Alec Colyer tells us about the Tennessee Tavern's evolution into Gianna's Patties & Pies.

Alec Colyer tells us about the Tennessee Tavern’s evolution into Gianna’s Patties & Pies, and yes, he is rocking that Rasputin look.


Today we speak with another Toronto Restaurateur who has been forced to pivot his business due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown; the much beloved Tennessee Tavern has morphed into the delivery and takeout operation Gianna’s Patties & Pies (read: top notch burgers and pizzas).

Alec Colyer explains the reasoning behind the changes and gives us his thoughts on where we go from here in the time of contagion.

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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 was so dark!