Buy BC Chef Ambassador
Buy BC Chef Ambassador

Buy BC announces a delicious partnership with locavore Ned Bell as the program’s new “Chef Ambassador.” The award-winning chef is a champion for local, seasonal, and sustainable foods, farmers and fishers, and he delights in sharing simple ways to cook and eat the best of our province.  Bell is excited to work alongside the Buy BC team to promote the importance of buying local to consumers; to support ongoing farmer, producer and chef relations; and to act as a hyper-local Buy BC advocate.

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Naramata Inn
Naramata Inn

Built in 1907, the Naramata Heritage Inn has been a hub for culture and recreation on the eastern shore of Okanagan Lake for more than a century. It is with great pride that the Naramata Hospitality Limited Partnership announces that it has taken ownership of the storied Inn. Composed of four of B.C.'s hospitality experts – Ned Bell, Kate Colley, Paul Hollands and Maria Wiesner – the Naramata Hospitality Limited Partnership has a deep appreciation for, and commitment to, the Okanagan Valley.

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VIP Fellows Dinner Invite
VIP Fellows Dinner Invite
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Fellowship
Fellowship

On November 22nd, 2019, Chef Ned Bell became a fellow of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

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Ned Bell Doctorate
Ned Bell Doctorate
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Ned Bell Doctorate Release Pt1
Ned Bell Doctorate Release Pt1

Ned Bell to receive honorary Doctorate of Technology from Vancouver Island University (VIU)

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Ned Bell Doctorate Release Pt2
Ned Bell Doctorate Release Pt2
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Seafood Champion Award
Seafood Champion Award
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Seafood Champion Award for Advocacy
Seafood Champion Award for Advocacy
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