Canada Day 2020 — Let’s cook together!

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Are you up for a tasty cooking challenge? Celebrity Chef Ricardo invites Canadians from across the country to show off their culinary skills.

Try the Super Cool Burger yourself! You’ll find the recipe in the O Canada activity pack in the Canada Day Celebration Kit. Share your experience with the hashtag #CookingTogether on your feeds.

Transcript

Transcript for “Video — Canada Day 2020 — Let’s cook together!”

Video length: 2:32 minutes

This is a bilingual video. It is in both English and French.

[Text on screen: LET’S COOK TOGETHER]

Ricardo Larrivée in his kitchen.

[Text on screen: RICARDO LARRIVÉE – CHEF AND ENTREPRENEUR]

Ricardo (translated from French to English): Hi. I hope you're doing well. This year, when the Canada Day organizers contacted me and asked if I could put out a challenge to young people, a cooking challenge, I loved the idea.

Ricardo: You’ve been hundreds from coast to coast to coast to reproduce, cook and take pictures and videos of my burger. And I want to show you how great you are. You’re super chefs!

Ricardo (translated from French to English): Really a happy Canada Day to everyone.

Ingredients on countertop, melting cheese in pot on stove, chips added to ground meet, and burger patties cooking on barbecue grill.

Lettuce taken from home garden and put on burger.

Cheese sauce poured on burger, then top half of bun.

Charlotte and Victor with their burger and a bowl of chips.

[Text on screen: CHARLOTTE AND VICTOR HILARIO – CANTLEY, QUEBEC]

Emerick standing at the barbecue smiling.

[Text on screen: EMERICK THÉBERGE - FRAMPTON, QUEBEC]

Photos and video showing Ashley making burgers.

[Text on screen: ASHLEY ADONIS-MBWA - OTTAWA, ONTARIO]

Ashley preparing burgers at barbecue, taking a bite and giving thumbs up.

Photo of Rosalie eating a burger.

[Text on screen: ROSALIE LAPLANTE-DUBÉ – NOTRE-DAME-DU-PORTAGE, QUEBEC]

Lily sitting at a table with her burger in hands.

Lily Rioux (translated from French to English): The hamburger I made is almost the same as Ricardo’s and I'm really happy.

[Text on screen: LILY RIOUX – QUÉBEC, QUEBEC]

Photo of Lily showing off her burger, smiling.

Photos of two girls showing their burgers.

[Text on screen: EVA AND ELLIE VILLENEUVE – RICHELIEU, QUEBEC]

Two girls showing off their burgers, one of them with tongue out.

[Text on screen: SANDRINE AND FLORENCE BERNIER – GRANBY, QUEBEC]

Various burger shots.

Cheese poured in a pot on a stove.

Janelle in her kitchen.

[Text on screen: JANELLE BÉLANGER – EARLTON, ONTARIO]

Janelle (translated from French to English): So, I use bison meat instead of pork. The bison meat comes from our farm.

Janelle showing ground meat in bowl, preparing patties, cooking them on the barbecue and adding condiments.

Janelle sitting on deck with small boy and showing hamburger.

Janelle and boy: Bon appétit!

Anaïs walking towards store entrance, wearing a mask, then inside, picking out meat.

[Text on screen: ANAÏS LALANDE – SAINT-GÉDÉON, QUEBEC]

Anaïs (translated from French to English): Now, lamb from l’Orée des champs.

Anaïs in front of bakery counter pointing at bread.

Anaïs (translated from French to English): The best hamburger buns in Canada.

Photos of Anaïs: breaking egg into bowl of ground meat, showing pile of burger patties, taking bun off grill, showing finished burger, and eating it.

Woman shaking frying pan at stove, smiling.

Man wearing a chef’s hat preparing food near barbecue.

Patties being made and then cooked on the grill.

Cheese sauce being poured and burgers handed out.

Close-up of hamburger. Mélina is rubbing her hands together and smiling.

[Text on screen: MÉLINA LÉVESQUE AND FRIENDS – GATINEAU, QUEBEC]

Group shot of friends enjoying their burgers at a patio table.

Photo of Olivier holding a burger on plate and doing a thumbs up.

[Text on screen: OLIVIER LEBRUN – SAINT-ÉDOUARD-DE-MASKINONGÉ, QUEBEC]

Rosemary showing burger in front of barbecue.

[Text on screen: ROSEMARY GUILLEMETTE – SAINT-ÉDOUARD-DE-MASKINONGÉ, QUEBEC]

Sunny Skye showing burger in front of barbecue.

[Text on screen: SUNNY SKYE GUILLEMETTE – SAINT-ÉDOUARD-DE-MASKINONGÉ, QUEBEC]

Photo of Zoé with egg in one hand and measuring cup filled with chips in the other.

[Text on screen: ZOÉ MORIN – LONDON, ONTARIO]

Photos of Zoé at stove preparing sauce, at the barbecue flipping burgers, and sitting at table about to eat her burger.

Photos of Nikola preparing burgers and sitting down to eat by the pool.

[Text on screen: NIKOLA TURCOTTE – BOISBRIAND, QUEBEC]

Photos of Alexia preparing burgers and showing hers off by the pool.

[Text on screen: ALEXIA TURCOTTE – BOISBRIAND, QUEBEC]

William and Charlotte standing at table in front of pool, both talking at the same time, bursting into laughter.

[Text on screen: WILLIAM AND CHARLOTTE JARRY – SAINT-BRUNO-DE-MONTARVILLE, QUEBEC]

William and Charlotte (translated from French to English): Today we’re going to make the super burger [laughing].

William and Charlotte forming burgers using a patty maker, flipping them on grill, adding condiments.

William takes a bite.

William (translated from French to English): Here it is, the burger. Delicious.

Charlotte takes a bite, laughs, and gives a thumbs up.

[Text on screen: #CanadaDay #CookingTogether]

[Text on screen: Canada wordmark]

Credits

Concept and editing: Team RICARDO

Music:

  • New Summits by Vincent Tone (Premium Beat by Shutterstock)
  • Ambitious Team by Brightside Studio (Premium Beat by Shutterstock)

Participants:

  • Charlotte Hilario and Victor Hilario, Cantley, Quebec
  • Emerick Théberge, Frampton, Quebec
  • Ashley Adonis-Mbwa, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Rosalie Laplante-Dubé, Notre-Dame-du-Portage, Quebec
  • Lily Rioux, Québec, Quebec
  • Eva Villeneuve and Ellie Villeneuve, Richelieu, Quebec
  • Sandrine Bernier and Florence Bernier, Granby, Quebec

Photo mosaic:

  • Catherine Noiseaux and Francis Grondin, Cowansville, Quebec
  • Justin Martel, Sainte-Julie, Quebec
  • Kathleen Dulong, Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Quebec
  • Kevin Caron, Saint-Boniface, Quebec
  • Ma Estela Treviño, Boucherville, Quebec
  • Marie-Soleil Lortie, Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • Michelle Parenteau, Orléans, Ontario
  • Miriel Robidoux, Montréal, Quebec
  • Rosemary Deschênes, Beaumont, Quebec
  • Sarah Bernard, Guelph, Ontario
  • Sylvie Boisvenue, Alexandria, Ontario
  • Sylvie Charland, Jonquière, Quebec
  • Sylvie Gagné, Longueuil, Quebec
  • Janelle Bélanger, Earlton, Ontario
  • Anaïs Lalande, Saint-Gédéon, Quebec
  • Mélina Lévesque and friends, Gatineau, Quebec
  • Olivier Lebrun, Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé, Quebec
  • Rosemary Guillemette, Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé, Quebec
  • Sunny Skye Guillemette, Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé, Quebec
  • Zoé Morin, London, Ontario
  • Nikola Turcotte, Boisbriand, Quebec
  • Alexia Turcotte, Boisbriand, Quebec
  • William Jarry and Charlotte Jarry, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec

Canada Day Celebration Kit

Get ready to celebrate Canada Day with our fun and interactive activity packs!

Maple Leaf

Arts and culture

Peace Tower

History, symbols and traditions

Beaver

Outdoors and physical activity

O Canada

Culinary activities

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