Quote of the Month:
“I don’t need an inspirational quote, I need coffee.”
Happy International Coffee Day – October 1
Month in Review:
+ Research & Development Chef Allan Williams’s was featured in a cross-collaboration video from Springboard Atlantic, NSERC and Holland College, highlighting the successful and innovative partnership between Canada’s Smartest Kitchen and Tony’s Meats of Antigonish, NS. Check out the video here!
+ Product Developer Krista MacQuarrie was also featured in a cross-collaboration video cookbook series with Holland College – Applied Research, the PEI Association for Community Living, Tremploy Inc. and the provincial government, called “Let’s Get Cooking”– check out the videos and recipes here!
+ As a proud sponsor of the PEI International Shellfish Festival, Canada’s Smartest Kitchen hosted a Kickoff Breakfast to start the weekend right for visiting chefs & culinary influencers, led by Research & Development Chef Michael Bryanton at the Culinary Institute of Canada – Dining Room on beautiful downtown Charlottetown’s waterfront.
+ CSK staff were also involved with another Fall Flavours PEI event again this year, the Savour Victoria village feast throughout the picturesque community of Victoria-By-The-Sea: Chefs Jennifer Bryant, Christine Murnaghan, Krista MacQuarrie and Allan Williams led the support, for event host Chef Chuck Hughes. It was a seasonal highlight for all!
+ Chef Christine Murnaghan and Chef Allan Williams were in Montreal at the end of the month for the inaugural Canadian Seafood Show: check out this amazing video of them both shucking oysters with PEI Minister of Fisheries & Communities, Jamie Fox!
CSK Service Highlight: SENSORY & CONSUMER SCIENCE
+ You love your product, but does your customer? CSK sensory experts can conduct analysis with participant panels to provide insight on consumer preferences, testing your product against competitors or incorporating the testing as part of the iterative development process. This is just one of the many professional services offered by the Canada’s Smartest Kitchen team: We Know Food.
+ If you are interested in signing up to be a Sensory Panelist with Canada’s Smartest Kitchen, please follow the link here, and select “I Am A New Panelist” to register.
+ Canada’s Smartest Kitchen staff were proud to be participate in, as well as attend personally, a number of the PEI Fall Flavours Festival events in 2019: showcased as “a five-week culinary celebration showcasing the tastes, the people and the places that make Canada’s Food Island a must-visit destination for food lovers”, Fall Flavours continues to set the trend for how a whole province can come together for successful collaboration, benefiting communities across the Island from tip to tip. Congratulations on the “Canadian Tourism Awards 2019” Finalist Nomination! (Read more at the source: PEI Fall Flavours & Canadian Tourism Awards).