Culinary Workshop w/Chef Nathalie Goupilliere
Did you know that St. Pierre et Miquelon is actually France in North America? These two islands off Newfoundland are French territory and use the Euro, serve French wines and foods, and have a great love of seafood. Chef Nathalie Goupilliere of l’ESSENTIEL Créations effet-mer will demonstrate her culinary prowess with essential products from St. Pierre et Miquelon.
Ticket Price: $45.00, includes food samples
Offered in French w/English translation
Sponsored by the Government of Canada, represented by ACOA, and the Government of the French Republic, represented by the Prefecture of Saint-Pierre & Miquelon, Alliance Française Halifax, J.R. Mahoney Ltd., Chef Works
Scallop Carpaccio & Seaweed Tartar
Labneh of fresh goat’s cheese, cloudberry, dandelion elixir
This regional cooperation project between Atlantic Canada and Saint-Pierre & Miquelon is made possible thanks to the support of the Government of Canada, represented by ACOA, and the Government of the French Republic, represented by the Prefecture of Saint-Pierre & Miquelon.
Ce projet de coopération régionale entre le Canada atlantique et Saint-Pierre et Miquelon est rendu possible grâce à l’appui du Gouvernement du Canada, représenté par l’APÉCA, et du gouvernement de la République française, représenté par la Préfecture de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon.
Born in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Nathalie Goupilliere is the founder and owner-operator of L’ESSENTIEL Créations effet-Mer. Part café, part bistro, and part gallery, this cultural and social space is dedicated to all forms of art around the island identity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon. Says Nathalie, “It’s a place where you can relax and enjoy authentic, heartfelt experiences.” An entrepreneur, leader, and mother of two, Nathalie is a member of the Disciples Escoffier—a premier international gastronomic society “established to maintain and promote the traditions of French cuisine”. @nathaliegoupilliere
Born in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Jean-Guy Planté is a member of the Disciples Escoffier and a Meilleurs Ouvriers de France—a prestigious designation in recognition of the best craftspeople in France. After living In France for over 20 years, he returned to his native islands to partner with Nathalie Goupilliere in L’ESSENTIEL Créations effet-Mer. Passionate about wine and cheese, he works regularly with small winegrowers, as well as renowned cheesemakers.