05/14/2013 09:41 EDT | Updated 07/14/2013 05:12 EDT


TORONTO - Some of the world's most avant-garde chefs are invited to experiment, share ideas and even fail among their peers at an innovative annual event called "Cook It Raw."

In a new book by the same name, Alessandro Porcelli, founder of the culinary adventure, reveals the group's philosophy and creative endeavours in anecdotes and photos.