Bruno Burnichon was presented with The Order of the Legion of Honour from France by France’s ambassador to Canada at 17 Wing ,Winnipeg Air Force Base on April 25 2017.
The Legion of Honour is the Highest decoration that France can bestow. Bruno is a long standing associate member of CCFCC Winnpeg and has been instrumental in educational and fund raising efforts and received the Associate of the Year Award in 2016.
The April meeting of the CCFCC Winnipeg Branch was held at Gordon Food Service’s fantastic facility on Sterling Lyon Parkway. Following an insightful tour of their state of the art operation by Nelson, we were treated to a tasty and wholesome dinner featuring an array of the products presented.
The educational portion of the meeting focussed on seasonal harvest transitions and their impacts on the current state of produce. We learned about the methods that Markon farms of Salinas California uses to insure our market availability of fine produce.
We were introduced to the launch of the new line of Pepper Mill salad dressings and were sweetened up by Ice cream varieties and a dessert bar featuring the offerings of Wow Factor desserts.
We would like to welcome new members Jose Noboa and Mark Delores to the association.
Special thanks to Bob and Howard for their long time support of the branch, and to the team at Gordon Food Services for an informative and delicious meeting.
5th Annual CCFCC/Saputo Junior Culinary Exchange: Niagara Falls, Ontario
Juniors, this is your chance to experience the diverse culinary scene in Niagara Falls Ontario. The exchange takes place from July 17th – 24th, 2017. Featuring active preparation of food at special events; chocolate, sugar and Charcuterie hands-on workshops, tours of fruit and vegetable Farms; tour of the Saputo Woolwich goat cheese production plant and an Ontario goat farm, and of course winery tours and tastings.
This opportunity is for all CCFCC Junior Members and rewards seven deserving young chefs with an experience of a lifetime. All costs associated with travel, accommodations, food and events are covered by the CCFCC and sponsoring authorities.
Contact Winnipeg CCFCC for more information.
The Saputo Junior Challenge provides Canada’s up and coming culinary leaders a chance to earn a place a one of our countries top aspiring Chefs.
National Competition to be held in Calgary May 27, 2017.
We plan to have a provincial cook-off. If you , or your culinary student is interested please refer to the attached document and contact the branch
CCFCC / Sysco Great Canadian Cookoff is the premier professional event of the Canadian Culinary Federation. This is a unique opportunity to compete at the highest professional level in a black box format.
National Competition to be held in Calgary May 26, 2017.
We plan to have a provincial cook-off. If you or one of your culinary professionals is interested please refer to the attached document and contact the branch.
Chef Jesse Friesen of Pizzeria Gusto had a busy month, first representing Manitoba at the World Culinary Olympics in Germany and then coming home to Win the Winnipeg Gold Medal Plates competition.