Dine By Design East

  • "Dwelling" by Attica
  • "Blush" by Bruce Norman
  • "Anthology" by Robert Goldsworthy
  • "Cuisine" by Janice Bates-Hawkins
  • "Dive" by Jonathan Legate
  • "Dine with Nature" by Lydon Lynch Architects
  • "Acid Flash Forward" by Mark F. Martin and Shay Ingram
  • "Sexy in the City" by Michelle Reid
  • "Unravelled" by NSCAD University
  • "Outsider" by Heather Waugh Pitts
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East Coast Living presents “Dine By Design East,” a dazzling event showcasing design leaders and culinary giants from Canada’s East Coast brought together in a spectacular feast for the senses. The third-annual showcase takes place at a transformed Olympic Community Centre in Halifax. A unique lifestyle event for Atlantic Canada, Dine By Design East is a full-bodied experience in food, drink, design and art. Funds raised support design education at NSCAD University through the Amber Harkins Memorial Scholarship Fund. Amber was a former editor of East Coast Living who passed away from cancer in 2012 at age 40. In its first two years, the event has raised over $40,000 in proceeds for design education. The first scholarship will be given to a Nova Scotia design student this winter.

The event sees 10 local designers transform blank spaces into dramatic dining rooms. Ten local chefs create unique menus inspired by each space. Celebrate their fabulous creations at our Gala evening. The expanded list of events includes a lunchtime fashion show with fashion leaders and emerging designers, weekend design and culinary sessions with celebrity and award-winning culinary and design leaders.