We have started to think more and talk more of the farm to table trend and how we can better incorporate ingredients sourced from local area farms. After-all, we are operating a food business in an area rich with farmland, with access to a wealth of locally produced, unique, fresh ingredients! And so with the planning for our upcoming 2018 Winter & Spring Menus in mind, we have been scouring the area in search of top quality, locally produced ingredients to include. So far, we have come across some excellent finds…
Miller Maple Syrup – Located in Campbellville, Ontario, the Millers create only the finest quality of syrup. Serdj and his team use the Miller’s maple syrup to create their own maple double smoked bacon used on the Baby Kale & Maple Bacon Salad and future feature Filet Mignon.
Chudleighs – Located in Milton, Ontario, Chudleighs is a wonderful source of fresh Apples. Our chefs plan to use their apple cider for our Apple cider vinaigrette, and their Macintosh apples to make apple strudel.
CRO Quail Farms Inc. -Located in St. Anns, Ontario, specializes in locally-raised, hormone and antibiotic-free Quail and Quail Eggs. Serdj and his team will be pickling these eggs to serve with charcuterie boards and with the Chateaubriand.
Springridge Farms – Located in Milton, Ontario, Springridge offers a wonderful selection of freshly grown strawberries, raspberries and pumpkins. Our chefs plan to use these in the making of our feature desserts.
We are excited to continue our search. Visiting local farms has provided a wonderful opportunity to teach our kids where real foods come from! I’ll update you during our spring season with more.
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