Tag: Chef Jason Sawision

  • Great Kitchen Party of 2020: the pandemic edition

    Great Kitchen Party of 2020: the pandemic edition

    Things were done differently in this quite-different year. Glittery galas cancelled, gatherings reduced to tiny numbers, the good people who have staged Canada’s Great Kitchen Party (formerly, Gold Medal Plates) have had to come up with a new plan. Conceived 15 years ago as a series of coast-to-coast culinary competitions in support of Canadian athletes […]

  • Cooking for a cause

    Cooking for a cause

    Team STOFAThe Ottawa restaurant industry has always given big-heartedly its precious time and gastronomic treats to a worthy cause. And here’s yet another example of this generosity: STOFA (chef-owner Jason Sawision) was the first of three restaurants to host a pop-up dinner in support of the invaluable work of Citizen Advocacy Ottawa. Four courses for 35 […]

  • Ottawa’s Great Kitchen Party 2018

    Ottawa’s Great Kitchen Party 2018

    Canada’s Great Kitchen Party (formerly known as Gold Medal Plates) rolled into Ottawa for its 13th year this past Thursday. A few things about the event have changed — notably its name and fundraising focus — but at its heart this party remains the country’s most prestigious cook-off. Held in 11 cities from coast to […]