Metro’s Chiko Nanji Named Honorary Chair of La Grande Tablée Toronto 2020

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TORONTOSept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ – Metro Supply Chain Group (“Metro”) is pleased to announce that under the honorary chairmanship of Metro CEO, Chiko Nanji, La Tablée des Chefs annual epicurean event in Canada is back with an innovative twist. This year, to honour the importance of physical distancing, La Grande Tablée, is going virtual. Attendees of this fundraiser in support of La Tablée des Chefs’ community initiatives will be invited to indulge in their homes in delicious local haute cuisine created by renowned Toronto chefs. A livestream and pre-recorded presentation featuring celebrity chefs and entertainment  from across Canada will bring participants together to enjoy an unforgettable evening of solidarity and celebration.

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The second year of La Grande Tablée will also celebrate the successful launch of Solidarity Kitchens, a program that has mobilized the chef community along with the food and restaurant industry by providing meals to those in need during the pandemic. Over 1,850,000 meals have been prepared and distributed across the province of Quebec since April.

Join this unforgettable culinary experience on November 7th (in Montréal and Quebec City) and November 14th (in Toronto). For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit La Grande Tablée.

“I am so proud to be part of this event and to work alongside this amazing organization,” said Metro founder Chiko Nanji. “Food insecurity is a problem that should not exist in a country like Canada with its wealth and abundance. La Tablée des Chefs is doing more than just feeding people in need. It’s creating real awareness about why that need exists and the importance of better management of our food resources.”

La Tablée des Chefs founder, Jean-François Archambault, expressed his gratitude for the continued support of the Nanji family. “Our goal is to create change through local impact – it’s about energizing and empowering communities. Chiko understands that on a very personal level. We’re so happy to have him on our team.”