Mon, Jun 12|
EPIC 5th St
EPIC Chef Takeover by Chef Alex Edmonson
A Top Chef Canada semi-finalist in 2021, Chef Alex Edmonson has honed his skills throughout the world, including working at several Michelin stars restaurants. On June 12th, expect a spectacular 5-course dinner inspired by French and Italian cuisines - it will be one unforgettable evening!
Time & Location
Jun 12, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. MDT
EPIC 5th St, 10344 105 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1E6, Canada
About the event
A Top Chef Canada semi-finalist in 2021, Chef Alex Edmonson has honed his skills throughout the world, including working at several Michelin stars restaurants. Now back in his native city of Calgary, Chef Alex showcases local and seasonal products as a personal chef. On June 12th, expect a spectacular 5-course dinner inspired by French and Italian cuisines - it will be one unforgettable evening!
Event is 18+ only.
When? June 12, at 6:30pm
Where? EPIC 5th St, 10344 105 St NW, Edmonton
How much? $185 per person (+GST). Price includes gratuity. $10 from each ticket goes towards an amazing local charity!
- Canapes/Snacks to start: Beet cannoli with goat cheese mousse | Smashed Pea Toasties | Truffle Arancini
- Spring Asparagus Tart: Buttermilk Ice, asparagus Panna Cotta, Parsley
- Scallops: Kale Butter Sauce, baba ganoush, Kale chips
- Braised Pork Belly: Celeriac Puree, Pickled Mustard, Cherry Glaze, Crackling
- Chocolate Avocado Tart: Maple Pecan Crust, Date Caramel (as seen on Top Chef Canada)
Drink pairings will include 5 glasses of 3oz (wines TBD). Please note that we may not be able to accommodate menu substitutions/allergies - please email email@example.com before buying your tickets.
Chosen Charity: In The Weeds is an organization that works in the mental health and wellness field. They provide free mental health counseling sessions to workers in Edmonton’s hospitality community. They also engage in awareness, education, and advocacy work to help improve workplace health in our industry.
About the Chef: Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Chef Alex began cooking professionally at the age of 17, graduated SAIT’s Culinary Arts Program, and obtained his Red Seal designation. After school, Alex started his career working at reputable restaurants all around the world. Some of the experience he received was while traveling and working at world renowned restaurants along the way. This includes work at Quay, one of Australia’s Best Restaurants at the time, and Three Michelin Star Restaurant Noma, which was named one of the World’s Best Restaurants three years in a row.
After his travels, Chef Alex returned to Calgary to join a team to help open an award winning restaurant. After a year, he decided to travel once again to Europe & the US to expand his culinary knowledge, where he worked at another Michelin star restaurant. Chef Alex then returned to Calgary to become an Executive Chef at the restaurant Market at the age of just 23. He spent time working with local producers to create seasonal and high quality menus there until he decided to pursue a career as a Personal Chef cooking all over Canada and parts of the US. In 2021, Alex competed on Top Chef Canada achieving Semi-Finalist and was nominated for rising chef by The Art of Plating.
Dinner & Wine Pairings