Tag Archives: Salvation Army

Schiller Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Chef 2015

Sold-out event raises more than $10,000 in support of Salvation Army homeless shelter project and CDCF It was an impressive community turnout for the final showdown of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge. More than 170 people gathered in the … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chef Schiller going against Kathy Morey for title

Over the last two weeks seven top chefs from restaurants in Cranbrook and Kimberley went head-to-head in soup-making competition at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, using only the donated ingredients on hand. Today, concluding five memorable culinary cook-offs, soup feasts, … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SA’s Kathy Morey wins first semi-final challenge

Today’s Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge featured dancing chefs and two delicious, diverse soups Today’s semi-final match-up in the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge was an extra special event: the Salvation Army cook of more than 11 years, Kathy Morey, … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chef Wagner wins with a cheeseburger chowder


Winner of today’s Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge decided by only three votes The last challenge in round one of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge did not disappoint. Chef Marc Rathpoller of Tuscany’s and Chef Doug Wagner of St. … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vegetable bean soup earns Chef Schiller a win

Day two of Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge features two hearty soups and a packed house of happy guests It was a perfect match up: two chefs with philanthropic hearts from restaurants that specialize in home-cooked classic comfort foods. They … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chef Cox wins with curried sausage and squash soup

The Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge kicks-off with two nutritious, delicious soups As expected, it was an epic battle between two of Cranbrook’s best chefs from two of the city’s most beloved restaurants. Chef Rusty Cox of The Heid Out … > Read More

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Cranbrook, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Soup Challenge kicks off Feb. 16

First competition of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge sees friends and colleagues Chef Rusty Cox and Chef Graham Barnes go toe-to-toe The first match-up of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge pairs Chef Rusty Cox of The Heid Out … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seven chefs to go head-to-head in Soup Challenge

The Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge to raise funds to support homeless shelter project This February, seven of the top chefs in Cranbrook and Kimberley will compete Iron-chef style in the first-ever Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge. In head-to-head rounds, … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Chamber smashes previous Turkey Drive record

The renowned giving from Cranbrook’s residents and businesses has gone to a new level. The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Turkey Drive fundraiser, which collects $20 (per turkey) donations from people, culminating in a one-day frenzy of turkey … > Read More

Posted in Business, Cranbrook, Featured, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Turkey Drive aims to help 750 Thursday

The annual Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce Turkey Drive will be underway on Thursday, December 4. This is the fourth year for the fundraiser that provides financial support to both the Salvation Army and the Cranbrook Food Bank’s Christmas … > Read More

Posted in Business, Cranbrook, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment