Terroir Collaborative Ghanaian Brunch by OPEN KITCHEN
1214 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1X5, Canada
As part of the 2019 Terroir Symposium, we're hosting a few collaborative meals to celebrate what makes our network so special. On May 5th, Olivia Simpson of Ricky + Olivia Events Toronto, Selassie Atadika of Midunu and Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy NYC will be taking over the kitchen at Ufficio Restaurant for a special Ghanian Brunch. This cross-cultural experience will explore traditional ingredients from Ghana and Canada.
All profits raised from this once in a life time experience will be used to create a culinary scholarship for one deserving, passionate woman in Ghana.
Reservations are available online at terroirsymposium.com/ghana-brunch
ABOUT THE CHEFS
After over a decade spent engaged in humanitarian work with the United Nations and years of self-teaching in the culinary arts, Selassie Atadika completed course work at the Culinary Institute of America. She is a founding member of Trio Toque, the first nomadic restaurant in Dakar, Senegal. Atadika brought her innovative approach to African cuisine back home in 2014. Her food enterprise is Midunu, a nomadic and private dining enterprise in Accra which embodies ‘New African Cuisine’.
Amanda Cohen is the James Beard-nominated chef and owner of Dirt Candy, the award-winning vegetable restaurant on New York City's Lower East Side. In 2018, New York Magazine named Dirt Candy "The Absolute Best Restaurant on the Lower East Side" and Wine Enthusiast named it one of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America.
ABOUT OPEN KITCHEN
Open Kitchen Toronto is a dining series supporting the advancement of women within the culinary industry.
Established by restaurateurs Stacey Patterson and Jennifer Coburn, with Chef Ivana Raca, OKTO aims to promote and elevate the recognition and education of women across the food and hospitality industry.
By collaborating with Toronto’s leading and celebrated female chefs – Lora Kirk, Lynn Crawford, Donna Dooher, Alida Solomon, Elia Herrera, Julie Marteleira, Nuit Regular, and top bartender Sandy de Almeida, the OKTO dining series benefits the “Open Kitchen Toronto Female Culinary Scholarship” at George Brown College.
The Open Kitchen Toronto dining series would not have been possible without the work and contribution of Natalie Goldenberg-Fife, Culinary Event Specialist, Jessica Rodrigues, Director of Communications at McEwan Group, Shirley “Sokes” Yoon, Creative Consultant, Erica Glover, Web Designer, and Yvonne Tsui, Publicist.
Food & Drink
Brunch with VQA Wine Pairings