stowe and Foxy Brown

Laurie Belle

Laurie Belle with Freddy Kruger

Mashiah Vaughn

Mashiah Vaughn

10420217_10154749464100181_7446248895909479240_n15086279704_0f93b76c54It was no Tricks only Treats at the lavish Halloween Soiree held at the luminous Sutton Hotel. Laurie Belle  (Get Cooking with the Stars, Leftcoast TV) which highlights celebrities and cooking on a global scale  (Gene Simmons, Coco Rocha, Amanda Tapping, Martin Sheen, Gold Medalist Ashleigh McIvor ) caught up with Talents Karen Holness, (Corner Gas), Adrian Holmes who starred alongside Halle Berry in Frankie and Alice, (Arrow, 19-2) , Jaime Callica Inc, and Massiah Vaughn (Dussault Inc, Steve Nash). Lesley Diana ( Promotion People) publicity firm to some of the most notable talents in North America (Emmanuelle Vaugier, Darryl Lenox) helped coordinate the celebrities and press. The ghoulishly Glam event included the four C’s :Costumes, Champagne, Canapés, and Celebrities.  Veuve Clicquot  bubbly was flowing throughout the evening and JetSet Crew Hosts Craig Stowe and Jamie Goehring were gracious.. It was a fun filled evening and an always memorable event with the JetSet crew! Check back soon to hear more of Laurie’s Adventures in cooking and entertainment. Follow us on twitter/leftcoasttv.15520833128_7c7a260922Laurie Belle and Maverick (Top Gun)

Get Cooking with The Stars visits Francesco’s Ristorante Italia

13 Nov
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Laurie Belle of Get Cooking with the Stars visits Francesco’s Ristorante for “Welcome Foodies” gala.

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Marketing Director: William Urrea with associated press.

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Martin Sheen, Don Francesco, Ramon Estevez

Francescos Group

Creative Director Direct TV, General Manager , Laurie Belle, Marketing Director William Urrea

1001285_413385175455734_2093253715_nHost Laurie Belle (Get Cooking with the Stars, Leftcoast TV) was invited to the Welcome Foodies event held at the picturesque Francesco’s Ristorante Italia. Joining Laurie was Publicist Lesley Diana (Promotion People) and Direct TV (Rogue) Creative Director Kelly Beck.

Special Guests to Francesco’s were actor Martin Sheen and son Ramon Estevez. Press for the evening included: WE Vancouver, Vancouver Magazine, Leftcoast TV, NotableCA, Straight Food, Georgia Straight, WHERE Vancouver, Rogue Direct TV, Promotion People, Vancity Vibe, Vancity Buzz, and Ed Lau. The guests were greeted with an elegant bubbly and the menu that followed was delectable.

The VIP were seated at a large table and were presented with a lavish choice of entrée. Our host Laurie chose the Lobster Bisque,Sable Fish with Saffron Risotto baked with basil, saffron,Lemon juice, white wine, onion, garlic, tomato, and presented with white asparagus. The savory meal was followed with a selection of Crème Brule, Tiramisu, and Chocolate Ganache cake.  Scrumptious indeed!

Francesco’s  menu for the gala included Roasted rack of Lamb, Cornish game hen, and Veal Porterhouse Chop. The guests enjoyed fine wines as an accompaniment to the evening. The glasses remained full, the staff and hosts were delightful, and it was a lovely evening for all. A definite food lovers delight.

 

 

 

Photos: Dan Poh Photography

Laurie Belle Wardrobe-Blushing Boutique

Hair-Omar Kanani (Suki’s)

MUA- Rita Tang, Beauty Coordinator Coa Chiu

Get Cooking with the Stars visits Celebrity Cooking Stage at Fraser Valley Food Show

7 Oct
Host Laurie Belle of ‘Get Cooking with the Stars’ visits the Celebrity Cooking Stage for photos with Food Network Canada Chef Corbin Tomaszeski, who made Autumn Inspired Bouillabaisse with fresh fennel. Cactus Club’s Executive Chef Rob Feenie made Shepherd’s Pie with Confit Duck Legs, Cream Corn & Yukon Gold Potato Puree.
Get cooking with the stars -a celebrity cooking TV show that features international  Stars Gene Simmons, Darryl Lenox, Amanda Tapping),  world renowned chefs (Tojo, Dan Craig, Pink Elephant Thai) hosted by Laurie Belle. Entertainment with a twist!

Photo Norm Lee Photography.
Makeup/Hair by Joanna Lee.
Dress by Bebe.
 Photo Credit: Norm Lee Photography. —Joanna Lee (MUA/Hair and Beauty) Coordinator Coco Chiu,

Laurie Belle Dress- bebe

 

Cooking with the Stars at Vancouver Fashion Week

20 Sep
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Ronnie Negus, Reiko Mackenzie, Vancouver Housewives

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Marilyn R Wilson, Olio Magazine

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Mary Zilba, Vancouver Housewives

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Laurie Belle, Restauranteur William Urrea (Francescos Ristorante Italia)
Norm Lee Photo

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Reiko Mackenzie (Food Network)

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Founder Jamal Abdourahman

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Glam Cam; Get Cooking with The Stars Launch Extravaganza

27 Nov

Glam Cam; Get Cooking with The Stars Launch Extravaganza

Get cooking with The Stars  did not disappoint with the success of their Red Carpet Launch Party held at the prestigious Howe Street Art Gallery located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Hosted by Laurie Belle (CamelVision Entertainment) and attended by International sports figures, celebrities from Hollywood North, media personalities, fashion designers, writers, bloggers , magazines and photographers, this star studded night was a fun filled event filled with fantastic performances, red carpet interviews and great food thanks to our lovely sponsors!

Olympic Athlete Nikola Girke with Host Laurie Belle (Dan Poh Photography) Hush Magazine

 

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Celebrity Guests Caroline Baccic, April Telek, Sarah Symonds and Guest

Actor Mackenzie Gray, Caroline Macilligavary (Beautnight.org) -Charity for launch.

Pam Schutz, Performer Sayde Black, Laurie Belle

 

Award winning Vodka- xoxo chocolate vodka martinis being whipped up by Chef Marcus Von Albrecht.

Karen Holness, Adrian Holmes

Famous Sushi Chef TOJO

The Musicians: Rod Black, Sayde Black

Stockholders Cast sponsored the gala launch with the red carpet from their own film launch party.

Dan Craig of EBO Restaurant was one of the sponsors for the Launch Party.
Beef Carpaccio, Handmade Roti, Chocolate delectables.

Photo Norm Lee

The delectable Beef Carpaccio from the EBO restaurant Menu-Created by Chef Dan Craig.

Host Laurie Belle with Nancy Perreault (Laurie Belle gown by Nancy Perreault Collections)

 
Laurie Belle gown by Nancy Perreault Collections, Scarf by Mona Sultan
and Element 7 body chain collection, Jihannah Hwang, Yuri Song, Bella Garnet Beauty Salon.

Actress Karen Holness

Fashion Designer Mona Sultan

The Launch celebrate a full season of episodes of Get Cooking with The Stars that airs on Shaw, Directed and Produced by Ahmad Badawi!

The beautiful, talented Amanda Tapping joins us for an episode. New episode airs in our Second Season!

Our lovely chefs in the kitchen with Star: April Telek (Amazon Falls,  Chef Parichat) Thai House, join Laurie Belle

The Trio of Amanda Tapping, DIrector Katrin Bowen (RAOR, Amazon Falls) and Laurie Belle (Get Cooking with the Stars)

CTV Marke Driesschen joins TOJO, Laurie Belle

Guest Chef Daniel Craig (EBO) with our Director Ahmad Badawi (Camelvision Entertainment) setting up a scene for Sara Lynn Celebrity Songstress

Our Director Ahmad Badawi setting the scene at EBO restaurant for Get Cooking with the Stars

In celebration of the launch, guests were treated to mouth watering dishes by EBO Restaurant and Chef Tojo from TOJOS also brought with him a tray of magnificient sushi and sakae as a gift for the party and guests were serenaded by performances from Sayde Black and Rod Black

Iain Allan (Production-Get Cooking with the Stars, with Nikola Girke (Olympic Athlete)

International Musician-Rod Black at Get Cooking with the Stars Gala.
Rod formerly the front man for rockband Jetblack Stare is currently working on a second album.

Our international Performer for Get Cooking with the Stars Gala:
Sayde Black.

Tanya Hunt, Brian Bishop (Dan Poh Photography) All Hush Magazine Photos in this article

Actor Mackenzie Gray

FMA Andy Chu, Natalie Langston (Novus, FMA) with Desmond Chen (Pink Elephant Thai House)

Actor Jennifer Spence

Lesley Diana, Host Laurie Belle

With this and the exciting anticipation for the next season of Get Cooking with The Stars; we would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to all our wonderful sponsors and guests who took the time out to join us in celebration for the show!

Many Thanks to the Venue Sponsor;

 

Howe Street Art Gallery

Partial Proceeds of the night go to;

BeautyNight Society 

Red Carpet Sponsor;

Kristian Messere and STOCKHOLDERS

Food and alcohol sponsors;

Chef Dan Craig and EBO Restaurant

TOJOS

Chef Marcus Von Albrecht ;Chocolate Martinis by X Four

GiftBag Sponsors;

Desmond Chen from Pink Elephant Thai

SmellThis! Aromatherapy

Mona Sultan Scarfs

Nancy Perrault Designs

Bella Garnet Beauty Salon

Sugar Baby Aprons

Makeup and Hair Sponsor;

Bella Garnet Beauty Salon

Featured Guests;

April Telek

Adrian Holmes

Karen Holness

Jennifer Spence

Mackenzie Gray and Brandi Maclean

Sarah Symonds

Nikola Girke; Olympic Athlete

Caroline MacGillivray

Kristian Messere and Rowland Pidlubny from Stockholders

Frances Hui

Music 

Sayde Black

Rod Black

 

Huge Thanks to all the Media/Photographers who attended and covered the event;

Hush Magazine

Mandy Ross

Dan Poh Photography

Ed Ng Photography

Norm Lee Photography

Everbe Magazine

Impress Magazine

Assignment Fashion

Girl In Betsey

Jacqueline Conoir

Maja Preddy (Celebrity reporter)

FMA- Andy Chu and Natalie Langston

Lesley Diana

Claude Duke Photography

Langley Times, Langley advance, RealStyle network

Promotion People

Eat Vancouver

Not forgetting the team that put this together;

Zia Marketing

Iain Allen