Blue Hat Bistro

  • 101-1505 2nd Ave West
  • Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y4
  • Phone: 604-734-4488 , Toll Free: 800.416.4040

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts offers diploma granting Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts and WSET certifications alongside our Blue Hat Bistro and Bakery 101.

Our Culinary Centre is open to the public providing hands-on cooking classes, WSET & Cicerone certification, as well as themed & private cooking classes and corporate team building plus, catering opportunities. We offer a Chef led food fact tour of Granville Island.

Blue Hat Bistro's three-course prix fixe menu prepared by tomorrow’s next great chefs is award winning.

Lunch Mon–Fri.: 11:30AM-2PM | Dinner 6PM-9PM

Bakery 101 serves daily fresh Artisan breads, pastries and specialty desserts plus savoury selections perfect for lunch or dinner.

Bakery 101 bakeshop hours are: Monday to Sunday from 8:00AM - 6:00PM.  

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, Blue Hat Bistro & Bakery 101 are located at the entrance to Granville Island and have enjoyed a habour view since 1997.

Special Features: Ocean Wise Program member, Granville Island Harbour View, Wheelchair Access and Free Parking.

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  • Maximum Group Size: 60
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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Last Renovated: 2014
  • Year Opened: 1997


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  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 60
  • Max Capacity Banquet: 60
  • Max Capacity Reception: 90
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    • Lunch
    • Dinner
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  • Total Number of Private Rooms: 8
  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 90
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Facility Info

  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description Bistro 101 is our fine-dining restaurant and has been host to private party buy-outs as well as, host to numerous fundraising events. 1 or more of our 8 professional culinary kitchens can host hands-on team building cooking classes with option to dine in our restaurant space. Minimum booking size is 12pp - Maximum sit-down 60pp. Pending availability. Full information regarding our variety of booking opportunities is listed on our website under the 'Catering & Group Events' tab. Our institute is also fully licensed.
  • Largest Room 60
  • Total Sq. Ft. 13
  • Reception Capacity 90
  • Space Notes Audio video requests can be accommodated. Free Parking. Granville Island Habour views. Glass windows looking into our professional kitchens allow our Bistro 101 guests a glimpse into the culinary training of our students.
  • Banquet Capacity 50
  • Number of Rooms 8
  • Classroom Capacity 8

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