Our Chef

Eat

Nourishing your body and mind


We believe in changing the way you eat when you meet. That's why we've taken great care to source the freshest ingredients, and prepare wholesome meals that keep your attendees focused and energized throughout the day. From our award-winning Executive Chef to our talented culinary team, delicious all-day dining, and customized menus, a meal at the IFL is an experience to be savoured.


Food & Beverage

Enjoy our extensive offerings, day or night:

  • hearty hot and cold breakfast buffet
  • healthy Nourishment Hubs™ to keep you energized
  • Chef specialties
  • dinner buffets
  • private dinners
  • BBQs
  • customized menus for banquets, receptions and meeting
Our spice rub recipe - 234 KB Spicy squash and pumpkin soup recipe - 383 KB

The Chef

Executive Chef Murray Hall believes a great meal is the perfect blend of fresh, wholesome ingredients, superb quality, and craftsmanship. Chef Murray works closely with his culinary team to bring the finest ingredients from across Canada to our kitchen. Known for his healthy alternatives, he turns comfort food classics into healthier, low-fat versions that will surprise and delight you.

Awards

Chef Murray has proven his culinary prowess, as a five-time winner of the prestigious IACC Canadian Copper Skillet Competition.

Gourmet Salmon Dish

Our Menus

Executive Chef Murray Hall has crafted his own unique menus using locally sourced ingredients, and taking inspiration from the seasons. Like any great Chef, Murray has his signature dishes like the IFL’s famous Bread Pudding. It is his passion and continuing love of food that ensures each new dish is a delicious addition to the menu.

Custom menus

Whether you are planning a banquet for 300 people or a coffee break for 20, we are happy to design a menu to suit your meeting purpose, theme and personal taste.

Download Banquet Menu - 331 KB Download Reception Menu - 414 KB Download Holiday Menu - 637 KB
Our Food

Our Team

Our Executive Chef and his culinary team oversee all aspects of the food and beverage service from all-day dining, to carefully crafted dishes, and customized menus.

Our team


FAQs


Does the IFL provide catering services?

Yes, we provide on-site catering services. Whether you are planning a banquet for 300 people or a coffee break for 20, we are happy to design a menu to suit your meeting purpose, theme, and personal taste. Your IFL Conference Planner will work with you to customize a menu to suit your event needs.


Do you meet special dietary requests or vegetarian cuisine/options?

We offer a wide selection of appetizing and satisfying dining options that meet most dietary needs. However, should you not be able to find what you’re looking for, speak with one of our Associates in the Dining room wearing a red tie – they are available to help with special dietary requests.


What are the Dining Room hours of operation?

  • Breakfast 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.