Tag: St. John

Fergus Henderson at Terroir

The fifth annual Terroir Hospitality Symposium was held at Hart House, March 1. After a full day of talks, seminars and tastings (watch GFR for extended coverage), the sold out crowd of 400 chefs, cooks, sommeliers, restaurateurs, journalists, food writers and all other manner of people passionate about fine dining and artisanal food and wine sat down to hear English chef Fergus Henderson’s key note speech, captured by GFR in the video below. For three quarters of an hour, Henderson held the audience members spellbound as he explained what he believes to be the root of his phenomenal success at St. John, and the meaning of the philosophy laid out in his ever-influential book and chef’s favourite, Nose To Tail Eating.

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What Charlie did next…

Love him or loathe him, one has to admit that Toronto’s mysterious pop-up restaurateur Charlie certainly has balls.

Utilising a cabal of deep industry associates, some seriously talented local Chefs, a roster of secret supper venues, and considerable chutzpah, he has been hosting what are arguably some of the most exciting events around, a fact that didn’t go unnoticed by Food and Wine magazine when they listed Charlie’s get-togethers amongst their top culinary experiences in the world.

Well, this time Charlie has gone one step further and put together a duo of extraordinary dinners in two of Europe’s most extraordinary restaurants… yes, you read that correctly…

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