Terroir Symposium Hitting Toronto

While in Toronto, try a peameal bacon bun at Momofuku Noodle Bar

Don’t feel like flying to Sweden to see what those creative Scandinavians are up to? Don’t have the money to fly to New York City to hear what David Chang is planning within the Momofuku universe? Ever wanted to meet the team behind “Cook It Raw” or the dudes from Joe Beef in Montreal? Just fly Porter (they have sales all of the time) and head north, to Toronto. On Monday, May 12th, the annual Terroir Hospitality Symposium will be held in a one-day conference, attracting some of the best and brightest food and wine industry types from both North America and abroad.


The Swedes will be out in force, leading a number of cooking demos highlighting their new Nordic style, including chefs like Magnus Ek (Oaxen Krog & Slip at Djurården), Daniel Berlin (Restaurant Daniel Berlin), Fia Gulliksson, (Food in Action) and Frida Ronge (vRÅ). They’ll be interspersed among some serious Main Stage Presentations:


David Chang, Chef, Momofuku NYC and Toronto


Daniel Boulud, Chef, Boulud, NYC and Café Boulud, Toronto


Norman Laprise, Chef, Toqué, Montréal  in conversation with Jim Poris, Food Arts


Krystina Roman, Rosewood Wines, Niagara


Albert Adrià, Chef, Tickets & 41˚, Barcelona


Margot Henderson & Melanie Arnold, Arnold & Henderson, Rochelle Canteen, UK


Amanda Cohen, Chef/Owner, Dirt Candy, NYC


Lucky BEEF – Peter Meehan from Lucky Peach in conversation with David MacMillan & Frédéric Morin, Joe Beef, Liverpool House & Vin Papillon, Montréal


How we collaborate with The Group of Seven Chefs, Toronto & Alessandro Porcelli, Founder & Director, Cook it Raw


Live from Hartwood – Eric Werner, Chef, Hartwood, Tulum Mexico


One of the best parts of the day is lunch. Don’t worry about ordering in, they’ve lined up a pretty spectacular group of chefs and restaurants to handle it. Billed as a “Potluck Lunch: A collaboration between American and Canadian Chefs,” some of the chefs cooking include:


Jamie Malone, Sea Change, Minneapolis

Lauren Resler, Empellón Cocina & Empellón Taqueria, New York City

Kristen Kish, Menton, Boston

Sarah Simmons, City Grit, New York City

Heather Mordue, L’unita, Toronto

Alex Feswick, The Drake Hotel, Toronto

Lora Kirk, Ruby Watchco, Toronto

Tobey Nemeth, Edulis Restaurant, Toronto

Léonie Lila, The Libertine, Toronto


For ticket purchase and more information, visit http://www.terroirsymposium.com.

Arcadian Court

401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th Floor  Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4

7:00 AM registration, 8:30 AM– 6:00 PM program


View from Fairmont Toronto's rooftop garden pretty sweet, eh?

View from Fairmont Toronto’s rooftop garden pretty sweet, eh?

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