The CRFA Show debuts March 2 - 4, 2008 in downtown Toronto
TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - Canada's top culinary talent has it on their
calendars ... how about you?
Leading chefs Massimo Capra, Mark McEwan, Lynn Crawford, Normand Laprise,
Michael Standtlander and more will be at the CRFA Show March 2-4,
demonstrating their culinary skills, sharing their insights on the hottest
trends in food and wine and showing food professionals how to create a
sensational dining experience for customers.
The CRFA Show brings together the well-known HostEx and Canadian Food &
Beverage Shows. This combined event will feature more than 1,700 exhibit
booths and an unparalleled lineup of live demonstrations, competitions,
workshops and new products.
WHO: A stellar line-up of Canada's top chefs and food personalities,
Stephen Beaumont Cameron Dobranski
John Bishop Donna Dooher
Michael Blackie Normand Laprise
Kevin Brauch Mark McEwan
Massimo Capra Patrick McMurray
Domenic Chiaromonte Gurth Pretty
Robert Clark Michael Stadlander
Lynn Crawford Jenn Stone
Christine Cushing Zoltan Szabo
Master mixologists and cocktail trend-setters Tony Abou-Ganim
and Gavin MacMillan
More than 700 exhibitors, representing Canada most innovative
food, beverage, equipment and service providers
WHAT: Iron Chef Accelerated, a live culinary competition where daring
Toronto chefs go head-to-head to prepare a five-course meal in
40 minutes or less
Hundreds of new products - from trans fat-free oils and exotic
chocolate to eco-friendly cleaners and compostable take-out
16 industry-specific workshops focusing on marketing, customer
service, business growth, labour solutions and more, all
delivered by industry experts
Author's Corner with appearances and book signings by top food
and wine writers
WHEN: Sunday, March 2, 2008: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday, March 3, 2008: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 4, 2008: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Direct Energy Centre (Exhibition Place), Toronto
NOTE: Media accreditation is required. Interested media are asked to
register online in advance:
The CRFA Show is a trade-only event owned and operated by the Canadian
Restaurant and Foodservices Association and sponsored by VISA. For more
information about the show, visit http://crfa.ca/tradeshows/crfashow.
For further information:
For further information: Jeni Armstrong, CRFA Communications Specialist,
1-800-387-5649, ext. 4254