March Pop Up Showcase: Chef Daniel Holloway of Urban Acorn Catering
Chef Daniel’s theme for his month in the Dep’s showcase is “My Lucky Charms” — each week will feature a different key ingredient he draws inspiration from. Dishes will be flexitarian, with meat and vegan options, and a $20 prix-fixe menu
Lucky Charm – Acorn Squash
Charred Poblano and Candied Acorn Squash Soup with Smoked Garlic Tapenade
Pulled Lamb Shank and Acorn Squash Hot Pot over Crisp Polenta Cake with Baby Zucchini
Caramelized Acorn Squash Hot Pot over Crisp Polenta Cake with Baby Zucchini
Chardonnay Poached Bartlett Pear served with Whipped Lemon Curd and Caramel Sauce
Prix Fixe: soup + main + dessert
This menu is gluten-free
After 10+ years as a professional chef and caterer, Chef Daniel Holloway‘s latest project is Urban Acorn Catering, a Toronto-based sustainable catering company founded with his partner, Marie Fitrion. Their goal is to bring sustainable scratch-made food to the table and encourage individuals to break bread people in their community. Specializing in Flexitarian cuisine — mostly plant based with moderate use of local or organic meats and seafood — they provide delicious, wholesome food to everyone from omnivores and vegans.
Each month The Depanneur features a different a new chef from T.O.’s indie food scene in our Thursday-night Pop-Up Showcase.