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SUPPER CLUB: Spring Fling by Michael Kirkwood

April 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

- $40

Chef Michael Kirkwood, a 25-year veteran of some of Toronto’s top fine-dining kitchens, has recently launched The Birchwood Kitchen, a culinary project focussed on contemporary Canadian cuisine with an emphasis on the best local and seasonal ingredients. For this elegant menu, Chef Michael has sourced true local delicacies like fresh pickerel from Georgian Bay, young fiddleheads, wild leeks (ramps), foraged mushrooms, and spring rhubarb to feature in this delicious celebration of Spring in Ontario.

Pan seared pork belly atop barley and peas with wild leek pesto

Hand made orecchiette (Italian for ‘small ear’) pasta with wild forest mushrooms, asparagus, cavolo nero (Italian black kale), and smoked olive oil

Roast pickerel with beets, fiddlehead fritters, and Meyer lemon beurre blanc

Blood orange and vanilla panna cotta with strawberry and rhubarb compote

$40 +HST

Chef Michael Kirkwood has honed his culinary skills in some of Toronto’s finest restaurants including Avalon, Toro, Opus, and Turf Lounge. Known for his “Canadian Contemporary” style, he’s committed to a quality food experience without compromising on using fresh, local and artisan style ingredients to create a clever fusion of flavors in his cooking. Now, as creator and founder of Birchwood Kitchen — a mobile culinary studio providing cooking classes for children and adults — he enjoys catering small events and seasonal tastings.

Every weekend The Depanneur invites a guest chef to host a fun, informal dinner party.


April 25, 2015
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Depanneur


1033 College Street

Toronto, Ontario m6k 2b5 Canada
3 replies
  1. Vivian
    Vivian says:

    Five of us have bought memberships for this Saturday, is it possible to reserve a group of five seats together? Preferably near the door.
    Thank you,

    • lensenater
      lensenater says:

      That should be no problem, though I might ask for a reminder call or text on the night of the event. Thanks, Len

      • Minerva
        Minerva says:

        What a fantastic evening! Thanks Vivian for expanding my exploration of my hometown. Let’s talk soon Len about a meal or workshops centered around working people.


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