8 Chefs Event

www.oliverbonacini.com Eight chefs from some of the most prestigious restaurants in Toronto came together in the beautiful and versatile new space of the Toronto Board of Trade to host the “Eight Chefs” event. Cityscape view provided the background as chefs, chocolatemakers, mixologists demonstrated the capability of the 30,000 sq foot space and culinary prowess of… 

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Brewer’s Plate 2009

www.brewersplatetoronto.org Six local chefs were paired up with six local breweries. With the focus on local ingredients, they were encouraged to cook up tasty dishes for a food & beer event hosted by Green Enterprise Toronto, Slow Food Toronto and Local Food Plus. The Brewer’s plate event last night drew a large crowd, a wonderful… 

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Citybites Food & Wine Experience – Chef Anthony Walsh

www.citybites.ca The first round of Citybites Food & Wine Experience was a success in the bright social space of The Market Kitchen. The culinary host of the evening was Chef Anthony Walsh of Canoe, with wineries from Ontario providing the liquid companions to dishes focusing around whitefish.

CRFA 2009

www.crfa.ca What is the CRFA event? In an effort to leverage the attributes of both the Canadian Food & Beverage Show and HostEX from previous years, The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association has created a large buying forum for the food and hospitality industry. Here are some of my highlights from the show today.

Winterlicious – Veritas

www.localfare.ca Chef Brad Long (Food TV, ACC, Platinum club) has been long advocating his ethic of cultivating food from local and organic ingredients, longer than most other chefs in the city. Veritas has been a sandbox for his culinary exploration — fresh province ingredients gently flavoured, with one of the best local wine lists in… 

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