Posts tagged Chris Mills
Culinary Team Canada Shines at JOEY Jasper Ave

What do you get when you bring together six of Canada's finest chefs, all of whom have competed for Canada at the Bocuse d'Or (the worlds most prestigious culinary competition)?

A pretty darn spectacular evening of food, that's what.

On Wednesday, the Canadian Culinary Federation's Culinary Team Canada "Bocuse d'Or Laureatehosted a tasting event at JOEY Jasper Avenue in Edmonton. It was only of only two opportunities the team has to practice together before heading to the Dubai World Hospitality Championships in November. But with world class pros like these, that's guaranteed to be more than enough.


Guests at JOEY Jasper sampled dishes by Chefs Michael NobleAndrew Springett,  Arthur Chen, Scott Jaeger, Morgan Wilson, and Chris Mills.

Watch CTV's coverage of the event here, and check out the Liane Faulder's Edmonton Journal story about the evening here.

Go Team Canada!

Chef Chris Mills Makes Coffee and Doughnuts With Mike and Fiona

JOEY Restaurants' Executive Chef Chris Mills was recently on Urban Rush making pumpkin spice doughnuts and the new Triple Threat specialty coffee. You can watch the full clip here.

And if you are interested in making them at home. Here is the recipe:

Wet Ingredients
1 cup Pumpkin puree
½ cup Buttermilk
1/3 cup Sugar
2 each Eggs
¼ cup Brown sugar
¼ cup Butter, melted
Dry Ingredients
1 ½ cups Flour, all purpose
1 tbs. Baking powder
1 tbs Pumpkin spice (4 cin. 4 clove, 2 all, 2 nut meg)
1 tsp. Salt
½ t Baking soda
Combine wet ingredients in a stainless steel bowl
Sift dry ingredients.
Add wet to the dry ingredients and mixing as little as possible. Until there are no lumps.
Refrigerate for up to 12 hours.
To fry – use a home deep fryer or prepare a stove top pot of oil heated to 350F using a deep-fry or candy thermometer to measure the temperature. Gently drop marble size pieces of the dough into the fryer being careful not to splash hot oil. The doughnuts take about 2½ minutes. You can turn them using a slotted spoon or chopsticks. Once cooked transfer them to a paper towel lined plate or tray to drain. Verify that the center of dough is cooked through and adjust timing accordingly.
Once the doughnuts have a chance to cool – toss them in the cinnamon sugar to coat and serve with a coffee cup of the dulce de leche, Enjoy!
Cinnamon Sugar
1 cup Sugar
1 tbs. Cinnamon, ground
Combine the ingredients and reserve for the doughnuts.
Coffee Dulce de Leche
1½ cups Cream
¾ cup Brown sugar
¼ cup Butter
¼ t Vanilla Extract
4 g Instant coffee, mixed with just enough water to dissolve
Reduce cream, brown sugar and butter in a heavy bottomed saucepan by 1/3rd.
Allow the sauce to cool then add the vanilla and instant coffee
Reserve until the doughnuts are done.
Arts Club Theatre Cooking Classes

Honestly, why fumble about with a cookbook when you can learn directly from the very best in the city?

The Arts Club Theatre Company has just announced the line up for the fall edition of its successful Celebrity Chef Cooking Class Series.

JOEY Restaurants' Executive Chef, Chris Mills, is one of the renowned chefs in the lineup this season. He'll be teaching his class on November 17, 2011.

If we know anything about Chef Mills (...and we think we do...), you're in for a treat if you take his class. His menu is guaranteed to be highly inventive and mouth watering, and his class is sure to be a lot of fun.

Plus, funds raised through ticket sales go to support the Arts Club Theatre Company, so it really is a win-win.

Tickets are limited and going fast. Find out more about the cooking classes and how to get tickets by visiting the Arts Club blog.