SESSION 1: Erica Karbelnik
Maximizing Profit and Flavour, Mastering Cost-Effective Cooking – Seared duck breast, radicchio, truffled pear & sunchoke: Showcasing how to utilize the whole duck, to give you maximum profit, how to use the pear and sunchoke in more ways than one, as well as the radicchio, giving you multiple dishes on a menu with minimal ingredients.
SESSION 2: Chuck Hughes & The Wild Basket
Sustainable farming with ancestral practices – discussion – Chef Chuck Hughes will share the stage alongside his friends, Tara Dantouze and Lindsay McLaren-Polson, from The Wild Basket. Cooking with locally harvested mushrooms from the Timiskaming First Nations community, they will be discussing the purpose and practices behind The Wild Basket and the importance of sustainable harvesting to meet the needs of future generations.
SESSION 3: Erica Karbelnik
Quickfire Challenge with SIAL Innovation products– Chef Erica Karbelnik will push the boundaries of creativity by cooking with products from the SIAL Innovation 2023 competition. She will focus on combining consumer goods to cook a tasty, colorful, and nutritious dish.