ThursdayNov. 2rd 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Session 1Thursday, November 2rd | 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Orléans Festivals is very excited to be bringing back the Orléans Cork & Fork Festival to the East end of Ottawa November 2 to 4, 2023. This upscale event will bring wineries, distilleries, ciders, craft beer, and delicious cuisine all under one roof at the Shenkman Arts Centre. You’ll also be able to enjoy great live entertainment and exciting interactive demonstrations.
There are a very limited number of tickets available for each session for this great event, so be sure to get yours today!
Ottawa Senior Chef’s Culinary Challenge*6:30pm – 8:30pm
Join the Ottawa Culinary Federation along with host, Award-Winning Food Critic and TV Host Mat Beausoleil, as 6 professional chefs’ go head-to-head in a culinary competition, vying for a spot at the 2024 Canadian Culinary Championship in Edmonton. During this 2-hour event, ticket holders will be able to have access to speak with chefs, sample each competitor's tapas-size samples, and vote for fan favorite. A panel of judges will determine the grand prize winner.*Ticket Add-On Required.Competitors
Mat Seguin | Shaw Center | Chef
Mariel Legere-van Herpen | Atelier | Sous-Chef
Janik Quintal | Ottawa U | Executive Chef
Alex Pruner | Prohibition Public House | Chef
Barry Moore | Elcamino | Executive Chef
Jordan Pett | Keepin it vegan | Executive Chef
DJ Emily Jones6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
For nearly 20 years, DJ Emily Jones has created unique, stylish atmospheres that blend modern sounds with influences from cinematic mid-century Europe and 1960s Brazil.
Main Stage Music7:00 pm – 8:00pm | 9:00 pm – 10:00pm
Kristine St-Pierre is a folk-roots singer-songwriter with soul-searching ballads and a rollicking bluesy flair. She has released two bilingual albums (English and French), and a francophone album. She received a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination in 2018 and she is also a 5-time nominee for Francophone artist of the year by the Country Music Association of Ontario. Kristine’s fourth album will be release in 2024. She'll be joined by two time winner of the Maple Blues Award for bassist of the year Laura Greenberg.
Richcraft Theatre Music7:30 pm – 8:30pm | 9:30 pm – 10:30pm
Ben Joseph, aka SaxNSip, is a Haitian American, born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He’s been playing the sax since the age of 8. Some of his favourite artists include David Sanbourn, Kenny G, Gerald Albright, and Warren Hill. Currently, he tries to stay booked and busy doing live performances, both private and public. Ben is on a steady rise and has managed to build a loyal following of supporters who resonate with his undeniable gift and passion for music.