Dale Mackay

Chef's Prairie Feast Gives Canadians A Reason To Visit Saskatoon

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

MacKay's vision is embodied in Prairie Feast, an annual celebration of Saskatchewan food and culture that wrapped up its second edition last weekend. This year, chefs from around Canada came and cooked sensational food on the street, beneath tents and amid the hot sun and famous big, blue skies of the middle of the country.

Canada's Top 10 Best Restaurants

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

It takes time for kitchens and restaurants to hit their stride. Geoff Hopgood, based on the most recent meal I had at his establishment, is in the zon...

Could This Top Chef's Saskatoon Restaurant Be Canada's Best?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Dale MacKay was the first winner of Top Chef Canada, he had established himself among Daniel Boulud's successful brigade of proteges, and he was living in Vancouver, a city in proximity to many of the exceptional products coveted by cooks. MacKay, though, opted for Saskatoon.

The Future of Top Chef Canada

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Speak to Mark McEwan about Top Chef Canada and you'll get the sense the show has many seasons ahead of it. McEwan, the head judge for the popular Food Network cooking competition, said he is thoroughly enjoying the production, which wrapped up its third season on Monday night.

Top Chef Winner Closes Vancouver Restaurants

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is too expensive even for a Top Chef. Dale MacKay, last year's winner of the Top Chef Canada title on the popular Food Network program, c...

Top Chef Canada Finale: Too Close to Call?

Mike Morrison | Posted 09.03.2011 | Canada
Mike Morrison

If you had asked me three months ago if I could ever fall in love with a kitchen-based reality show that didn't involve a screaming British man, I wou...