Delicious Food Show

Special Features

HD_e_c_01_ Join us at the Food Network’s Celebrity Kitchen presented by The Home Depot Canada which will feature a stunning Martha Stewart kitchen with beautiful appliances by GE Café. For more information on our Personalities, please visit our Personalities Page.



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 942519_468983799850558_1918173292_n New at the Delicious Food Show, a fleet of Toronto’s mobile kitchens congregate on the Better Living Centre show floor in support of Mount Sinai Hospital. Sandwich rebel Fidel Gastro, Latin-flavoured Gourmet Gringos, health-minded Gourmet Bitches, British fare Feisty Jack and seafood-filled Buster’s Sea Cove will be offering special menu items of which a portion the proceeds will be donated to Mount Sinai Hospital, in support of breast and ovarian cancer research and education.

ccsp On Saturday, the Delicious Food Show orchestrates an epicurean pre-battle, leading up to Mount Sinai’s renowned fundraising event, Chef’s Challenge, in early 2014. Of those raising monies for the hospital’s ultimate culinary showdown, the highest fundraisers-to date are divided into two teams, each headed by a fierce celebrity chef, to compete for unbelievable prizes at the show. Notable culinary stars will judge the competition, examining dishes and selecting an ultimate DFS Mini Chef’s Challenge winner!For more information on how to get involved and to register for the main event in 2014, visit

NaturallyDelicious_Logo_FINAL-01 Balancing out the show with a feature section surrounding healthy living, the Delicious Food Show collaborates with consultant Julie Lieff of Fit Organix to handpick the best in all-natural, (oh-so-trendy) glutenfree, organic and free of additive and preservative items. Look for Canadian-made Camelina Oil from Saskatchewan-based Three Farmers or 100% dairy, soy and gluten-free cheeses, pizzas and spreads from Vancouver’s Daiya Foods, amongst other naturally delicious products and nutrition services.

FiestaDelicioso_Logo_FINAL-01 Join us for Fiesta Delicioso presented by Avion Tequila on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 7pm on the Food Network Celebrity Kitchen presented by the Home Depot Canada. Come for the tacos, stay for the margaritas! Avion Tequila will be serving 3 very special custom margaritas, one traditional and two that will make your taste buds zing, and Vitamix will be blending some amazing frozen cocktails. The night will also feature live music, competitions and prizes, PLUS the ultimate afterparty at The Distillery’s newest hot spot El Catrin, 18 Tank House Lane, Toronto.

                                                                           Print Toronto and Vancouver’s Video Restaurant Guide & Online Lifestyle Magazine takes over a 1,000 sq. ft. area replete with lounge seating, wine, cocktails and an HD video wall showcasing the vibe of the city’s best restaurants.  Ten of Toronto’s top restaurants, like burger sensation Holy Chuck and hip pub fare joint Habits GastroPub, join the section to serve up signature bites of bliss for DFS attendees.  A perfect lounge to stop in, enjoy some delicious food, sip on great wine while getting a glimpse at Toronto’s best restaurants.

                                                                 tlsp Toronto’s city-centric entertainment, politics, and life magazine launches the sophomore edition of the Toronto Life Cookbook at DFS with a ten-counter section featuring restaurants detailed within the issue, including Stock, Aria Ristorante, and TOCA. Described as the urbanist’s dream food magazine, the special edition will feature 100 scores of easy-to-make recipes from the city’s best chefs, bakers, baristas, pit masters and bartenders. Join us Friday evening at the show as the chefs from the ten top ranking eateries rotate in the demo area.

AKS4v528129small On Sunday from 4-6 PM, the Food Network Celebrity Kitchen presented by the Home Depot Canada will host Abbey Sharp‘s (link to personalities page) finale Abbey’s Kitchen Stadium competition to raise funds for local charity, My Food My Way (MFMW). Come see our finalists Matt Basile (Fidel Gastros), Dustin Gallagher (Acadia), Rodney Bowers (Hey Meatball) and Bruce Woods (Woods Restaurant) battle it out using a top secret ingredient in two delicious dishes each. They will be demonstrating their recipes on stage using Lagostina cookware and also selling their goods to you for $5 each in pop-up booths on the floor! Young student “sous chefs” from one of the high schools MFMW supports will be assigned to help each chef at their stations, and a portion of all profits from food and raffle tickets will be donated to MFMW. Our chefs will be evaluated by celebrity judges including Susur Lee, David Rocco, Christine Cushing, Leslie Roberts and others, who will send a winning chef home with bragging rights and a grand Lagostina prize. Enjoy great food from our chefs, refreshing drinks from our sponsors Forty Creek Whisky, Dillons, Sam Adams, and Rosewood Estates, win awesome prizes and support a great cause!

PetitsChefsFinal Kids will learn how to make pumpkin shaped shortbread cookies, Gluten Free Veggie Rice Wraps and their very own chef’s hat.Workshop times:
Friday Oct. 25th 4-5PM, 5:30-6:30PM, 7-8PM
Sat. Oct. 26th 12:30-1:30PM, 2-3PM, 3:30-4:30PM
Sun. Oct. 27th 12:30-1:30PM, 2-3PM, 3:30-4:30PM
*Visit Booth #561 for full workshop schedule and to sign up!

V2IMG_7766 Rock Lobster & Samuel Adams Lobster Shack

Samuel Adams helped lead the craft beer revolution, reviving a passion for full-bodied brews that are robust and rich with character. Following his great-great grandfather’s recipe for a rich, amber lager, founder and brewer Jim Koch used only traditional brewing processes, as well as the finest ingredients to brew his Samuel Adams Boston Lager. Today, Samuel Adams is known for its brewing innovation and variety of quality brews, as well as its excellence as a food pairing or ingredient.

Chef Matt Dean Pettit and his Rock Lobster crew teaming up Samuel Adams have created a lobster shack and are hosting an urban east coast party all weekend.

Rock Lobster Food Co. from pop-up to two bustling restaurants, has become Canada’s first lobster centric food company, making it more accessible for Canadians to enjoy lobster on a regular basis. Matt will be serving up Toronto’s tastes dishes, a classic lobster boil, their famous lobster rolls and delicious lobster tacos. “Our Lobster Boil is about seafood at its finest, it’s about being fun and approachable. Put on your lobster bib and dig in with us.”

You can also catch Matt cooking up his favourites at the GE Monogram Stage.