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Niagara Food

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A look at the history and culture of food, wine, and culinary culture in southern Ontario's Niagara region. The Niagara region has a unique culinary history and tradition. From its mild microclimate that supports the cultivation of tender fruits -- peaches, cherries, and more -- to its role as the birthplace of the Canadian wine industry and home to a new generation of trailblazing chefs and restaurateurs, the Niagara region boasts a food and wine heritage that rivals any in North America. Niagara food writer, advocate, and activist Tiffany Mayer provides a thoughtful look at the many elements of Niagara's culinary past and present, including the planting of the first orchards and vineyards, the rise and fall of the local canning industry, the artisans responsible for crafting the region's most beloved food products, and the Greenbelt Act, which protects more than a million acres of the area's most precious agricultural land.

The World of Niagara Wine

The World of Niagara Wine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Ripmeester,Phillip Gordon Mackintosh,Christopher Fullerton
Editor: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
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The World of Niagara Wine by Michael Ripmeester,Phillip Gordon Mackintosh,Christopher Fullerton Summary

The World of Niagara Wine is a transdisciplinary exploration of the Niagara wine industry. In the first section, contributors explore the history and regulation of wine production as well as its contemporary economic significance. The second section focuses on the entrepreneurship behind and the promotion and marketing of Niagara wines. The third introduces readers to the science of grape growing, wine tasting, and wine production, and the final section examines the social and cultural ramifications of Niagara’s increasing reliance on grapes and wine as an economic motor for the region. The original research in this book celebrates and critiques the local wine industry and situates it in a complex web of Old World traditions and New World reliance on technology, science, and taste as well as global processes and local sociocultural reactions. Preface by Konrad Ejbich.

Food Tourism Around The World

Food Tourism Around The World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. Michael Hall,Liz Sharples,Richard Mitchell,Niki Macionis,Brock Cambourne
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Food Tourism Around The World by C. Michael Hall,Liz Sharples,Richard Mitchell,Niki Macionis,Brock Cambourne Summary

Food and wine are vital components of the tourism experience, and are increasingly being seen as prime travel motivators in their own right. Food Tourism Around The World: Development, Management and Markets offers a unique insight into this phenomenon, looking at the interrelationship between food, the tourism product and the tourist experience. Using international case studies and examples from Europe, North America, Australasia and Singapore, Food Tourism Around The World: Development, Management and Markets discusses the development, range and repurcussions of the food tourism phenomenon. The multi-national contributor team analyses such issues as: * the food tourism product * food tourism and consumer behaviour * cookery schools - educational vacations * food as an attraction in destination marketing Ideal for both students and practioners, the book represents the most comprehensive and wide-ranging treatment yet of this recent development in tourism.

Global Alliances in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Global Alliances in Tourism and Hospitality Management Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dimitrios Buhalis,John Crotts
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Global Alliances in Tourism and Hospitality Management by Dimitrios Buhalis,John Crotts Summary

Target your business strategies to fit specific tourist cultures! Since Thomas Cook packaged the first tour in 1841, hospitality and tourism enterprises have forged long-term alliances with one another. Yet research suggests that most such alliances will fail. What goes wrong? How can tourism professionals take advantage of all the benefits of international cooperation while minimizing the potentially disastrous risks of failure? Global Alliances in Tourism and Hospitality Management provides empirical research, case studies, and theory to help you make the right decisions about this potentially high-profit strategy. To compete in the world travel market, a firm must increase its ability to reach, serve, and satisfy its target markets, while lowering costs. Making an alliance is often the most efficient and effective way to reach these twin goals. However, many firms make alliances without sufficient planning and end up paying the price in failed tours, dissatisfied customers, and damaged reputation. The five critical questions that must be answered before creating a partnership include: Do we want to partner? Do we have an ability to partner? With whom do we partner? How do we partner? How do we sustain and renew a partnership over time? Global Alliances in Tourism and Hospitality Management offers specific, detailed ideas and research on vital topics, including: deciding how and when to form alliances handling multicultural management issues identifying the basic elements of successful--and not so successful--partnerships discovering the effects of culture on purchasing decisions dealing with conflicts within alliances ensuring cross-agency cooperation The development and management of alliances is a critical skill. Global Alliances in Tourism and Hospitality Management provides you with the strategies you need to build successful alliances. International in scope, this informative guide will help marketers, managers, and other professionals in the hospitality industry to lower company costs, raise profits, and gain strategic advantages in diversified markets.

Sustainable Culinary Systems

Sustainable Culinary Systems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. Michael Hall,Gossling Stefan
Editor: Routledge
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There is increasing public and academic interest in local and sustainable foods and food tourism. These interests have been reflected in such diverse elements as the growth of farmers markets, green restaurants, food miles, crabon and sustainability labelling, concerns over food supply and security, Slow Food, Fair Trade, and a desire to buy and 'eat locally'. Food related hospitality and tourism is integral to this process because of the way in which it simultaneously acts to globalise and localise food consumption and create new foodways and commodity chains. This book therefore aims to provide an integrated understanding of the contemporary interest in food and food tourism through the use of an international collection of illustrative case study chapters as well as the provision of a novel integrative framework for the book, a sustainable culinary system. This is the first volume to examine the concept of sustainable culinary systems, particularly with specific reference to tourism and hospitality. Divided into two parts, firstly the notion of the local is explored, reflecting the increased interest in the championing of local food production and consumption. Secondly treatment of sustainability in food and food tourism and hospitality in settings that reach beyond the local in a business and socio-economic sense is reviewed. The book therefore, reflects much of the contemporary public interest in the conscious or ethical consumption and production food, as well as revealing the inherent tensions between local and broader goals in both defining and achieving sustainable culinary systems and the environmental, social and economic implications of food production and consumption. This book provides the reader with an integrated approach to understanding the subject of how culinary systems may be made more sustainable and will be valuable reading to all those interested in sustainable food and food tourism.

Nourishing Communities

Nourishing Communities Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Irena Knezevic,Alison Blay-Palmer,Charles Z. Levkoe,Phil Mount,Erin Nelson
Editor: Springer
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Nourishing Communities by Irena Knezevic,Alison Blay-Palmer,Charles Z. Levkoe,Phil Mount,Erin Nelson Summary

This edited volume builds on existing alternative food initiatives and food movements research to explore how a systems approach can bring about health and well-being through enhanced collaboration. Chapters describe the myriad ways community-driven actors work to foster food systems that are socially just, embed food in local economies, regenerate the environment and actively engage citizens. Drawing on case studies, interviews and Participatory Action Research projects, the editors share the stories behind community-driven efforts to develop sustainable food systems, and present a critical assessment of both the tensions and the achievements of these initiatives. The volume is unique in its focus on approaches and methodologies that both support and recognize the value of community-based practices. Throughout the book the editors identify success stories, challenges and opportunities that link practitioner experience to critical debates in food studies, practice and policy. By making current practices visible to scholars, the volume speaks to people engaged in the co-creation of knowledge, and documents a crucial point in the evolution of a rapidly expanding and dynamic sustainable food systems movement. Entrenched food insecurity, climate change induced crop failures, rural-urban migration, escalating rates of malnutrition related diseases, and aging farm populations are increasingly common obstacles for communities around the world. Merging private, public and civil society spheres, the book gives voice to actors from across the sustainable food system movement including small businesses, not-for-profits, eaters, farmers and government. Insights into the potential for market restructuring, knowledge sharing, planning and bridging civic-political divides come from across Canada, the United States and Mexico, making this a key resource for policy-makers, students, citizens, and practitioners.

Buffalo Everything: A Guide to Eating in "The Nickel City"

Buffalo Everything: A Guide to Eating in Author: Arthur Bovino
Editor: The Countryman Press
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Explore the classic and modern food traditions of Buffalo Buffalo isn’t just a city full of great wings. There is a great hot dog tradition, from Greek- originated “Texas red hots” to year-round charcoal-grilling at Ted’s that puts Manhattan’s dirty water dogs to shame. This is also a city of great sandwiches. It’s a place where capicola gets layered on grilled sausage, where sautéed dandelions traditionally make up the greens in a comestible called steak- in-the-grass, and chicken fingers pack into soft Costanzo’s sub rolls with Provolone, tomato, lettuce, blue cheese dressing, and Frank’s RedHot Sauce to become something truly naughty. Food and travel writer Arthur Bovino ate his research, taking the reader to the bars, the old-school Polish and Italian-American eateries, the Burmese restaurants, and the new-school restaurants tapping into the region’s rich agricultural bounty. With all this experience under his belt (and stretching it), Bovino has created the essential guide to food in Buffalo.

The Living Diet

The Living Diet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martha Tatarnic
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• A Christian approach to food and diet • Combines personal, communal, and theological perspectives on eating and body image Food: can’t live with it or without it. We are bombarded with messages that the secret to health and weight loss can be unlocked with the right product or magic discipline, but we are getting neither thinner nor happier. Reports suggest that we are losing our battle with obesity, while the anxiety people experience in relationship with food increases. We are taught that bodies are fundamentally a problem to be solved, or worse, a war to be won, while a misguided worldview suggests that our food choices are of concern to us alone; an individual act of pleasure or consequences. Few resources speak to our food problem from a distinctly Christian perspective. Drawing on a rich assemblage of personal and collected stories grounded in the teachings of Jesus, The Living Diet offers a joyful alternative to the desperation and dissatisfaction that have become cultural norms for both eating and body image, inviting us to consider our choices in the context of community. Ancient wisdom yields a surprisingly modern response to the dieting dilemma, as well as to the realm of public, or popular, theology, helping the reader discover the real joy of eating and the true gift of embodied living.

Small Firms in Tourism

Small Firms in Tourism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rhodri Thomas
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This book provides a varied collection of recent research relating to small businesses in tourism. In doing so it reflects the eclecticism of interest and method associated with this under-researched and under-theorised area of investigation. Topics range from the potential contribution of small firms to achieving social or economic goals to understanding more about business performance and growth. As is common in tourism research, disciplinary boundaries are routinely transgressed in the interests of gaining greater illumination. Insights from a variety of countries are offered, sometimes as a result of trans-national collaboration initiated specifically for this book.

Day Trips® from Toronto

Day Trips® from Toronto Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Barbara Orr
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Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from Toronto. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover most within a two- to three-hour drive of the Toronto metro area.

The Geography of Tourism and Recreation

The Geography of Tourism and Recreation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. Michael Hall,Stephen J. Page
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This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It still remains the only book to systematically compare and contrast in a spatial context, tourism and recreation in relation to leisure time, offering insight into the demand, supply, planning, destination management and impacts of tourism and recreation. Whilst retaining its accessible style and approach this edition has been significantly updated to reflect recent developments and new concepts from geography which are beginning to permeate the tourism and recreational field. New features include: Content on the most recent developments, climate change, sustainability, mobilities and crisis management in time and space as well as trends such as low cost airlines and the control of land transport by transnational operators in the EU such as Arriva. More attention to management issues such as innovation and the spatial consequences for tourism and leisure development. New case studies and examples to showcase real life issues, from both developed and developing countries, especially the US, China and South Africa. Completely revised and redeveloped to accommodate new, user- friendly features: case studies, insights, summary points and learning objectives. Written by leading academics, this is essential reading for all tourism, geography, leisure and recreation students.

Food Tourism and Regional Development

Food Tourism and Regional Development Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. Michael Hall,Stefan Gössling
Editor: Routledge
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Food tourism is a topic of increasing importance for many destinations. Seen as a means to potentially attract tourists and differentiate destinations and attractions by means of the association with particular products and cuisines, food is also regarded as an opportunity to generate added value from tourism through local agricultural systems and supply chains and the local food system. From a regional development perspective this book goes beyond culinary tourism to also look at some of the ways in which the interrelationships between food and tourism contribute to the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of destinations, communities and producers. It examines the way in which tourism and food can mutually add value for each other from the fork to the plate and beyond. Looking at products, e.g. cheese, craft beer, noodles, wine; attractions, restaurants and events; and diverse regional examples, e.g. Champagne, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Margaret River, southern Sweden, and Tuscany; the title highlights how clustering, networking and the cultural economy of food and tourism and foodscapes adds value for regions. Despite the attention given to food, wine and culinary tourism no book has previously directly focused on the contribution of food and tourism in regional development. This international collection has contributors and examples from almost every continent and provides a comprehensive account of the various intersections between food tourism and regional development. This timely and significant volume will inform future food and tourism development as well as regional development more widely and will be valuable reading for a range of disciplines including tourism, development studies, food and culinary studies, regional studies, geography and environmental studies.

Living High Off the Hog

Living High Off the Hog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Olson
Editor: Appetite by Random House
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A carnivore's love letter to one of the most versatile, affordable and tasty types of meat: pork. After 30 years as a professional chef, Michael Olson knows how to get the most out of his food. These days, he's also a teacher and dinner-maker-in-chief, so he understands what home cooks are looking for when it's time to eat. In Living High Off the Hog, Michael shares his wealth of knowledge and over 100 of his favorite pork recipes. First, he gives you a rundown on everything you need to know about pork--how to buy, store, butcher and prep various cuts, along with special sections on deli meats, charcuterie and BBQ. From there, he shares his must-have pantry items and most-used cooking techniques to set you up for success as you work through four extensive recipe chapters: The Deli Counter, Ground and Diced, Chops and Steaks and Roasts and Big Cuts. With recipes like Bacon Okonomiyaki, Caramelized Chili Pork with Peanuts & Lime, Schnitzel and Crispy Pork Belly, you'll find a huge variety of tastes and textures to explore. For special occasions, you can dig deep into the low-and-slow world of BBQ and experiment with one of his recipes for ribs, learn a new skill with a porchetta roast, or go hog wild and try your hand at roasting a whole pig. With Michael's expert guidance, sense of humor and warm encouragement, you'll find recipes and learn techniques to cook familiar classics, as well as expand beyond your regular repertoire with exciting new ideas for all cuts of pork. Whether he's cooking a laid-back meal with his wife, fellow chef Anna Olson, or entertaining a large group, Michael's main goal is to create simple yet delicious dishes from scratch, and enjoy them with those he loves. For Michael, that's what "living high off the hog" is--the good life of combining good food and great company around your table.

Ulysses Cycling in Ontario

Ulysses Cycling in Ontario Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Allan Lynes
Editor: Hunter Publishing, Inc
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A Priest's Journey To Hell and Back

A Priest's Journey To Hell and Back Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter J. Riga
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The journey of a priest from childhood through ordination and his duties as a priest, chaplain, schooling and reasons why he left the priesthood. His vocation covers many positions: parish priest, missionary professor, university teacher and how each of these professions shaped his thinking and evolution.

Wine, Food, and Tourism Marketing

Wine, Food, and Tourism Marketing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C Michael Hall
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135406774
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Get the advantage you need to compete in the worldwide food and wine tourism marketplace! Wine, Food, and Tourism Marketing is an overview of contemporary practices and trends in food and wine tourism marketing. International in scope, the book draws on studies from Canada, England, France, New Zealand, South Africa, and Scotland for analyses of contemporary practices and trends that help you develop, implement, and maintain strategic competitive advantages. The book looks at case studies of business operations, seasonality, destination image, and the development of business networks. Equally valuable as a professional resource for practitioners and as a textbook for upper-level and graduate students in tourism, hospitality, and wine and food studies, Wine, Food, and Tourism Marketing examines the importance of food and wine tourism to rural regional development. The book presents destination management planning and marketing initiatives for specific markets that can be easily adapted and applied to a wider range of wine tourism settings. Tourism marketing researchers and academics address vital issues such as the importance of collective marketing strategies, viticulture, design factors for online tourism information, and the use of food images in promotional material and positioning strategies. The book includes: a 2001 research study on French public sector management of wine tourism an examination of the cider industry in Somerset, England a look at the implications of non resident tourist markets on British Columbia’s emerging wine tourism industry an analysis of the types of food images used in French regional tourism brochures a national study of seasonality issues on wine tourism in New Zealand a look at post-apartheid tourism trends on South Africa’s Western Cape a survey of eight wineries on the Niagara Falls wine route with implications for marketing strategies a study of the use of local and regional food for destination marketing of South Africa a look at how food-related tourism in the United Kingdom is being promoted using the World Wide Web Wine, Food, and Tourism Marketing is an essential read for practitioners and educators involved in tourism and hospitality, marketing, food and wine studies, and rural regional development.

Moon Toronto & Ontario

Moon Toronto & Ontario Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carolyn B. Heller
Editor: Moon Travel
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Experience the creative pulse of the city or catch a thrill in the great outdoors: it's all possible with Moon Toronto & Ontario. Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries including three days in Toronto, a Georgian Bay coastal road trip, and a week covering the whole region The top sights and unique experiences: Take in dramatic views of Niagara Falls on a helicopter flightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard at Ottawa's Parliament Building, or tread the thrilling Edgewalk 116 stories above Toronto. Dine at farm-to-table restaurants or sip your way through wine country. Gallery-hop through Toronto's world-class art scene or learn about indigenous culture at the Curve Lake First Nations Reserve. Outdoor recreation: Hike a section of the Bruce Trail (Canada's longest hiking route!), pedal along Lake Erie, or canoe through the lakes of Algonquin Provincial Park Scuba dive to deep shipwrecks in Lake Superior, relax on the world's longest freshwater beach, or go skiing, snowboarding, or dog-sledding through powdery snow Honest advice from Carolyn B. Heller, who has spent over a decade living and traveling throughout Canada, on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Handy tips for international visitors, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and more Background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, and culture Full coverage of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Lake Superior, Georgian Bay, Cottage Country, Algonquin, and the Northeast With Moon Toronto & Ontario's expert insight and practical tips, you can plan your trip your way. For more Canadian adventures, check out Moon Montréal or Moon Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, & Prince Edward Island.

The Canadian Establishment

The Canadian Establishment Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter C. Newman
Editor: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 1551996901
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In the 1970s, a thousand men formed Canada's unelected government—invisible, inbred, secretive, puritanical and tough-minded business-men dedicated to preserving the status quo—their status quo. In this fascinating and factual account, we see who had the power, how they achieved it, how they held onto it and how they used and abused it.

The Immigrant-Food Nexus

The Immigrant-Food Nexus Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julian Agyeman,Sydney Giacalone
Editor: MIT Press
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The Immigrant-Food Nexus by Julian Agyeman,Sydney Giacalone Summary

The intersection of food and immigration in North America, from the macroscale of national policy to the microscale of immigrants' lived, daily foodways. This volume considers the intersection of food and immigration at both the macroscale of national policy and the microscale of immigrant foodways—the intimate, daily performances of identity, culture, and community through food. Taken together, the chapters—which range from an account of the militarization of the agricultural borderlands of Yuma, Arizona, to a case study of Food Policy Council in Vancouver, Canada—demonstrate not only that we cannot talk about immigration without talking about food but also that we cannot talk about food without talking about immigration. The book investigates these questions through the construct of the immigrant-food nexus, which encompasses the constantly shifting relationships of food systems, immigration policy, and immigrant foodways. The contributors, many of whom are members of the immigrant communities they study, write from a range of disciplines. Three guiding themes organize the chapters: borders—cultural, physical, and geopolitical; labor, connecting agribusiness and immigrant lived experience; and identity narratives and politics, from “local food” to “dietary acculturation.” Contributors Julian Agyeman, Alison Hope Alkon, FernandoJ. Bosco, Kimberley Curtis, Katherine Dentzman, Colin Dring, Sydney Giacalone, Sarah D. Huang, Maryam Khojasteh, Jillian Linton, Pascale Joassart-Marcelli, Samuel C. H. Mindes, Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern, Christopher Neubert, Fabiola Ortiz Valdez, Victoria Ostenso, Catarina Passidomo, Mary Beth Schmid, Sea Sloat, Kat Vang, Hannah Wittman, Sarah Wood

My Canada Includes Foie Gras

My Canada Includes Foie Gras Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jacob Richler
Editor: Penguin Canada
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My Canada Includes Foie Gras is Jacob Richler's personal culinary journey that began at his mother's excellent table, was honed at the favourite restaurants of his father-Mordecai Richler-then spanned a two-decade-long career as a food columnist, restaurant critic, and cookbook writer. It tells the story of Canadian cooking at its most definitively accomplished, whether it be fast food or haute cuisine. In the process, it profiles the chefs who created these dishes that contribute so much to our national identity. And it tells the story of their backgrounds and training, as well as exploring what makes them tick, perceived from the rarefied vantage of a writer who was always welcome in their kitchens. Finally, the book also explores the roots of our cuisine and the direction it is headed. It attempts to assess how we measure up internationally. And it does it all with a hands-on, personal approach that includes recipes that allow the reader to duplicate some rich part of the Canadian experience at home whether it be Marc Thuet's signature seared foie gras, Thomas Haas's legendary chocolate sparkle cookies, or the hitherto secret recipe for a real smoked meat sandwich as served at Schwartz's in its heyday. And perhaps most important, it undertakes all this with a sense of fun.