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Grand Falls-Windsor hosts delectable culinary festival

Dishes featuring locally sourced food served by 11 of Newfoundland’s top chefs


Published on August 8, 2017

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Chefs John Higgins and Denise King presented a salt baked potato with Punjabi dahl at the Grand Toyota Perfectly Centered Culinary Festival.

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Chef Roger Andrews preparing his plates of lavender honey glazed salmon.

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Chef Jamie Mullett was serving a Korean salmon lettuce wrap.

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Chef Scott Morash served a shrimp toastada dish, which proved popular among guests at the Culinary Festival.

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Chef Craig Youdale was serving a partridgeberry and honey roasted chicken with fennel and carrot slaw at the Grand Toyota Perfectly Centered Culinary Festival.

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Chef Roary MacPhersons touton bites were easily one of the most popular dishes of the night with his line extending to the back of the stadium and around the entrance.

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Chef Anne Yarymowich served up a salt cod leek gratin during the culinary festival.

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Chef Dario Tomaselli serves Mayor Barry Manuel a bowl of cado verde during Grand falls-Windsor’s culinary festival

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Tara Champion and Steve Champion of Grand Falls-Windsor enjoying the many different dishes served at the Grand Toyota Perfectly Centered Culinary Festival.

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Chef Andrea Nicholson served up a dish of rabbit rillettes with black currant gastrique pine nut gremolata.

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Rabbit rillettes with black currant gastrique pine nut gremolata by chef Andrea Nicholson.

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Maria Antle, Liz Glavine and Michelle Glavine enjoying the entertainment and different dishes served at the Grand Toyota Perfectly Centered Culinary Festival.

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Karen Antle and Kelly Grouchy enjoy salt cod leek gratin prepared by Chef Anne Yarymowich.

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NL — A truly unique culinary experience was enjoyed by the 650 people who attended at the first annual Grand Toyota Perfectly Centered Culinary Festival.

The event was presented by the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor, in partnership with Grand Toyota and the Newfoundland and Labrador culinary Team of lead Chef (and Chopped Chef Canada winner) Roary Macpherson.

The Aug. 5 event was the largest food day festival of its kind for Grand Falls-Windsor.

At various culinary stations during the day, people were able to sample the creations of top chefs from across Canada,  including John Higgins and Anne Yarymowich of Food Network and Grand Falls-Windsor’s own Roger Andrews and Jeremy Charles.

“We’re really pleased with the way things went. The festival seems to be getting a lot of positive feedback from people who attended,” said Mayor Barry Manuel.

Manuel told The Advertiser the plan is to this an annual event in Grand Falls-Windsor.