Travel Information

Travel Information:

Pacific Gateway Information:

You can book your room now at the Pacific Gateway Hotel (formerly the Delta Vancouver Airport) in Richmond, BC, our conference hotel.  Our conference room rate is just $169/night.  The hotel reservations team is ready to assist you in booking your room(s).  You can also call the hotel directly at 1-866-382-3474 and quote block (1805CANA_001) to request the special convention rate for the Canadian Association for FoodService Professionals.  Information for online reservation is

Air Canada Travel Code:



  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Vancouver, YVR (BC)
  • The travel period begins Wednesday, May 23, 2018 and ends Saturday, June 09, 2018.
  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.

West Jet Travel Code:

Book by: June 9, 2018

Travel from: May 23, 2018 to June 9, 2018

Coupon code:



You can change or cancel reservations within 24 hours of booking at no charge. Further changes or cancellations can be made up to 2 hours prior to the flight; please note additional fees or charges may apply for each guest depending on fare class booked and differences in fare. Check out our service fees page for more information.


Conference Planning Committee

  • Lorne Deutsch, CFE
  • Barry Johnson
  • Marc Haine, CFE
  • Peter Lam, CFE
  • Susan Cox, SE
  • Carol Schell, CFE
  • Simon Tse
  • Andrea Gillespie, CFE
  • National Office: Sherri Barkoff, CB

About Us

Originally founded over 110 years ago, CAFP has withstood the test of time by maintaining its relevance in a continually changing business environment. By listening to our members, tracking their needs, and those of the foodservice and hospitality industry, we have adapted our programs to meet these evolving requirements. CAFP is one of the originators of change management.

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