The Quartier Gourmand of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE will take place for the first time at Place des Arts in its large public space - the Espace culturel Georges-Émile Lapalme.
It's an indoor space where you could enjoy fine food and drinks, make some delightful discoveries, and learn more about major culinary trends.
Over the course of two weekends (February 18-19, and 25-26, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.), this special site will offer over 20 free activities, including conferences, tastings as well as culinary demonstrations and workshops.
Of these 20 free workshops, four captivating and appetizing workshops will be hosted by Mordu, Radio-Canada’s gourmet platform.
Saturday, February 18: this first day will be dedicated to emerging Québec products, as Jérémie Jean-Baptiste hosts the first workshop on Asian vegetables with Stéphanie Wang from the company Le Rizen.
Sunday, February 19: top honours will be given to chocolate and pastries as Loounie gives a workshop on vegan pastries.
Saturday, February 25: Indigenous cuisine will be in the spotlight when Amine Laabi introduces you to Indigenous culinary traditions alongside Anora Lia Collier and his mother.
Sunday, February 19: sustainable foods are the headliners as Geneviève O'Gleman shares unique and easy ideas on how to transform food headed for the garbage into tasty gourmet dishes.