Here’s the round up for February 2013 food events in Ontario (outside of Toronto). So many events were wine and food combined that we combined the two sections for easier browsing. Check back often as we will update as we become aware of new events. If you have others, please feel free to submit them to us.
Elora Culinary Walking Tour, Saturdays. 1 p.m – 3 p.m. The Village Olive Grove, Elora. Come for a stroll through the streets of historic Elora and enjoy the culinary delights it has to offer. firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Harvest Table Lunch. Saturdays in February. Trius Winery at Hillebrand, Niagara-on-the-Lake. $65. Enjoy an intimate lunch hosted by a member of Chef Frank Dodd’s culinary team as they share local food and wine stories. hillebrand.com
Days of Wine and Chocolate, weekends in February. Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake. $35. Savour 28 decadent wine and chocolate-infused food pairings. Wineries of NOTL
Guelph Organic Conference. Jan. 31 to Feb 3. University of Guelph. Workshops, seminars and an organic expo. Organic Conference.
Celebrity Chef Dinner. Feb. 1-2, 6:30, 6:45, 7 p.m. The Prune, Stratford. $60. Featuring Matt Blondin and a student chef preparing a multi-course meal with wine. Stratford Chef School.
Kitchen Table Lunch or Dinner. Feb. 2 & 9. Peller Estates Winery, Niagara-on-the-Lake. $97 for lunch. $165 for dinner. Interested in learning what goes on behind the scenes at Peller Estates Winery Restaurant? Then join us for an afternoon in Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Peller.com
Bijou Winter Cooking & Wine Classes. Feb. 2, 9 & 23. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Bijou Restaurant, Stratford. $120. Join the popular cooking and wine classes, making and eating a four-course meal. Different themes each week. Bijou
Stratford Says Cheese Week. Feb. 3 to 10. Various locations in Stratford. Special menus and offers to highlight local cheese dishes and products. Visit Stratford.
Niagara Seedy Saturday. Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Glengate Alliance Church, Niagara Falls. Admission by donation. Learn about growing food during lectures and shop for heirloom vegetable seed. Niagara Seedy Saturday.
Truffles of the Twenty. Feb. 9 & 16. Cave Spring Cellars, Jordan. $55. join Kelly Nemeth of Truffles of theTwenty for an entertaining afternoon exploring the art of making chocolate truffles and taste Cave Spring wines. cavespringcellars.com
2012 Vintage Preview Tasting. Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m.. Hinterbrook Winery, Niagara-on-the-Lake. $10. Be the first to taste our new 2012 vintage whites and rose straight out of the tank. hinterbrook.com
Love is in the Fare. Feb. 16, 6 p.m. Good Earth Food and Wine Co., Beamsville. $40. The Good Girth Supper Club celebrates all kinds of love with food and wine in a three-course meal. goodearthfoodandwine.com
Minga Skills Building Hub: Beverages Workshop. Feb. 22. 10 a.m. to noon. Artisanale French Country Cooking, Guelph. $45. Learn how to make kombucha,water- kefir, sema, and ginger beer and kvass. Minga Skills Building Hub
Savour Stratford Tasting: Canadian Beer & Cheese Pairing. Feb. 23, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Milky Whey, Stratford. $30. Discover some of the best new selections in beer and cheese available from Canadian artisans. The Milky Whey.
Source It Here Networking Event. Feb. 25. Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph. $25-$30. Wellington’s premier local food business to business networking event takes place. Source It Here.
Thanks to Tiffany Mayer from Eating Niagara for compiling the event listings for Ontario