Norene at a fundraising cooking demonstration for Atid Chapter of Hadassah in Vancouver, April 2, 2016

Mother/Son Cooking Demo (Norene & Doug Gilletz)
Montreal December 2015

Simple Elegance Book Launch
Fruit of the Land, December 2016

Norene Gilletz Kitchen Product Launch
Metro Groceres, September 2016

Pre-Signing of Newly Released Second Helping Please 17th Edition, June 2017

March 25, 2009: Holy Blossom, Toronto – Panic-Free Passover

I live at Bathurst and Steeles and I have been a fan of yours for years. I have attended many of your cooking demonstrations. As a matter of fact, I attended the Holy Blossom event last week. I enjoyed the evening immensely and I was the lucky winner of a 12-cup Cuisinart coffee maker.

However, it is the first time that I went to your website. I found it very interesting and I love reading the different recipes and wonderful tips you offer us.

Wishing you a happy and healthy Pesach.
Brenda Perlmutter

Dear Norene,
I had a wonderful time tonight listening and watching you cook. I inherited your cook book from my late mother. I was amazed to see that she had it {she was not known for her cooking}. Growing up we lived with my grandparents in Montreal. My bubbie was a wonderful cook and baker. I loved your stories as much as your demos. I now cherish your cookbook even more. I can honestly say that my late mom never made one of your recipes but she must have read every page. She loved to read. I will make many of your dishes as I was the one standing next to my bubbie when she cooked.

Thank you for making me laugh with your stories and for sharing your recipes.

Happy Passover,
Rhonda I. Pearl

October 5, 2008: UJA Telethon, Toronto, Fast & Healthy Dishes to Break the Fast

Norene - you were a great part of our Telethon afternoon. You brought out more volunteers and everyone had a great time. Thanks for tailoring your presentation to fit the limited time we had.

Barbara Barak, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

November 25, 2007: Vancouver Jewish Book Festival

"the presentation was easy to listen to, easy to understand and it was very entertaining. Lots of good information. I really enjoyed it!."

"…lots of good tips, this was an excellent and realistic presentation."

"…Norene is down to earth, fun, and flexible. What an excellent event!"

"…very entertaining and education too!"

"….Norene Gilletz' event was fun, and she is very knowledgable."

"…couldn't be better!"

"…entertaining, educational and delicious!"

"…Norene was excellent, her presentation exceeded my expectations."

"…Norene is delightful to listen to. I have four of her books and her food is yummy!"

October 30, 2007: Fast Fabulous & Healthy Cooking with Norene Gilletz

Cooking Demonstration Fundraising Event "Dear Norene, "We sold 264 tickets for your cooking demonstration, Fast Fabulous & Healthy Cooking with Norene Gilletz. It was a resounding success. In order to raise the same amount of money by selling chocolate bars we would have to sell 9,285! "We would not have had any fun, and it probably would have annoyed many people instead of bringing the Jewish community together for an afternoon. We had a blast." Lois Freeman-Collins, Temple Anshe-Sholom, Hamilton, ON

October 30, 2007: Mediterranean Magic and Norene’s Healthy Kitchen

Cooking Demonstration & Book Signing Fundraising Event for Ezrat Achim "Norene, "Now that everything has settled down for us, I want to thank you for the Book and Cook evening on October 30, 2007. Until crunch time, we did not realize just how much work and running around there is to be done in such an event. Besides the respect that we already had for you, we have a bit more understanding of what is needed to prepare for such an evening. As the Hebrew saying goes, 'Kol Hakavod.' "Besides being an enjoyable evening, it was quite successful for us. We could not have put it together without you. Aside from wonderful advice and obvious preparation help, you selflessly helped put us in touch with contacts and procure wonderful prizes to raffle and raise even more funds. "Norene, on behalf of my colleagues and I, thank you for all of your generous help in making our evening one that we could be very proud of. You are a terrific person and much fun to work with. "Thank you again, and I wish you well and success in all you do. Be well." Sylvia Baer, Volunteer Member, Ezrat Achim, Toronto, Ontario

May 9, 2007: To Life, To Good Health!

"Everyone really enjoyed the demonstration and thought that the grill was great. We pre-sold over 100 copies of your new cookbook Norene's Healthy Kitchen at our event, To Life, To Good Health! on May 9, 2007. Many people asked where they could buy the Cuisinart grill at the end of the demo." Lolita Shonblum, Beth Radom Sisterhood, Toronto