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A sizzling full-course menu of Pan-Asian culture! Explore the hot spots (and pots!) of Pan-Asian cuisine and its influence across the globe. Taste the trends, witness the wizardry and savour the sounds!

 

Part of Hot Spot Summer 2011, a series of festivals and cultural events that run from Victoria Day weekend through to Thanksgiving!

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

(Not) Just Desserts Market

6:00pm –11:00pm

The (Not) Just Desserts Market is the place for Harbourfront Centre visitors to purchase an eclectic variety of Pan-Asian culinary offerings from sweets to sauces to cook books and more!

Food

Shopping

CONTEST: Cooking Dinner with Chef Jonathan Cheung

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Three lucky families will get to cook dinner with Chef Jonathan Cheung!

Family

Food

The Artful Knife of Teppanyaki with Chef Michael Tan from The Fairmont Royal York's Benihana Japanese Steakhouse

7:00pm – 8:00pm

A fast-paced performance of chopping and juggling creates an exciting teppanyaki-style experience.

Food

Ping Pong Demonstration with SPiN Toronto

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy a nail-biting demonstration by ping pong professionals!

Family

Singapore Shiok: Rice Rhapsody

9:00pm –11:00pm

An outdoor screening of this multi-award winning dramatic comedy.

Film

(Not) Just Desserts Market

12:00pm –11:00pm

The (Not) Just Desserts Market is the place for Harbourfront Centre visitors to purchase an eclectic variety of Pan-Asian culinary offerings from sweets to sauces to cook books and more!

Food

Shopping

Tasty Little Journeys

1:00pm – 8:00pm

Bring the whole family down and embark on many Tasty Little Journeys!

Food

Learning

Cooking Demo with Chef Manh Nguyen of Supermarket

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Once named one of the "Top 10 New Chefs" in Toronto, Chef Manh Nguyen's food demo is not to be missed!

Food

Tasting Table

1:00pm – 6:00pm

Come taste Asian and South Asian produce that is both fresh and locally-grown!

Food

Longo's Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Skill and creativity combine as chefs from Toronto’s hot spots of contemporary Asian cuisine compete.

Food

Tai Chi and Wushu Demonstrations by Ji Hong Tai Chi

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Students and instructors will be showcasing the different forms of Tai Chi and Wushu that is practiced at their schools.

Theatre

Mikoshi & Shishimai

2:00pm

Witness the beauty of mikoshi, a portable Shinto shrine, and shishimai, the Japanese lion dance.

Visual Arts

Singapore Shiok: Hainanese Chicken Rice

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Chef Amy Lam from Gourmet Garden Malaysian and Singaporean Cuisine demonstrates how to make this humble yet exquisite dish, featured in the film Rice Rhapsody.

Film

Food

Pan Asian Sweets

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your curiosity as local Asian dessert purveyors prepare delicious sweets before your very own eyes. Enjoy a taste!

Food

Mi Young Kim Dance Company

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Enjoy a mesmerizing performance of Korean dance by Mi Young Kim Dance Company.

Dance

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