Upcoming CHC Events
Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday Tea
Saturday, May 18, 2 to 3:30 p.m. (Montgomery’s Inn, Etobicoke)
CHC celebrates a royal bicentennial with a festive event, including a full tea highlighting appropriate historical recipes. Fiona Lucas (co-editor of the recently published Catherine Parr Traill’s The Female Emigrant’s Guide) will discuss Victorian teatime traditions, and professional Royals-watcher Patricia Treble of Write Royalty will discuss our fascination with Queen Victoria and her descendants then and now. Fascinators de rigeur! Admission: $20. SOLD OUT!
Annual General Meeting
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (Toronto: Date and details to be confirmed)
Schmecks Appeal, the Culinary Legacy of Edna Staebler
Saturday, October 19
Rose Murray, CHC Lifetime Member and Edna’s friend, will reflect on the life and food writing of this illustrious Canadian culinary icon, with lunch cooked from Staebler’s books, such as Food That Really Schmecks. Details to follow. Tickets will be available on Eventbrite.
Taste Canada Awards Gala
Sunday, October 27 (Fairmont Royal York, Toronto)
CHC is a sponsor of Taste Canada, Canada’s only national, bilingual food writing awards. Tickets will be available starting in May 2019 when the shortlist is announced.
Baking for the Victorian Christmas Table
Saturday, November 16 (Montgomery’s Inn, Etobicoke, Ontario)
CHC board member and historic cook Sherry Murphy will lead the fourth annual hands-on exploration of seasonal recipes dating from the Victorian period.
December at Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto. (Details to be confirmed)