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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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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

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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
 

 

 

Amanda Tapping, Zak Santiago & Katrin Bowen from RAOR to star in “Get Cooking with the Stars”

19 Mar


(Photos courtesy of Lesley Diana / The Promotion People)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 19, 2012

Amanda Tapping, Zak Santiago and director Katrin Bowen of “Random Acts of Romance”, will be appearing on entertainment show, “Get Cooking with the Stars”.

Vancouver, British Columbia (Monday, March 19 2012) – “Get Cooking with the Stars”, is pleased to announce that the stars and director of the film “Random Acts of Romance” (RAOR) will be featured in an upcoming episode.

Host Laurie Belle will be joined by actress Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis), Zak Santiago (Amazon Falls, Robson Arms) and indie filmmaker Katrin Bowen.

Random Acts of Romance (RAOR) is described as “a relationship comedy about intense characters in extreme relationship situations — and the crazy and obsessive behaviors that spring from this thing called love.” Santagio and Tapping star as Matt and Dianne, a married couple who met in college when Dianne was Matt’s teacher. The movie explores the struggles they have in their relationship and the interconnected theme of the people that get in between their marriage. Tapping’s character, Diane, meets a millionaire named Richard, who is in love with his stalker Lynn. Meanwhile, Santiago’s character, Matt, has already fallen in love with someone else. RAOR is a hilarious feature with dynamic characters that we can all identify with.

The film is directed by Katrin Bowen and written by Kevin McComiskie, Jillian Mannion and Katrin Bowen. For more information about the movie, visit their official website randomactsofromance.com. RAOR is scheduled to release in the summer of 2012.

Check out this episode of “Get Cooking with the Stars” with Amanda Tapping, Zak Santiago, and Katrin Bowen to air in May on Shaw TV Vancouver and Novus Channel 4.

For the latest episodes, weekly airtimes on SHAW TV channel 4 are on Tuesdays at 10:30 am, Wednesdays at 1:00 am, Thursdays at 3:30 am and Saturdays at 3:00 pm. Daily broadcasts on Novus Channel 4 at 10:30 am, 12:30pm, 3:30 pm, and 6:30 pm.

Upcoming episodes include guests Canadian Olympic Windsurfer Nikola Girke, the Vancouver Canucks, CTV Weathercaster Marke Driesschen, Geroy Simon of the BC Lions at TOJO restaurant, Jennifer Spence (SGU Stargate Universe, Alcatraz), famed comedian Darryl Lenox  at Lolita’s Restaurant, actress Rebecca Marshall (Saw 3D, CSI Miami), and fashion designer RozeMerie Cuevas of Jacqueline Conoir.

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ABOUT THE SHOW
“Get Cooking with the Stars” is the flagship show of Leftcoast TV (www.leftcoasttv.com). Guests have included Gene Simmons, TOJO, supermodel Coco Rocha, comedian Darryl Lenox, politician Hedy Fry. “Get Cooking with the Stars” takes viewers behind the scenes of renowned restaurants, sharing cooking tips and techniques from Canada’s finest chefs, while highlighting celebrities’ careers and charitable causes. Entertainment with a twist!  “Get Cooking with the Stars” is produced by Camel Vision Productions, directed and produced by Ahmad Badawi. Nancy Perreault, a Vancouver-based fashion designer, is one of the featured stylists for Host Laurie Belle (Leftcoast TV, Get Cooking with the Stars).

ABOUT THE HOST

“Get Cooking with the Stars” is hosted by Canadian television host and multifaceted talent Laurie Belle. Laurie is an experienced TV personality, model, and actress, appearing on TV, movies, commercials, billboards, music videos and magazines. She is now developing “Get Cooking with the Stars,” in her roles as Host and Producer. She has degrees in Business, communications, and a Master’s degree in Education.

For more information about the show, or to schedule an interview with Laurie, please contact:
Leftcoast TV Media Relations – leftcoasttv.media@gmail.com