Peterborough & the Kawarthas Feature Local Chefs

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism has launched a new campaign to feature local chefs committed to serving fresh, local food, called The Chefs of Peterborough & the Kawarthas. This program will be up and running during the highly anticipated upcoming market season!

The Chefs of Peterborough & the Kawarthas showcases 10 chefs who have a passion for local fare. Visitors to will learn about the food scene in Peterborough & the Kawarthas, and can view profiles on each chef which include a short biography, their food philosophy, as well as a locally-inspired recipe, with a list of local ingredients and their sources.

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism will be rolling out this program over the coming weeks which will run through the fall harvest season. It offers a terrific opportunity for more readers to learn about the people and stories behind the farm-to-table movement in the area. It will also help draw attention to the local food establishments, area markets, farm gates practising the philosophy of local, seasonal food.

?We work closely with the chef community in our region on the promotion of food and drink, and it is apparent to us how passionate they are about this community, and about local food. We wanted to enhance our culinary program which gives visitors an insider perspective on the food scene? said Fiona Dawson, Director of Tourism for Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism.

Each chef was asked the same question, ?Of all of the places in the world you could have worked, why did you choose Peterborough & the Kawarthas?? The responses were captured in a video series, and they speak volumes about the destination.A� The resounding consensus is that a visit to Peterborough & the Kawarthas will provide an experience that will be savoured long after someone leaves.

Dawson concludes:

?Our region offers … an abundance of fresh, natural, authentic food experiences that visitors are seeking. It is not uncommon to find our chefs at a local market in the morning, and to have them serving you those ingredients later that day at your table. The chefs profiled in this series are just a handful of the great people who are making this a sought after destination for food-lovers.?

Interested in learning more about the Chefs of Peterborough & the Kawarthas program? Visit their website.

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