What do you get when you take one of Toronto’s most innovative chefs and drop him in the heart of Mexico’s rich and vibrant culinary culture for 5 years? You are about to find out…
Chef Greg Couillard has built an international reputation on his insatiable culinary curiosity and you can be sure that it has been working overtime amidst the spices and markets of Mexico where he has been developing menu for boutique hotels on the Pacific coast. Don’t miss the Canadian debut of these exciting new dishes inspired by the flavours of Mexican regional cuisine, realized with Greg’s unique creativity and remarkable skill.
Ensalada de aguacate y maíz
Celebrating the quintessential Mexican ingredients of avocado, corn and peppers, this fresh salad combines them with fresh chiles, bright lime and spices into a colourful salad full of exciting flavours and textures. Served with homemade tortilla chips.
Greg explores the long and complex conversation between Spanish and Mexican cuisines in this unique and decadent take on classic paella. Shrimp, clams, mussels, monkfish, chicken and chorizo all come together with delicate saffron rice, herbs and tomatoes as well as a complex blend of Mexican chiles and spices to create what is sure to become a new signature dish.
Chocolate, cinnamon and chiles are woven deep into the fabric of Mexican cuisine. Here Greg’s mind-blowing flourless chocolate cake gets an dark and indulgent upgrade with a dark chocolate & smoky chipotle ganache and cinnamon creme Anglaise.
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It would not be hyperbole to suggest that Greg Couillard is one of the most influential chefs in Toronto’s culinary history. Through groundbreaking restaurants like The Parrot, Stelle, Avec, Sarkis, The Spice Room and many others, his prescient embrace of this city’s multicultural flavours and ingredients revolutionized fine dining in Toronto, and foreshadowed the eclectic, international menus many now take for granted.