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The Main Ingredients Spring Edition: Slow-Cooking Challenge (Chef's Meal)

For my first course, I'm going with a classic hunter's style chicken with a few of my own twists. Many different cultures make this style of chicken and the most celebrated are probably chicken Cacciatore from Italy, and chicken Chasseur from France. The beauty of slow cooking is the intricate flavours and layers are developed by the gentle cooking process itself, rather than a lot of effort on the cook's part.

Chef Michael Smith's Legacy Lives On at PEI Restaurant

Legends can loom over a place long after they've gone. Dave Wilmer knows that better than anyone else on Prince Edward Island. The owner of the Inn at Bay Fortune still welcomes guests who expect him to be Michael Smith, the celebrity chef whose cookbooks and Food Network Canada TV shows have a massive following.

Get to Know Chef Patrick Turcot

Patrick Turcot, Executive Chef at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, uses the endless supply of regional ingredients from the Charlevoix region as his culinary inspiration. He works to deconstruct recipes,...
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This Chef Does it All - Yachts, Safaris & Québec Cuisine

Chef Sébastien Houle spent several years as head chef on some of the world's largest yachts. In 2005 he returned to Québec and opened Restaurant sEb l'artisan culinaire. His inventive cuisine is inspired by his many voyages throughout the world, while using the very best local products in the Laurentians and throughout Québec.
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How To Get Canada's Top Chefs To Cook For You

Subscription e-commerce usually charges customers a monthly fee, but most of these subscription services don't ship to Canada, and especially not in the food niche. FoodiePages.ca's team launched its own online marketplace for small, independent Canadian foodmakers last summer offering subscription.. but with a tasty twist.
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Toronto's Legendary El Mocambo Will Soon Have Fine Dining

Torontonians know the El Mocambo as a venue for wicked fun and historic music performances. Soon, it will also be the site of a multi-tiered restaurant headed by one of Canada's most acclaimed chefs. AfterCanadian Music Week, which wraps up on Sunday, Pataran said the El Mo would go through a renovation until it re-opens in the fall with three levels of dining.
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Wayne Gretzky's Chef: A Great One In His Own Right

The night Beau MacMillan first cooked for Wayne Gretzky, he was the one who was given Hall of Fame treatment. The chef offered some insight into what it was like to be that close to one of Canada's icons last week when he visited Toronto to help promote Scottsdale, Arizona as a travel destination.