Quote of the Month:
“Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.” – Chef Anthony Bourdain
June 2019 Recap:
+ Canada’s Smartest Kitchen Product Developers, Chef Christine Murnaghan and Vicki Leggo, started the month at the Institute of Food Technologist’s – Annual Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana USA. They attended short educational courses, including sessions on plant protein research and uses; networked with booth reps and international companies, and experienced local culinary offerings and food science trends from across the world.
+ Our multi-disciplinary CSK team were featured in the June 2019 – Food Island Partnership Newsletter, highlighting recent updates and our full complement of staff.
+ Chef Allan Williams was involved in an on-site film shoot at Canada’s Smartest Kitchen showcasing successful client project collaborations with Tony’s Meats in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, utilizing the NSERC and Springboard Atlantic networks
+ CSK Operations Coordinator, Tammy Wall presented at the Food & Beverage Atlantic Industry Seminar in Wolfville, Nova Scotia; sessions covered the recreational cannabis market in Canada, sustainable packaging and zero-waste circular economy, as well as continuing trends in the beer, wine, spirit, and cider/beverage sectors.
+ Staff were involved with a special event honouring Chef Anthony Bourdain; hosted by the PEI Culinary Federation on Victoria Row in Charlottetown, it brought together members of the Island culinary community to discuss mental health and wellness in the industry.
CSK Service Highlight: FOOD STYLING
+ Chef Jennifer Bryant & CSK Intern Ashton have been working tirelessly and efficiently in the kitchen over the last couple of weeks on a spectacular client food styling shoot, including developing recipes and creative cooking for over a hundred dishes.
+ Food Styling, including product preparation and presentation, photography or video sessions, and exciting recipe development is just one of the many professional services offered by the Canada’s Smartest Kitchen team: We Know Food.
+ Highlighted at the Food & Beverage Atlantic Industry Seminar, the number of breweries in Canada continues to increase with over 21% growth from 2017 to 2018. The Maritime provinces continue to lead this trend, with New Brunswick having the most breweries per 100,000 drinking age adults; Nova Scotia is second, and Prince Edward Island ranks third overall in the country. (Beer Canada – 2018 Industry Trends)