Wednesday, 18 June 2014


 







Around the Canadian Table

Around the Canadian Table - Food Day Canada

Where can you meet and great chefs and authors, while sipping Canadian Wine, Ice Wine and be seranated to a wonderful exciting evening?

At the Food Day Canada Festival in Niagara!

August 2, 2014

Around the Canadian Table is an evening of food, wine, conversation and music where guests will enjoy a delicious taste of the season. Celebrate Food Day Canada in Niagara!

http://www.aroundthecanadiantable.ca/index.html

Join Us At
Jackson Triggs Niagara Estate

 http://on.jacksontriggswinery.com/Wines/Niagara-Wines/Proprietors-Selection

Celebrate Food Day Canada® with Les Marmitons Niagara while raising scholarship funds for students at Niagara College! Around the Canadian Table is an evening of food, wine, conversation and music where guests will enjoy a delicious taste of the season.
 http://fooddaycanada.ca/

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Great Cause

Net proceeds will be added to the Les Marmitons trust fund at Niagara College to provide bursaries and scholarships for students in four programs: Culinary Skills
– Chef Training; Hospitality Management – Hotel & Restaurant; Brewmaster & Brewery Operations Management; and Winery & Viticulture Technician.


Tickets

Tickets for the full package including a spectacular 6-course dinner starting at 6:00 p.m. at stations through the winery are available for $175 plus tax. Guests preferring to enjoy dinner elsewhere may purchase tickets for the 8:00 p.m. amphitheatre celebration for only $75 plus tax. All tickets will include the Canadian Table Conversation, dessert, icewine and music.  Great value, and all in support of Niagara College students!


Featuring Chefs:


 

Jeff Stewart, Executive Chef, Around the Canadian Table

 Jeff has been on the faculty at Niagara College for ten years, and is presently the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Hospitality and Adminstration

 

Chef Anthony Greco

Zest Restaurant

 

Chef John Horne

Canoe Restaurant

 

Chef Anna Olson

Food Network Star, Author of 7 Baking Books

 

Chef Tim Mackiddie

 Estate Chef for Inniskillin Wines and Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate

 

Chef Andrew McLeod

 Executive Chef at Spencer's on the Waterfront

 

 

Chef Erik Peacock

Wellington Court

 

Chef Mark Picone

 Chef Mark Picone is the owner of Mark Picone Culinary Studio in Vineland, where he also tends one of Niagara's most treasured vineyards, and a Chef-Professor at the Canadian Food and Wine Institute.

 

Chef David Watt

 As chef and co-owner of both Zest Restaurant in Fonthill and The Garrison House


 Musicians

Kevin Breit

Guitarist extraordinaire Kevin Breit has a reputation for the quirky
and cerebral. As an in-demand session player he's recorded with the likes of Norah Jones, Roseanne Cash, and k. d. lang. As a member
of various groups of his own (Sisters Euclid, Folk Alarm) he's got well over a dozen recordings under his belt, as well as three solo outings under his own name.

In short, Breit is widely regarded as a guitarist's guitarist, the
kind who can utterly dazzle and confound while making it all
seem effortless.


 

Mark Lalama


Mark was born in Welland Ontario. His first formal music lessons were on the accordion from local musical nun, Sister Rita Jo.  At the age of 13, he began performing in his father's band and expanded his arsenal of keyboard instruments to include the piano, fender rhodes, wurlitzer and various organs and synthesizers.



Mark completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from York
University in Toronto, where he studied composition and performance with John Gittens, Mark Eiseman, Frank Falco and Oscar Peterson. Upon graduation, he spent years working in the Toronto live music scene which eventually led to touring and
studio work.


Speakers

 
Anita Stewart
Writer and Author of Canada’s essential nature as a regionally diverse food nation.
Donald Ziraldo
 Is the father of Canadian Icewine, and a towering figure in Canada's wine industry. 


Craig Youdale

Executive Chef at Tete a Tete in Ottawa,  
Executive Chef at Entre Nous in Calgary and The Culinary Institute of Canada

 
Michael Olson

 He is a full time professor at the Canadian Wine and Food Institute at Niagara College,

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 Karen Whitty
Karen and her husband Doug are the current stewards of Whitty Farms, and the owners of 13th Street

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