Chef Michael Smith’s Inn at Bay Fortune is the first five-star property on Prince Edward Island. While the inn itself is lovely, it’s chef Smith’s nightly family-style feast that draws in the crowds.
Her restaurant Chez St-Pierre and her championing of local products have placed her hometown of Le Bic, Quebec on the food lover’s map.
Chef Alain Ducasse’s empire is impressive. Few are aware, however, that this famed French chef also owns two Provençal country-style hotels.
Chef Jowett Yu has garnered major acclaim for the cheekily-named modern Cantonese restaurant he opened in Hong Kong.
You won’t find “rustic” wooden tables or focaccia-filled bread baskets here.
Elegant French café by day, sumptuous private event space by night.
I enjoy the luxury of a tasting menu but understand there are no limits to or judgments about what a tasting menu can be. It can be Kraft Dinner cooked eight ways, or a good grilled cheese, or a 30-course tasting menu.
Lidia Bastianich, the 69-year-old chef and cookbook author turned culinary celebrity, has played an inimitable role in introducing to the North American palate regional, northern Italian, and Istrian fare.
Thirty-four-year-old Victor Barry is widely regarded as one of the finest chefs in the country, and at his new Toronto restaurant Piano Piano, he serves “just the kind of food I would cook at home, the kind of food that people want to eat regularly.”