Le Creuset Welcomes Chef Martin Picard

One of the most celebrated chefs in the Canadian culinary scene, Chef Martin Picard of award-winning Au Pied de Cochon in Montreal, Quebec, and host of Food Network’s “Wild Chef”, will make guest appearances to conduct book signings at Le Creuset’s flagship stores in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary for the debut of his new book Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon.

Chef Picard believes in sourcing only local, organic ingredients; his culinary style of recreating classic, heritage dishes reflects Le Creuset’s celebrated history as an enduring cookware brand in kitchens around the world. It’s also the cookware of choice for Chef Picard.

Chef Martin Picard’s newest book, Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon, is a cross between an art book and a culinary encyclopedia. A tribute to gastronomical and sugar-making traditions, showcasing the unique qualities and uses of an iconic Canadian ingredient: maple syrup. Picard’s book signing appearances at Le Creuset stores are as follows:

Sherway Gardens, Toronto: Sunday, March 18th from 2-4pm
Carrefour Laval, Montreal: Saturday, March 24th from 2-4pm
Chinook Centre, Calgary: Saturday, March 31st from 1-3pm

For more information on Chef Martin Picard and Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon visit www.restaurantaupieddecochon.ca. For details on Le Creuset, visit www.lecreuset.ca.