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New fundraiser this March supporting the Children's Wish Foundation

We are excited to announce that Ottawa Foodie Girlz is back with a new fundraiser in support for The Children's Wish Foundation during wish month from March 18 to 24, 2018. For the month of March, Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is celebrating the impact of our 30 years and over 25,000 heartfelt wishes granted. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest and only all-Canadian wish granting charity dedicated to granting wishes to Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For more than 30 years, Children’s Wish has worked tirelessly to grant heartfelt wishes to nearly 25,000 children and their families – that’s three wishes each and every day, all year long!​ Our online auction...

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Sound of Light

The Casino Lac-Leamy’s Sound of Light is back for a special Canada150 special edition from Aug 5 to 19th. This has been an annual event since 1996 produced by Les Grands feux Lac-Leamy (non-profit organization). Since 2012, the production of all these colorful performances has been by Yannick Roy and Royal Pyrotechnie. From Saint-Pie, Quebec, this family run business has been operating in the world of pyrotechnics for almost half a century. To commemorate Canada’s 150, the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light will feature 5 designers from 5 provinces that will create unique and amazing displays inspired by our country and our history. Since 2014, the backdrop to these specular pyromusical shows has been the Canadian Museum of History...

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Presdelicious

Source: Preston BIA For the first time, Ottawa is getting it’s own version of Summerlious starting tomorrow Friday, July 21 to Thursday, August 3, 2017 coordinated through the Preston BIA.  The Preston Street BIA was formed in 1986 by a few ambitious business and property owners with a vision. It’s goal was to improve the Preston Street Area.The Preston BIA is very active in one of Ottawa’s most vibrant communities. The goal is to improve and promote business along Preston Street or affectionally called “Little Italy”. Preston street is home to many festivals like the annual Ferrari festival that gets people coming back year after year. The Summerlious concept has been successful in other cities like Toronto and Vancouver where...

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Field to Plate series at Strathmere

Are you looking for a summer culinary experience? Well we want to tell you about Strathmere’s Field to Plate Dinner series featuring menus inspired by their fields and created by Executive Chef Angelo Camposarcone of The Retreat Café. Located in North Gower, Strathmere opened up nearly 40 years ago and is a family owned business situated on a picturesque 200-acre property that includes a Confederation stone farmhouse built in 1860, a 150-year barn and a garden house. Most recently, they expanded and opened up a spa and wellness retreat offering spa services, yoga, outdoor hot tubs, nature trails, and The Retreat Café. The Retreat Café is a 100% scratch kitchen, featuring handcrafted artisan food. All menus are seasonal and Executive...

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Ottawa Foodie Girlz and Andaz Ottawa fundraiser for Harmony House

Back in November 2016, we received a message from our friend and Chef Stephen La Salle of Feast + Revel in the Andaz Ottawa asking us if we would be interested in collaborating with him again on a fundraiser for Harmony House in March in honour of International Women's Day with an event on Friday, March 24th, 2017. We quickly said yes to the partnership with Andaz Ottawa Byward Market for this event. In January, we met at and had a brainstorming session were we discovered the Harmony House was celebrating their 30th anniversary, this year.  Custom 30th anniversary cake by Top of the Hill Bakery | Photo credit: Eric Vance Photographer + Stylist Silent auction and raffle items |...

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