Celebrity AppearancesApril 05, 2013 at 12:00PM until April 07, 2013 at 06:00PM
Welcome Celebrity Chef Anna Olson:
See her live on the Food Network Get Cooking Canada! Stage on:
Saturday April 6th at 11:00am and 2:00pm
Join Celebrity Chef Anna Olson, host of Food Network's Bake with Anna Olson as she showcases ideal springtime desserts. Classic techniques are shared along with innovative ideas for perfect treats as the springtime entertaining season takes on elegance with her White Chocolate Mousse Cups, and desserts can't get prettier than Meringue Birds' Nests with Chantilly Cream. You'll be able to take these ideas home to bake and enjoy with confidence!
Buy Anna's new book Back to Backing for $30 at the Festival! Regular price is $40.
Welcome Eat St. Host & Cookbook Author James Cunningham:
James Cunningham is the host of the Food Network Canada's hit tv series Eat St. which gives audiences a curbside view of North America's tastiest, messiest, and most irresistible street food.
Come see James live on the Food Network Get Cooking Canada! Stage on Sunday April 7th at 1pm followed by a book signing for the Eat St. cookbook!
Photo Credit: Paperny Entertainment
Welcome "The Dish" Health Reporter Megan Ogilvie:
Megan Ogilvie is a health reporter at the Toronto Star, where she writes the popular column "The Dish". Her previous nutrition column, "Diet Decoder", ran in the Star for more than three years and exposed the pitfalls of various diets.
Her first book "Menu Confidential: Conquer the Calories, Sodium, and Fat Hiding in the Foods You Love" was published this summer by Harper Collins Canada, and tells the nutritional truths about Canada's most popular restaurant foods.
Buy Menu Confidential for $15 at the Festival! Regular price $19.99
Saturday April 6th at 1pm
Welcome Long-Time Food Editor Jennifer Bain:
Jennifer Bain is the Toronto Star's long-time food editor and Saucy Lady columnist. She specialies in writing about our cities multicultural eats and our province's farmers and loves getting recipes from citizens and chefs. She has just released the Toronto Star Cookbook: More Than 150 Diverse and Delicious Recipes Celebrating Ontario and is taking a break from her maternity leave to promote the book!
Jennifer will be selling and signing her new cookbook after her stage demonstrations on:
Friday April 5th at 1:00pm
Sunday April 7th at 10:30am
*Times subject to change*
Welcome Award-Winning Journalist Michael Pinkus:
Michael is an award-winning journalist and a national and international wine judge. He is currently the President of the Wine Writers Circle of Canada and the wine columnist for Ottawa Life and Grand Magazine. He is a regular contributor to Tidings, Grapevine, and WineFox.
Michael will be hosting three seminars within the Schott Zwiesel Tasting Room:
1. Schott Zwiesel Glassware Seminar
2. Ontario's Regions - A Tasting of the 3 Major Regions
3. Canada Vs The World - A Comparative Tasting
For more information on the dates and times of these seminars, please click here!
Welcome Owner of Wine Awakenings Amato De Civita:
Amato De Civita is the Lead Principle and Owner of Wine Awakenings. Join him inside the Schott Zwiesel Tasting Room for a personal wine education journey that will be sure to spark your imagination.
For more information on the dates and times of this seminar, click here!