Welcome to part 2 of our blog series introducing Chef Jay Nutt. If you already know Jay, you’ll probably learn something new here, and if you don’t know Jay, well, you’re in for a treat! Today’s questions are all about the food!
Get to Know Chef Jay: The Food
What’s the most rewarding thing for you to cook these days?
I’m a big fan of comfort food. If I can do comfort food in a fine dining style, particularly in the winter time, […]
We are so excited to welcome Executive Chef Jay Nutt to the Viamede Resort and Mount Julian team! We’re big fans of Jay, but we thought you might like the inside scoop on who he is, what he’s all about, and what he’s going to be cooking.
This is the first installment in our four-part interview series with Chef Jay. Stay tuned here for the sizzling details each Friday.
Get to Know Chef Jay: The Man
Where did you learn to cook?
I went […]
Chef Kevin McKenna has decided to venture out, launching a project of his own. We are proud of the great work we have accomplished together at Viamede Resort and wish him all the best.
In the interim we welcome Jay Nutt as Executive Chef. Jay is a long-standing friend of the resort and the recently retired chef and former owner of Nuttshell Next Door Café. Jay has cooked in hotels and resorts across Canada, focusing on local foods and building community partnerships. […]
It’s been another fantastic year here and the memories just wouldn’t be the same without all of you in them! From hitting the trails, to walking the golden retrievers, and opening the doors to our brand new pool, this has been a year to remember. Cheers to you and yours!
Sometimes Tobi’s ears turn off. Enjoy this snippet of our big day out after a huge storm. It reminds us to take joy in the simple pleasures. Bring on the snow!
Chef Kevin McKenna shows how we prepare delicious Peking Duck for a holiday party at Viamede Resort.
In this video, Ben Samann introduces a Prince Edward County delight. The pairings at Mount Julian are always artfully selected – take a peek and see what you can learn.
Riley Wanke, from one of Canada’s Top Restaurants, visits Viamede. In this video, he and Chef McKenna give us a behind-the-scenes look at the first course on the menu. So excited to have this creative collaboration at Mount Julian!
Spring has sprung its wings, and summer is almost here. The wild leeks are gone for another year, unless you have pickled them and made pesto to go into your Boathouse coleslaw to be enjoyed all year. Spruce tips are preserved, cattail hearts jarred, garlic mustard frozen and now (better late than never) planting.
Earlier this week Jarrod Craig, our groundskeeper, and myself had a meeting with the Resort General Manager Ben Samann regarding putting in a new 70ft garden to […]
By Chef Kevin
The unmistakable smell of Spring! A sign that Mother Nature is ready to wake up from her winter slumber. The first of the season’s Wild Leeks are here. This morning my Pastry Chef Dylan Smith and I went for a quick hike around beautiful Stony Lake near Viamede Resort in search of the illustrious wild green. It also happens to be my favourite ingredient by far of any item I may bring into our Kitchen and I put […]