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Kitchen Party: Shea Robinson of Miijidaa

Everyone knows that the best parties always end in the kitchen. With our series Kitchen Party, we’re sitting down with Feast On Chefs to get to know them, and the local foods that inspire them, a little better.



Miijidaa cafe + bistro

Guelph, ON

What’s your favourite seasonal ingredient? 

Heirloom tomatoes. There are so many different varieties that all have a slightly different taste and they are so versatile. They can be used to make anything from appetizers all the way through to desserts.

What’s your drink of choice?  

Coffee in the AM. Beer, wine or whiskey in the PM.

Most underrated ingredient? 

Definitely eggplant!

Favourite restaurant? 

Right now? Bar Isabel in Toronto.

Off-duty, what are you most likely to be cooking at home? 

Fresh made pasta.  It is so simple but always delicious and satisfying.

What’s the best part of working with Ontario food and drink?

Having the opportunity to showcase all the amazing products and producers in Ontario.

Fill in the blank: “If I entered a competitive eating contest, I’d definitely win if the item was ____”  


Meet more of our awesome Feast On chef ambassadors — just search Kitchen Party up top!


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