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Algonquin College Events
Wed Jun 16

Cooking Demo: Indigenous-Inspired Meals – Learners and employees welcome!

  • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM
  • Location: Remote (Online)
  • Campus: All
Want to learn how to cook Indigenous-inspired meals? Tune in on Wednesday, June 16th for a cooking demonstration presented by Algonquin College's Health Services and the Mamidosewin Centre in partnership with Carleton University Centre for Indigenous Initiatives

Learn how food ties to Indigenous culture and listen to stories where food and culture meet.  

Open to all Algonquin College and Carleton University learners and employees. Advance registration is required. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Algonquin College learners living in Canada will be provided with a PC E-gift card to buy required grocery items to follow with us if they register by Friday, June 11, while quantities last.  

Register now!

To follow along during the event, please visit our website for the full recipes and ingredients.

About Chef Russell Weir
Chef Russell Weir brings enthusiasm, passion, and creativity to the kitchens at Algonquin College. Russell was born and raised in Ottawa; however, his passion for Great Canadian Cuisine has taken him to all areas of the country. Russell has competed nationally, receiving many awards and recognition for his passion and commitment to the culinary arts. He has guided many young cooks while teaching at Ottawa’s Algonquin College and has been involved in raising money for numerous charities, including Care Canada, CHEO, and the Ottawa Cancer Foundation. Chef Russell Weir was proudly named Chef of The Year for 2011 by his peers in The Canadian Culinary Federation, where he serves as Vice President. In September 2011, Russell Weir was chosen as one of five Ottawa chefs to travel to New York City and cook at the prestigious James Beard House, promoting Ontario food and wine. His philosophy towards cooking relies on using the highest quality sustainable ingredients sourced locally where possible. He also believes in a simple honest approach to highlight those ingredients.

Presented by Health Services and the Mamidosewin Centre in partnership with Carleton University Centre for Indigenous Initiatives. Questions? Please contact Rose Dallasheh, Health Services,