Fable hosts a special dinner with Chef Dale Mackay

Well if it isn’t just one of our favourite chefs visiting one of our favourite local restaurants for a collaboration dinner! On Friday January 30th, Chef Dale Mackay will visit Fable Restaurant to create a five-course meal alongside the Fable’s Chef Trevor Bird Last year former Vancouver dweller Chef Mackay headed back to his hometown of Saskatoon to open Ayden…

Ayden Kitchen & Bar Opening Late Summer 2013

PR – Canada’s original Top Chef Dale MacKay returns to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; offering modern Canadian comfort food Chef Dale MacKay – Saskatoon native and Canada’s original Top Chef Canada Winner, today announces the late summer 2013 opening of Ayden Kitchen & Bar in downtown Saskatoon.  Situated in the beautiful, three-story brick McLean heritage building located at…

Westender – Chef Dale Mackay

Head to the Westender to my article – Life after Ensemble for Dale Mackay After closing his Vancouver restaurants, Dale Mackay spent some time cooking in the Cayman Islands. He now plans to open a restaurant in Saskatoon. Vancouver’s great outdoor playground, cultural diversity and the food scene are just some of the aspects that…

Chef Dale MacKay closes ensemble and ensembleTap restaurants

Top Chef Canada Winner Dale MacKay, best-known for his fierce competitiveness, confirms that he is throwing in the proverbial towel and closing both of his Vancouver restaurants. MacKay, who opened ensemble restaurant and bar and ensemble Tap (eTap) in 2011 after winning season one of Food Network Canada’s Top Chef Canada loves ‘Food City’ but…

Chef Dale MacKay’s Toasted Cheese

At Vancouver’s PNE this year, fair-goers will have the chance to sample Armstrong cheese with Chef Dale MacKay.  Here’s his recipe for a stellar cheese sandwich. Ingredients: Olive-Tomato Spread ½ roasted garlic clove 3½ oz (100 g) black olives, pitted 6 medium semi-dry tomatoes 5 tbsp (75 mL) olive oil 10 leaves fresh flat leaf parsley ¼…

Dîner en Blanc® – Canada’s Most Sought After SECRET Event Comes to Vancouver

 Over 1,200 diners converge on secret outdoor location for night of sophisticated revelry Global dining phenomenon, Dîner en Blanc® comes to Vancouver August 30, 2012. Dîner en Blanc® marks the world’s first viral event, a très chic picnic imported from Paris that invites culinary and culture enthusiasts dressed in white to converge upon secret outdoor…

Celebrity Chefs, Competitions, and Cooking Classes Mark 10 Years of Eating

The EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival celebrates its tenth year of all things food, returning to its former home at the newly renovated BC Place Stadium on June 1-3, 2012. And who best to celebrate the anniversary by making his 10th appearance on the ever-popular Food Network Celebrity Stage presented by Born 3 Eggs: Vancouver’s own Iron Chef America winner and Cactus Club Restaurants…

National Casting for Food Network Canada’s Next Top Chef – onsite at EAT

Open Now Until June 19 –Casting Details and Applications Available at www.topchefcanada.ca Shaw Media is thrilled to announce today the renewal of its number one Food Network Canada series, Top Chef Canada.  Since the launch of season one in April 2011, the Canadian adaptation of the international smash hit has consistently been Food Network’s top ranked series.  A national casting…

Sunday Brunch for Qmunity

Ensemble Tap’s First Annual Fundraiser April 29 11-3 Just $25 per ticket includes a gorgeous eTap Brunch (choice of Dale MacKay’s three signature brunch entrees), fresh-squeezed Mimosa, Coffee, Live Entertainment.  Doors open at 11am, brunch starts at noon with entertainment to follow. Seating is limited to 130 sopurchase tickets early! Hosted by Top Chef Canada Winner…