“As part of Tourism PEI‘s celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, they held a pop-up in Toronto called 1864 at the Berkley Fieldhouse event venue Toronto to promote the festivities and events surrounding this key moment in Canadian history.” http://www.foodpr0n.com/2014/08/04/east-coast-eating/
“2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, the weeklong meeting which led to the creation of our nation. To celebrate, PEI (@GentleIsland) is going all out this year with celebrations throughout the summer. If there’s ever a time to visit PEI, this is definitely the year.” http://wherejessate.com/2014/06/1864-pop-up-feast-with-tourism-pei/
From the beginning of the event all the way through guests were immersed in an informative cultural experience of PEI that was tactile, fun and engaging.
Guests were treated to an informative intimate culinary experience.
The event production and styling was beautifully created and produced by the outstanding Moasic team.
“Things got rambunctious when we came into be seated for the dinner. With their ambassador Chef Lynn Crawford – a very funny and thoroughly engaging host – leading the charge. Two teams of voluntold guests competed head-to-head to make our first course: mussels in a white wine broth.” http://www.foodpr0n.com/2014/08/04/east-coast-eating/
“The Outstanding event created by talented Mosaic’s team – journey of #PEICelebration from 1864, attendees experienced the birthplace of our nation firsthand – to 2014, with focus on culinary, dance and this year’s Island celebrations! Food inspired by traditional dishes served in 1864, live cooking demonstration by celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford. “https://www.facebook.com/JBMomentintimePhoto
Chef Lynn, executive chef engaged and mingled with the guest offering her culinary wisdom and enthusiasm throughout the event.
The Berkeley Fieldhouse, with its natural lighting, open airy ambiance and hanging chandeliers worked perfectly with the event concept and design. The Toronto space was set with long communal eating tables creating an intimate rustic glam setting that set the tone for the enjoyment of the culinary experience.
Guests plates were heavily documented with mobile devices.
— Jen Chan (@foodpr0n) June 13, 2014
The events styling incorporated dishes and cultural icons seamlessly to create an authentic beautiful setting for the event,
The featured cocktail was the 1864 Anne of Green Gables Raspberry Cordial & Vodka.
The lush outdoor urban oasis of Berkeley Fieldhouse added to the ambiance and enjoyment of the event.
Berkeley Catering Chef Steve Nesbitt partnered Chef Lynn Crawford for the day. The freshly shucked oysters drew a lot of attention from the guests.
Some other of the PEI dishes were Fish & Chips, Steak Tartare, Grilled PEI Lobsters .
The event moved seamlessly through demonstrations, live historical enactments and ended in joyous tradition Prince Edward Island live music and dancing.
Photography: JBMomentintime Photography
Venue: Berkeley Fieldhouse
Event Design: Mosaic