Theater of Life w/Why This Road: Dan Portelance

Thursday, November 3, 2016    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Al Whittle Theatre
450 Main St, Wolfville, NS, B4P 1E2

Theater of Life

A soup kitchen is not where one would expect to see award-winning chefs with global reputations. Loaded and larded with food waste, this is where you will find Massimo Bottura in his Refettori Ambrosiano, where he invited 60 of the world’s top chefs to cook with the food waste from Milan’s 2015 World Fair to feed the city’s hungry.

Canada, 2016, 94 minutes

Director Peter Svatek

Distributor National Film Board of Canada


Why This Road: Dan Portelance

As the son and grandson of fish fryers in coastal Massachusetts, Dan Portelance dreamed of a life elsewhere as a famous chef. But sometimes life deals some tough cards….

Canada, 2016, 5 minutes

Director Ben Proudfoot


This film will inspire a dinner following the screening at 8PM at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market–Celebrity Chef Dinner with Normand Laprise, John Higgins, Stephen Wall, Ardon Mofford & Martin Ruíz Salvador