Other grand opening weekend activities include an appearance by Chef Chuck Hughes, of Garde Manger and Le Bremner, who will be signing his book Garde Manger; chef demonstrations with David McMillan & Frédéric Morin of Joe Beef & Liverpool House; as well as numerous interactive demonstrations.The 8,000 square foot store will open with the late fall collection, and a preview of the holiday assortment, offering an exceptional selection of cookware, bakeware, cooks’ tools, cutlery, electrics, housewares and linens, along with distinctive foods, cooking ingredients and a comprehensive cookbook library. The store also will feature collections and products from local, Quebec-based companies that share the brand’s culinary passion. Currently, there are seven Williams-Sonoma stores in Canada: Sherway Gardens, Toronto Eaton Centre, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Bloor Street West in Toronto; West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton; Chinook Centre in Calgary and Granville Street in Vancouver. ABOUT WILLIAMS-SONOMA Since its founding by Chuck Williams in 1956, Williams-Sonoma has been bringing people together around food. A leading specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home, the brand provides world-class service and an engaging customer experience. Products include cookware, cooks’ tools, cutlery, electrics, bakeware, tabletop and bar, outdoor, and cookbooks, as well as furniture, lighting and decorative accessories. A specialty food hall offers a range of distinctive food items, from pre-prepared foods and mixes, to spices and sauces that enhance the culinary experience. Each Williams-Sonoma store features a professional demonstration kitchen for cooking classes and tastings conducted by expert culinary staff. For more information, please visit: www.williams-sonoma.com. ABOUT WILLIAMS-SONOMA, INC. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. These products, representing seven distinct merchandise strategies – Williams-Sonoma ( cookware and wedding registry), Pottery Barn ( furniture and wedding registry), Pottery Barn Kids ( kids’ furniture and baby registry), PBteen ( girls’ bedding and boys’ bedding), West Elm ( modern furniture and room decor), Williams-Sonoma Home ( luxury furniture and decorative accessories) and Rejuvenation ( lighting and hardware) – are marketed through 579 stores, seven direct mail catalogs and six e-commerce websites. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. currently operates in the United States and Canada, offers international shipping to customers worldwide, and franchises its brands throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. Follow Williams-Sonoma Laval on Twitter: @WSLaval, Facebook: facebook.com/WilliamsSonomaLaval or visit www.williams-sonoma.com.