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The Cookbook Store at the corner of Yonge & Yorkville is now closed as of March 5th, 2014. We will continue our email and social media and alert you to upcoming author and chefs' visits that we are involved with via our e-news.
Keep in touch with what we're up to via our home page here.

In addition Josh's culinary adventures and travels to restaurants near and far, continues on unabated and you can follow along on our blog, with links on the right hand side of this home page.

In Collaboration with.....

As you may have heard Alison is setting up a selection of about 100 titles in the wonderful food shop All the Best Fine Foods at 1101 Yonge St. (just south of the LCOB at Summerhill), called All the Best Cookbooks.

Let Alison guide you through and drop in to All the Best and see what treats she has found this season. In addition All the Best founder Jane Rodmell (a self declared cookbook-holic!) has selected her Classic Picks.

Tuesday October 27th 5-7pm
Marilou & Alexandre Champagne
3 Times a Day
Quebec's most popular bloggers come to Toronto to launch their new cookbook at All the Best. A selection of recipes will be tasted during the reception.

The Chefs' House at George Brown College FALL LINEUP

Alison is also working with the student focused restaurant, The Chefs' House at George Brown Chef School to bring exciting new chefs, authors to The Chef School. All events are open to the public. Click on the link to buy tickets, or make reservations.

Up Close & Personal Series

Fall 2015 lineup:

Tuesday October 20th SOLD OUT
Ruth Reichl
My Kitchen Year

Monday October 26th SOLD OUT
Yotam Ottolenghi & Ramael Scully
Nopi: the cookbook

Wednesday October 28th SOLD OUT
Madhur Jaffrey
Indian Vegetarian

For more details on the Up Close and Personal series and to buy tickets please use this link:

Under the ongoing Trending Now Dinner series at The Chefs' House two exciting guest chefs in November:

Chef Amanda Cohen chef/owner Dirt Candy in New York city

Chef Derek Dammann, chef/owner Maison Publique in Montreal.

For more details and reservations go to The Chefs' House website.

Tastes of Tomorrow Series at George Brown College
The Tastes of Tomorrow is a student organization that brings industry and students together for a unique learning experience. These events are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased in advance through ticketleap

Upcoming highlights

Tuesday November 3rd, 6:30pm
Chef Graham Elliot



History of the building at 850 Yonge St.

For those who have asked about the building's history, here it is on our blog.
History of our building at 850 Yonge Street.

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