Gold Medal Plates 2017: Chefs Revealed! | Capital Dining
I'm delighted to announce the ten chefs who will be facing off this fall at the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau Gold Medal Plates, a cross-country run of events that celebrates Canadian distinction in food, wine and sport, in support of Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Gold Medal Plates is also a culinary competition, held in eleven cities coast to coast. It pairs Canadian chefs with Canadian wineries and breweries in a competition that awards gold, silver and bronze medals to the most striking, most interesting, most delicious plate, and to the chefs (and their restaurant teams) that made it. Those eleven gold medal chefs (from St John's, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa/Gatineau, Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver/Victoria) are then invited to compete at the Canadian Culinary Championships in February in Kelowna, BC. Ottawa has done remarkably well at the national level. Indeed, we are the only city in the history of the competition to have a double win at the