The Laureus de la Castronomy is once again in perfect shape for the 2022 edition with full force, where the best talents of the Quebec culinary and food scene will be celebrated. The 95 finalists in 16 categories were announced Monday at an event hosted by Christian Begin at Time Out Market Montreal.
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“I’m going to ask you something that is practically impossible for restaurant and food lovers,” Christian Begin began the press conference. This impossible thing: Peace! Especially in a room full of chefs, sammiers, agricultural producers who gather for the first time in such large numbers for more than two years. Note that in 2021, laurels almost happened, after being completely abolished in 2020.
La Capitale stands alone
In this year’s Famous Restaurant category, the capital city is heating up with four choices for Quebec (Arvi, Battuto, Le Clan, Restaurant La Légende) against Montreal (Beba, Candide, Mastard, Monarque, Mui Mui). . The Les Faux-Bergers restaurant in Baie-Saint-Paul only acts as a regional representative.
The work of 10 chefs is featured in the valuable “chef.fe.s” section. There are several chefs from Montreal: Jeremy Bastian (Monarch), Luciano D’Oracio (Luciano Trattoria), Simon Mathis (Masterd), Junichi Ikematsu (June I), Sean Murray Smith (Floating Island) and John Winter Russell (Russell). Kim Cote (Cote d’Ivoire in Comoros), Fisன்n Ergon (Pica Ferme & Cuisine in Saint-Blaise-sur-Richelieu), Franசois-Emmanuel Nicole (Restaurant La Danier in Quebec) and Stefan in Quebec City (Liston)
Opened in the Old Quebec in the fall of 2021, Lee Klan is best represented this year, named after Lindsay Brennan (Alma), Vanya Filippovic (Alma) in its “Sommelier.e de l’année” category. Vin Mon Lobin), Joris Gutierrez Garcia (The Hunting and Fishing Club) and Guillo Blande (Mason Bowl).
Cocktail art shines beyond Montreal Island, with Gilbert Lemieux (H3) the only representative of the “Mixologist or Partner of the Year” category. Quebec shines with three quotes: Simon Fatcher (Restaurant La Danier), Samuel Tremble (Chess Riox & Pettigrew) and Julian Vesina (Hono Isayaka). Claudia Doen, of the distillery de la Safri in Cronby, finished the selection.
The high-flying gourmet restaurant in Quebec stands out for its outstanding service award in the presence of La Danier Roxanne Portolois. Élyse Garand (Noren), Pierre Jullien (Graziella), Perle Morency (Côté Est) and William Saulnier (Beau Temps) complete this section.
The “revelation.s of the year” type provides an overview of those who have made their mark in the world of Quebec gastronomy with new projects and initiatives. For the 2022 edition, Louis Telekine (La Frankwett) and Vincent Levesque (Knuckles Cantine), Salisbury Emmy Blonde with Mexican Bar Maria Maria.
Honorable Craftsmen and Producers
Lauriers also showcase the work of bakers, pastry chefs, breweries, breweries, brewers and artisans throughout Quebec.
Finalists are Victor Moubox (Blaze Garmin), Gabriel Reward-Hiller (La Cabேன்ne Sur Le Roque), Gail Vitrigare (Gale Vitrigare Pastries), Lisa Yu (Monarch) and Chloe Mignold-Levacalier (Legavalier Petron). Pastry Chef of the Year “.
Lecavalier Petrone, the best creative Montreal chocolate maker, was nominated in the “Artist of the Year” category by the experienced Anicet Desrochers (Miels D’Anicet) and Chloé Gervais-Fredette (Les Chocolats de Chloé) by Pascal Hudon. (Pascal the butcher) and Carl Pelletier (Couleur Chocolat).
In the “baker.s of the year” category, Fabien Demandolx (Racines boulangerie fermière, L’Isle-Verte) and Charles Létang (Du pain … C’est tout !, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies) compete. Montrealers Thea Bryson (Miette Boulangerie), Jeffrey Finkelstein (Hof Kelsten) and regular Seth Gabriels and Julian Roy (Automne Boulangerie) are the third choice in this category.
There are companies from all over Quebec that specialize in the work of breweries, breweries or breweries: Domain du Nivel (Saint-Louis), Mannot (Clermont), Lux Commons (Oka), Vignoble de la Paz (Brigham) and Cid Septs (Saint-Jean-Baptiste).
Christian Lefebvre and Carol Marcox (Le Borque de Fourier), David Robert (La Gardiner), Alexandre File (Chess Muffy), Matthew Roy and Catherine Baltzar (La Regolde de la Rouge) and Louise-Charles-Louise-Charles aux Mille Cailloux) Recognized in the “Producer of the Year” category.
The Castronomy Tourism Award highlights companies promoting their region. This year, Bleuetière Marland (Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce), Fromagerie Le Détour (Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac), Gourmet Sauvage (Mont-Blanc), Hydromel Charlevoix (Baie-Saint-Paul) and Le Ruisseau Vineyard , In Dunham.
Chasse-Marée, La Transformerie, Les Filles Fattoush, Manger Notre Saint-Laurent and Sel Saint Laurent are the finalists in this year’s Business or Initiative category, as well as food, cinema and beliefs, Kamouraska Forest Mushroom Festival, Les First Fridays, Montré en lumière and MYCO: Forest gastronomy rendez-vous Nominated for this year’s event.
Christian Begin, presenter of the Lauriers de la gastronomie québécoise since its first edition in 2018, was again nominated for the Prize for Influencing Culinary Culture, along with chefs Normand Laprise and Stéphane Modat, from the magazine கரிபூ And the Mord site.
From Brigade to Gala
This is the Brigade des Laureurs, which has more than 5,000 professionals who vote to determine the finalists and winners that will be awarded each year. The vote of the arbitral tribunal was added to this vote, which is calculated at 50% of the final decision. This year, it is led by Chef Mark-Andre Jette and brings together Anita Feng, Alexandre Tayleffer, Leslie Chesterman, Paul Ducynt, Mary-Fleur Saint-Pierre and Columba Saint-Pierre. Keep in mind that arbitral tribunal members exclude their companies from betting.
The only type of escape from this rule is the public gift. Once again this year, the public can vote for their favorite personality between Bob Le Chef, Sawyer Angel, Stefano Fitta, Josie de Stacio, Normand Laprise, Marillo, Martin Picard, Colombே Saint-Pierre, Daniel Vesina and Ricardo, its undeniable king. Type has won this award in the last three editions.
The winners will be announced during the gala, which will be held face-to-face for the first time in two years and will take place on June 20 at the Center des Sciences de Montreal. “We keep it as affordable as possible, with tickets at $ 95. It includes a meal, drinks and a show. It looks like it’s worth it!”
Rather than a gift-giving evening, the event is also presented as a great celebration of gastronomy. Guests can taste a real treat, including former winners of the competition Stéphane Modat, Anita Feng, Marc-Andre Jetté, Antonin Mousseau-Rivard and Benjamin Oddo. Wine and cocktail lovers will not miss the co-signed menu by Véronique Dalle (Foxy), Sophie Allaire (La Belle Histoire) and Kate Boushel (Atwater Cocktail Club). Tickets are on sale today.
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