One of the world’s foremost cannabis chefs will serve his pot-infused dishes to Vancouver diners at pop up dinners April 6 and 7 — and there will be no cheesy doodles in sight.
Christopher Sayegh, also known as the Herbal Chef, will create a multi-course tasting menu starring local ingredients enhanced by THC and CBD extracts. CBD is the abbreviation used to describe cannabidoil, which has fewer psychoactive effects than THC, but has a wider range of medicinal uses. Meanwhile, THC is the abbreviation for Tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive substance responsible for getting cannabis users high.
article continues below Trending Stories Christopher Sayegh, aka the Herbal Chef, will be in Vancouver April 6 and 7 for two pop-up dinners featuring THC and CBD-infused dishes.
Sayegh has earned global accolades for creating immersive culinary experiences expertly infused with cannabis. A Michelin-trained chef who has also become an ambassador for the cannabis industry, Sayegh aims to destigmatize marijuana use while shining a spotlight on the origins of ingredients. Sayegh is a proponent of educating the public on the multifaceted uses of cannabis in food and for health, including its ability to enhance sensations of taste while increasing appetite. His first restaurant, Herb, will open in Los Angeles this year.
Christopher Sayegh, aka the Herbal Chef, will be in Vancouver April 6 and 7 for two pop-up dinners featuring THC and CBD-infused dishes.
Each dinner includes an eight-course menu including cannabis-infused dishes featuring freshly caught seafood, foraged produce and ingredients sourced from local farmers and growers, complemented by pairings of B.C. wine. The dinner will conclude with a live musical performance created for the evening. Sayegh promises to use a calculated amount of cannabis scientifically infused to enhance the guest