For Cam Dyment, barbequing as a hobby turned into a passion when he discovered the Traeger smoker. He followed his passion in opening TheSmoke Restaurant at 498 First Street, Collingwood, in December of 2012. It’s the only one of its kind in Ontario. Through YouTube he is known as The Georgian Chef and has created
COLLINGWOOD When you think barbecue joint, what comes to mind? Likely the holy trinity of slow cooking: tangy pulled pork, juicy rack of ribs and fatty beef brisket. For sides, requisite slaw, fries and beans. All washed down with the only beverage designed for such a joyful mess: beer – and the hoppier the better.
From poutine to banana ice cream, nothing escapes Cam Dyment’s smoker. Cam Dyment had a dream. The amateur chef had pretty much perfected his homesmoking techniques, and decided it was time to open a BBQ joint, which he surely did this past December in Collingwood. This isn’t your usual “macho” BBQ joint—this is a sleek, comfortable,