Why GRILLED? A project explained

The Grilled Project was created to fill a space at the intersection of business, culture, and food. It is made possible by iconic Montreal steakhouse Moishes, and its goal is to celebrate some of the leading thinkers and talkers who inhabit its world. Moishes has been a successful brand for more than 75 years, and…

Bertrand Cesvet – the Future is Bright, if you Make Change Happen

Bertrand Cesvet wasn’t always a risk taker – but  he became one when he realized it was the only way to create the future he wanted. As the CEO of international Commercial Creativity powerhouse Sid Lee, Bertrand understood early in his career that opportunity doesn’t wait to happen. In a rapidly changing world, opportunity comes…

Andy Nulman – Pardon Me While I Re-invent Myself

Andy Nulman has developed a reputation that extends beyond the borders of his native Montreal, as an entrepreneur, creative thinker, and, more recently, teacher and guide. Before making his mark as the co-founder and President of the internationally-respected Just for Laughs Festival, Andy developed his writing chops as a cub reporter. He went on to…

Lesley Chesterman – the Changing Role of the Restaurant Critic

Lesley Chesterman has been working as a food writer and restaurant critic for almost 20 years. As traditional media faces new challenges, and new voices multiply online, she works to redefine her role and relevance. She does it in Montreal, a city celebrated for its food culture — but where even the best restaurants struggle…