Ted Reader, also known as “Godfather of the Grill” will be hosting the Royal Chef Challenge in several parts of Ontario. The competition will travel through several fairs, with each fair producing a winner for the final event. The finale will be held November16, 2016 to determine which city representative crafted a dish fit for royalty.
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the largest event of its kind throughout the world. It combines agriculture and equestrian competition to offer an indoor fair that brings hundreds of thousands of competitors and attendees from all parts of the world to Toronto, Canada. The fair is held in November every year and offers horse shows, exquisite local food, animals, and of course shopping. The fair also offers educational exhibits about agriculture to more than 18,000 students annually.
The Road to the Royal competition will be held across several fairs throughout Ontario. Several fairs have already been held with Simcoe and Markham fairs soon to be held. Contestants win the competitions by producing dishes based off local food from the fairs agricultural competitions. Winners of each fair will then compete at The Royal in November.
The Royal is an opportunity to showcase to the world what makes Ontario agriculture great. It brings people from all parts of the world to celebrate and embrace agriculture. It’s a chance for us to show the world the effort and love we put into our food and communities.
Tickets to The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair are still available.