Tag Archives : chef michael smith

REFLECTING ON FOOD CULTURE, FOOD STORIES


Inaugural conference highlights food industry issues while celebrating Island’s abundance of good food It was an unseasonably cold and damp two days in October when farmers, food entrepreneurs, celebrity chefs, culinary students, food producers, and foodies gathered to take in the first Forage Prince Edward Island Food Symposium. Held over two days, the symposium’s goal was to create “a gathering…

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A Chef’s Island


Bejewelled acrobats and seaweed crisp. Love Junkies and braised cow’s cheek.  Chef whites and ice carvings.  The unexpected and the spectacular loomed large at A Chef’s Island, the final Signature Event of The PEI Fall Flavours Festival. Arriving at The Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown’s stunning waterfront hotel and conference centre, I take in the scene that greets me. Streams of…

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Ten Years on, Still Strong


PEI’s Fall Flavours Festival marks a decade of culinary celebrations From Old Home Week to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival to community lobster suppers, we Islanders have a long tradition of celebrating food and inviting visitors to join the party. And it’s in that tradition that the Fall Flavours Festival, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, was created. Today…

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It Takes a Village


10th annual Village Feast in Souris raises funds for local and global charities The Village Feast—if you’ve never heard of it or you’ve heard of it, but not yet made the trek to Souris to take part, make 2017 the year you change that. Trust me, from one foodie to another, you won’t regret it. An incredible community initiative that…

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What’s Hot, What’s Not, and Who Knows?


To Foodies With Love: The Chefs (PART 1) To trend or not to trend, that is the question. And Island chefs have widely diverging views not only on particular food trends, but the concept itself. Even with differing opinions on the topic of trends, a commonality exists when it comes to taking pride and serving good, honest food without too…

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Amuse Bouche


Highlights of events happening in the PEI food scene this month WinterDine – A Toast to Winter in 2017 When: January 26 – 28, February 2 – 4, and 9 – 11 Location: Charlottetown WinterDine, hosted by Downtown Charlottetown Inc. is back again this year and promises to have all the expected deliciousness of years past! Twenty-three restaurants are participating,…

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An Eccentrically Formal Evening of Food and Fun


Confederation Centre of the Arts sets its sights on creating an unforgettable dinner party Dinner and the theatre have always been friendly conspirators, colluding to provide an evening of unforgettable moments that delight and surprise. It is, perhaps, that very promise of intrigue and magic that inspired the Confederation Centre of the Arts to hold a culinary-centric fundraiser in the…

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