CBC Television Network

Great Canadian Food Show, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1998 to 1999

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired weekly, at various times, from October 4, 1998 to January 10, 1999. [Repeated in 1999 & 2000]

Carlo Rota hosted this half-hour food show, in which he took viewers to different ethnic neighbourhoods in Canada to highlight the regional influences on ethnic cuisine. A typical show might have a feature on Saskatchewan blueberries, mushrooms from the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, and a tour of Vancouver’s Chinatown. Chris Knight Enterprises Inc. produced the show in association with the CBC. The production was based in Ottawa.

Executive Producer: Chris Knight

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2006