Canadian culinary progress promises a bright future

By Tom Nightingale After such a damaging and painful two years, how does the Canadian culinary and restaurant industry keep young and talented chefs motivated and keen to build a career in the industry? That just might be the million-dollar question amid the high-profile and lingering talk of a labour crisis and the magnified challenges […]

Canada’s best to compete for coveted title of best Young Chef

International culinary competition, S.Pellegrino Young Chef, announces 10 Canadian semi-finalists Press release The 2018 S.Pellegrino Young Chef Competition inches closer as more than 200 chefs from around the world are selected to compete at semi-final competitions. Canada’s ten semi-finalists hail from coast-to-coast and showcase signature dishes diverse in heritage and culinary landscape. Canadian semi-finalists include: Alessandro Bergamo (Maison Boulud, Montréal, […]

Canadian chef takes home Gold Award at Lee Kum Kee International Young Chef Chinese Culinary Challenge 2016

Press release Young chef Yang Gong from Canada has won the Gold Award in the Lee Kum Kee International Young Chef Chinese Culinary Challenge 2016, with his winning dish ‘Homing Birds with Diced Beef’. Aged 36, Yang Gong is currently an Executive Chef at Bashu Sichuan Cuisine restaurant, with 20 years of experience in Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. Returning for its second year, the […]

TopTable chef wins Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition

Press release Alex Hon of West Restaurant brings home the gold The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship is the most demanding culinary competition for emerging chefs in Canada, and on Saturday, September 17th, West Restaurant’s Sous Chef Alex Hon won the top prize in front of a nationally comprised panel of judges including Normand Laprise (Toqué! […]