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Great comfort food, Quebec-style in a bistro setting is the premise behind this popular South Etobicoke restaurant. Featuring authentic Quebec-style dishes, the Cafe excels at preparing mouth-watering cuisine for locals and residents from afar. Cafe du Lac boasts one of the best fois gras poutine dishes (according to Toronto Star food critic Corey Mintz) to be found outside of the Quebec region. We also specialize in house-made charcutière, bread and desserts A selection of Quebec beer and Quebec cheese compliments the tasty menu. The atmosphere is cosy and fun! The friendly owner, Kathryn, encourages patrons to relax and enjoy their scrumptious meals inside or outside on the patio. Alternate Fridays, one can listen to live blues or experience a true Quebec-style brunch featuring cretons, crepes, omelettes, quiche and more. Sunday night now features a prix fixe chef choice menu changed weekly featuring unique menu items not available at the Cafe on any other night. Sign up online to receive your email notification of the menu each Tuesday. The venue has also played host to a number of outstanding private parties since its' inception and is a great location for intimate gatherings to celebrate events. And on alternating Fridays, the Cafe hosts live music featuring great blues, jazz and contemporary artists. If you are looking to experience a taste of Quebec without the long drive to Quebec, then look no further then this gem of the Lakeshore. Bernadette Calpito Bernadette developed a love affair with comfort food at an early age. She studied at George Brown, graduating with honours in 2002 and 2003 respectively in chef training and culinary management. Upon graduation, Bernadette honed her skills under the wing of Chef Massimo Capra. She then became the sous chef for David Gaunt of Rosewater and Eagles Nest in Mercatto. Her final training took place as the sous chef for Kultura serving under Chef Roger Mooking. She is now ready to utilize her considerable talents in her own kitchen. Bernadette is a talented, innovative, top-rising chef. Her greatest passion is the art of charcutiere and with the Cafe, she has found a home in which to showcase her considerable talents and passion for fine foods. *Hours may change during holidays or special occasions. Always contact the establishment for specific information.
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