Assiniboine Park Foodie Series
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Love food? Here’s your chance to enjoy food samplings prepared by local chefs sprinkled with horticultural, historical and cultural tidbits, and topped off with expert pairings from the Manitoba Liquor Marts.

The samplings take place from 7pm to 9pm at MLCC Madison Square. The cost to attend is $45 + GST.

Here’s a list of upcoming Foodie Series events:

Tuesday, September 17 | Celebrating the Local Harvest
Considerable attention of late has focused on the local foods movement. Join us as we discover the plethora of delightful local foods available fresh from the farmer’s field. With Chef Ben Kramer

Tuesday, September 24 | The Difficult Dinner Guest
What do you serve for the person who is allergic to your main ingredient? How about the nut-free guest? Our chef will provide a cornucopia of options to have on hand for that occasion, including gluten-free thanksgiving options and options for the lactose intolerant. These ideas will make for a stress-free celebration. With Chef Alexander Svenne

Tuesday, October 1 | Savouring the Tastes of the Mediterranean
Considerable attention of late has focused on the delights of Mediterranean cuisine and its numerous health benefits. Join us as we sample the delicious offerings of this sun soaked region. With Chef Karen Peters

Tuesday, October 8 | The Tastes of Thailand
Thai food is aromatic and unique in its flavours, incorporating a delightful combination of ingredients from sweet to salty to sour. Taste and experience of some of the earth’s most aromatic and unique ingredients such as Kaffir lime, chillies, turmeric and Galangal. With Chef Karen Peters

Tuesday, October 15 | Oodles of Noodles
Our House of Noodles delights in noodle dishes from many cultures around the world. We will explore different types of noodles and the art of noodle making. Whether you slurp your spaghetti like lady, or you chow down on chow mien, you will be exclaiming “Pasta la vista baby!” by the end of the night. With Chef Rob Thomas

Tuesday, October 22 | Creative Charcuterie
A culinary specialty, this style of cooking is devoted to preparing meat products, such as bacon, sausage, terrines, pâtés, and confit. The charcuterie craze is taking over North America – join us to find out why. With Chef Alexander Svenne

Tuesday, October 29 | The Delights of East Indian Cooking
East Indian food is renowned for its fragrance, spices, unique flavours, and colourful presentation. Explore the origins and taste some of the world’s most exotic spices, delicious trimmings and plants from this interesting region of the world.

Tuesday, November 5 | Travels through Turkey
From Istanbul to Urfa – taste the amazing range of Turkish cuisine that you can savour in your own kitchens. With Chef Karen Peters

Tuesday, November 26 | Christmas Around The World
Festive foods and drinks are important traditions shared amongst the generations. Explore some unexpected traditional family favourites from other parts of the world, including some you may want to try at your next holiday dinner. With Chef Rob Thomas

If you’re interested in any of the events then make sure to send in your registration. [ASSINIBOINE PARK]