Downtown Art Gallery 594 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada April 24 to 25 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Toronto, we're coming for you! We'll be at the Downtown Art Gallery, 594 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada from April 24 to 25, open from10 a.m. to 6 p.m.The pop-up will of course feature new knives to be seen, tested and taken home. In addition to their famous selection of knives, Knifewear will also have Canadian-made cutting boards, Japanese-made sharpening stones, chef gadgets and other surprises. As if that all weren’t enough, we will also be sharpening knives of all kinds, both Japanese and Western makes, so bring them down for a tune-up!
We will also making an appearance atTerroir Symposiumon April 23th wandering around, so if you see someone with a Knifewear shirt on, it is likely us, come over and say hi! (We might hook you up with some free goodies!)
Any chef will tell you that their knives are their most important tool. Knifewear owner, Kevin Kent, draws the comparison, “If cooking is rock 'n' roll, we supply the leather pants of cooking: Japanese kitchen knives.” Meet the motley Knifewear crew of rehabilitated chefs, food network junkies, food lovers and knife nerds here to share wisdom on knife care, sharpening and the artful history of knives manufactured by generations of craftsmen. We look forward to seeing you there!
Chris is a relocated Maritimer that can be found slinking in and out the back doors of Ottawa's restaurants, often with his daughter in tow. Chris has been a fixture in the Ottawa food scene for the past 10 years and has recently laid down his apron to learn the ways of Knifewear. Chris loves cooking big pieces of meat over a live fire and spends his summer feeding wood into his BBQ, Lemmy Smoke-mister.