Upcoming CHC Events
Adelaide Hoodless and Friends
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m.
A day trip from Toronto via motor coach to explore the Canadian roots of the Women’s Institutes and the E.D. Smith jam company in the Stoney Creek area (near Hamilton, Ontario), with visits to the Erland Lee Museum (birthplace of the Women’s Institutes) and Battlefield House Museum and Park (site of the Georgian-era home of the Gage family). Admission: $85 before June 1; $95 afterwards, including tours, lunch, historic food tastings and a chance to tour, taste, nibble and shop at the Ridge Road Estate Winery, which has connections to Erland Lee.
Ticket-holders will meet at 8:45 a.m. for 9 a.m. (sharp) departure from Islington TTC Main Lot in Etobicoke. (Note for out-of-Toronto attendees: a limited amount of parking is available for the day at Erland Lee Museum. Those wishing to join the bus group there by 10 a.m. will be returned to the site at 4:30 p.m. Arrangements must be made in advance via firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Please note: Trip details are subject to alteration.
Opa! Greek Mezedes Workshop & Demonstration
Saturday, September 22, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Ralph Thornton Centre (765 Queen St. E., Toronto)
Noted Greek cook Magdaline Dontsos will lead a workshop in which we learn how to make some surprisingly easy Greek mezedes (“little plates,” or “snacks”). Admission: $40-$45. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Annual General Meeting
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Taste Canada Awards Gala
Monday, October 29
Fairmont Royal York Hotel (100 Front St. W., Toronto)
CHC is once again one of the sponsors of the pre-eminent celebration of Canadian culinary writing.
Baking for the Victorian Christmas Table
Saturday, November 24, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
In the the historic kitchen at Campbell House (160 Queen St. W., Toronto)
CHC board member and historic cook Sherry Murphy will once again lead a hands-on exploration of seasonal recipes dating from the Victorian period. Admission: $55-$65. Tickets and further information will be posted to Eventbrite closer to the event.
Hungry for Comfort: A Celebration of Food History
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Fort York National Historic Site (250 Fort York Blvd., Toronto)
The spotlight is on African-Canadian culinary stories.