Devour! Presents Chef

Wolfville, N.S. (July 21, 2014) – For the second time this summer, Front and Central Chef David Smart is teaming up with Devour! The Food Film Fest to host an experiential dinner and movie experience on Thursday, August 28.

The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a screening of Chef at Al Whittle Theatre, located on 450 Main St. in Wolfville. Jon Favreau stars as Carl Casper, a chef who suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant, only to find himself moving to Miami to launch a food truck. The film also stars Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson and John Leguizamo.

Following Chef, Chef Smart will host a dinner inspired by the movie at Front and Central, located on 117 Front St. in Wolfville. Dinner will begin at 8:45 p.m. and will include a three-course meal inspired by the film. A menu will be posted to our website in the coming weeks.

Front and Central has recently been named to’s 100 Best Restaurants in Canada list. Chef Smart will be competing in the upcoming Gold Medal Plates event, a national fundraiser for Canada’s high performance athletes, which will take place in Halifax this October.

Tickets are available online now! Tickets to the film are $10.00, and tickets to dinner at Front and Central are $65.00 (including tax and gratuity.) From more information, please contact us at or check out our website.

Each event is in preparation for the fourth edition of Devour! The Food Film Fest, taking place November 12-16, 2014 in Wolfville. Stay tuned for our full 2014 program launch in September.


Devour! The Food Film Fest is an international festival celebrating cinema, food and wine culture. The five-day festival takes place in the culinary epicenter of Nova Scotia – the Town of Wolfville. The festival is a celebration of food on film, the culture of food and the dramatic impact it has on our day-to-day lives.


Only one hour from Halifax, the Town of Wolfville, Kings County, provides the perfect setting for the Devour!. It is situated in a rich agricultural area and is also home to one of Canada’s top universities, a number of historic theatres and an assortment of unique local venues that are all within walking distance and are set against the beautiful landscapes of hills, valleys, rivers and the mighty Bay of Fundy.


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Robyn McIsaac

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