Several Canadian provinces are tweaking their plans for the next few weeks and relieving some of their COVID-19 restrictions. On February 8, the Alberta government announced that effective at midnight that night, it is scrapping its mandatory proof of vaccination policy. Premier Jason Kenney said his “careful and prudent” plan will allow the province to […]
Prince Edward Island has launched a Dine In & Save program aimed at saving patrons money on their indoor dining cheques and stimulating the indoor dining industry in the province. The Dine In & Save initiative, running Sunday through Wednesday from March 21 to March 31, 2021, will see the P.E.I. government reimburse participating restaurateurs up to […]
Beginning June 1, restaurant dining room service in PEI is reopening, with a 50-person cap placed on indoor seating and a maximum of six persons per table.
Interview by Gregory Furgala Five years ago, Emily Wells made for New Glasgow, a hamlet on the northern coast of Prince Edward Island. Having built a career in Ottawa and Charlottetown, Wells wanted her own restaurant, and she found it at the Mill in New Glasgow, a community hall built in 1896 that spent the […]
By Sue Mercer Every year, chefs make the pilgrimage to a different Canadian city to explore and experience the culinary traditions of a different part of our great nation. In 2018, we gathered in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island, known as Canada’s Food Island, where for four days we networked with one another, learned new […]
Press Release The dairy sector is an important contributor to Canada’s economy, contributing $20.9 billion through sales by farmers and food processors. The Government of Canada knows the importance of supporting a strong and competitive dairy industry that will ensure Canadian families continue to benefit from high-quality products while creating well-paying jobs for Canadians. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture […]
Press Release The Fall Flavours Festival returns to Prince Edward Island August 31 to September 30 for a month of unforgettable culinary experiences. With five new guest chefs, this year’s festival will feature more chefs and more events than ever before. Sobeys returns this year as the festival’s title sponsor, continuing its tradition of promoting local products and […]
Press release Canadian chefs and cooks will unite at the birthplace of confederation this June to mark a year of change and progress, with the launch of a new brand and logo and a refreshed mandate for growth, inclusivity and harnessing the passion of culinarians across the country. President Simon Smotkowicz is looking forward to […]