Fowl Deeds

Chef Cam Gets His Wild On

A few years back I was invited by the Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance to be a guest chef at the Taber Pheasant Festival.

The gig was to show up in Taber, a town southeast of Calgary, observe a pheasant hunt and demonstrate how to prepare and cook the wild birds.

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Mr F*cking Wonderful

F*ck, That's Action Bronson on TV!

Rap and food go together like fries, gravy and cheese curd; it's a hot mess that shouldn't work, but in the hands of madman Arian Asllani (AKA Action Bronson) they do.

The chef/rapper is making the jump to the big(er) screen with the TV version of his internet hit show F*ck, That's Delicious. The series, which debuts March 3 viaViceland, follows Bronson and pals Big Body Bes and Meyhem Lauren as they travel the world meeting chefs, eating and - we suspect - smoking a boatload of weed.

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Going Deep

Chefs Go Deep Into A Regional Cuisine At Cook It Raw Alberta

MRCA's own Chef Cam D was one of the regional chefs choosen to particpate in Alessandro Porcelli’s Cook It Raw gathering, the eighth in the series of the international culinary events. He says the experience was nothing short of mindblowing.

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Inspiration And Innovation

Telling Food Stories At Terroir

The 9th edition of the annual Terroir Hospitality Symposium is slated for May 10 – 13 in Toronto. The theme for the 2015 edition of Canada’s shiniest of all food business shindigs is  “Pioneering Change.”

With an A-list of presenters from across North America and around the world, the three-day fest promises to be a mind-altering experience.

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Boyz Got Game

These Boyz Got Game

Vancouver chef Geoff Rogers and his Blacktail Restaurant play host to a posse of top chefs from across Canada on March 19. The occasion for the gathering is an event celebrating the nation’s natural bounty called #fortheloveofGAME

Joining Rogers in the West Coast contingent is Chef Nick Nutting, who helms Tofino’s Wolf in the Fog, named enRoute magazine’s top new Canadian restaurant in 2014.

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Trend Spotting

 

2015 Food Trends

With any luck you had a little down time over the holidays.

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Hunters And Gatherers

Hunters And Gatherers

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Turkey Funeral Season

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Fermentation Fest

Fermentation Fest

If you’re frankly fucking fascinated by the mysteries of fermentation – and who isn’t – you may want to make it out to Reedsburg, WI, Oct 4 - 13 for the annual Reedsburg Fermentation Fest.

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Midway Roulette

mmmm...Scorpion...

If you have some time off from your restaurant this summer you might hit the local fair, big ass rodeo - or whatever your local summer festival happens to be called - to play midway food roulette. Scorpion Pizza, anyone?

Here in YYC, or Cow Town as we’re also known, our big ass rodeo is the Calgary Stampede – billed as the greatest outdoor show on earth. This year’s version runs July 4 -13.

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