Food Events

1 Comment

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 12 to 18

Martin Picard will be cooking a five-course tasting menu at Canoe on Sunday to promote his new cookbook, Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack (Image: Marie-Claude St-Pierre)

Monday, March 12

  • Society for American Wines: Cabernet blends formal tasting. University of Toronto Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St., 416-978-6325. Find out more »
  • 86’D: Join Ivy Knight for the premiere of Top Chef Canada 2012. With special guest chef Todd Perrin from season one. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more »
  • March Break: Kids Cooking Camp: A week of globally inspired cooking classes for little foodies. St. Lawrence Market, 92 Front St. E., 416-392-7120. Find out more »
  • Sorauren Farmers’ Market: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the field house at Sorauren Park. 50 Wabash Ave. Find out more »

Tuesday, March 13

  • Dolce Vita in Tuscany: Learn to cook Tuscan food at Dish Cooking Studio. 390 Dupont St., 416-920-6469. Find out more »
  • Cook Like Mario Batali: A lesson in Italian cuising at The Chef Upstairs. 516 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-544-9221. Find out more »
  • Go Foraging: Learn to find ingredients in your own backyard with Parts & Labour chef Matty Matheson. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. 416-596-7670. Find out more »

Wednesday, March 14

  • Breakfast with Snow White and Prince Charming: A pancake breakfast for kids and parents in the conservatory at Casa Loma. March 14, 15, 16, 17. 1 Austin Terrace, 416-725-1822. Find out more »
  • Workshop – How to start your own seedlings indoors: Get a head start on your veggie garden by learning how to grow seedlings. The greenhouse at The Stop Community Food Centre, 601 Christie St., Barn 4, 416-651-7867 ex. 27. Find out more »
  • The Bare Essentials: Learn the basics of raw food preparation with Marni Wasserman and special guest chef Doug McNish of Fressen and Urban Herbivore. Marni”s Kitchen, 26 Lauderdale Dr., 647-477-8131. Find out more »

Thursday, March 15

  • Healthy Mediterranean: Learn to cook flavourful, light Mediterranean fare at Dish Cooking Studio. 390 Dupont St., 416-920-6469. Find out more »
  • The Social Feed: A 50-seat communal dinner party in The Stop’s Green Barn. With beer by Great Lakes Brewery. The Stop Community Food Centre, 601 Christie St., Barn 4, 416.652.7867. Find out more »
  • Dinner Social Group: A vegetarian meal at Govinda’s Dining Room. 243 Avenue Rd., 416-544-9800. Find out more »
  • Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the rink house at Dufferin Grove. 875 Dufferin St. Find out more »

Friday, March 16

  • Wine & Cheese Show: A three-day wine, beer and cheese event. International Cenre, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga, 905-842-6591. Find out more »
  • Designer Cupcakes: A cupcake class inspired by Toronto Fashion Week at Le Dolci. 416-262-3400. Find out more »

Saturday, March 17

  • St. Patrick’s Day Brunch with the Bellwood Trinity: Kids’ menu, music & puppet shows. The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W, 416-531-4635. Find out more »
  • GradsMarket Event: Graduates from a variety of culinary schools show off their talents in a competition and showcase. St. Lawrence Market, 92 Front St. E., 416-392-7120. Find out more »
  • Evergreen Brick Works Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 550 Bayview Ave., 416-596-7670. Find out more »

Sunday, March 18

  • Canoe Shack-Up: A five-course tasting dinner with Martin Picard and Anthony Walsh to celebrate the launch of the Au Pied De Cochon Sugar Shack Cookbook. Canoe Restaurant, 66 Wellington St. W., TD Bank Tower, 54th floor, 416-364-0054. Find out more »
  • Sunday Acoustic Family Brunch: Bluegrass and brunch in the Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar. 1214 Queen St. W, 416-531-4635. Find out more »
  • The Pints of March: Visit The Stop for special brews from Amsterdam, food from Buddha Dog and The Stop’s hot chocolate and marshmallows. The Stop Community Food Centre Green Barn, 601 Christie St., Barn 4, 416.652.7867. Find out more »