August 19, 2011 Comments (0) Views: 1400 Good Food Fighters, Good Food Media Article, Good Food Media Podcasts, Good Food TV

Jamie Drummond on Food and Wine #88 Paese’s Urban Garden

By Jamie Drummond

Chef Christopher Palik, Owner Tony Loschiavo, and Director of Operations Richard Arnold in Paese's Secret Garden

Hidden behind an unassuming home on a quiet side street in Northern Toronto lies Paese‘s Secret Garden, their secret weapon in the fight for Good Food.

From this fruit and vegetable oasis, Paese Executive Chef Christopher Palik and his team harvest a bounty of tomatoes, cucumbers, artichokes, beans, peppers, herbs, and the like, supplying both Paese restaurants with truly authentic “straight-from-the-garden-to-your-plate” local ingredients.

Chef Palik is obviously passionate about his secret garden and what it provides. After speaking with him for a few minutes it becomes immediately apparent that he loves having this intimate connection to the ingredients he works with each and every day.

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Edinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, writer, judge,and educator Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… and that Garden Fresh Salad really was Garden Fresh. Amazing!

This video is made possible through the kind support of Fortessa Canada/Schott Zwiesel

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0 Responses to Jamie Drummond on Food and Wine #88 Paese’s Urban Garden

  1. ambrosiana says:

    Great post!!! I am pro graden-to-table-vegetables. Unfortunately, I live in a big city such as Rome, so I try to go either to an organic food store or a farmer’s market to get fresh produce!!!!

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