PORT DALHOUSIE, Ont. — The folks from Club des Amis Canada celebrated the naming of their first culinary scholarship winner, David Leggett, at the 2nd Annual Reunion luncheon held recently at Treadwell Farm-to-Table restaurant in Port Dalhousie, Ont.
Leggett, who was on hand to accept the accolade, was the apprentice specialized chef and commis chef at Boodle’s Gentlemen’s Club, St. James St., in London, England.
The award is a joint gift with Dorset, U.K.-based Bournemouth & Pool College and its three-year Specialized Chef’s Program. It is open to graduate students who are prepared to work as a paid employee in Canada for one year in a Club des Amis member restaurant.
March marks the 6th anniversary of the founding of Club des Amis Canada. It’s modelled on the original Club des Amis, which was organized by Michel Bourdin and designed to: identify young talent and leadership, offer help to those passionate about pursuing culinary careers and celebrate success.