New Asia Food Market Grand Opening, A Culinary Feast of Culture and Community

Published on
October 21, 2023


Our volunteer working hours are from 8:00am - 22:00pm. We will have four shifts, you can choose different shifts depending on your personal time. You don’t have to be in all four shifts.

The Time of Four Shift:

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 12:00 PM - 16:00 PM
  • 16:00 PM - 20:00 PM
  • 20:00 PM - 22:00 PM

Available Roles:

Media Team:

Responsible for shooting photos and video clips to catch interesting moments

Booth Support Team:

Help food vendors with their equipment setup, issues report and other

Activity Zone Team:

Help activity coordinator to process the activities successfully

Door Person:

Responsible for counting the number of tourism (at the main entrance)


Help set up and tear down the infrastructure on the site

Backup Volunteers:

Help other volunteers in the urgency time

Truck Opener:

Responsible for managing the cooler truck, recording name, time, vendor name, food type and quantity

Stage assistant:

Help stage setup and management, move audio equipment and control the mixer, etc.

What We Offer to Volunteers:

  1. Off the Eaten Path Participating Certificate (Everyone)
  2. $ 5 Carnival Food Voucher (Each Shift)
  3. Attending all 4 shifts, offer a after party dinner

Volunteer on boarding session:

Friday (May 27th) 4:00PM

Deadline for Registration:

Friday (May 27th) 4:00PM

[Halifax, October 21, 2023] - The city of Halifax is about to experience a culinary transformation with the grand opening of the largest Asian Food Market in Atlantic Canada, on October 21st, 2023. This monumental event is set to redefine the culinary landscape of not only Halifax but also the surrounding cities and provinces, promising a new era of cultural diversity, authenticity, and convenience for the growing Asian community and beyond.

A Remarkable Culinary Destination

The New Asian Food Market is poised to become a culinary destination like no other. Offering a sumptuous range of delicacies, this market boasts a warm cooked food section, serving succulent Grilled Chicken, Pork and Ducks - a delight for the taste buds. Fresh meats and produces, sourced with the utmost care, ensure the highest quality offerings. The tantalizing aromas and flavors of this market are set to captivate food enthusiasts from every corner.

Supporting Asian Immigrants

The grand opening of the New Asian Food Market carries profound significance for Asian immigrants and their communities. It represents more than just a place to shop for groceries; it's a symbol of support and integration. This endeavor recognizes and celebrates the contribution of Asian immigrants to the cultural fabric of Atlantic Canada. It's a reflection of a shared history and a bright future together.

Cultural Diversity and Authenticity

The New Asian Food Market is a living testament to the importance of cultural diversity. It is a place where the rich tapestry of Asian cultures seamlessly weaves into the multicultural fabric of Halifax and the surrounding regions. Here, authenticity reigns supreme. Shoppers can expect the true taste of Asia, from China, Korea, Japan, Filipins Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam with products and ingredients that bring home the traditions of faraway lands.

Community Convenience

This grand opening stands as a testament to the convenience this market brings to the Asian community. A one-stop-shop for all your culinary needs, it provides a sense of home away from home. With a wide variety of ingredients, prepared foods, and specialty items, the market promises to make everyday cooking a delightful experience.

Within the vibrant marketplace, an exciting addition awaits - an in-house Bubble Tea shop - Shuyi Canada. This vibrant section is a testament to the love of flavor and fusion that defines Asian cuisine. From traditional classics to modern favorites, the Bubble Tea shop promises a delightful journey through the world of refreshing and diverse beverages.

Distinguished Guests and Honorable Leaders

The grand opening ceremony on October 21st will be graced by distinguished guests from provincial and municipal governments, developers, and leaders in Asian communities. Prominent figures from the food industry will also join the celebration, underlining the significance of this momentous occasion.

The New Asian Food Market is a testament to the power of cultural fusion, acceptance, and community. It invites all residents to embrace the world through the flavors of Asia and the warmth of a tight-knit community.

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Jennifer Chen at

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