OHI Gold Award Winners Announced


TORONTO — The honourees for the OHI Gold Awards of the Ontario Hostelry Institute have been announced and will be recognized at the gala Gold Awards Dinner on April 15 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto.

The Gold Award honourees and winners are as follows:

Chairman’s Gold Award
cookbook authors Anna and Michael Olson
Foodservice Chain Operator
James Chiu, president of Mandarin Restaurant
Independent Restaurateur
Guy and Michael Rubino, co-owners of Ame – Rain, Zoom, Luce
Peter Elmhirst, owner of Elmhirst Resort
Linda Bramble, Ph. D., writer and wine educator
David Kent, president and CEO of HarperCollins Canada Ltd.
Amar Patel, owner of Indian Rice Factory
Cameron Rundle, chair of Ontario Food Terminal

The new OHI Fellows for 2010 are:

Anthony John, Manic Organic and the Soiled Farm
Jonathan Gushue, Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa
Michael Steh, Reds Bistro
Scott Vivian, The Wine Bar/Hank’s
Sasha Chapman, food writer
Jason Bangerter, Auberge du Pommier
Lorenzo Loseto, Verity – George Restaurant
Mark Cutrara, Cowbell
Dick Snyder, editor and writer of City Bites
Tawfik Shehata; Vertical
Rebecca LeHeup, executive director – OCTA
Nigel Didcock; Granite Club
Bettina Shormann; Ancaster Old Mill Inn
Mario Pinque, Niagara Specialty Foods
Elizabeth Driver, writer, instructor, Culinary Historian
Owen Steinberg, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Nicolette Novak, The Good Earth Cooking School & Food Co.
Yasser Qahauish, Artisanale Cafe & Restaurant
Martha Wright, Frank at the AGO
Jennifer Agg, Black Hoof Restaurant


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