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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Celebrates 80 Years of the Iconic Original Glazed® Doughnut July 14

Customers to join celebration by enjoying a dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for just 80 cents with purchase of any dozen at regular price

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate the 80th birthday of its iconic Original Glazed® doughnut Friday, July 14, a day after Krispy Kreme opened its doors for the first time in 1937. Guests can enjoy a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts for just 80 cents with the purchase of any dozen at regular menu price that day at participating shops in the United States and Canada.

“The joy created by our Original Glazed doughnut and its secret recipe spans generations, and that is certainly something to celebrate,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “It’s remarkable that for 80 years, Krispy Kreme’s commitment to delivering world-class doughnuts the Krispy Kreme way – hot, fresh and now – has not changed.” Continue reading Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Celebrates 80 Years of the Iconic Original Glazed® Doughnut July 14

Celebrity Chef Launches First Canadian Restaurant

Chef Ranveer Brar, Executive Chef and Judge on Master Chef India, Opens his First Canadian

Five-Star Restaurant in Brampton

Already India’s youngest executive chef, Brar has opened more than 20 restaurants throughout the world, including the famous Banq Restaurant in Boston. Having worked in some of the most exclusive international restaurant kitchens, Chef Brar is bringing his unique approach to Indian fine dining to Brampton, Ontario with the opening of Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar, which officially began its soft-launch on March 4, 2017.

“I am excited about bringing the taste of authentic Indian fine dining to Brampton,” says Chef Ranveer Brar. “With each of my restaurants, I try to take into consideration the culture and surroundings of the location. So, in preparation for opening Mayura, we’ve been creating and testing unique recipes that will build a menu full of variety that excites the taste buds of our diners.”

In addition to his wide-ranging restaurant experience, Chef Brar is also the host of multiple television shows in India, including: Breakfast Xpress, Snack Attack, Homemade, The Great Indian Rasoi, Health Bhi Taste Bhi, Ranveer’s Cafe, Food Tripping and Thank God It’s Fryday. Brar is also a judge on Master Chef India.

Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar will continue creating and testing unique recipes from March 3-7, 2017. Members of the Brampton and GTA communities who are interested in participating and providing feedback to Mayura can help finalize the restaurant’s menu, which will be officially launched at the end of March. To register for this opportunity please contact John Malek, General Manager, at 905 451 6161 or at john.malek@mayura.ca.

“Our focus is on providing our guests with the best experience possible,” says Bhupinder Sidhu, one of the Canadian partners in Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar. “At our premium location, we have five-star ambiance and a menu that includes both traditional Indian and fusion fare. Further defining the dining experience for our customers, we’ll adapt the menu to feature specially created recipes to celebrate traditional Indian festivals.”

Located in Brampton at 200 County Court Boulevard, near highway 10 and the 407, Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar will celebrate the Holi Festival, the festival of colours, with a special menu on Sunday, March 12.

“Holi is a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring,” says Sidhu. “It’s all about partying and enjoyment. So really, it’s the perfect festival to celebrate during the opening week of a new restaurant.”

Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar will be open for dinner only during the first week of operation (March 8 – March 10) and will be open for both lunch and dinner from March 11 onward. Reservations are not required, but calling ahead or booking onlineis recommended.

Celebrity Chef Brings His Unique Approach to Indian Fine Dining to the Greater Toronto Area

This fall, Indian celebrity chef, Ranveer Brar will open his first five-star restaurant in Canada. Already India’s youngest executive chef, Brar has opened more than 20 restaurants throughout the world, including the famous Banq Restaurant in Boston. Having worked in some of the most exclusive international restaurant kitchens, Chef Brar is bringing his unique approach to Indian fine dining to Brampton, Ontario with the launch of Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar.

“I believe that food has to be an experience,” says Chef Ranveer Brar. “With each of my restaurants, I try to take into consideration the culture and surroundings of the location. Only by doing this can I holistically create and plate a menu that excites the diners’ senses. That’s one of the reasons I’m visiting before we open Mayura later this year.”

In addition to his wide-ranging restaurant experience, Chef Brar is also the host of multiple television shows in India, including: Breakfast Xpress, Snack Attack, Homemade, The Great Indian Rasoi, Health Bhi Taste Bhi, Ranveer’s Cafe, Food Tripping and Thank God It’s Fryday. Brar is also a judge on Master Chef India.

Mayura by Chef Ranveer Brar will be located in Brampton near highway 10 and the 407. If all goes according to plan, Brar hopes that the official opening of the restaurant will take place later this fall. Continue reading Celebrity Chef Brings His Unique Approach to Indian Fine Dining to the Greater Toronto Area

Authentic Farmers’ Market officially in Mississauga

The Farmers’ Market of Eden is pleased to announce that it has officially received membership into the Farmers’ Markets of Ontario association – the only market in Mississauga to receive this membership.

The Farmers’ Market of Eden, run by Eden Food for Change, takes place every Sunday at the Lisgar GO station from 9 am – 3 pm until Thanksgiving: Sunday, October 9, 2016. The majority of The Farmer’ Market of Eden’s vendors are farmers, a key membership requirement for the Farmers’ Markets of Ontario Association (FMO).

“Farmers’ Markets Ontario is the provincial association of farmers’ markets and welcome Farmers’ Market of Eden as a member.  Abundance and freshness of products is the key to a successful farmers’ market,” says Catherine Clark, Membership, Outreach & MyPick® Manager.

About 1000 people attend the Farmers’ Market of Eden to buy their weekly groceries directly from farmers who sell vegetables, honey, mushrooms, fruits and even pastries, cheese and meat.

For the month of August, patrons of the market will also get to enjoy local talent as Buskers from the City of Mississauga’s Buskers Pilot Project will be performing from 11 am – 2 pm weekly. Continue reading Authentic Farmers’ Market officially in Mississauga

Know What’s in Season? Check out the Farmers Market on Celebration Square

Fruits and vegetables taste the best when they are ripe and bought in season. Health experts often suggest that you eat seasonally, or include foods in your diet that are grown at the same time of the year you eat them.

Food available at local farmers markets is not just at the peak of freshness but also tasty and nutritious. Here is an availability guide by Foodland Ontario that tells you the best times to get the various fruits and vegetables we relish all year long.

Treat yourself and your family to the best foods this season by buying your food locally. Here are some helpful tips to make your trip to the farmers’ market a good one. Continue reading Know What’s in Season? Check out the Farmers Market on Celebration Square