On Friday March 14th,, I will be spending the day at the Digital Restaurant Project leading the DigiTalks discussing the effects of online engagement for restaurants including reputation management, reservations, and PR.
Hosted by the Ted Rogers Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Research, this is the inaugural Digital Restaurant Projec [...]
It’s time for a life hack and while for most people that means walking out of an office, to me it probably means walking back into one.
I have spent the last 15 years running my own businesses, creating products, leading teams, building online communities, mentoring, writing, editing and publishing books, and consulting. On the side I raised [...]
All sell aside, knife skills really do make the difference in the kitchen so it was great to see how quickly Sharpen Your Knife Skills with CUTCO sold out.
In fact it sold out so quickly, we’re looking at options for future events, including one for vegetarians where we skip the butchery piece. (But more on that later.)
The eveni [...]
“A kitchen without a knife is not a kitchen.” – Masaharu Morimoto
Inspired by some amazing steak knifes, I’ll be hosting a hands-on knife skills evening sponsored by CUTCO and you are invited! The event is free, courtesy of CUTCO.
Knives are the most important tools in our kitchens and how you use them can c [...]
Yes, I’m putting my judges hat back on and will be judging the Discovered Culinary Competition at Nella Cucina on Monday night.
Now in its second year, the Discovered Culinary Competition gives up-and-coming Canadian chefs an opportunity to showcase their culinary talents. In front of a live audience and a rotating panel of judge [...]
I’m excited to announce that I am one of the speakers at this weekend’s Food Bloggers of Canada Conference, Canada’s first dedicated food blogging conference.
I will be speaking about restaurants, blogging and critiques in:
The Chef & The Critic – 2 Perspectives on Restaurants and Blogging
Alexa Clark and Jason Bangerter. Moderated by Ali [...]
How cool is this: the Food Bloggers of Canada have featured unsweetened.ca as their Featured Member Blog.
My answers to the Q&A range from food-related to not so food-related and intensely personal, but that is the nature of unsweetened.ca, or as Gerry says unsweetened is “pure, undiluted, unsweetened Alexa”
The fact I had to use my old [...]
When I was invited by Longo’s to be a Taste Ontario Ambassador in August I started working on Taste Ontario, Taste the World. I wanted to showcase Ontario ingredients from a World Cuisine perspective by hosting a cooking demo/dinner for some of Toronto’s foodies, bloggers, influencers and twitterati. A perfect fit for the range a [...]