ChefGail Fund to preserve Gail Hall’s legacy

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Gail Hall was idolized by the Edmonton food, theatre and educational communities. Her passing on Nov 16, 2016 was deeply felt by her many friends, students, tour participants, and people who knew her through her television and radio appearances. To preserve her legacy and to extend her work with young chefs, a memorial fund has been established in the Edmonton Community Foundation.  … Read More

Memorial service for chef Gail Hall

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Gail (65) passed away peacefully from complications in her lungs resulting from breast cancer. The staff and doctors at the Cross Cancer Institute cared for her gently to the very end. A Red Seal chef, Gail Hall was an award-winning caterer, broadcaster, food writer, educator, cooking school owner and international culinary tour guide. She operated Gourmet Goodies for 18 years, taught … Read More

2017: A Special Year for Culinary Tours – Cancelled

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2017: A Special Year for Culinary Tours 2017 would have marked the 20th Anniversary of ChefGail Hall’s Culinary Tours. Since 1997, thirty tours have been organized locally, nationally and internationally. Over 600 people participated in these unique culinary and travel experiences and participant retention rate remains at 50% to 75% – which means some participants have taken more than one culinary … Read More

CHANGE Adventure Camp

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Exciting Food News: CHANGE Adventure Camp Chef Gail Hall knows how important good food and active outdoor recreation activities are for a healthy lifestyle. Education of what you eat and your health is a growing concern, especially now that statistics show that no longer is 50% of the Canadian population overweight and/or obese. Current reports on the weight of Canadians, … Read More

Gail Hall and Eat East of Edmonton

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Gail is working with GO EAST Regional Tourism Organization to promote Eat East of Edmonton activities that help to grow emerging and existing culinary events, enhance and promote producers and connect you to events and tours in this region. Here is a list of upcoming activities: July 17, 2014: Taste or Wainwright July 19 to 20: Gail Hall’s tour of … Read More

Excellent Mojito at the Hard Rock Cafe

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Las Vegas may be the stupidest town in America. Nothing is real and every public location wants to be a representation of some other place. You can be in Paris and step across the street into New York or Hollywood. Down the street is Egypt and Venice and ancient Rome. Yet there is history here: the Beatles at the Sahara, … Read More

Was I Really Away?!?!?

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I look at the calendar and shake my head. Did Jon and I return from our eight week westfalia journey at the end of May? Was I really away? I must have been, because I’m into my third week of being back and I feel like I’m still on vacation. You know, that state of mind where you stay calm? … Read More

Was I really away?

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I look at the calendar and shake my head. Did Jon and I return from our eight week Westfalia journey at the end of May? Was I really away? I must have been, because I’m into my third week of being back and I feel like I’m still on vacation. You know, that state of mind where you stay calm? … Read More

Comfort food on rainy days

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May 23, 24, 25 and 26 It’s been raining solid for the past two days. We stay overnight in Shelby, Montana. Not much to report, but we’re impressed with the tourist information centre. Of all the stops we had at tourist information centres (and there were many), this was the only one that gave us each a thank you for … Read More