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Venison Loin with Leek Ash | submitted photo


Years of hard work for the Culinary Youth Team Canada culminated in a history-making performance at the highly anticipated IKA/Culinary Olympics last month in Stuttgart, Germany. With two gold medals and fourth place overall, it was a first for a Junior Canadian team to be awarded two gold medals. It was also the highest placing ever for a Junior Canadian…

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(l-r back) Korae Nottveit, Logan Rafuse, Ryan Llewellyn, Raymond Mock, Jacob Brandt (l-r front) Chelsea Hoeppner, Sydney Hamelin, Stefanie Francavilla, Leah Patitucci Photo credit: Cheryl Young/Salty


Culinary Youth Team Canada heads to Europe in February for the Culinary Olympics Ask just about anyone to name an Olympic sport and you will probably hear replies like the 100 meter dash, hockey, gymnastics, swimming, curling, cycling, ski jumping, and rowing. But what about Restaurant of Nations and Buffet? Wait, buffet?! Buffet is one ‘sport’ that culinary teams will…

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