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Chef Roger Mooking Culinary Weekend

Chef Roger Mooking Fall Culinary Weekend at Deerhurst

October 26 – 28, 2018

Roger Mooking is a Trinidadian born, Canadian-raised chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, musician, and host of the popular television series Man Fire Food where he enjoys finding inventive ways to cook with fire. He is influenced by his culturally rich family background, his love of people and travel, and interest in global flavours to create new culinary experiences. This Food Network and Cooking Channel personality is also the host of shows Everyday Exotic and Heat Seekers with Aarón Sanchez as well as a Chopped Canada judge. With his colourful style and creativity, Chef Mooking has made guest appearances on shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning AmericaThe Marilyn Denis ShowIron Chef AmericaTop Chef Canada, and Chopped. And cooking isn’t his only talent – Mooking’s band Bass Is Base received a Juno Award for Best R&B/Soul Recording and in 2018 won a Classic Award for their song Funkmobile!

Now Chef Roger Mooking is bringing his culinary expertise to Deerhurst this October for a weekend full of fun, food and lots of flavour!

Weekend Package Includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodation
  • Friday night marché reception & live music
  • Saturday meet & greet plus book signing with Chef Roger Mooking
  • Craft beer hike on Saturday
  • Saturday night dinner & demo hosted by Chef Roger Mooking

Package from $299*/adult, based on two adults sharing room

A nightly resort fee provides additional benefits and services including golf at Deerhurst Lakeside after 4pm.

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Saturday Dinner Menu

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FRIDAY, October 26, 2018  
  • From 4pm: Check-in 
  • 7pm – 9pm:  Marche Dinner & Reception featuring Muskoka inspired food stations. Be sure to drop by Chef Roger Mookings’s station – selfies encouraged!  Cash bar.  Location: Peninsula Room
  • After dinner, drop by Compass to enjoy live entertainment. 
SATURDAY, October 27, 2018
  • 7:30am – 11am: Breakfast is served in Eclipse Dining Room (not included in package)
  • If you’re hungry midday, drop in at Maple Pub & Patio for a quick bite or leisurely lunch (not included in package)
  • 2pm – 3pm: Meet & Greet with Chef Roger Mooking. An informal opportunity to chat with Chef Mooking and have your copy of Everyday Exotic: The Cookbook or Amy Rosen’s Toronto Eats signed. (Please note that books are not available for sale at the resort so be sure to bring a copy with you.) 
  • Between 3pm – 4pm: Muskoka Brewery Craft Beer Hike & Campfire. Follow the Hiking Trail to the Lookout where you’ll enjoy craft beer sampling, a campfire and a wonderful view of the resort and lake. Be sure to bring warm outerwear and sturdy footwear, and dress in layers – you’ll warm up as you go! (The uphill hike will take approximately 30 minutes.) Location: Hiking Trail across from the Pavilion parking lot entrance. 
  • 6pm – 7pm: Pre-dinner cocktails. (Cash bar.) Location: Peninsula Room 
  • 7pm – 9pm: Chef Roger Mooking Dinner and Culinary Demo. Tuck into Chef Mooking’s custom menu for this evening featuring comfort foods with global flavours. (Cash bar). Location: Peninsula Room. See the menu here. (Please be sure to let us know of any food allergies in advance.)
  • After dinner, enjoy a nightcap and listen to live music in Compass
SUNDAY, October 28, 2018
  • 7:30am – 9:30am: Breakfast is served in Eclipse Dining Room (not included in package) or…
  • 10am – 1pm: Enjoy Muskoka’s longest running Sunday Brunch in Eclipse Dining Room (not included in package)
  • 11am: Room check-out (key expires). Feel free to enjoy the resort at your leisure after check-out.

*Rate is per adult, per two-night stay based on double occupancy (two adults per room).  No children’s pricing. Rates shown are applicable to select accommodation and may fluctuate based on dates and availability. Subject to availability and minimum stay requirements. (i.e. two and three night stays may be required on select dates). HST and resort fee are additional.  Cannot be combined with any other discount, promotion or group rates.

Deerhurst Resort is not responsible for any package components or recreational facilities made unavailable due to weather and/or circumstances beyond our control. Advance booking is recommended for show, spa and other recreational activities. For complete details, including our deposit and cancellation policy, please click here.