Chef Blair Lebsack with a partner and General Manager Caitlin Fulton founded RGE RD (Range Road) out of a desire to connect further with Alberta’s unique culinary landscape. The restaurant, which grew out of a series of farm dinners on rural range roads around the provinces quickly caused a stir locally and nationally. RGE RD was recognized by EnRoute Magazine as ranking fourth of the ten “Best New Restaurants in Canada 2014”. The philosophy of local, healthful and ethical food is the backbone of his restaurant a concept-an urban gathering place where the farm dictates the menu.
This passion has not gone unnoticed and led to even more acclaim. Alberta Venture Magazine counted Blair among the Fifty Most Influential People of 2014. He was also named a Top Forty Foodie under Forty by Western Living Magazine and Top Forty under Forty by Avenue Magazine. RGE RD was chosen as and Best New Restaurant in Edmonton by Avenue Magazine and Best New Restaurant in Edmonton by Where Magazine in 2013. RGE RD also received Best Restaurant Overall by Avenue Magazine in 2013, 2015, 2016 in addition to being featured on national lists of top restaurants.