Flavours of the City meets “Gone Fishinʼ” as the Scadding Court Commercial Kitchen is unveiled


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From June 13-20, the Scadding Court pool is host yet again to itʼs annual “Gone Fishinʼ” event.

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Youʼve got your bait on your line, your rod is held tight and thousands of rainbow trout are waiting to snag a bite as you cast out across the community pool. Wait, what? Thatʼs right! 

From June 13-20, the Scadding Court pool is host yet again to its annual “Gone Fishinʼ” event. During this week every year, the otherwise unused, indoor community pool gets emptied out, cleaned, filled with fresh water...and then about 3000 rainbow trout fish! It is an excellent opportunity for kids to come out and experience the fun of fishing, as some might not normally have the chance to do so outside the city. 

“We have many inner city kids who donʼt get the chance to experience fishing,” said organizer Mohsin Khattak. “Also, people with disabilities. It is easily accessible for them  to come here and experience fishing first hand in a fun, local, and safe environment.” Volunteers are on site to monitor and teach kids about the ecological and environmental benefits of fishing, as well as how to safely unhook, handle, and even gut fish at their on-site gutting station. 

Speaking of gutting fish, Foodies on Foot will also be there launching Scadding Courtʼs Commercial Kitchen on Friday, June 19 with their ʻFish Fridayʼ event. This will be the first fully-equipped commercial kitchen housed directly inside a shipping container and placed outside of the Scadding Court. This 45 foot kitchen container is designed to support local chefs, caterers, small businesses, micro-entrepreneurs and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

At a cost of $10-15 per hour, the Scadding Court Commercial Kitchen is officially the most affordable spot for those businesses looking to rent a spot to feature their famous eats.

Foodies on Foot is proud to be a part of this event. Theyʼre putting their own Chef Damian Harrington to work, featuring his deliciously battered rainbow trout and fried potato salad, to stay with the whole ʻfish themeʼ. But donʼt feel limited to just tasting Chef Harringtonʼs fried feasts, as there are plenty other confirmed kitchen contenders ready to make you salivate at this event!

Scadding Court Pool : 707 Dundas Street West, June 13-20 

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