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Simple country boy moves to Tuscany to learn how to be a butcher. City girl goes to Tuscany to prepare to open a Manhattan café. Boy meets girl at the rural villa they both train at. They fall in love, get married and have their first child together.
After announcing a $6 million Series B in September, Toronto-based Chefs Plate announced that it’s closed the second tranche of its Series B thanks to its commitment on food sustainability; the tranche was closed by InvestEco Capital’s Sustainable Food Fund II, which focuses on companies that support food waste reduction and sustainability.
Paramount Fine Foods President CEO Mohamed Fakih was named the Business Leader of the Year by the Toronto Region Board of Trade. “You do not only want to grow your business, you want to grow that community that supported you,” the U of T Scarborough donor says.
Eating bread with eggs, butter or jam for breakfast is a ritual at Ryerson student Monica Mejia’s household. But her four-year-old nephew is gluten intolerant and can’t join in.
Now that gift-giving season is reaching its peak, three graduates of U of T Scarborough are busier than ever bringing quality products from around the world to the local market.