International Women’s Day | Meet the Females Forces Shaping Vancouver’s Hospitality Industry


International Women’s Day – Industry Insiders

Meet the female forces shaping Vancouver’s hospitality industry

This International Women’s Day, L’Abattoir invites guests to their private dining space for an
empowering panel discussion between some of the leading ladies of Vancouver’s hospitality industry. Moderated by L’Abattoir’s Assistant General Manager and Wine Director, Lisa Haley, guests will include Andrea Carlson (Owner/Chef, Burdock & Co.), Kimberly Hall (Restaurant Manager, Hawksworth), Lauren Mote (Owner/Operator Bittered Sling, Bar Manager Cibo Trattoria and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar), Karri Schuermans (Owner, Chambar), Jill Spoor (Wine Director, Fairmont Pacific Rim), and Meeru Dhalwala (Co-owner/Chef Vij’s and Rangoli). These high-profile women will discuss the challenges they’ve faced in getting to where they are now, as well as the positive steps they’ve seen taken in our industry.

When: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm

  • Doors open 5:30-6:00pm, no latecomers
  • Reception & cash bar 6:00-6:30pm
  • Panel discussion 6:30-8:00pm

Where: L’Abattoir Restaurant, private dining room (217 Carrall Street, Vancouver, B.C.)

Cost: Entry by cash donation to a local rape crisis and transition centre ($15 minimum).

How: To ensure a spot, please RSVP with your name and number of attendees to


Cuisine: French

Mon 5:30 pm – 12:00 am
Tue 5:30 pm – 12:00 am
Wed 5:30 pm – 12:00 am
Thu 5:30 pm – 12:00 am
Fri 5:30 pm – 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 5:30 pm – 12:00 am
Sun 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 5:30 pm – 12:00 am

217 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J2
(604) 568-1701


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