“Walking the Talk”: Two chefs’ roads to becoming Canadian culinary masters

By Gregory Furgala | Photos courtesy of Shonah Chalmers It had been a gruelling 12-hour day in the kitchen. Oliver Li had just finished the first of five days of exams in his second and last bid to earn his Certified Master Chef designation, Canada’s highest and most challenging culinary certification. He failed on his […]

The road to Master Chef: An inside look at the journey to achieving culinary mastery in Canada

It is the pinnacle of culinary achievement in this country: Certified Master Chef. For the three Canadian chefs who have embarked upon this daunting and challenging journey, it represents the culmination of their life’s work. It is a journey that is not taken lightly, but with focus, commitment, determination and a passion to succeed. Developed […]