Montreal company will offer professional chefs for in-home cannabis-infused dining
Canolio Gourmet is a relatively new company in Montreal with an interesting business plan. The company, backed by an award-winning chef, will offer a fleet of trained chefs available to make cannabis-infused gourmet dinners for in-home dining. Essentially, you (or probably someone in Montreal, more likely) will be able to hire them to come into your home, and cook some excellent cannabis-infused dishes for you and your dinner guests.
The affair, as you might expect, won’t be cheap — plates run from $85 to $225, depending on what you want to eat. The chefs in the service (or as the company calls them for some reason, “cannachefpros”) will be trained by Antonin Mousseau-Rivard, who owns a respected Montreal restaurant called Le Mousso, and each meal will likely be connected to an international cuisine of your choice (the website lists Italian, Thai, American, French, Asian, and Vegetarian — not all of the cuisines are location-specific, apparently).
Because nearly all of the food will be cannabis-infused, children and pregnant women won’t be allowed at the table (which makes sense), but there’s also one more technical catch. Edibles aren’t yet legal in Canada (though they will be later this year), and in Quebec, the laws around cannabis are even more restrictive, so Canolio’s chefs won’t actually be providing the drug used in cooking. Instead, customers will have to bring their own flower (though the company says they’ll have clear guidelines for what to buy and how much).
Even with all of those requirements, however, it certainly sounds like a great time. We’ve seen cannabis get more and more connected with gourmet foods already, and as the drug continues to legalize around the world, we’ll probably see it used more and more in fine dining. And Canolio is taking the extra step here, by bringing the fine dining straight to you.