Waterfront Wines Restaurant, Kelowna, British Columbia

Kelowna is a hotbed of culinary talent. Many of the young chefs (seems that youth is a prerequisite) have arrived from across Canada. Because the city is at the heart of the wine industry, it was just a matter of time before a chef with sommelier credentials would land in the valley. In 2004,...

Chef Mark Filatow, Waterfront Restaurant & Wine Bar, Kelowna

Lentil-Crusted Quadra Island Scallop Black Lentil Panelle /Smoked Lentil Ragout/ Asparagus  &  Honey Lime Vinaigrette The dish says “Spring in British Columbia!”   Not only does Chef Filatow use the season’s first asparagus and the marvellous scallops harvested from the cold, fast flowing...

Waterfront Café & Catering, Kelowna, British Columbia

Waterfront Café & Catering is the spin off from Chef / Sommelier Mark Filatow’s fabulous flagship, Waterfront Wines Restaurant on the outskirts of downtown Kelowna. Few chefs anywhere in Canada are as quietly committed to the understanding and promotion of local ingredients. Chef Filatow...

Shining a Light on Canadian Cuisine

Outside of August, this is the most exciting time of year for Food Day Canada.  It is just such fun! And once again, with the 2019 menus, the bar has been raised by the chefs of Canada in the annual University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Awards. The calibre of this year’s offerings was...

The Good Food Innovation Winners 2018 !

2018 was a banner year!  Once again the bar has been raised by the chefs of Canada in the annual University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Awards. The calibre of this year’s menus was absolutely outstanding!  The depth and breath of our chefs’ commitment to the producers of Canada was...

ANNOUNCING! The Good Food Innovation Awards 2016

Want to eat ‘Canadian’?  Get ready to salivate! As we look forward to 2017, the summery menus of this year’s Food Day Canada chefs remind us of our immense Northern Bounty.  Canada IS food and the world is, and will be, richer for it.   With the greatest number of Innovation...

The 2015 Winners Circle

The University of Guelph / Food Day Canada Good Food Innovation Awards were created to honour chefs and restaurants that, no matter where they are located, go the extra mile when preparing their Food Day Canada menus. The menus from 2015 produced the richest and most diverse group of honourees in...

University of Guelph celebrates Good Food Innovation Awards 2014 Winners

The creativity of Canada’s Food Day Canada chefs and restaurants was celebrated by gathering the winning chefs and restaurateurs at the University of Guelph to network, feast and, most importantly, learn!   In the same spirit of innovation that permeates the faculties across its various...

Serving forth the Flavours of Canada at The James Beard House, NYC

A pan-Canadian team of award-winning Food Day Canada® chefs cooked at the legendary James Beard House in Manhattan on Thursday, May 21st showcasing some of this country’s most interesting ingredients from sea cucumber, goeduck, parasol mushrooms and heart nuts to nodding onions, oxeye daisies and...

The Food Day Canada Chefs’ Forum

On September 29th, The Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) and Food Day Canada partnered to hold the first public Food Day Canada Chefs’ Forum “The Future of Canadian Food: Opportunities and Challenges” in concert with the University of Guelph’s Good Food Innovation Awards that...