The Kitchen Canada (TKC) opened its doors for the first time last night. With a gathering of foodies, blog writers and other professionals. The evening began with cocktails, wine and amuse bouche that pushed the boundaries of texture with familiar flavours and modernist techniques.
Smoked salmon bagel lollies on the antigriddle
Potato puff with whipped cheese and vinegar powder, beet meringue and chestnut cream
(Photography by Sarah Placko)
Plates and table setting with the TKC logo and the menu for the launch.
A quick glance at the space.
Sous vide octopus, scallop and squid ink chip, black olive crumbs, fingerling and blue potatoes, leeks
Goat cheese and cucumber jelly, carbonated grapes
Sous vide Ontario lamb, squash, beets, mint jelly, sous vide hollandise, spelt risotto, demi
Black sesame seed ice cream, yuzu gel, matcha “aero”, raspberry wafers, freeze dried raspberries
Coconut snow, chocolate stones with passionfruit jelly, dark chocolate raspberry twigs
Most of these ingredients for the dinner prepared by Chef John Placko can be found at Qualifirst.
The space is free for rental for a full day, a half day or even by the hour. Whether it be a night of wine and cheese, a pop up dinner or just attending a class taught by professionals in the city, The Kitchen Canada is the place to be.