An International Chefs Day for Students

By Martin Aller-Stead International Chefs Day is a time for us to share, celebrate and — for truly great chefs — teach. Chefs Paul Hoag, from McMaster University; Kira Smith, from Shalit Foods; and David Franklin, from Sysco Southwestern Ontario, all brought that spirit to secondary students in Monarch Park Collegiate’s culinary arts and hospitality […]

Competitive Streak: Q&A with Rahil Rathod, one of Canada’s top culinary competitors

Interview by Gregory Furgala Last July, Rahil Rathod, sous chef at Delta Hotels, Toronto, won best veal dish and lead Team Canada to a sixth-place finish at the Global Chefs Challenge in Malaysia. Rathod and his team put in six months of preparation, tweaking menus, evaluating product and ceaselessly practicing, all in the spare moments […]

Callout: 2019 Windsor Salt-Culinary Federation National Culinary Exchange for Young Chefs

This is your opportunity to learn the art of using salt to enhance cooking, as well as to experience the diverse culinary scene in and around Niagara Falls, Ontario. The 5-day exchange will take place in July 2019 (tentatively July 8 to 12, 2019) and will feature food preparation using techniques including pickling, curing/preserving, salt […]

Edible and Edifying: Kids take on nature, the kitchen and the classroom

By Debbie MacMillan The Culinary Federation isn’t just for working professionals. Last year, the Okanagan Chefs Association, an active CF branch, introduced Chefs in the Classroom — Edible Education, an initiative that teaches kids in grades three and four to appreciate what they eat, how it’s made and where it comes from through in-class workshops and […]

Humber students take gold and silver at CCF Central Region Culinary Challenge 2018

On April 7, 2018, the Canadian Culinary Federation (CCF) Central Region Culinary Challenge was hosted by Humber’s School of HRT at the North Campus. Humber’s Alexander Delgado and Kelly Schmidt Balbinot David participated in the Junior competition at the CCF Central region Culinary Challenge. Alexander won first place and Kelly placed second overall in the […]

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 […]