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TV Host Laurie Belle and Karen Lee Batten “Cook up a storm,” at The Laughing Loon Restaurant

2 Jul

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It was no laughing matter as Host Laurie Belle (GCWTS ) was on location  at the Laughing Loon Restaurant alongside Chef Melissa Lee Pacholcyzk during the Williams Lake Stampede “Cooking up a storm,”  with Featured country star Karen Lee Batten (Under the Covers), 7 Time Female Vocalist of the Year https://www.karenleebatten.com/wp/

The Laughing Loon Restaurant was the restaurant that charitably provided aid, food and shelter to the heroic first responders during the 2017 Williams Lake Fires.

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Owner Mike Bouchard was on GCWTS telling us of the restaurants rich history.

The Laughing Loon Pub located in beautiful Williams Lake features a friendly ambiance enhanced with treasures including artworks and stunning historical memorabilia displays. The adjoining hand made wooden bar is a hot spot for locals and visitors.

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Batten and Belle along with Chef Melissa Lee  branded and cooked up their famous “150 burger,”  which will be featured in our GCWTS Celebrity  cookbook.

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KLB in kitchen

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Host Laurie Belle is seen in a stylish red dress and white lace, wardrobe from Pink Peoni Boutique. https://www.facebook.com/thepinkpeonyrocks/

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Get Cooking with the Stars is a one-of-a-kind entertainment and celebrity cooking show on CHEK TV.

Join host Laurie Belle, as she embarks on culinary adventures with famous celebrities (Olympic Medalists, KISS, Gene Simmons, Alan Thicke, Coco Rocha, BC Lions, Geroy Simon,Riverdale’s Locklyn Munro) 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

 
Airs on Chek TV and Novus Network, upcoming stars and featured restaurants on Get Cooking with the Stars to be announced. Check back soon.
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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.

 

 

 

 

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
 

 

 

Miss Vickies Kitchen gets Cooking with the Stars

2 Dec
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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 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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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

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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,

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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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