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What’s On Calendar
July 20–22, 2012

World Café

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Vanessa Yeung

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef/cooking class instructor Vanessa Yeung.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Luis Valenzuela

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Luis Valenzuela.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Matt Basile

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring self-proclaimed "rebel-without-a-kitchen" Matt Basile, a.k.a Fidel Gastro.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Aaron Foster

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Aaron Foster.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Sang Kim

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring restaurant consultant/writer Sang Kim.

Taco Takedown

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring: Sang Kim, Vanessa Yeung, Matt Basile, Luis Valenzuela, Aaron Foster, Paula Costa and Peter Minaki!

Taco Takedown Host: Mary Luz Mejia

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration. Mary Luz Mejia hosts.

Taco Takedown Featured Chefs: Paula Costa and Peter Minaki

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chefs and food bloggers Paula Costa and Peter Minaki.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Red Hot Market

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm –12:00am

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

Catherine Jheon: Host

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Food Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

The Toronto Garlic Festival features Top Chef Canada's Elizabeth Rivasplata, preparing her favourite garlic-infused dishes while discussing the merits of cooking with Ontario garlic with a local garlic farmer. Elizabeth will be demonstrating Roast Garlic and Green Pea Soup and Sweet Garlic Glazed Back Ribs.

PyRomeo

Friday, July 20, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Enjoy a smokin’ performance sure to light your sense on fire!

Farmer's Market

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick-up some of the best in local Ontario produce at Hot & Spicy’s farmer’s market!

Red Hot Market

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm –12:00am

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

Get Your Hot & Spicy Photo!

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family and learn about the CIBC Hot Night Out!

World Café

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Catherine Jheon: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Savoury Cinema: Ratatouille

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Cars, Finding Nemo) take you into an entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a five-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale.

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Banjara Indian Cuisine and Roti Cuisine of India

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Tricia Williams: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 7:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse – Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a smoked sausage demonstration by Alex Carr-White of Marben!

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Witness innovators in the local and international culinary scene as they go head-to-head in one nail-biting competition!

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse featuring Zane Caplansky from Caplansky’s

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a demonstration by Zane Caplansky from Caplansky’s!

Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Witness innovators in the local and international culinary scene as they go head-to-head in one nail-biting competition!

Savoury Cinema: El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Three-star chef Ferran Adrià is widely considered the best, most innovative and craziest chef in the world. Each year his restaurant El Bulli closes for six months – time for Adrià and his team to retire to his Barcelona cooking laboratory to create the new menu for the coming season. Anything goes – except copying oneself.

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Emily Richards with Jesse Lauzon of Springridge Farm

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse featuring David Neinstein from Barque Smokehouse

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with demonstrations by some of the top chefs in the city!

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Savoury Cinema: A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

A Matter of Taste takes an intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven young chef, Paul Liebrandt.

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Steve Gonzalez and Kevin Chica-Vera

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

Get Your Hot & Spicy Photo!

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family and learn about the CIBC Hot Night Out!

Red Hot Market

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

Farmer's Market

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick-up some of the best in local Ontario produce at Hot & Spicy’s farmer’s market!

World Café

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Tricia Williams: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Street Food Spotlight featuring Sim Sim's Cairo Street Eats

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Sim Sim’s Cairo Street Eats.

Traditional and Contemporary African Dance with Roshanak Jaberi

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Roshanak Jaberi and her dancers will be presenting a mixed programme of traditional African and contemporary urban dance fused with electrifying tribal house music that will move you to the core!

Food Demonstration: Spicy Mexican Flavours with Chef Arturo Anhalt

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Take a tour of spicy Mexican flavours with chef and owner of Milagro Cantinas, Arturo Anhalt.

Catherine Jheon: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Woofjocks

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:45pm – 2:45pm

Hot dogs! The Woofjocks offer a fast-paced 30-minute programme set to music, consisting of training tips, hilarious tricks, agility/flying-disc demonstrations, and culminating in the finale: the crowd-pleasing Precision Obedience Drill.

Iron Chef Competition: Finals

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm

In this intense finale to our Iron Chef competition, the two winners from Saturday’s semi-finals go head to head!

Street Food Spotlight featuring Big E's Grinds

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Big E’s Grinds.

Spectrum: Urban Rhythms/Flamenco Dance Workshop

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular flamenco and belly dance performance and workshop!

Food Demonstration: The Flexitarian Life with Nettie Cronish

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Local vegetarian hero Nettie Cronish will demonstrate Roasted Curry Cashew Paste with Cauliflower and Peas – a recipe flexible enough to please both vegetarians and carnivores alike!

Hot & Spicy 15th Anniversary Doughnut Giveaway

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Who needs birthday cake when you can have a doughnut? Enjoy a Hot & Spicy themed doughnut in celebration of the festival’s 15th anniversary!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Street Food Spotlight featuring Cynthia Pacheco of Curbside Bliss Cupcakes

Sunday, July 22, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Cynthia Pacheco of Curbside Bliss Cupcakes.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details, inquire at the Info Desk or call 416 973 4000.

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