The awards ceremony was held Monday, April 23rd, 2012, in the Oliver & Bonacini
Arcadian Court during the 6th annual Terroir Symposium entitled, The New Radicals.
Terroir, in partnership with GE Monogram, envisioned this program to foster merit and
creativity in Canada’s hospitality industry by allowing voters across the country to
nominate their peers in three categories – chef, beverage professional and front-of-house.
The winners for the first annual GE Monogram Terroir Awards for Excellence in
- Chef: Ryan Crawford, chef, Stone Road Grille, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
- Beverage Professional: Will Predhomme, senior sommelier/senior manager, Canoe, Toronto, Ontario
- Front-of-house: Virgilio Vea, food & beverage director, Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa, Cambridge, Ontario
industry experience, having contributed to the hospitality industry through education and
mentorship, and having supported sustainable initiatives by working with local producers
Congrats to the winners!