Terroir Hospitality Symposium to take place May 12

The Terroir Hospitality Symposium is a one day gathering of chefs, producers, sommeliers, beverage producers, manager and front of house staff as well as marketing and media professionals. It takes place May 12 in Toronto.

Now in its 8th year Terroir brings together like-minded leaders from all sectors of the hospitality industry to network, collaborate on innovative ideas and to share experiences that provide inspiration.  It has a curated program that showcases talent from Canada and internationally. The foundation for the content is based on regionally based cuisine (Terroir) and sharing like-minded ideas on food systems and sustainability.

Tickets are on sale now at $229 + HST

For ticket purchase and more information, visit the Terroir website.


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Below is the program for this year’s symposium.


Chef Demos by Visit Sweden

Magnus Ek, Chef Oaxen Krog & Slip at Djurgården

Daniel Berlin, Restaurant Daniel Berlin

Fia Gulliksson, Food in Action

Frida Ronge, vRÅ


Potluck Lunch: A collaboration between American and Canadian Chefs

Lauren Resler, Empellón Cocina & Empellón Taqueria, New York City

Kristen Kish, Menton, Boston

Jamie Malone, Sea Change, Minneapolis

Sarah Simmons, City Grit, New York City

Sonja Finn, Dinette, Pittsburgh

Heather Mordue, L’unita, Toronto

Alex Feswick, The Drake Hotel, Toronto

Charlotte Langley, Story’s, Toronto

Amanda Ray, Biff’s Bistro, Toronto

Michelle Edgar, The Sweet Escape, Toronto

Lora Kirk, Ruby Watchco, Toronto

Tobey Nemeth, Edulis Restaurant, Toronto

Léonie Lilla, The FARMERS Daughter, Toronto


Main Stage Presentations

David Chang, Chef, Momofuku NYC and Toronto

Daniel Boulud, Chef, Boulud, NYC and Café Boulud, Toronto

Norman Laprise, Chef, Toqué, Montréal  in conversation with Jim Poris, Food Arts

Shaun Majumder, Actor/writer, Majumder Manor, Burlington Community Business Initiative

Krystina Roman, Rosewood Wines, Niagara

Albert Adrià, Chef, Tickets & 41˚, Barcelona

Margot Henderson & Melanie Arnold, Arnold & Henderson, Rochelle Canteen, UK

Amanda Cohen, Chef/Owner, Dirt Candy, NYC

Lucky BEEF – Peter Meehan from Lucky Peach in conversation with David MacMillan & Frédéric Morin, Joe Beef, Liverpool House & Vin Papillon, Montréal

Jill McAbe, Restaurant Management Consulting

Brandon Baltzley, Chef & creative director, Crux & TMIP, Michigan City IN

How we collaborate with The Group of Seven Chefs, Toronto & Alessandro Porcelli, Founder & Director, Cook it Raw

Live from Hartwood – Eric Werner, Chef, Hartwood, Tulum Mexico

Mara Jernigan, Director, Belcampo Belize

Grant Soto, Comedian aka screenwriter Taylor Clarke

Fia Gulliksson, Food In Action

Thomas Bachelder, Winemaker, The Bachelder Project

Charlotte Horton – Winemaker, Castello di Potentino

Creative Culinary Communities – Panel moderated by Rebecca LeHeup, Executive Director of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance, featuring: Dimitrios Zarikos, Regional Vice President & General Manager, The Four Seasons Hotel; Anne-Marie (Ami) Hovstadius, VisitSweden & Helen McDaid, Fáilte Ireland



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