March 1st, 2017
Trashed & Wasted Toronto
On March 1st members of the Actinolite team will be collaborating with like-minded food professionals on "a charity event rethinking garbage, repurposing trash, and bringing back waste." Our chef's have been working hard to make the restaurant more sustainable, and we can't wait for people to taste what we've been working on for a good cause. Come out and enjoy an illuminating evening of thoughtful food and drink that will remind you that not all garbage should be waste. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the restaurant. All proceeds from the event will go to Second Harvest Toronto.
May 15th, 2016
Wild Leek & Maple Syrup Festival 2016
“Winter is over, Maple sap has run, and the Wild Leek has sprung. Come join us and our chef friends for our annual Maple Syrup and Wild Leek Festival.” Actinolite along with other culinary teams will be welcoming Spring by setting up shop in the forest to create delicious and interesting dishes made from wild leeks and maple syrup. The event is casual with very few tents and takes place at chef Michael Stadlander’s farm in Singhampton. Come spend the afternoon exploring the forest or resting on wooden benches sampling spring's bounty. Rain or Shine. Visit www.stadtlanderseigensinnfarm.com for tickets.
May 1st, 2016
HOT DOCS: Dinner + Movie
Actinolite will be hosting a five course dinner in a hundred-year-old neo-gothic setting on Sunday May 1st, 2016. The screening of Ants On A Shrimp - Noma’s documentary depicting their Tokyo pop up restaurant will take place at Isabel Bader Theatre at 6:45pm and dinner to follow at Burwash Hall at 8:45pm. Tickets are $190 per person and include the premiere screening and 5 courses with wine pairings. Actinolite’s Chef Justin Cournoyer and team will be preparing each course on stage. The film’s director, Maurice Dekkers, will also be in attendance to touch on the film’s various themes. For tickets visit www.hotdocs.ca.
April 29th, 2016
Chef Justin Cournoyer will discuss Creative Risk on April 29th as part of Creative Mornings breakfast lecture series: As a community of creatives, entrepreneurs, community organizers, and out-of-the-box thinkers, we’re no strangers to taking risks. We're comfortable with (and simply inspired by) taking chances in the face of uncertainty. But what's at stake? The theme will discuss Chef's personal experience with creative risk - his initial discomfort - to his acceptance - to his trust in the inspirational energy in risk.
March 13, 2016
The Home Grown Dinner Project
Actinolite is proud to support young, talented, up and coming chefs as well as your local community food centre. Headed by Omar Jahangir who wanted to gather great young chefs in the city to put on a dinner that has a ton of meaning. Come out on Sunday and show your support.
January 21, 2016
On January 21st, Chef Justin Cournoyer will collaborate with 8 other top Canadian chefs to create a 4 course meal to help raise funds for low income communities to access healthy food across Canada. You can find out more details and purchase tickets directly on the Chefs For Change website.
January 18, 2016
FORADORI PORTFOLIO DINNER
On Monday January 18th 2016, Actinolite and The Living Vine would like to invite you to experience an intimate and unique 5 courses and 6 wines wine dinner. Actinolite's unique take on Canadian cuisine will be paired with Foradori soulful biodynamic wines.
NOVEMBER 26, 2016
Actinolite is happy to announce our Prince Edward County Harvest Dinner. The Harvest Dinner will take place Thursday November 26th and Friday November 27th at 7pm $125 for 5 courses with PEC pairings. The dinner will be served in a communal setting in the company of winemakers themselves. Featuring: Closson Chase, The Grange of PEC, Exultet Estates, and Stanners Vineyard. Call the restaurant 416-962-8943 to reserve a place at the table.
October 21, 2015
Restaurants For Change
Actinolite is proud to be a part of an annual fundraising event that brings together some of Canada’s best restaurants to create change in our food system. On October 21, 2015, 50+ of Canada’s best restaurants donated proceeds from their dinner service to support healthy food access and empowering food programs in low-income communities across Canada.
May 24, 2015
Wild Leek and Maple Syrup Festival 2015
Actinolite along with other culinary teams will be welcoming Spring by setting up shop in the forest to create delicious and interesting dishes made from wild leeks and maple syrup. The event is casual with very few tents and takes place at chef Michael Stadlander’s farm in Singhampton. Come spend the afternoon exploring the forest or resting on wooden benches sampling spring's bounty.
May 22, 2015
Pop-Up Terroir 2015: Copenhagen's Kodbyen's Fiskebar at Toronto's Actinolite
Terroir Symposium will be incorporating a pop - up dinning experience to the festival. Actinolite will be hosting Copenhagen's Kodbyens Fiskebar for one night only on Wednesday May 13th. The evening includes 7 courses with wine pairings for $150.