On March 20th the France Consulate in Montreal is presenting a one night, foodie delight event in the Montreal Fine Arts Museum’s Hall of Bronzes.

18 Fabulous Chefs

In nine teams of two (one local and one from France), the most talented chefs in their perspective specialties will present culinary delights inspired by southern France. The profits go to La Tablée des Chefs, a wonderful organization based in Longueuil, that helps feed people in need and develops culinary education for young people.

Jean Marc Guillot (Meilleur ouvrier de France – Reine Elizabeth) & Arnaud Marchand (Chez Boulay – Bistro Boréale)

Johnny Porte (Chef exPcutif Ritz-Carlton Montreal) & Antonie Baillargeon (Chef de la Brasserie du Monarque)

Alexis Taoufiq (Meilleur ouvrier de France mixologie – le 4ème Mur) & Simon Lespérance (Hôtel Four Seasons)

Roland Del Monte (Meilleur ouvrier de France – Renoir) & Roch Desjardins (École Hôtelière de la Montérégie)

Baptiste Peupion (Reine Elizabeth) & Helena Loureiro (Portus 360 – Restaurant Helena)

Nicolas Dutertre (L’Académie de Chocolat) & Julien Roy (Automne Boulangerie)

Olivier Tourette (La Cloche à Fromage) & Jean-Philippe Maurice (Aux terriors)

Christophe Morel (Morel Chocolat) & Stéphanie Labelle (Pâtisserie Rhubarbe)

Olivier Perret (Maître cuisnier de France – Renoir) & Frédéric St-Aubin (Moleskine)

Lavender, Citrus and Passion

As Roch Desjardins, Pastry Professor at École Hôtelière de la Montérégie, explains, these chefs are driven by a passion for creating great food. Roch and Roland Del Monte (Meillieur ouvrier de France – Renoir) will blend lavender and citrus with their passion of pastry in three delicious treats.

Tickets are $30 (a tax receipt will be given for $20 per ticket). Tickets limited, so act quickly: https://jedonneenligne.org/tableedeschefs/GDF/

The celebration of French gastronomy continues on Thursday, March 21, when restaurants on 5 continents, in 150 countries, participate in the 5th annual Goût de France / Good France. Some 5000 chefs from around the world will be cooking up a French-style dinner, with a focus on more responsible cuisine. Four Montreal restaurants will be joining this French foodie festival and delivering special 4 course meals.

Restaurant Renoir

Le Pois Penché

La Palette Gourmande

La Maison du Magret