The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce TD‘s support of the Foundation’s 2015 culinary arts competition and fundraising dinners series taking place across Canada.
TD, a leading provider of financial services in Canada, confirms its position as Presenting Sponsor for 2015, joining forces with other sponsors including Gordon Food Service Canada and Le Creuset Canada.
“We are elated to welcome TD into our family of sponsors for the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation,” says founder Chef David Hawksworth. “With the support offered this year we are proud to be able to expand the Foundation’s reach to more young Canadian chefs than ever before by hosting regional heats in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.”
The fundraising dining series, presented by TD, features Chef Hawksworth collaborating with the Foundation’s chef judges on multi-course dinners in support of the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation:
- June 11– Chef Hawksworth will host a dinner with Chefs Lee Cooper, J-C Poirier and Lucais Syme at Hawksworth Restaurant, Vancouver.
- June 14– Chef Justin Leboe of Calgary’s Model Milk welcomes Chef Hawksworth for a collaborative dinner.
- July 28– Chef Hawksworth joins legendary Montreal Chef Normand Laprise at his famed restaurant Toque!
- September 12– Hawksworth Restaurant will once again host a memorable evening of Canadian cuisine to coincide with the Foundation’s finale event. Celebrated chefs Mark McEwan, Anthony Walsh, Normand Laprise, Scott Jaeger, Kristian Eligh and David Hawksworth will all contribute to the final dinner.
About Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship:
A Canadian non-profit culinary foundation, the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship, was created to recognize and inspire young Canadian chefs, whilst promoting professionalism and culinary excellence within the hospitality industry. Through its national annual competition, the scholarship program provides a platform for talented young chefs to get a head start through recognition, mentorship and an unparalleled opportunity to work in the country’s leading restaurants.
Feature pic: Photo Credit: Jessica Haydahl Photography