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Chef La-toya Fagon: A Force To Be Reckoned With

Chef La-toya Fagon has multiple claims to fame. A Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Hospitality Partner, she is also Toronto Raptors’ personal chef to Serge Ibaka and the owner/operator of Twist Catering. Fagon graduated from George Brown College before entering an apprenticeship in the kitchen of the King Edward…

All Hail the Whisky Chef

By Shawn Goldberg Matt Jones’ career in whisky began at a tender age. “Teething,” he says smiling from cheek to cheek. “My parents would put whisky on my gums to calm me down.” The Tom Cruise 80s film “Cocktail” also played a role in the development of his ambition. While recovering…

Nish Dish: Find it, source it, bring it back

Nish Dish founder, Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette, always knew that the geographical history of the Anishnawbe people would be the guiding factor in finding the right location for his restaurant. After 12 years of running Nish Dish exclusively as a catering business, Ringuette, originally from North Bay, decided it was…