Bauer Kitchen, Waterloo, Ontario

Fine restaurants were few and far between in the early days of Kitchener Waterloo dining.  If you wanted to celebrate or for a tremendous meal, you’d head to the Charcoal Steak House. The venerable steak house as grown into a full-fledged restaurant group with veteran Food Day Canada chef Todd Clarmo now overseeing the food service.  With his influence the Bauer Kitchen’s menu is going to become more and more local in its focus which is great news for Waterloo diners. Chef Clarmo opened the legendary Canoe Restaurant in Toronto and has won countless accolades for his dedication to Canadian cuisine. He believes that “local food connects producers to consumers in the same geographic region” and as such helps to “develop sustainable food networks, improve local economies and has a positive environmental impact.

As such, Bauer Kitchen sources much of its produce from 100 Mile Food Services; Ingersoll’s Local Dairy that provides cheeses and crème fraîche and Edesia in Cambridge, another company that sources local fish and other cheeses like MountainOak Gouda from New Hamburg.  The rabbit comes from Abate Packers in Arthur, the flour from Arva Mills, the honey from Dave’s in London. There’s Elmira’s Own Tomatoes, Norwich Packers….the list is long and full of dedicated purveyors.

The 2019 Bauer Kitchen Menu is one of the most interesting we’ve ever seen.  It’s below here and there are two pages…a tiny arrow at the bottom brings you to the second page. 

Following it, however, is one developed by Kitchener native, Chef Michael Hodgson of Wildcraft Grill in Waterloo. It’s a sister restaurant to Bauer Kitchen and his menu is pure Waterloo County. 

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Contact The Bauer Kitchen at the number below to reserve a Food Day Canada table.

Contactez Bauer Kitchen directement, au numéro ci-dessous, afin de faire votre Journée des terroirs réservation.

Bauer Kitchen
187 King Street South Unit 102,
Waterloo ON N2J 1R1
T: 519-772-0790

Wildcraft
425 King St N,
Waterloo, ON N2J 2Z5
T: 519-885-0117

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