Feb 20 – 24. Miami. Bob to assist friend and Pizza on the Grill co-author Elizabeth Karmel at the South Beach Food & Wine Festival. Details and tickets at

March 22, Los Angeles Private dinner

March 28, 29, Vancouver. Bob to shoot videos for Love Food/Hate Waste, a national zero-waste initiative

April 3, San Marino, CA. Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens. Bob to do a culinary demo for the Boys & Girls club 

April 4, Los Angeles Bob to participate in the Devour Film Festival’s annual Los Angeles mixer

April 17, Prince George, BC.  Bob to host the Iron (Ore) chef competition

May 14 – 16,  Santa Rosa, CA. On behalf of Share Our Strength’s NoKidHungry initiative, Bob is joining 200 chefs on a 3-day, 300-mile bike ride. To help Bob raise his goal of $10,000, please consider donating. Donations of more than $100 will be rewarded with a Surreal treat. You can contribute at: Details TBA

June 9, Toronto. Toronto Taste. In his role as a Second Harvest ambassador, Bob will participate in this multi-chef tasting in support of Second Harvest. Details and tickets at

Oct 22-27,  Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Devour Food Film Festival. Bob returns for the sixth time to host the post-screening interviews and participate in a a variety of events at one of the world’s only all-food film, film festivals

More appearances to be announced soon