Brunch with Culinary Team Canada

As many of you already know, our extremely talented executive chef Luis Clavel was awarded a position on CCFCC Culinary Team Canada just a little while back. On top of being super proud and excited for chef Clavel, we’re also pleased to be able to experience some of the events he’ll partake in over the next few years on their journey to compete internationally in 2016.

A couple of these events just happened over the weekend of Friday July 26th and Saturday July 27th, at the hotel. Most of the team was in town to put on an amazing culinary experience with beer and wine pairings in our Guild Hall on the Friday evening at the Going for Gold Dinner, all the proceeds helping out the team, and then an incredible six-course brunch on Saturday to thank some of the event supporters and promoters.

Now I’m going to lead you through the brunch course-by-course, and be sure to keep following us on Facebook and Twitter for future Culinary Team Canada events as well as Luis’ upcoming monthly Fine Dining Club – starting in September 2013.

First Course - Luis' beet-apple tea with hot & cold temperatures.

"Lobster Eggs Benny" with sabayon

Black box creation by Hamid Salimian - tenderloin of lamb, garlic puree, quinoa salad, cucumber, feta (cold dish)

French toast with basil-infused maple syrup

Aged beef with red wine sauce, hearts of palm puree

Dessert - peanut butter bar with salted caramel sauce, fruit salad

The team helping to promote chef Peter Dewar's delicious line of infused maple syrups!

Full Culinary Team Canada information: 
Hamid Salimian- Vancouver Community College, Vancouver
Natalie Fortier – House of Commons, Ottawa
Clement Chow – Le Tigre Cuisine,  Vancouver
Scott Baechler – Fanshawe College, London
Luis Clavel – Seasons by Atlantica/Atlantica Hotel Halifax, Halifax
Giulia  Nardiello- The Empress Hotel, Victoria
Tobias MacDonald – Vancouver Community College, Vancouver
John Carlo Felicella- Vancouver Community College, Vancouver

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