Ottawa Event Chairs

Chris Klotz, Michael Runia & Chris Taggart

Gold Medal Plates – Canada’s Best Kitchen Party!

Gold Medal Plates Ottawa
Date: Thursday November 9, 2017
Location: Shaw Centre – Parliamentary Foyer and Canada Hall 1

Event Schedule:

5:15pm – VIP Reception
This stand up reception is for Deloitte National sponsor guests, Gold Sponsors, Event Benefactors, Olympian Table buyers, and Olympians in attendance

  • Featuring 2016 GMP 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
General Admittance for corporate table and individual ticket buyers

  • Tasting of the top 10 chefs’ creations in a stand up reception format.
  • Tasting of Canada’s best wines, spirits and Gold Medal Pints – Canada’s best craft beers.

7:40 PM – Celebration Gala
Seated format for all guests

  • Dessert Reception
  • Gold Medal Plates Presentation of Olympians in Attendance
  • MC – Scott Russell, CBC, Gemini Award Winning Olympic Broadcaster
  • Entertainment – Show Co-Produced by National Entertainment Advisor, Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo (Entertainers TBA)
  • Live Auction– Trips to Include: Big White Culinary Adventure, Tuscany, Barcelona and Mallorca, Iceland, (New!) Belgium and France, and (New!) Japan!
  • Crowning of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal Winning Chefs!


  • Individual Ticket: $ 350
  • Corporate Table of 10: $ 3,500
  • Olympian Table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 5,000
  • Event Benefactor, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 10,000
  • Gold Sponsor, table of 10 guests + 1 Olympian: $ 25,000

(Taxes not included)

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


James Chatto (Head Judge)
Anne DesBrisay (Senior Judge)
Judson Simpson
Sheila Whyte
Marc Lepine
Aaron Shaw
Chef Joe Thottungal

Thank you to the Gold Medal Plates sponsors and supporters who provide vital support to the project

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