Mother's Day Recipe

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Happy Mother's Day from all of us at Growing Chefs! We all have someone special in our lives that have shown us what it means to be loved unconditionally. This Mother's Day is an opportunity to celebrate those people and the love they bring to our...

Growing Chefs! is HIRING!!!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Growing Chefs! Ontario (GCO) mission is to get kids excited about healthy, wholesome food. Our belief is that engaging  food education programs for children can catalyze the evolution of a healthier, empowered community that is engaged with...


Growing Chefs! at Forest City Road Races

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Was one of your New Years' Resolutions to get healthy in 2018? US TOO! We have joined forces with the reknowned Forest City Road Races as a partner charity... and in doing so, we have committeed a number of our staff, friends and family to run on...

7th Annual Spring Fundraising Dinner

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Our Annual Spring (FUN)d-raising Dinner is THIS WEEKEND! AND IS NOW SOLD OUT!!! WOW! THANK YOU! We invite you to celebrate with us and enjoy a beautiful, locally sourced meal created by Chef Andrew Wolwowicz of Craft Farmacy! Menu below... This...

Lori Aitken: Bookkeeper to the Rescue!

Thursday, April 5, 2018

At Growing Chefs!, we know math. Adding, subtracting, multiplying, fractions…it's all important in creating any given recipe! Knowing numbers is also a key component in running any successful business or nonprofit, and just like a recipe needs to be...

Thank You to our 2017/18 School Food Education Project Sponsors

Thursday, March 29, 2018

It may seem like Growing Chefs! always has some kind of food education project on the go. And it's true! Through the support of many generous donors and sponsors, we will reach approximately 8000 people through our food education programs. That's...

Composting Program

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

LET'S TALK COMPOSTING!!! Compost is a natural process that returns nutrients and organic matter to soil. It also feeds beneficial micro-organisms, insects and worms, and reduces greenhouse gases that are produced when organic material decomposes in...

Upcoming Events with Growing Chefs!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Below you'll find a list of what's "Growing" on at Growing Chefs! HQ. Proceeds from our events, classes, and dinners go to funding our food education programs dedicated to getting kids excited about wholesome, healthy food! Thank you for your...

Hearts and Hops Beer Tasting Dinner

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Growing Chefs and The Can Opener have teamed up to bring you Hearts and Hops Beer Tasting Dinner. For $60/person this dinner includes 5 x 12oz specially selected craft beers that will be paired with a delicious 5 course meal! Fall in love with your...


This Whole Sturgeon ~ Round III Dinner Event

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Join us for a Fundraising Dinner for Growing Chefs Ontario!  Using the whole sturgeon, guest Chef Thompson Tran, of The Wooden Boat brings you traditional Vietnamese dishes & cooking techniques featuring a 5-course sturgeon dinner paired with...


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