Blue Hat Bakery & Cafe
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

Let Us Create Your Memorable Culinary Event

Experience West Coast inspired menus while taking in the stunning water, city and mountain views from our marina-side Blue Hat Bistro at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. Our chefs and event planners will work with you to create a bespoke menu that suits your special occasion or team event.

Plating featuring roasted duck
view of Granville Island from Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Tiered pastry tray with pastries

West Coast Cuisine at its Best

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Culinary Experiences to Celebrate Your Milestones or Corporate Team Event

At PICAchef, we are dedicated to making every gathering extraordinary. Let us host your next anniversary, launch party or corporate event.

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With our convenient location and stunning views of the water, city skyline and North Shore mountains, Blue Hat Bistro Event Space at PICAchef is the perfect place to host your next event. Here are just a small sample of events we can design for you:

• Birthdays
• Anniversaries
• Bridal Party
• Rehearsal Dinners
• Wedding Reception
• Special Celebrations
• Baby Shower

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Father's Day Spring Tasting Menu

Valentine's Day Dinner

This Valentine’s Day, bring your sweetie, your galentines or your palentines to indulge in our special prix-fixe 3-course dinner with optional wine pairings curated by our new Bistro & Bakery Café chef, Alex Lavroff.

Enjoy marina-side views at Blue Hat Bistro while sipping on a celebratory glass of bubbles from Mission Hill Family Estate. Menu features for the most romantic day of the year will include a flavorful, steak tartare with crunchy cornnichons, citrus beet salad with harissa and coconut, braised lamb with Chef Alex's special asparagus-potato pavé and seared halibut on bed of beluga lentils and winter vegetables. A decadent exploration of cherries and chocolate will bring your dinner to a sweet finish.
On Father’s Day weekend, show Dad he’s the best with our Spring Tasting Menu. Chef-Instructors Dave Letford and Camila Takahashi have created a six-course tasting menu featuring the freshest and most flavorful tastes of the season including succulent BC Spot prawns, tender Pacific King salmon, rhubarb, lemon and much more. Let us help you celebrate Dad on Saturday, June 18 as we highlight spring produce from local farms and seafood from our neighbors at Fisherman's Wharf.
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101 - 1505 West 2nd Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V6H 3Y4 Canada

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Mon. – Sun.

Bistro is available for private events

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Limited complimentary parking for our guests is available during 9am - 5:30pm at 1515 West Second Avenue. Please register your vehicle with reception. After 6pm, an additional 25 complimentary space are available. We are wheelchair accessible.