Monday, March 7, 2016

Conestoga College #RisingStars @ #KitchenerMarket - Enter To Win

We'll start with the Disclaimer - Yes we did receive a complimentary tickets, but this just means we're able to offer you a chance attend too! Enter the contest at the end of this post!

Rising To The Occasion

Last week we attended the first Conestoga College Rising Stars Dinner @ Kitchener Market. This was a first of an ongoing series happening over the next few weeks at the Kitchener Market's Marketplace Kitchen.

Conestoga College School of Business and Hospitality presents:
the Rising Stars Dinner Series at The #KitchenerMarket
Throughout March and April 2016, aspiring chefs from the Conestoga College School of Business & Hospitality are hosting themed Pop-Up dinners at the Kitchener Farmers Market. These culinary entrepreneurs-in-training will be showcasing local ingredients and exciting menus in a variety of styles, including Asian Street Food, Southern BBQ, East Coast Seafood and more. 
Each 4 course dinner includes Soup, Appetizer, Main Course and Dessert.  Vegetarian options available. 
Location: Upper Level of the Kitchener Farmers Market, 300 King St. East, Kitchener.
Free parking is available on Eby St. 
Doors open at 5:30 pm for Hors d'Oeuvres,
Dinner Service begins promptly at 6 pm
Price: $30 + HST per guest dinner service - Tickets ONLY available online
LCBO licensed event (wine only) - Cash Bar (ATM service available at The Kitchener Market)
As you can see by the images below it was a very unique menu with lots of variety.

We think that this would make a great Parents' Night Out! For more information and to purchase tickets visit

Enter To Win

As many of you know we are getting ready to launch our 2016 Food Revolution Day event and we thought it would be a great idea to giveaway Dinner For 2 for the LOCAL 100KM Rising Stars Dinner happening Thursday April 7, 2016.
Take a look at the menu that will be served that day

Thursday April 07
5:30 PM
Hors d’oeuvres du Jour


Garlic and Chili Roasted Tomato Soup with a Basil Buttermilk Foam


Watermelon Radish, Apple and Mouton Rouge Sheep’s Milk Cheese on a bed of Watercress and Baby
Spinach with an Agave, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Main Course

Fresh Pasta with White Rock Farms Ostrich Top Strip and Cluster Oyster Mushrooms and Baby Spinach


Peach Curd Pie with Blueberry Gelato, Apple Chips and a Cider Reduction

Coffee, tea 
Enter the rafflecopter contest below (may take a minute to load) and tell us why you LOVE eating locally in the comments. It may just win you Dinner For 2!
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  1. Supporting Local producers, fresh is tastier

  2. This would be awesome. I love to try new foods.

  3. I love eating local because I know that I am supporting the farmers around me.

  4. This sounds so great! I'm a foodie and I love trying new things, especially when it's supporting local producers!