Shinan Govani (National Post), Susan Willemsen (The Siren Group), Joe Warwick (Author, Where Chefs Eat)

It was great to be in the company of top chefs, food writers and other hospitality industry people enjoying an intimate Sunday evening reception to kick off the 7th annual Terroir Hospitality Industry Symposium at Momofuku in the Shangri La Hotel

Photos below and also check them out on the Facebook album here.

Terroir Hospitality Industry Symposium
Terroir is a hospitality symposium that brings together the innovative and creative influencers of Canada’s hospitality industry including chefs, food writers, wine and food experts and business leaders. Our symposium attracts people who are serious about the business of hospitality and who are looking to constantly develop and refine their careers. Terroir is a non-for-profit committee of industry professional that put on an annual symposium that is about education, networking, sharing collective resources and building a community that helps to strengthen our industry.

The mission of the symposium is:
“To share information with hospitality industry professionals, encourage community, culture, provide educational opportunities and enhanced relationships; to recognize and appreciate members of our industry, products, ideas and inspiration; to invest and support each other and thereby strengthen the hospitality industry.”

Chef Rob Gentile (Buca, The Saint), Bertrand Alepee (The Tempered Chef), Scott Vivian (Beast Restaurant)

Chef Rob Gentile (Buca, The Saint), Bertrand Alepee (The Tempered Chef), Scott Vivian (Beast Restaurant)


Amazing white chocolate spheres

Amazing white chocolate spheres

middle: Chef Amanda Ray (Biff's Bistro)

middle: Chef Amanda Ray (Biff’s Bistro)

Behind the Scenes of the Canadian Opera Company's Operanation 10
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