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This past January, February and March, over 400 guests left their winter blahs at home and joined some of the city and country’s best chefs at  CHEFS FOR CHANGE, five phenomenal nights of food and conviviality that’ll warm even the coldest of toes.

Each night featured a unique culinary collaboration by up to eight different chefs from Toronto and across Canada. 
Dinners happen at Propeller Coffee Roastery’s stunning venue at Bloor and Lansdowne.

Net profits from Chefs for Change will help Community Food Centres Canada to support vibrant, food-focused organizations that bring people in low-income communities together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for
healthy food for all.


Event Details

Location: Propeller Coffee, 50 Wade Ave, Toronto ON

Date: January 21 + 28 | February 18 + 25 | March 3 2016

Tickets: $125/night (includes 4 unique courses, themed cocktail, the funky tunes of ¡DO!, and a few surprises!) Ticket buyers will receive a charitable tax receipt of $40 by email after the event.

Night of: Reception at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.  
A variety of local wine, spirits and beer will be available for purchase at reasonable prices. 


January 21 (SOLD OUT)

Jason Bangerter, Langdon Hall
Victor Barry, Splendido
Chris Brown, Citizen Catering
Justin Cournoyer, Actinolite
Jonathan Goodyear, Magna Golf Club
Sean MacDonald, Market (Calgary)
Joel Rousell, George Brown College 
Afrim Pristine, Cheese Boutique 


January 28 (SOLD OUT)

Jefferson Alvarez, Sur Canada (Vancouver)
Chris Brown, Citizen Catering
Rob Gentile, Buca
Nick Liu, DaiLo
Antonio Park, Park &  Lavanderia (Montreal)
Basilio Pesce, Porzia
Albert Ponzo, Le Select Bistro
Joel Rousell, George Brown College 
Anthony Walsh, O & B


February 18 (SOLD  OUT)

Chris Brown, Citizen Catering
Dustin Gallagher, 416 Snack Bar
Steve Gonzalez, Valdez
Kevin Castonguay, Provisions
Conor Joerin, The Emerson
Charlotte Langley, Scout Canning
Joel Rousell, George Brown College 
Tom Wade, Farmhouse Tavern


March 3 (SOLD OUT)

Chris Brown, Citizen Catering
Kendall Collingridge, Hooked
Stephanie Duong, Roselle Desserts
Lora Kirk, Ruby Watchco
Giacomo Pasquini, Vertical Restaurant
Todd Perrin, Mallard Cottage (St. John's)
Joel Rousell, George Brown College 
Tallis Voakes, Providore Catering


February 25 (SOLD OUT)

Bertrand Alépée, The Tempered Room
Chris Brown, Citizen Catering
Emma Cardarelli, Nora Gray (Montreal)
Ted Corrado, The Drake
Connie DeSousa & John Jackson, Charcut (Calgary)
Carl Heinrich, Richmond Station
Joel Rousell, George Brown College 
Scott Vivian, Beast


About Community Food Centres Canada

Net profits raised from Chefs for Change will support the work of Community Food Centres Canada in building healthy food access and empowering food programs in low-income communities across Canada, and driving a growing movement of individuals and organizations including 8 Community Food Centres and 100 Good Food Organizations  working towards a fair and equitable food system where everyone has access to healthy food.

CFCC offers a multidimensional approach including healthy drop-in meals and affordable produce markets, community gardens and kitchens, and education and peer advocacy programs offered under one roof. Working with farmers, chefs, restaurateurs, home cooks, backyard gardeners, health professionals, market-goers, teachers and the media, as well as sponsors and funders, CFCC is proving that good food can build community, enhance physical and mental health, nurture the planet and be a transformative force in low-income communities.

Along with its sister event, Restaurants for Change, Chefs for Change is calling Canadians to eat with a purpose, convening chefs in unique collaborative settings to create delicious food and opportunities for conversation about how to address the issues facing our food system.  

To find out more about how CFCC is bringing people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all, read our 2015 Annual Report or visit cfccanada.ca.

 Charitable # 83391 4484 RR0001


Thank you to our 2016 sponsors!













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