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  • Locavore Artisan Food Fair

    On Saturday December 12 head to the Chrichton Cultural Community Centre for the Locavore Artisan Food Fair.  From 10am to 3pm, eighteen artisan food vendors from Ottawa and surrounding areas, come together for this food fair.  There will be baked goods… Read more »

  • Holiday Entertaining

    The Holiday Season is fast approaching and we will soon be faced with the challenge of hosting or contributing to a dinner, cocktail, or casual get together.  If you are feeding a crowd, consider serving it buffet style.  Setting a buffet is easier to… Read more »

  • Red Apron does the Big Apple

    As most of you have heard, we are hoping to move our business into a larger location in the New Year.  This location will be very close to our existing shop, but will offer us an opportunity to ramp up our production, and expand our retail space.  We a… Read more »

  • Tweet, Tweet

    As most of our clients know we cook fresh every day, from scratch and without recipes.  We have a few dishes that we make regularly because they are so popular like our Shepherd’s Pie, Lemon Curry Chicken, and Organic Quinoa.  We have other dishes that… Read more »

  • Snowsuit Fund Gala

    Get Down and Boogie Be a part of the 2010/2011  Snowsuit Fund campaign.  The Canadian Tire Snowsuit Fund Gala 2010 is our foremost fundraising event of the season, and this year’s edition promises to be better than ever.  This year’s gala is a soul and… Read more »

  • Stone Soup Foodworks

    Our good friend and part time employee Jaqueline Jolliffe is in the process of converting a run-down used chip wagon into a soup kitchen.  Her new business – Stone Soup Foodworks – will offer hearty and healthy soups.  Her plan is to open her business… Read more »

  • Turkey with a Twist

    This Thanksgiving I decided to break with tradition and create a turkey dinner unlike any I had ever enjoyed.  Armed with my fresh, free range Saveur des Mont turkey and my choice of ingredients from our Local & Organic Farmers, I let my imaginatio… Read more »

  • Closed for the Holidays

    The Red Apron will be closed from 4pm on the 24th of December through to 9am on the 4th of January 2011. Our Fresh Meal Service for the first week of 2011 will be Wednesday January 5th and Thursday January 6th only.  There will be no Fresh Meal Service… Read more »

  • Fall Recipes

    October & November offer us our last opportunity to enjoy the local harvest.  Late season wintergreens, squashes, cabbage, brussel sprouts, apples and root vegetables are all in abundance.  October and November are great months to make stews, soups… Read more »

  • 5th Anniversary Celebration!

    We decided to celebrate the Red Apron’s 5th anniversary by having a party at the Urban Element on Saturday night.  We had been planning this event for several months and are happy to report that it was a terrific success!  Over eighty of our friends an… Read more »