2014 Visiting Celebrity Chefs
Chef Christine Cushing Sponsored by: GREEK NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION
As the host of Food Network's extraordinarily successful daily flagship series, "Christine Cushing Live", her most recent program on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Fearless in the Kitchen, Christine has been showing Canada how to cook for almost 15 years.
Born in Athens, Greece, immigrated to Canada, and has worked in such renowned kitchens as Toronto's The Four Seasons Hotel, King Ranch Health Spa and Scaramouche Restaurant.
Chef Matthew Boland Sponsored by: Aruba Tourism Authority
Award-winning culinary professional with 25+ years of experience for multiple flagship resorts in the Caribbean, as well as a four star and four diamond restaurants. Chef Boland has received numerous accolades, including Best of Show at the American Culinary Federation Food Show and Guest Chef at the prestigious James Beard House.
Three Sisters Sponsored by: GREEK NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION
Betty, Eleni and Samantha Bakopoulos have produced cookbooks that place Greek food on a pedestal next to some of the most prominent and respected kitchens of the world. Their first cookbook, Three Sisters Around the Greek Table received a Gourmand World Cookbook Award, and New York Book Festival, Best Cookbook of the Year Award.
Peter Minaki Sponsored by: GREEK NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION
Peter Minaki is a proud Greek Canadian and the creator of the popular "Kalofagas - Greek Food & Beyond" food blog. Cookbook author of "Everything Mediterranean" he has appeared on TV cooking segments in Greece and in Canada. His recipes have been featured in Canadian Living Magazine, and many other publications.
Chef Simon Bell
sponsored by: The Embassy of