39 Mississaga Street West, Orillia, Ontario L3V 3A5, Canada

(705) 330-0101

eclectic cafe

LOCAL HANDMADE EATS (RESTAURANT & CAFE)

LOCAL HANDMADE EATS (RESTAURANT & CAFE)

LOCAL HANDMADE EATS (RESTAURANT & CAFE)LOCAL HANDMADE EATS (RESTAURANT & CAFE)

Eclectic What?

About chef melanie.

 I'm Melanie Robinson. I'm a Wife, a Mom, and a Chef.

At 30 I choose to return to school in 2010 to pursue a love of cooking. I enrolled at Georgian College with the support of my husband, family and friends. 


When I stepped into school for the second time, it couldn't have felt more complete, this is what I was to do with my life. To show people love through food.


During school, I challenged my self at every opportunity that I was presented with. Since I was returning to school for the second time around I had to push and challenge my self. I competed in several competitions, became the junior president of the Muskoka Chefs Association, won a stage to Kelowna BC with the Canadian Culinary Federation in 2012. Most recently competing on Chopped Canada in season 3 episode 9 and winning my episode against 3 other Chefs across Canada.

GOals of Eclectic Cafe

  • Be the local cafe that is know for helping others, supporting my local community, local farmers, producers and artisans. 
  • Creating menus on a monthly basis with in season  and local ingredients.
  • Support the local culinary community 
  • Strive to engage the youth with an interest in culinary arts, paying it forward and being a supporter for the local farm fresh movement.
  • Create community events such as the "Common Ground" dinner series in the carousel commons alley way. This would be a celebration of local food around a communal table with like minded people and Chefs.

 "Making every meal memorable". Melanie Robinson 

Our Team

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Christine - sous chef

alana - events coordinator

alana - events coordinator

Don't get between Christine and her Game of Thrones...you will lose your head!

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alana - events coordinator

alana - events coordinator

alana - events coordinator

".In the end only kindness matters"   Jewel

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COMING SOON

alana - events coordinator

COMING SOON

Keep an eye out for new faces!

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Jean - culinary support/mom

meagan - support/best friend!

Jean - culinary support/mom

Rock solid support.

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Coming soon

meagan - support/best friend!

Jean - culinary support/mom

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meagan - support/best friend!

meagan - support/best friend!

meagan - support/best friend!

Best friend a girl could ask for!