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Michael Ziff

“You opened the doors to Chambar and instantly felt its energy,” he says with fervid passion, “The staff was pumped, the food was bold, and no one had seen anything like it.”

Wine

How to Win

14 of British Columbia’s top sommeliers gathered for a challenging day of wine competition to determine the “Best Sommelier of BC”. The contest was the first of its kind in the province, and Chambar’s Jason Yamasaki was crowned inaugural champion.

Inspiration

Peacock Symbolism

Long symbols of integrity, beauty, protection and watchfulness, the peacocks epitomize Chambar’s design aesthetic and business values. They also serve a more practical purpose. Like their ancestors who roamed the palace grounds of Eastern emperors, they guard the restaurant— especially the doorway to the wine cellar, which we like to think of as our very own treasure room.