In a city where the foodie scene can often take itself too seriously, professional comedian Ben Miner lightens up the mood combining his considerable skills in the kitchen with comedy chops honed over a 16-year career.
For the Month of September he’ll be making a different macaroni and cheese each week and of course making people laugh. Not only will each week feature a different skillet, but a different opening act as well who’ll be joining him on stage and in the kitchen. Seasoned Comedy, where food meets funny.
Week 1 — Mac and Cheese Greens Skillet
Cavatappi pasta with sautéed broccoli, spinach and green onions in a sharp cheddar, mozza and parm cheese sauce
Available with bacon
Ben Miner has been performing at comedy clubs for the past 16 years, coast to coast, from Just for Laughs in Montreal to the Vancouver Comedy Festival to NXNE in Toronto, working with Jim Jefferies, Lewis Black and Russell Peters among others. When he’s not on stage, Ben’s still behind a mic at the long-running program on SiriusXM Comic Stripped. Ben has been featured on Recipe to Riches and was a top 16 cook on the first season of Masterchef Canada.
Roy Daye will be joining in the kitchen and on stage, he’s a beauty! Jamaican born, Canadian raised stand-up comic whose styling reflects both his North American upbringing and his spicy Caribbean heritage. His show is engaging, quick and smart.
Each month The Depanneur features a different a new chef from T.O.’s indie food scene in our Thursday-night Pop-Up Showcase.