Ontario Chefs Prepare Homegrown Specialties
TORONTO, March 18 /CNW/ - Putting the spotlight on locally produced
foods, Homegrown Ontario is sponsoring the Flavours neighborhood at this
year's Spring One of a Kind Show at the Direct Energy Centre at Toronto's
Exhibition Place on March 20th - 24th.
Chefs from five of Ontario's Finest Inns will each present their
succulent variations on Ontario produced pork, veal, lamb and turkey. Along
with a cooking demonstration, the chefs will speak about various cuts, flavour
profiles and versatility associated with the four Homegrown Ontario meats.
Visuals: Chefs from Ontario's Finest Inns will demonstrate recipes that
showcase the use of fresh, local ingredients in the Flavours
neighbourhood. "How-to" demonstrations and sampling of the
dishes will inspire show-goers to use the ample bounty produced
right here in Ontario.
Who: Chefs from Ontario's Finest Inns preparing Homegrown Ontario's
pork, veal, lamb and turkey.
Date Time Chef Inn
Thursday, March 20, 2008 2:00 p.m. Lily Sullivan Waring House Inn
7:00 p.m. Lily Sullivan Waring House Inn
Friday, March 21, 2008 12:00 noon Christopher Ennew St. Annes Inn
7:00 p.m. Christopher Ennew St. Annes Inn
Saturday, March 22, 2008 11:30 a.m. Thomas Riding Sam Jakes Inn
6:00 p.m. Thomas Riding Sam Jakes Inn
Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:00 p.m. Ross Midgeley Shaw Club Hotel
Monday, March 24, 2008 12:00 noon Matthew Foote Elora Mill Inn
2:00 p.m. Matthew Foote Elora Mill Inn
Where: Direct Energy Centre
About Homegrown Ontario
Homegrown Ontario is a partnership between Ontario Pork, the Ontario Veal
Association, the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency and the Turkey Farmers of
Ontario. Ontario Pork represents 3,100 hog farmers in the province. The
Ontario Veal Association is a producer organization that represents 450+ grain
fed and milk fed veal farmers. The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency is a
producer-run organization representing 4,200 sheep producers in the province
of Ontario. The Turkey Farmers of Ontario is a producer-run organization that
represents 189 turkey farmers in Ontario.
Funded in part by pork, veal, lamb and turkey farmers, the provincial
government and Agriculture Adaptation Council's CanAdvance Program, the
Homegrown Ontario program aims to build and promote a branded identity for
Ontario meats. For more information please visit www.homegrownontario.ca.
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For further information: Media contact: Alan Jakovac, Anthony C.
Tiburzi, Faye Clack Communications Inc., t. (905) 206-0577 ext. 222/234, e.