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Canada’s Great Kitchen Party
Calgary

Regional Qualifier for the Canadian Culinary Championships



On November 7th, 2019 over 500 guests enjoyed an evening of celebration and elevation of Canadian culture in food, sport and music. The chefs came both to compete for their chance to be on the podium and to share their creative talent with the guests. Over 25 athletes from amateur, para and pro sports shared their stories and guests were on the dance floor enjoying the performance of some of Canada’s greatest musicians! It was an inspiring and impactful experience as the city united to provide Canadian youth the opportunity to be extraordinary in food, music and sport. We are proud to support Community Food Centres Canada, MusiCounts and B2ten.

Podium Finishers - 2019

Gold

Jenny Kang – Shokunin

Paired with Evolve Cellars Élan Effervescence.

Silver

Kenny Kaechele – WORKSHOP kitchen+culture

Paired with “Fitz” Brut Sparkling.

Bronze

Darnell Japp – Rouge Restaurant

Paired with Lake Breeze Wines 2017 Pinot Noir.

Culinary Report Wine Report

Elite Athlete Showcase

A selfie taken of the 25+ athletes from para, amateur and Invictus sport. (Plus emcee George Stroumboulopolous)

Musicians

Bill Henderson on his solo set. Jim Cuddy, Anne Lindsay, Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley also performed and got the largest crowd dancing that has been seen across the country!

Calgary Photos

Partners

Thank you to the partners and supporters who provide vital support to the project!