Master chef (and watermelon carver extrordinaire) Joseph Poon shares his favourite watermelon recipes.

Joseph Poon 1_ACFwshp2010Everyone loves watermelon, but no one loves it more than Joseph Poon. The energetic Philadelphia chef has made a name for himself carving this summer staple into art pieces that wow crowds. He’s even been featured on The Tonight Show and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and is making two appearances this weekend in Vancouver—check out more of his work here.

  • Saturday August 1: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fresh St. Market in West Vancouver (1650 Marine Drive West)
  • Sunday August 2: 1 to 5 p.m. at Fresh St. Market in Surrey (15930 Fraser Highway)

In the spirit of creativity, here are a few recipes that dare to go beyond slices.1. Beet and Watermelon SaladBeet and Watermelon Salad2. Pork and Watermelon KebobsPork and Watermelon Kebobs3. Watermelon Sangria