February is National Weddings Month and with wedding bells on my mind now that I am happily engaged to Julio, it’s time to start thinking about the actual event itself. Now, most of our friends and family know it is going to be THE event of the year when it finally happens. But where do you start these days?
Thanks to my friends at The Wedding Co. in partnership with Hudson’s Bay & Oliver & Bonacini Events, every bride to be has got a Toronto destination to do just that this weekend. Toronto’s latest edition to the wedding market has over 100 of the city’s finest wedding industry professionals all in one convenient location coming together for what is sure to be the bridal event of the year. Continue ReadingRead More »
In the day and age of processed food and quick fix meals, sometimes it’s hard to know what we’re putting in our body. Add to that all the new studies on what you should and shouldn’t be eating, when to eat it and how much to eat. It gets a bit confusing, wouldn’t you agree?
I personally try to stay ahead of the food trends (as seen on my latest monthly contribution column to Get Out Canada) and eat at the latest restaurant hot spots. But what I really enjoy is to come home and be in the kitchen cooking, doing what I love. The sad part is that not many people share this enthusiasm or knowledge, and aren’t even sure where to start. The problem is that people need to fall in love with food again. Continue ReadingRead More »
As most of you will know, the next two words embody quality, elegance and leadership in the Food & Wine world in Canada. Oliver & Bonacini. The iconic company was founded in 1993 by Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini and has grown to be one of the most successful fine dining companies in Canada. With Restaurants of the highest quality such as Canoe, Auberge du Pommier and Luma (to name a few!), Oliver & Bonacini is in my mind, one of the best there is.
This past week I was invited to an intimate event of Toronto’s Food elite to celebrate the launch of O&B Caters at Jackie O Floral Affairs & Event Design. After over ten years in the restaurant industry and with their incredible roster of restaurants and events, I was shocked that it had taken this long for O&B Events to get on board the proverbial catering train. Continue ReadingRead More »