How to Prevent Mosquitoes in Outdoor Patio Dining Areas

By Alice Sinia In the wake of global health concerns, restaurants across the world have modified their dining areas to be safer and more customer friendly. For many establishments, that has meant a switch to patio dining only. These outdoor spaces are perceived as less conducive to the spread of pathogens and help to put […]

Tip of the Week: Preparing roasted squash

Tip of the Week Sponsored By: The thick skin of squash can be difficult to remove using your conventional vegetable peeler. For efficient, easy and consistent peeling, Chef Culinary Instructor Steven Walker-Duncan of Camosun College in Victoria, British Columbia recommends removing the stem end and cutting a thin portion from the bottom to create a […]

Tip of the Week: How to perfectly dice salmon for ceviche

Tip of the Week Sponsored By: When it comes to salmon, no two sizes are typically the same. Plus, this fish is commonly thick starting from the head, getting thinner as you move towards the fin. To give you even and consistent results, Executive Chef Elia Herrera of Los Colibris in Toronto recommends using a butterfly technique for […]

Tip of the Week: Develop a late-night snack menu

Tip of the Week Sponsored By:   It’s summer. Nights are long and hot, and guests want to stay out late, especially on weekends. However, you don’t want to trouble your kitchen staff by requiring them to stay on until the wee hours of the morning, especially if there aren’t many people noshing at that […]