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  • Gold Medal Plates 2017: Chefs Revealed!

    Gold Medal Plates 2017: Chefs Revealed!

    I’m delighted to announce the ten chefs who will be facing off this fall at the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau Gold Medal Plates, a cross-country run of events that celebrates Canadian distinction in food, wine and sport, in support of Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Gold Medal Plates is also a culinary competition, held in eleven cities […]

  • Food For Thought 2017

    Food For Thought 2017

    For the past seven years, the culinary arts program at Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School has put on a swanky soirée in support of a good cause. And to give its student chefs a chance to work with the pros. If you’ve a hankering for fine dining at a bargain price, this night delivers. Fifty-five bucks buys […]

  • Gold Medal Plates 2016

    Gold Medal Plates 2016

    Photo courtesy Gold Medal Plates The eleventh Ottawa-Gatineau Gold Medal Plates was a grand night of feasting and partying in support of our Canadian Olympic athletes. It was also, of course, a cooking competition, one that brings together ten of the National Capital Region’s finest chefs. We ate incredibly well this year, the dishes as […]

  • Chefs & Shows at GCTC

    Chefs & Shows at GCTC

    How brilliant is this! The Great Canadian Theatre Company, in collaboration with Sheila Whyte of Thyme & Again  and Michael Moffatt, executive chef of Beckta, play and gezellig, has been playing matchmaker with the six mainstage productions of its 2016-2017 season. For one night, and one night only, each show gets a chef. And not just any ol’ chef. Just look […]

  • 2016 Gold Medal Plates chefs

    2016 Gold Medal Plates chefs

    They’ve all accepted the invitation and I’m delighted with the lineup of competing chefs for 2016. This year marks the eleventh Gold Medal Plates, taking place on November 7th at the Shaw Centre. And here they are: Kevin Benes from Carben Michael Blackie from NeXT Marc Doiron from town Mike Houle from The Village House (Wakefield) Daniela Manrique […]

  • GCTC new season promises pop-up pleasures

    GCTC new season promises pop-up pleasures

    On the stage of the Great Canadian Theatre Company, just after the curtain was lifted on the 2016-17 season, and the chocolate truffles were making the rounds after a lovely lunch thanks to Thyme & Again Creative Catering, guests were told that each of the six plays will feature a pop-up dinner. My kind of […]