Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2019"

YAM magazine’s Best Restaurant Awards 2019 celebrate Greater Victoria, B.C.’s exciting food scene and are judged by an independent panel of chefs and food experts. The winner of YAM’s Best New Restaurant Award 2019 is House of Boateng in Langford, B.C.

By Cinda Chavich // Photo by Jeffrey Bosdet

It’s appropriate that chef Castro Boateng’s new café and catering kitchen has “house” in the name, for there’s nothing this chef enjoys more than bringing people together.

“Gathering people has always been part of my life,” he says.

It’s this love of community and hospitality that inspires Boateng’s work, whether it’s his commitment to Island farmers and foragers, or his joy in cooking for his suburban neighbors in Langford.

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