Zita Cobb

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

How could Zita Cobb open one of the hottest new hotels on earth?

Newfoundland’s Fogo Island Inn isn’t even a year old. Yet it’s won a ton of prizes in the worlds of hospitality, tourism and dining.*


How can a 29-room hotel built on the rocks of Joe Batt’s Arm draw all this heat and light? And even more intriguing — how did it become a community-owned, social enterprise?


Because Zita Cobb, born and raised on Fogo, is one of the most creative, effective, truly original people around.


So consider this your invitation to find out how, at the Ramsay Breakfast on Tuesday, April 29.


Zita will speak about the values that drive everything at the Inn and at the Shorefast Foundation. She’ll be joined by Murray McDonald, executive chef at the Inn’s Dining Room, which is now one of the Top 10 New Restaurants in Canada.


*Travel + Leisure. Global Vision Award, Culture, 2013
EnRoute Magazine. Canada’s Best New Restaurants, 2013
TIAC. National Cultural Tourism Award, 2013
Tatler Magazine. Style with Soul Award, 2013
Travel + Leisure. It List, 2014
Architectural Digest. Ten Daring New Buildings Around the World, 2014
OUTSIDE. Best New Hotel in the World, 2014
Hospitality NL. Accommodator of the Year, 2014
AFAR. The Experiential Travel Awards, 2014




Zita Cobb







Cost: $45.00 CDN + HST*

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Food for Thought: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Questions & Answers: 8:40 a.m.
Done and Gone: 8:59 a.m.

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