Tag: Anthony Walsh

Stadtländer’s Canadian Chefs at The Drake

On the evening of July 26, Chef Michael Stadtländer swooped down to Toronto’s Drake Hotel from Grey County and hosted a fundraiser for his new ‘Eager Beaver’ scholarship. Not only did chef roast a pig, he assembled an all-star panel of judges to determine the winner of a ‘black-box-Iron-Chef-style’ chef battle between four of the city’s hottest young talents.

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Anita Stewart’s Food Day in Canada

Here’s the scoop! Food Day Canada is always the Saturday of the first weekend in August, since in most parts of Canada there’s a holiday Monday attached. It was known till last year as “The World’s Longest Barbecue”. The goal, when I began it in 2003, was to collectively celebrate the food of Canada (specifically beef because of BSE and the devastation in that industry at the time). After that year, I included all ingredients that were and are harvested here and every year since have challenged Canadians to barbecue, or otherwise prpeare them and share their menus on a dedicated website: www.foodday.ca.

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Jamie Kennedy’s (Really Big) Communal Table at The Evergreen Brickworks

Photographer Jo Dickins captures Jamie Kennedy and friends’ communal table dinner, June 19 at the Evergreen Brick Works in this Good Food Revolution exclusive photo essay. For many the dinner, attended by several hundred keen foodies, signaled the comeback of one of Canada’s best known chefs and one of Ontario’s great local food pioneers after something of an ‘annus horribilis’.

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Prepping for Our Communal Table

There’s still time to take a seat at my Communal Table on Saturday, June 19, at the inspiring heritage site of Evergreen Brick Works. This week, I’ve been finalizing the menu, drawing upon the finest of seasonal ingredients, and carefully matched our best local wines to each of the four tantalizing courses. A sneak preview reveals just a few of many highlights: freshly-picked asparagus, tender greens, Cumbrae’s beef grilled to perfection and artisanal cheeses.

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Jamie Kennedy’s Communal Table – June 19

I’ve always wanted to create a unique, celebratory dining experience situated around a very large communal table, and now the time has come. We’ll be dining on the cusp of the summer solstice, and there isn’t a better time to take in and savour the exquisite tastes of our very own southwestern Ontario flavours.

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John Gundy’s Event

by Malcolm Jolley On the evening of Thursday, March 18, the bulk Toronto’s fooderatti gathered to look at pictures of what they’ve been up to over the past five years. Chefs, restaurateurs, wine makers, even writers,...

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Sous Chefs Part 4 – Amanda Ray

by John Lee Amanda Ray was smitten with food at an early age and has gone from culinary student to Sous Chef at Canoe in a relatively short period of time. Through her tenure at Oliver Bonacini, Amanda has estaged in France,...

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