Irene Matys

I'm Irene Matys, a Local Farm-To-Table Advocate, Freelance Food Stylist and Food Style Segment Expert on The Marilyn Denis Show at CTV/Bell Media, Recipe Curator, Food Photographer and author of the Spicy Olive website. The name stems from my birthplace Cyprus. There, my family specialized in olive tree farming and cultivation, (and of course my love of hot & Spicy) and is where my deep appreciation of creating new recipes using locally sourced ingredients originated (even though I didn't know it at the time!).

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The 2018 Toronto Catering Showcase: Presented by

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Another successful year, or I must say, the best show yet for the 2018 Toronto Catering Showcase! The team at brought together, once again, a dozen of Toronto’s top caterers for an incredible afternoon loaded with exquisite culinary dishes and creative cocktails. An exceptional culinary event like no other in the city, over 500 guests […]

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