Jan. 28 Vancouver. Vancouver Canuck’s Dice & Ice. Bob to present his signature cocktail, “The All-star”
Feb. 3 & 4 Winnipeg. Raw Almond. Bob will create a wintery surreal meal as part of this multi-chef, ephemeral pop-up on the frozen Assiniboine River. 3 seatings per night. Ticket info: http://www.raw-almond.com/#about
Feb 7, 8 Seoul, Korea. TLC promo events.
Feb 10 – 17 Taiwan Bob joins Janet Hsieh for an episode of Fun Taiwan
April 2 Los Angeles. Bob, along with Jason Priestley, to host a reception for Devour, Food Film Festival
April 14/15 Santa Rosa, CA. Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge. Judge.
April 28 Toronto. Gladstone Hotel. Bob will present a cooking class entitled How to Feed a Starving Artist. Tickets just $20. http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/how-to-feed-a-starving-artist-with-bob-blumer-get-schoold-series-tickets-16606573709
April 28 – 30 Toronto. On behalf of Second Harvest, Bob will do a series of culinary demos and speak about Second Harvest’s work at SIAL, the international food & beverage show
May 1 Toronto. On behalf of Second Harvest, Bob will host a party and do a series of cooking demos for Assante, Second Harvest’s new Toronto Taste sponsor.
May 23, Glen Ellen, CA. Bob will prepare a series of bites at Imagery Estate’s annual Fete en Blanc party. Ticket info at http://www.sonomavalley.com/sonoma-valley-event-calendar.html?event_id=2522
June 7, Toronto. Toronto Taste. details TBA. Info: http://www.torontotaste.ca/
June 14 – 16. Santa Barbara – San Diego. On behalf of Share Our Strength’s NoKidHungry initiative, Bob is joining a group of West coast chefs on a 3-day, 300-mile bike ride. To help Bob raise $10,000, contribute at to http://join.nokidhungry.org/site/TR/Events/DD_Pers_Fund_13?px=3109084&pg=personal&fr_id=1300
June 19, Toronto. Bob and world-renowned mentalist Haim Goldenberg will make their debut as the “Kitchen Magicians” at Ideacity. Ticket info at http://www.ideacityonline.com/tickets-3/
June 27, Los Angeles. On behalf of Share Our Strength’s NoKidHungry initiative, Bob will appear at The Grove’s Kid’s in the Kitchen day and demonstrate a series of fun, kid-friendly dishes. 1 – 4p.
July 5 – 11, Shreveport, Louisiana. Bob will direct several episodes of the syndicated show Flip my Food staring Chef Jeff Henderson
Aug. 8, Los Angeles. On behalf of Share Our Strength’s NoKidHungry initiative, Bob will prepare a multi-course surreal meal for a major contributor to his 300 mile bike ride.
Aug. 11, Sonoma, CA. On behalf of Share Our Strength’s NoKidHungry initiative, Bob will prepare a multi-course surreal meal for a major contributor to his 300 mile bike ride.
Aug 15, 16 Prince George, B.C. Bob will do a series of culinary demos and host the “iron ore chef” challenge at the Prince George Culinary Show, in association with the BCNE.
Aug. 28 Toronto. CNE. Live cooking demos. Home Pavilion, Direct Energy Centre, 2p and 5p. http://theex.com/main/food/chefs/bob-blumer
Sept. 11 – 13 Singapore. details TBA
Sept. 19, Elliston, Newfoundland. Roots, Rants and Roars. Bob will be one of 5 “come from away chefs” to prepare a dish for 400 hikers on a 5 kilometer hike around the Elliston shoreline. http://www.rootsrantsandroars.ca/
Oct. 10, Yontville, CA. Bob to prepare a surreal harvest dinner at Jessup Cellars as part of their Tastemaker series. http://jessupcellars.com/event-calender/
Oct. 21 Los Angeles. Bob to prepare a surreal meal and host a private wine dinner
Nov. 4 – 8 Wolfville, NS. Devour, Food Film Festival. Bob to host several events and participate in a multi-chef dinner at one of the world’s only all-food film, film festivals http://devourfest.com/
More appearances to be announced soon