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.
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.
On November 22nd, 2019, Chef Ned Bell became a fellow of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Ned Bell to receive honorary Doctorate of Technology from Vancouver Island University (VIU)