Humber College culinary students cook up a storm at the 2019 Kraft Heinz Iron Chef Competition

Chef’s hats off to Humber College culinary students who, in December, 2019, showcased their burgeoning talents at their college’s Kraft Heinz Iron Chef Competition. Thirty-two competitors, representing the breadth of Humber’s program offerings, formed teams tasked with preparing a three-course meal for a panel of judges with this year’s “Canadian” theme. “Our goal with this […]

An award-winning meal with Canada’s #IKA2020 Culinary Olympic Team

By Sara Burnside Menuck, managing editor, Cheers to the Culinary Federation of Canada and Canada’s national IKA Culinary Olympic Team for hosting the MediaEdge/Restobiz crew on Friday, Jan. 17, for one of their final rehearsals on Canadian soil before heading to Stuttgart, Germany. Held every four years, the IKA Culinary Olympics is the oldest, […]

S.Pellegrino announces initial lineup of candidates for Young Chef 2020 Grand Finale

Press Release 135 young chef candidates from 12 regions, representing 50 countries, are now one step closer to reaching the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 Grand Finale. There were over 2,400 applicants from all over the world who wanted to take part in this globally renowned competition to find the world’s best young chef. Each young […]

S.Pellegrino launches the 4th Edition of S.Pellegrino Young Chef

Press Release The impact of gastronomy is now being felt beyond the kitchen — recognizing this, S.Pellegrino announces the return of S.Pellegrino Young Chef, a global culinary competition that facilitates access to the gastronomy community, enabling young talents to demonstrate their personal beliefs. Applications for the first stage of the competition are now open; each of the […]

Competing chefs raise monies for good causes

Vancouver chefs generate buzz for produce with BCPMA Press release For the past 19 years, BCPMA Healthy Chef Competition & Dinner has taken place at the cusp of spring’s arrival. Always on a Wednesday. Always supported by the BC Produce Marketing Association (BCPMA) and the BC Chef’s Association (BCCA). It’s been a unique relationship that […]

Cochon555 comes to the Canadian Rockies April 28

Farmers, foodies, charcutiers and the curious bring love and respect for heritage-breed pigs to Banff, Alberta. Press release Cochon555 closes in on a decade as one of North America’s most exciting culinary events with its foray in the Banff and Lake Louise region, a destination embarking on an ambitious culinary tourism initiative to raise interest […]

Canadian chefs rebrand

Press release The Canadian Culinary Federation (CCFCC) is changing its brand to meet the needs of an evolving hospitality industry. The CCFCC has engaged HOUSE Media Group to help us rebrand to Culinary Federation (CF). The first step in the rebranding process is to rebuild our web presence and social media platform. Our new website […]

Chef Eric Gonzalez to compete in the Canadian Gold Medal Plates championship this weekend

Press release Chef Eric Gonzalez from L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at the Casino de Montréal, the winner of the Montréal edition of the Gold Medal Plates competition – THE Canadian culinary championship – will participate in the national grand finale next Friday and Saturday. This Québec chef and the entire team at L’Atelier de Joël […]

Competition for share of stomach at breakfast is heating up

Study conducted by Technomic reveals the latest trends and data to understanding Canadian consumers’ changing behaviour and attitudes toward breakfast Press release Breakfast consumption in Canada has remained relatively stable since 2015, according to Technomic’s recently released 2017 Canadian Breakfast Consumer Trend Report. However, the breakfast landscape is changing as competition for share of stomach heats […]