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‘EATING WORDS’ with Writer in Residence ANN HUI | Thursday NOVEMBER 23, 2023

Join us for EATING WORDS 2023 – a discussion with journalist and author ANN HUI, our Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer-In-Residence (JHGWIR) for 2023.

Ann Hui is currently The Globe and Mail’s demographics reporter, writing on the seismic shift taking place in the country’s demographic makeup. Previously, she covered food, Toronto city politics and national news at The Globe and Mail.

In 2019, Ann expanded her Globe feature on the lives of small-town Chinese restaurant owners into the bestselling book Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada’s Chinese Restaurants, published by Douglas & McIntyre. Chop Suey Nation was named one of the best books of 2019 by the Globe, The Walrus, and the CBC.

Read more about Ann and the JHGWIR Program at the link: https://stratfordchef.com/about-the-wir-program/

Where: BRCH & WYN, 245 Downie Street, Stratford ON
When: Thursday, November 23 from 4:00 to 5:30pm
Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. Limited capacity.
$20 tax deductible donation per person suggested.
One complimentary beverage per guest | Cash Bar Available

Reserve your ticket here!

About the JHGWIR Program: The widely loved Joseph Hoare, former food editor of Toronto Life magazine, was immensely supportive of young writers interested in food and gastronomy, writers such as James Chatto, Lucy Waverman and John Allemang. After Mr. Hoare’s death in 1997, his family chose to honour his lifelong passion for food and food writing by means of an endowment to the innovative Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence program at Stratford Chefs School, the only program of its kind in Canada, now in its 16th year.

Previous JHGWIR candidates include: Andrew Coppolino | James Chatto | Corby Kummer | Michael Symons | Ian Brown | Clotilde Dusoulier | James Oseland | Dianne Jacob | Lucy Waverman | Gabrielle Hamilton | Molly Wizenberg | Andrew George | Jane Sigal | Bob Blumer

Special thanks to Elizabeth Baird for her generous support of the JHGWIR program since its inception.


Nov 23 2023


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Brch & Wyn
245 Downie Street, Stratford, ON, Canada


Stratford Chefs School