Chefs For Change Host Five Mid-winter Feasts

Chefs for Change host five mid-winter feasts

Chefs for Change brings together some of Canada’s most inventive chefs for a mid-winter feast Some of Canada's best chefs have organized a five-night dinner series to help thaw its guests' possibly frozen social life, as well as build healthy…

A Lone Bottle Of Balvenie Fifty Is Available In Canada

A lone bottle of Balvenie Fifty is available in Canada

Rare Balvenie 50-Year-Old Scotch whisky will be Released in Vancouver on Tuesday A single bottle of Balvenie Fifty will go on sale in Canada, and the price matches its rarity. On Jan. 12, the $45,000 bottle will be on sale at…

Tyler Shedden Joins The Chase As Culinary Director

Tyler Shedden joins The Chase as Culinary Director

The Chase Hospitality Group has announced Chef Tyler Shedden will join the brand as Culinary Director. The Toronto-based Chase Hospitality Group operates The Chase (ranked No. 50 on Canada's 100 Best Restaurants list of 2015), The Chase Fish and Oyster,…

Essential Chef’s Tools

Essential Chef’s Tools

Every cook needs the right tools and electronics to bring their A-game to meal prep and entertaining. With professional-grade appliances and culinary techniques from the world’s top chefs increasingly available in the modern home kitchen, there’s no shortage of opportunities to amplify time…

Interview With Chef Massimo Bottura

Interview with Chef Massimo Bottura

Canada’s 100 Best sits down with Chef Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana—recently named second overall on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by S. Pellegrino—to talk training, humility and narrowly avoiding crucifixion.

Preserving Canada’s Natural Delicacies

Preserving Canada’s natural delicacies

At a crowded outdoor café tucked in behind the Vancouver Aquarium, in Stanley Park, Alexis Brown—from their Marine Science Centre—and research scientist Laurenne Schiller were having a spirited go at explaining the ins and outs of assessing the sustainability of…

Charles-Antoine Crête’s Montréal Plaza

Charles-Antoine Crête’s Montréal Plaza

The most keenly anticipated Montreal restaurant opening of 2015 was easily Charles-Antoine Crête’s Montréal Plaza, which opened in late August in the former Holder brothers’ space in Plaza St-Hubert. Montréal Plaza is Crête’s first restaurant (with business partner Cheryl Johnson)…

Le Cordon Bleu Awards Passion For Excellence Scholarship

Le Cordon Bleu awards Passion for Excellence Scholarship

Amanda Coccimiglio has won the first Passion for Excellence Scholarship from Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa. The scholarship, sponsored by Restaurants Canada and Canada’s 100 Best, was announced during the celebration of Le Cordon Bleu’s 120th anniversary celebration at the Ottawa campus on Nov. 7.…

Nine Canadian Restaurants Make World’s 1,000 Best List

Nine Canadian restaurants make world’s 1,000 best list

Canada has attained nine spots on the inaugural list of the world's 1,000 best restaurants. LA LISTE, a Paris-based website created to rank the best restaurants in the world, published its first list on Dec. 17. A restaurant's ranking was…

Drink Outside The Box For The Holidays

Drink outside the box for the holidays

Reed Pettit, bar manager at Miss Thing’s — a Polynesian restaurant in Toronto’s West Queen West — suggests three cocktails for the holidays that offer a warming echo of summer.