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The International Centre

The International Centre

February 13, 2013 08:30 ET

Media Advisory-Invitation and Photo Opportunity: Sample Locally-Sourced Cuisine from Canada's Largest bullfrogpowered Kitchen

The International Centre chooses green electricity and green natural gas from Bullfrog Power® for its 8,000 sq. ft. kitchen

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 13, 2013) -


On February 19, 2013, Bullfrog Power and The International Centre will introduce Canada's largest bullfrogpowered kitchen, using 354 megawatts per year of green electricity and 1,298 gigajoules of green natural gas, equivalent to over 300 natural gas-powered household stovetops. This is a first for the foodservices and hospitality industry in Canada. Bullfrog Power Vice President Jo Coombe, The International Centre CEO Michael Prescott, Director of Operations and Sustainability Trevor Lui, and Executive Chef Tawfik Shehata will be available to answer questions about the partnership and facilities.

Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour and tasting experience of locally sourced foods in The International Centre's state-of-the-art kitchen with world-renowned Executive Chef Tawfik Shehata. Chef Shehata brings nearly 20 years of professional culinary experience to the table and has worked at many of the world's finest establishments including Winston's, Scaramouche, Auberge du Pommier, Taboo and Truffles at The Four Seasons.

WHAT: Tasting with Executive Chef Tawfik Shehata
Tour of The International Centre kitchen
Remarks / photo and interview opportunities
WHEN: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
10:45am -11:45am
*The tour will begin at 11 a.m. and media are asked to meet at The International Centre in the Conference Centre Rotunda
Interview and photo opportunities will follow.
WHERE: 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada L4V 1E8
WHO: The International Centre Executive Chef Tawfik Shehata
The International Centre Director of Operations and Sustainability Trevor Lui
The International Centre CEO Michael Prescott
Bullfrog Power Vice-President Jo Coombe

Parking is available.

*Media are asked to please RSVP their attendance to McKenna Wild by Friday, February 15, 2013 and are advised to wear flat, closed toe shoes on the day of the event.

About The International Centre

The International Centre boasts over 40 years of success as the leading trade and consumer show venue in North America, and one of Canada's largest privately owned multi-purpose conference facilities. Located at 6900 Airport Road, offering complimentary parking for 5,000 vehicles and surrounded by more than 10,000 hotel rooms, The International Centre is easily accessible from any point in the Greater Toronto Area. For more information visit www.internationalcentre.com.

About Bullfrog Power

Bullfrog Power, Canada's 100 per cent green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable homes and businesses to reduce their environmental impact and help create a cleaner, healthier world. Bullfrog's green electricity comes exclusively from wind and hydro facilities that have been certified as low impact by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM program instead of from polluting sources like coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear. A clean, renewable alternative to fossil fuel-based natural gas, Bullfrog's green natural gas is produced in Canada from biogas facilities that have met strict environmental criteria as defined by ICF International. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Unlike traditional corporations, Certified B Corporations are required to consider the impact of their decisions on their employees, suppliers, community, consumers, and the environment. Thousands of Canadian homes and businesses are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by switching to green energy with Bullfrog Power. Homes and businesses can sign up easily, quickly and affordably at www.bullfrogpower.com.

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