Jay Chevery hosting MINI INVASION gathering of 2017

The present, the past and the future of MINI Canada

Jay Chevery with the director of MINI Canada, Andrew Scott.

Jay Chevery with the director of MINI Canada, Andrew Scott.

On October 14th, Jay Chevery was present at the Arsenal, a magnificent Art gallery in Griffintown districy, to lead the closing ceremony of the MINI INVASION event organized by MINI Canada. During the day, drivers of everywhere in Canada gathered in Montreal on the circuit ICAR of Montréal to make a lap of honor with there wheel. Various cars offered in Canada were exposed, as well as several models of times . MINI was celebrating his 15 years of activities and at the same time, the 150 years of Canada. Montreal was thus a symbolic and adequate historic city for this kind of celebrations. It is in the Arsenal, in the former shipyard of more than 80 000 square-feet, that celebrations began. Stations of  typically Montreal food waited for the guests at the begginning. Jay Chevery made a grand animation, as high as the event, followed by the group Jungle Boogie Band which performed throughout the evening. Several prices were awarded: most great distance traveled(browsed) to go on site is; 3583 km to a couple coming from Edmonton  Alberta, The Coolest Classic MINI and the Best in Show and Designs. A wonderful evening for the amateurs of cars and adventure! 

 

 

 

Hosting during the pilot of the documentary La Fourchette du Québec

From the farm to the table!

On Sunday, October 1st, the first filming of the documentary "La fourchette du Québec" on the ancestral farm "Canard du village" of the Beauchamps family in Montérégie took place.

The main objective is to promote local products in Quebec by using Gastronomy to promote this cultural heritage of which we are so proud. It was Jay Chevery, in collaboration with Laprod Inc, who had the pleasure of orchestrating this evening with ease and dynamism.The event brought together Chefs: Joël Robuchon and Éric Gonzalez from the Atelier MTL and Håkan Thörnström and his team, so that together they could create a 6-course meal with the products of different artisans, breeders and / or local producers present at the event.

Thirty Quebec artists including Jérémy Demay, Alex Nevski, Laurent Paquin, Genevieve Borne, Marie-Soleil Michon, Jerome Ferrer and many others were invited to spend the evening in this rural setting, to savor these innovative creations. The chefs have also done honor to the famous duck of the Barbarie breeding not stuffed with "Coward Village" by preparing it in 3 ways, to the happiness of everyone, during different services. Quebec pork, beef Wague, organic vegetables from "La ferme verte tendre" were also part of the food prepared by the gastronomic artists. A mixologist was on hand to make cocktails with Jo Beef's "White Key" distilled water maple vodka, and it was the Robert family of "Vigne and cider house Coteau-Rougement" that offered the agreement. wine/cider for the six services. It was a successful evening, rich in discoveries and passions. !