#ItsDateNight with Chef Charlotte Langley

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We’re sitting down with some amazing people who are dishing on all things dating. From their own first date stories, to dating pet peeves, a look into their own online brands and more.

Who they are

Welcome Chef Charlotte Langley, the Co Founder and Chef Creator of Scout Canning. She is a 15+ year trained Chef as well as an artist, passionate ocean steward and activist for the environment. Her dream was to create a tinned fish company that put food ethics first, as well as a responsibly sourced food brand.

“I always thought to myself, how can I share my love and passion for delicious and responsible cuisine that not only makes you feel good and it also makes a positive impact on the ocean and waterways.:


Let’s talk love languages

CL: I saw this question and immediately took the quiz! I feel I know (my love language is cooking for you) and according to the quiz, it’s quality time.

Tell us your ideal first date?

CL: I love meeting up in a casual environment, there is already enough stress on a first date. I want to come in feeling confident and comfortable. Let’s start with some soft bubbles and some yummy snacks that have a versatility in offering so we don’t have to worry about making anyone feel uncomfortable about what we both like.

Can we perhaps stroll to a lovely local and sit on a patio before we go to dinner reservations? I want to eat a delicious and thoughtful meal and take the time to get to know someone. After dinner, a little more strolling and back to my place for some romantic vinyl and a digestif.

What are your favourite local date spots?

CL: I love quiet and small patios. I would say Squirly’s [Bar & Grill, on Queen West], I love Forno Cultura, I love Tuck Shop [Kitchen, on Dupont], and I love my backyard that I am so grateful to have.

Share a worst first date story OR a dating pet peeve…

CL: Ohhhhhh I have many worst date stories that I won’t share here… and my only pet peeve for a first date or a date in general is punctuality. My life is managed by time, as I am a cook and everything is timing; being on time is polite and I really appreciate it.

What’s your favourite part about being a creator in the community?

CL: I am so grateful to be creative and explore so many different environments in this space. I am dedicated, passionate and hard working and you can really make your dreams come true if you are committed.

And to wrap it up, here’s some #datenight advice from Chef Char:

CL: My only suggestion is to take a little time to make sure you are able to access the location easily. As is, make a reso, try out your outfits and go as comfortably as you can.

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