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Feb 11 2016

Savour Owen Sound starts February 19th

Eat. Drink. Savour Owen Sound

Indulge in a three-course meal for a special price. February 19 to March 13, 2016

Participating restaurants include: Casero Kitchen Table ~ Elsie’s Diner ~ Harrison Park Inn ~ The Curry House ~ The Avalon ~ Shorty’s Grill ~ Nathaniel’s ~ Norma Jean’s ~ Sweetwater Restaurant (Cobble Beach Resort) ~ Villa Nina Bistro ~ Jazzmyn’s. Many are featuring local foods.

Be sure to enter the weekly Savour Owen Sound DRAW — free when you enjoy a Savour Owen Sound meal!*
*Entrants must be 19 or older. Draw prize is a GIFT BASKET filled with local goodies.

Visit the website to view menus


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Feb 09 2016

Three Great Opportunities for Chefs Looking for Adventure

Are you a chef, or do you know a chef who is looking for adventure? Here are three opportunities to consider:

Silver Lake Mennonite Camp is looking for a head chef during the 2016 summer season. Approx. 150 kids require good and simple meals. Excellent kitchen facilities.
Expectations: The chef will co-ordinate camp staff for chopping, manage purchasing and planning with a preference for local and seasonal ingredients. Good pay, and child care available on site. Also, looking for a cluster of caterers for weekend activities all year – ranging from weddings to kid camps.
If interested, please contact: Dave Erb, director

Expedition Chef Required for Arctic Adventure
Looking for a talented chef to go on an Eco Tourism Arctic Safari March 22- April 8th, north east corner of Baffin Island.
This expedition is an exploratory trip, where company guides, travel writers and photographers will be assessing wild life (polar bear & cub) for future expeditions. Travel to and from Arctic is paid for along with food and accommodations while in the arctic.
The ideal candidate must:
1) be interested in the outdoors, adventurous, a quick thinker, able to work outside the box; 2) be a self starter; 3) a believer that there are never problems and only solutions; 4) be a team player !!!; 5) up for a challenge you will never forget!
If interested please send CV to  Subject line: Mother & Cub

Do you know an awesome chef? Do you think you’re a GREAT chef? Then we’d like you to apply!
- Must be a professional chef making a living in the culinary industry
- Must be a Canadian citizen OR permanent resident
- Must be over the age of 19 as of April 1, 2016
The application deadline is February 15, 2016. Please visit to apply!

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Feb 08 2016

Taste of Bruce Grey Simcoe – April 23 & 24 in Owen Sound – Register Your Business

Local food businesses are invited to participate in the first ever Taste of Bruce Grey Simcoe event at the Owen Sound Home and Cottage Expo. This year’s event takes place on April 23 and 24 at the Bayshore Community Centre, and food and drink will be a main focus. The Expo attracts close to 3,000 people from around the region.

If you are interested in showcasing your food or beverage business, there is space available at a discount in the newly-created food and drink annex.

For more information or to request a registration brochure, please contact Doug Cleverley at or 519-376-4440 ext. 1251.

To register online, visit:


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Jan 25 2016

Ag and Food Business Related Loans from Saugeen Business Development Corp

The Saugeen Business Development Corporation has announced a new loan program to support farms and food-related businesses.

Agricultural loans of up to $250,000 can assist with:

  • Land and Building Improvements
  • Equipment Purchases/Upgrades/IT
  • Livestock/Crops

And feature:

  • Customized Payment Schedules
  • Interest Rates as low as Prime + .5%
  • Interest-only Payments

Business start-up loans (up to $5,000) and improvement loans (up to $20,000) are also available.

The Saugeen BDC offers funding and support to businesses in southern Grey and Bruce Counties. Visit the website for more information

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