Event Chairs

Chris Klotz

Chris Klotz

Michael Runia

Michael Runia

Chris Taggart

Chris Taggart


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Gold Medal Plates Ottawa – Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Join Us for an Evening to Celebrate Canadian Excellence in Food, Wine, Beer, Sport and Entertainment!

Thursday November 9, 2017

Shaw Centre – Parliamentary Foyer and Canada Hall 1

Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Event Schedule

5:15pm – VIP Reception
This reception is for Deloitte, Gold Sponsors, Event Benefactors, Olympian table buyers and Olympians in attendance
  • Featuring 2016 Gold Medal Winner, Joe Thottungal, Coconut Lagoon
  • Fine wine auction and silent auction
  • NEW – Gold Medal Pints
5:30pm – Early access to chef stations for VIPs (note: new time)
6:00pm – The Competition (stand up format)
General Admittance for corporate table and individual ticket buyers
  • Tasting of the top 10 chefs’ creations
  • Tasting of Canada’s best wines, spirits and Gold Medal Pints – Canada’s best craft beers
7:40 PM – Celebration Gala (sit down format)
  • Enjoy decadent dessert and Canadian wines
  • Presentation of Olympians in attendance
  • MC – tba
  • Entertainment – show co-produced by National Entertainment Advisor, Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo (entertainers tba)
  • Live Auction– Trips to include: Big White Culinary Adventure, Tokyo – Japan (new), Tuscany, Mallorca – Spain, Morocco (new), Belgium and France (new), and the 1001 Km Cycling Challenge From Lake Louise to Whistler (new) Check out Last Year’s Video
  • Crowning of the Culinary Bronze, Silver and Gold medalists


Pricing – More Info
  • Individual Ticket: $350
  • Corporate Table of 10: $3500
  • Olympian Package: VIP access, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $5000
  • Event Benefactor: on site branding, VIP access, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $10000
  • Gold Sponsor: pre-event and on site branding, VIP access, special benefits, two tables of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $25000

(Taxes not included)



  • Briana Kim – Café My House
  • Jamie Stunt – Soif bar à vin
  • Jeff Bradfield – Bar Lupulus
  • Jordan Holley – Riviera
  • Kevin Benes – Carben Food + Drink
  • Kyle Mortimer-Proulx – La Maison Conroy
  • Marc Doiron – town
  • Steven Harris – two six {ate}
  • Walid El-Tawel – Fairouz
  • Yannick LaSalle – Restaurant Les Fougères


  • Alexandra Duckworth, Snowboard – Olympian
  • Isabelle Charest, Speed Skating – Olympic Silver and Double Bronze Medalist
  • Anastasiya Muntyanu, Rhythmic Gymnastics – Olympian
  • Cody Sorensen, Bobsled – Olympian
  • Michael Tayler, Canoe/Kayak – Olympian
  • Erica Wiebe, Wrestling – Olympic Gold Medalist

More to be announced!


  • Anne DesBrisay (Senior Judge)
  • Judson Simpson
  • Sheila Whyte
  • Marc Lepine
  • Dr. Janet Boileau
  • Chef Joe Thottungal, 2016 Gold Medalist
  • James Chatto (National Culinary Advisor)

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Gold Medal Plates Ottawa – Thursday November 9, 2017

Shaw Centre – Parliamentary Foyer and Canada Hall 1


Sue Holloway – Operations
57 River Garden Private
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1M8
P: 613-286-3936
E: ottawa@goldmedalplates.com

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