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Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2018 THE LIST Launch Party

2018 launch party

Toronto’s Mildred’s Temple Kitchen felt like centre of the Canadian culinary universe on April 10th as the movers and shakers of the Canadian food scene gathered to toast the release of the Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2018 list.

Editor-in-Chief Jacob Richler and Publisher Geoffrey Dawe unveiled the 4th annual rankings and handed out awards.  Alo’s Patrick Kriss took top honours for Outstanding Chef and Best Restaurant, while La Banane was awarded Best New Restaurant, Marc Lepine took home the Most Innovative Chef award, and extraordinary chef Lynn Crawford was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award. For the complete list of awards, go to the Awards section at

A very big thank you to all of our awards sponsors who made our evening so special: American Express, Nespresso Professional, King Cole Ducks,  Blanco,  Canada Beef, Mark Anthony Wines & Spirits, Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove, Rolling Meadow Dairy, St. Lawrence Market,KPMG, S. Pellegrino, Molisano, Nespresso, Porsche, Elit VodkaClub HouseCanadian Beef, King Cole Ducks, Cacao Barry and Giorgio Armani.

Plus one very special shout out to Breitling for the incredible watches for our two top chefs Normand Laprise and Patrick Kriss and to Victorinox Swiss Army for the inscribed chef knife awards.  

Photography by Jesse Milns @jessemilns

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