See you on November 12, 2023, at Toronto’s iconic Brick Works.

2023 Guests & Chefs

Jeanne Beker

November 12, 2023: Special Guests and Chef Spotlights

Announcing: Beverages!

Announcing: Beverages!

Quench your thirst with the best from the best: The Honest Leaf, Crank Coffee Co., and Greenhouse Juice.

Spotlight: Phillip Walters

Spotlight: Phillip Walters

Chef Phillip Walters joins the line-up of celebrated chefs this year. He is the founder and executive chef at Walt Hospitality Group.

Celebrating Donna Dooher

Celebrating Donna Dooher

Iconic Mildred’s Temple Kitchen in Liberty Village is known for locally sourced, seasonal ingredients—simply and sumptuously prepared.

Welcome back, Kata

Welcome back, Kata

Kata’s contributions to brunch delivery during the pandemic were a hit. Meet her in person on November 12 at the Brick Works.

Brunch—and so much more

Brunch—and so much more

We are excited to return to an in-person gathering featuring a gourmet brunch, a silent auction, and special guest speakers.

Spotlight: Baker and Scone

Spotlight: Baker and Scone

Sandra Katsiou is back with her signature scones. With over 40 sweet and savoury scones in her repertoire, what will they be?

Spotlight: The Food Dudes

Spotlight: The Food Dudes

The Food Dudes is recognized for its dedication to authentic products and its meticulous focus on details.

Cookin with Goud & Polotan

Cookin with Goud & Polotan

Welcome to two of Cookin’s popular home chefs—Akshitha Goud, Tastes of Telangana and Maria Polotan, Mama Linda’s.

Founding Chefs: Kennedy & Yolles

Founding Chefs: Kennedy & Yolles

From the very beginning, Chefs Jamie Kennedy and Joanne Yolles have been an essential ingredient in Porridge for Parkinson’s success.

Chef Spotlight: Yoni Kamil

Chef Spotlight: Yoni Kamil

This November, Chef Yoni Kamil, the owner of Lev Bakery, will be deliciously satisfying our cravings with his decadent babka.

Chef Spotlight: Donna Dooher

Chef Spotlight: Donna Dooher

Donna Dooher has been a prominent part of Toronto’s restaurant scene since she opened the Mildred Pierce Restaurant in 1989. Today, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, is a showcase for her passion for locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

Chef Spotlight: Joanne Yolles

Chef Spotlight: Joanne Yolles

Joanne Yolles has been an active member of Porridge for Parkinson’s since 2007. She was well known for her amazing desserts at Scaramouche and Pangaea before becoming an instructor at George Brown Chef School.