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Scot is a one-time rock'n roll musician, stand-up comedian, Maitre'd, and has been the proud owner of Fusion Grill on Academy here in Winnipeg for over 20 years! It was a fun Monday morning having him in our studios. Watch the interview here.

Listed as one of Canada's Top 10 restaurants by the Golbe and Mail in 2011, and called Winnipeg's best place to eat by The National Post, Fusion Grill has been one of the hottest and most consistent restaurant in the city. 

Scot's passion for sourcing the best fresh local Manitoba ingredients and Canadian wines is unparalleled. He loves to share stories with patrons, describing where their food comes from and why it’s better. He is a champion of the Canadian wine industry and is personally responsible for converting hundreds if not thousands of wine lovers.

The restaurant is credited with creating a new prairie cuisine featuring fresh, local, organic and wild ingredients purchased directly from local producers. Chef Lorna Murdoch creates a stunning array of dishes, many of which have reached national acclaim. From bison & grass-fed beef, to fresh Arctic Char & pickerel, to creative gluten free & vegan selections, you are going to love your food.

The all-Canadian, Cuvee Award winning, wine list includes rare and highly prized labels with over 30 wines by the glass. Waiter/owner, Scot McTaggart has an intimate & extensive knowledge of the B.C. & Ontario wine regions. The bar also features unique culinary cocktails and local craft beer.



Here is Scot & Michael in conversation: