Thank you Canada!

We did it….a weekend of gratitude from the grass roots of our nation! On July 31st and August 1st, building and locations across our nation glowed the colours of Canada in honour of our farmers, our fishers, our chefs and our home cooks. From Niagara Falls to Bridge 13 on the Welland Canal...

Canada’s Largest City Proclaims August 1st as Food Day Canada

The Mayor of Toronto, John Tory, has once again proclaimed Food Day Canada as August 1st and we are most grateful. Food Day...

Les Fougères, Chelsea, Quebec

If you’re in the Ottawa Valley or the Outaouais and you mention the concept of regional cooking in Quebec, Les Fougères will be named. Chefs Charles Part and Jennifer Warren Part are completely and utterly dedicated to serving forth the best food and wine to their clientele. Aside from the...

A Ministerial Greeting!

Happy Food Day Canada! This year, more than ever, food is helping us to stay connected in many ways, whether it is by having a virtual dinner with friends and relatives, starting a garden patch with family or neighbours, or adding local delicacies to our menus. Food Day Canada is a celebration of...

From Scratch – A Mountain Kitchen, Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia

There are few restaurants that can claim the view and the attention to local ingredients but From Scratch, A Mountain Kitchen is one of them. Co-owner Lara McCormack couldn’t have said it better: “With a name like From Scratch, you get what we’re all about.” Lara and her...

Share the Love of Canadian Food and Win!

ENTER for a chance to win one (1) of ten (10) fabulous Stand Mixers  from KitchenAid Canada. Are you proud of Canadian food? On August 1st we want to hear about it! 1. Share your love of Canadian ingredients on Twitter, Instagram or the Food Day Canada Facebook page with the hashtag #FoodDayCanada...

The Paisley Notebook Pop-Up, Kelowna

In spite of her apparent youth, Aman Dosanj is a veteran of the Kelowna food scene.  Her family had one of the most interesting restaurants that city’s ever seen. Poppadoms was pure Indian in style but pure Canadian in its ingredient choices. It was the go-to place for dinner for many of the...

RauDZ Regional Table, Kelowna, British Columbia

When Relais Gourmande veterans, Chef Rod Butters and business partner Audrey Surrao, launched RauDZ Regional Table in Kelowna, it was clear that the city was ready for such a culinary experience. They had come from the coast of Vancouver Island and the extraordinary Wickaninnish Inn where between...

Crave Kitchen and Wine Bar, Regina, Saskatchewan

When it comes to developing new dishes for this great Regina-based restaurant, Chef, and owner Jonathan Thauberger blends classic culinary techniques with local products to create dishes that reflect the city’s diverse culture and brings to light the steady growth of local producers. The...

River Café, Calgary

Located in the middle of Prince’s Island Park, on the lagoon where the Bow River passes though downtown Calgary, River Café has featured “Seasonal Canadian Cuisine” since the mid-1990s.   Inspired by the natural setting of the Bow River Valley, the restaurant has the feel and nostalgic...