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Shore of Erie Food and Wine Festival –
Amherstburg Ontario

4:00 pm
Speaker: Doug Cordier
Topic:Tomatoes! Tomatoes! Tomatoes!
Just in time for our September tomato harvest, one of Doug’s dishes will be Riccolla Gnocchi with a tomato basil sauce.

Back for his fourth year at the SOE Festival, Chef Doug Cordier’s cooking is always a unique combination of zesty flavors and simple techniques.

Doug  has been cooking professionally for over 20 years.  Most recently, he appears regularly on Chef Chuck Kaess’s “Who’s In The Kitchen” on Channel 5, as well as instructor of Italian cooking at The Pointe Pedlar, and the Grosse Pointe War Memorial.

Aside from catering, TV and classes, Doug also offers Lobster Parties with partner  Dave Hohlfeldt in “The Lobster Boys” , corporate classes with UBS & Payne Webber , and leads annual trips to a beautiful Tuscan Villa in the middle of the Chianti region of Italy.

Grosse Pointe War Memorial Association
32 Lakeshore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

Wednesday, Sept. 23 – 6:30 – 8:30 p. m.

Cooking with Cordier
Doug offers new dishes from the Veneto & Tuscany regions. Menus complimented with assorted antipasti platter with Italian meats and olives and rustic Italian bread with verde dipping sauce. Regional Italian wine will be
served; you must be 21 years old to attend.


  • Stromboli
  • Venetian antipasti
  • Tagliatelli with Lamb and Mushrooms
  • 2000 year old Tuscan pears

$48 per person

Wednesday, Oct. 21 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


  • Antipasti: artichoke, garbanzo and tuna insalada
  • Red pepper boats stuffed with prosciutto and olive
  • Pan fried polenta gnocchi with tomato basil sauce

$48 per person