#TofinoEats Chef Series + Alex Chen

Apr 27, 2019

Vancouver chef Alex Chen is a perfect fit for the Tofino Chef Series at 1909 Kitchen. As the executive chef at Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar in Vancouver, Chen is well acquainted with crazy-fresh seafood and award-winning cuisine. Chen was recently awarded Chef of the Year at the Vancouver Magazine restaurant awards and has won both the Gold Medal Plates tittle and Iron Chef Canada. Boulevard also took home gold in the Best Upscale and Best Seafood categories. Chen held the executive chef position at the prestigious Beverly Hills Hotel, and has worked under renowned chefs and culinary pioneers such as Robert Sulatycky and Bruno Marti. Chef Paul Moran is excited to partner with Chen at 1909 Kitchen on April 27th 2019. Expect innovative and fresh dishes from both chefs.

Reservations can be made HERE or by calling 250.726.6122





Parker house roll, local seaweed, side stripe prawn butter $12

Humbolt squid “tagliatelle”, puttanesca garnish $16

Miso butter crust, honey mussel gratinee, verjus and sake emulsion $18

Parisian gnocchi, poach side stripe prawns, dungeness crab, sea asparagus shellfish reduction $24

Wood roasted sable fish, XO sauce fried rice, charred broccolini, Maitake mushroom, cantonese flavor $38



Sea weed dusted triple cooked fries, wild spring salmon tartare, dill, creme fraiche, shallot, spring shoots $18

Roasted veal loin + albacore tuna Vitello Tonato $22

Kelp + radish salad $12

Crispy shiitakes stuffed with squid, charred maple + kelp dashi $8pp

Toquaht bay live scallops, yukon gold potato, double smoked bacon, macro kelp, asparagus $24