Canadian Treasures

Canadian Treasures is a celebration of Canada's Preeminent Culinary, Hospitality, and Tourism icons, emblems of all that is excellent in the Canadian food and hospitality scene. The foundation of Canadian Treasures is an initiative to spotlight the accomplishments of culinary, hospitality and tourism trailblazers across Canada. Watch this space for more Canadian Treasures to celebrate at The Chefs' House!


In Conversation

World-class chefs, restaurateurs, hospitality celebrities, and industry leaders are presented at our In Conversation seminar series. These intimate conversations include an audience Q&A session. We look forward to welcoming you!


In Conversation with Chef Enrique Olvera

In Conversation with Chef Enrique Olvera

  • Wednesday, April 10
  • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • The CHCA, 300 Adelaide St E

Discover Mexican cuisine with one of the world's great chefs.

The George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is pleased to welcome Chef Enrique Olvera — widely considered Mexico’s best chef — for the next instalment of our In Conversation panel series. A leading culinary authority, highly regarded for his reinvention of traditional Mexican cuisine, he has influenced a generation of chefs. In his second English-language book, Tu Casa Mi Casa (Phaidon), Olvera focuses on authentic Mexican recipes easily prepared at home. Join us for an opportunity to discover traditional techniques and flavours of this vibrant cuisine from one of the best chefs of his generation. Food and travel writer Suresh Doss will moderate.

Tickets are available online for $75 plus HST and ticket processing fees, including a free copy of Tu Casa Mi Casa signed by Chef Olvera. Doors open at 6:00 pm and In Conversation with Enrique Olvera begins promptly at 6:30 pm. A food and wine reception will follow. For purchases and more information, visit our ticketing page.

Register for In Conversation with Enrique Olvera
In Conversation with Ruth Reichl

In Conversation with Ruth Reichl

Explore the life of a culinary revolutionary.

  • Wednesday, May 1
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • The CHCA, 300 Adelaide St E

The George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is pleased to present Ruth Reichl for an In Conversation discussion moderated by Ceri Marsh. Ruth Reichl spearheaded a revolution in the way we think about food. In her new book Save Me the Plums (Penguin Random House), for the first time, she chronicles the personal and professional risks she took during her tenure as the editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine in this insightful, inspiring and very readable new memoir.

Tickets are $65 plus HST and ticket processing fees and include a free copy of Save Me the Plums signed by Ruth Reichl. The evening will conclude with a food and wine reception in the CHCA Grand Atrium. Visit our ticketing page for more details and to reserve your seats.

Register for In Conversation with Ruth Reichl

Celebrity Chefs and Authors

Star Power

What do Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey agree on? They both love The Chefs’ House.

We've brought in a lot of different celebrity chefs for seminars and other special events, and they've all left with the same impression: This place is fantastic!