Fine dining is undoubtedly one of the highlights of this 20th edition of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE. That’s why we’ve created a gourmet committee, who will pull out all the stops to make this event a one-of-a-kind culinary experience. Foodies rejoice!
This chef and epicurean foodie, who has been all over the globe, now travels throughout Quebec to discover the best producers and promote the work of food professionals.
Élise Tastet, who fell into the world of food as a young child, is now the founder and president of Tastet.ca, which receives over 2 million visitors a year and lists more than 1100 of Quebec’s best restaurants.
A lifelong foodie, she is in charge of business development and strategy for the gastronomy programming. She is deeply fond of Montreal, its unique culinary scene and its high-quality local products.
The general manager of the Association québécoise des agences de vins, bières et spiritueux (AQAVBS), she is in charge of building and strengthening the relationships between the SAQ and beer, wine, and spirits agencies and producers.
The vice-president of programming and production for L’Équipe Spectra, Laurent Saulnier is the ears and heart of the Francos and Festival International de Jazz de Montréal.
Évelyne is the project manager of governmental affairs at L’Équipe Spectra. This lover of Montreal is a self-described magazine and cooking show addict!
The coordinator of the fine dining program, Julie is highly fond and proud of Quebec’s cuisine, which she finds unbelievably rich.
Manager of business development for L'Équipe Spectra, Karine loves to discover new places. If you run into her in a restaurant, chances are she’ll be hanging out near the kitchens chatting up the staff!