The first ever Toronto FOOD & WINE Festival will be taking place on September 18 to 20, 2015, at Evergreen Brick Works, in downtown Toronto. This event (formerly known as the Delicious Food Show) will showcase the expertise and creativity of the best culinary talents from across the continent.
Over the course of three days, guests will experience the best in food and wine, beer, spirits and other beverages; from sipping and savouring products in the Grand Tasting Pavilion presented by PC Black Label, to taking in live demonstrations by celebrity chefs on the Miele Celebrity Stage, to cooking alongside top chefs in the Exclusive Chef Series presented by Cuisinart. Not sure if this event is for you? Here are five reasons why you should consider attending:
Reason #1: It’s a chance for you to see celebrity chefs in real life!
Chefs Curtis Stone, Tyler Florence, Gail Simmons, Chuck Hughes, Roger Mooking, Mark McEwan, Antonio Park and many more will be taking to the stages for demos, talks and workshops throughout the three-day event. Click here to see the full list of culinary personalities that will be at the show.
Reason #2: You can try out new products!
You’ll be able to sample, sip and savour all the flavours from 130 purveyors of premium products, fine foods and beverages from Ontario, Canada and around the world in the Grand Tasting Pavilion – presented by PC Black Label.
Reason #3: There will be a unique opportunity for pork lovers!
For the first time ever, Cochon 555 is bringing its flavour-packed marquee events series to Canada allowing guests to sink their teeth into over 1400 pounds of expertly prepared pork dishes by the hottest chefs including Chuck Hughes, Matty Matheson and more. Click here to learn more.
Reason #4: You might learn something new!
Terroir (the not-for-profit committee of industry professionals), will be bringing their community to Toronto FOOD & WINE on Friday, September 18, 2015. See website for prices and details. The following seminars will be available:
- Ted Lizuka (Soba Canada, Toronto) will demo how to make soba noodles from scratch
- Kevin Kent (Knifewear, Calgary) will demo knife skills, how they’re made, how to use and sharpen
- Chef Antonio Park (Park Restaurant, Montreal) will demo sashimi preparation
Reason #5: You’ll see the best new up and coming chefs!
Canada’s Best New Student Chef will be crowned after an exciting and unique cooking competition called Taste Canada Cooks the Books. Some of the brightest up-and-coming culinary talents from schools across Canada will gather in front of a live audience in the Miele Kitchen to make a dish from a well-known Canadian cookbook, with the author on stage!
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Disclosure: The prize for this giveaway has been sponsored by the Toronto FOOD & WINE Festival. I have not been paid to write this post. Images provided by Butter PR. Some details in this post have been taken directly from a press release. The winner for this giveaway will be selected by Shareba from In Search Of Yummy-ness. Tickets (the prize) will be mailed to the winner by Butter PR.