The October meeting was hosted by Julie and Barb of Complete Purchasing Services. Thanks to Chef Sean Kaluznick and staff for a fine evening at the Elmhurst.
Members of CCFCC executive were wowed today by the fantastic potential of greenhouse technology at Mucci International in Kingsville, Ontario hosted by Nancy Hewitt of the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers. Later in the day, Chef John Placko presented a transformational session on molecular gastronomy and the latest technology . The evening was capped by a visit to the Canadian Club Heritage Centre and a sampling of some of Canada’s finest.
At our May Meeting we we experienced a presentation by Chef Larry Devries of Agricultural Culinary Team Manitoba. Agriculture Team Manitoba will be representing Manitoba this fall at the Culinary Olympics.
Chef Eldon Brink and his staff provided us with a memorable buffet featuring smoked brisket at the Holiday Inn South
Meeting was sponsored by Sysco foods and Binner marketing.
Thanks to Chef Quentin Harty and the RBC Convention Center for hosting the April 12 Meeting . Sysco was our meeting sponsor and provided a fantastic buffet featuring the products of Binner Marketing. We were introduced to the fresh produce offered by Denis Dufour of Fresh Pro and had a chance to discuss the world of specialty produce. We capped the evening off with a behind the scenes tour of the new R.B.C. Convention Center. We welcome Bonnie Mularchuk of Binner Marketing and Sales as a new representative.
On Saturday April 9, 2016 CCFCC Winnipeg celebrated the year by recognizing the accomplishments of Manitoba’s finest in the culinary community. Chef Chris Coombs of Steinbach Regional Secondary School was named Chef of the Year. Chef Kyle Helash of Great West Life was named Junior Chef of the Year . Bruno Burnichon of European Gourmet was named associate member of the year. Chef Raymond Czayka was awarded the lifetime achievement award for his culinary endeavors. Excellent dinner prepared by Chef Heiko Duehrsen and his team at Qualico Centre, Assiniboine Park.