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Maestro Fresh Wes Raps at “My Shanti” Get Cooking with the Stars~

17 Oct

Juno Award Winning Canadian Rapper/Actor Maestro Fresh Wes along with Dragons Den Chef  Vikram Vij and host Laurie Belle on  Get Cooking with the Stars https://www.cheknews.ca/shows/get-cooking-stars/. (CHEK TV, NOVUS) The Episode was filmed at My Shanti with Chef,Owner and Dragons Den’s Vikram Vij.

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Coach Fresh Wes in the kitchen

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Maestro Fresh Wes and Host Laurie Belle

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Thank you to our sponsors for Get Cooking with the Stars, TV Host Laurie Belle:Dress by Blushing Boutique, Hair Champers Salon, Makeup by Saneeta (Blanche Macdonald) and Lesley Diana (The Promotion People), Lloyd Talent, Pizzazz International Models and Dynacor Gold Mines.

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Chef Wes cooking up delicious Indian Cuisine and telling Laurie about his time meeting Canada’s Former Prime Minister Jean Cretien,  new Album Coach Fresh (Mr.Evans) and the magnitude of his Juno Awards, and TED Talks.

The recipe of the day that the trio cooked up is Vij Family’s Chicken Curry
(From Vij’s Elegant & Inspired Indian Cuisine by Vikram Vij & Meeru Dhalwala) soon to be seen in Get Cooking with the Stars Series Celebrity Cookbook by Laurie Belle.

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Restaurant Magnate Vikram Vij Telling our host all about his new book VIJ, his start in the restaurant Industry, Dragons Den, and how thrilled he was back when Pierre Trudeau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited his restaurant.

 

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Wesley Williams aka Maestro, Maestro Fresh-Wes is a Canadian rapper, record producer, and actor.  Wes has been coined by Exclaim Magazine, as the “Godfather of Canadian hip hop and now we aptly name him, Maestro Chef Wes! Check out his dish below: Looks Delicious, Chef Wes! Thanks Vikram Vij for your expertise in the kitchen.

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Get Cooking with the Stars (Leftcoast TV)  features international celebrities Featuring Canadian Icon Late Alan Thicke, Riverdale’s Locklyn Munro, Scfi Queen Amanda Tapping, BC Lions Geroy Simon,(Planet of the Apes) Aleks Paunovic, Olympic Gold Medalist Ashleigh McIvor- Whitecaps Captain Jay Demerit, New York Comedian Darryl Lenox, Gene Simmons (KISS), Japanese Ambassador Chef Tojo.

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Metanoia Magazine captured the Day’s events, along with Peace Arch News, Langley Times, Leftcoast TV, and Cloverdale Reporter.

Watch for our Series Celebrity Cookbook, Celebrity Dining featuring the seasons Stars, chefs and their recipe. Get Cooking with the Stars airs CHEK, NOVUS weekly.  Follow us on Twitter @leftcoasttv, Instagram and our website getcookingwiththestars.org

Currently Get Cooking with the Stars is finishing season 2 gearing up for Season 3.

 

 

 

 

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Leftcoast TV Dazzles with Celebs at the LEO Awards

18 Jun

Leftcoast TV  Dazzles with Celebs at the LEO Awards

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Celeb stargazers are in for a treat as popular Leftcoast TV host Laurie Belle gives viewers front row seats to the 13th annual Leo Awards held at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.  Sonny Wong and Walter Daroshin presented a star studded event with a 100 foot red carpet speckled with celebs  and sparkling lights at the gorgeous Fairmont Hotel.

The latest episode features Laurie interviewing many of the winners for the night including April Telek (Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Feature Length Drama – Amazon Falls).  Next up for April is a starring role in Hell on Wheels! Congratulations April and see you on Get with the Stars!

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Laurie also interviews Michael Eklund (Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series – Fringe), Lucia Walters (Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series -Life Unexpected),  and Tyler Labine (Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama -Tucker & Dale vs Evil). Congrats to all the winners!   The red carpet rocked all evening long with a parade of excited presenters, nominees, and celebs who stopped by to chat with Laurie and share their thoughts in anticipation of the event ahead.

Feature interviews include stars such as Ben Ratner (Fathers and Sons), Ali Liebert (Afghan Luke, Hellcats, Discarded Boys), Beatrice King (Mortal Kombat) Chelah Horsdal (Marley and Me, The Planet of the Apes sequel), Jennifer Spence (Stargate Nominee-Malice), twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott of the home reality/reno show Property Brothers, Dustin Milligan (90210, Gunless ) and Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary). Watch for fun clips from the popular series Sanctuary, Carmen Lavigne,  Lauren Lee Smith, Gabrielle Rose (Four time Leo Award winner), Jesse Moss, the sketch comedy team Bob & Andrew, and Tina Daroshin.

Johanna Ward of The Express stops to chat with Laurie about her nomination along with Amazon Falls Director Katrin Bowen, Best Supporting Nominee (Amazon Falls) Anna Mae Routledge, Wesley Macinnes  (who joined Laurie Belle at Stayfitanywhere for a superhero THOR inspired workout segment).

Watch for a special behind-the-scenes feature at Suki’s salon with Laurie and Ali Liebert having an informal girl talk as they prep prior to the red carpet. Thanks to Suki’s Kim Youds and award-winning hairstylist Kye Pyeon.  Thanks also to photographer Dan Poh, and The Promotion People.  A special shoutout goes to the show’s new sponsors, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for the luxe suite and Le Chateau for Laurie’s stunning gown and accessories. And of course the show couldn’t go on without the dedication of the LCTV crew – host Laurie Belle, executive assistant Kelsey Hourigan, marketing director Zia Roshani, cameraman Jeremy Szostak, director Grant DeVries,  graphic designer Rodman Sevilla, corporate writer Jenny G, and our dedicated producer Ahmad Badawi.

Stay tuned to http://www.leftcoasttv.com and Facebook as Laurie Belle and the LCTV team bring all the action, fashions, and celebs from the best of B.C.’s movie and TV industries. Check out http://www.leoawards.com for a full list of winners.