Fall Flavours Festival has added a week to the 2019 schedule which now runs August 30 to October 6, 2019 with several new events, new chefs and the return of favourite events and celebrity chefs. This year, Chef Justin Cournoyer of Actinolite Restaurant, Toronto will host Taste of Georgetown on September 5, Chef Ryan Crawford from Backhouse Restaurant, Niagara will host Taste of Tyne Valley on September 12 and Chef Justin Wolfe from Los Lobos London will host Taste of North Rustico on September 27. An Exclusive Evening at Red Shores, on September 11, will be hosted by Chef Ned Bell, founder of Chefs for Oceans, with Red Shores Executive Chef Andrew Smith.
Other new events include Dinner with Antonio Park at the Montague Waterfront on September 28 and Chef’s Island hosted by the PEI Chefs Association will return to the Delta on October 4. Fall Flavours Fire Up Fund will provide support to two new private sector culinary events: Supreme of the South Shore in Crapaud on September 14 and The Great PEI Bake-Off at Harmony House on September 28.
The Festival welcomes back chef hosts including Lynn Crawford, Danny Smiles, Corbin Tomaszeski, Antonio Park, Chuck Hughes, Todd Perrin and PEI’s Michael Smith as Signature Event hosts. The full list of Signature Events and Chefs for 2019 includes:
Le Festin acadien avec homard (Aug. 30, Chef Danny Smiles);
Toe Taps & Taters (Sept. 6, Chef Lynn Crawford);
Oysters on the Pier (Sept. 7, Chef Michael Smith);
Lobster Party on the Beach (Sept. 8, Chef Corbin);
Beef N’ Blues (Sept. 13, Chef Michael Smith);
PEI International Shellfish Festival and Feast & Frolic (Sept. 19–22, Chefs Michael Smith and Lynn Crawford);
Savour Victoria (Sept. 21, Chef Chuck Hughes);
Chuck & Friends ( Sept. 22, Chef Chuck Hughes);
The Ultimate Chef’s Table (Sept. 26, Chef Todd Perrin);
Dinner with Antonio Park (Sept. 28, Chef Antonio Park);
Chef’s Island (Oct. 4, Chef Corbin);
Harbour Feast (Oct. 5, Chef Chuck Hughes);
Grilling and Chilling (Oct. 6, Chef Michael Smith).