Meet the Chefs

A growing list of renowned Chefs are celebrating & presenting the best of BC seafood during the BC Seafood Festival! Learn more about these top chefs here.

International Chefs

Scott Schneider

Ai Fiori, Langham Hotel - New York, NY, USA

Abby Ferrer

Star Noodle - Lahaina, HI, USA

Mark Best

Bistro by Mark Best - Dream Cruises’ Genting Dream, Singapore

Tony Su

Cordis Shanghai, Hongqiao - China

Chris King

Langham Hotel, London - England

Jose Duarte

Taranta - Boston, MA, USA

Not pictured:

  • Chef Tim Ho, The Food Gallery, Langham Hotel, Hong Kong

Domestic Chefs

Andrea Carlson

Burdock & Co - Vancouver, BC

Chris Andraza

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar - Vancouver, BC

Darren MacLean

Shokunin - Calgary, AB

Isabel Chung

Grill Room, Fairmont Chateau Whistler - Whistler, BC
Photo of Nathan Fong

Nathan Fong

Fong on Food - Vancouver, BC

Shelome Bouvette

Chicha - Vancouver, BC

Eva Chin

Royal Dinette - Vancouver, BC

Melissa Craig

Bearfoot Bistro - Whistler, BC

Sabrine Dhaliwal

Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar - Vancouver, BC

Jenice Yu

Fresh Ideas Start Here - Vancouver, BC

Lisa Ahier

Sobo - Tofino, BC

Caitlin Mark

The Westin Bayshore - Vancouver, BC

Matthias Fong

River Café - Calgary, AB

Ned Bell

Ocean Wise - Vancouver, BC

Morgan Wilson

Q at The Empress - Victoria, BC

Pino Posteraro

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill - Vancouver, BC

Hidekazu Tojo

Tojo's - Vancouver, BC

Sal Howell

River Café - Calgary, AB

Not pictured:

  • Chef Jennifer Peters, Next Jen
  • Chef Christian Arbez, Thrifty Foods Truck
  • Chef Melaina Pearson, Thrifty Foods Truck

Regional Chefs

Aaron Rail

The White Whale - Courtenay, BC

Chance Wilke

Avenue Bistro - Comox, BC

Nigel McMeans

Blackfin Pub - Comox, BC

Todd Radford

High Tide Public House - Courtenay, BC

Ronald St. Pierre

Locals Restaurant - Courtenay, BC

Trent McIntyre

Atlas Café - Courtenay, BC

Xavier Bauby

NIC - Courtenay, BC

Not Pictured:

  • Chef Sloane Romano, Atlas Café

Culinary Team BC

Aaron Hoffman

Culinary Team BC

Chris Braun

Culinary Team BC

Leah Patitucci

Culinary Team BC

Vincent Capitano

Culinary Team BC

Not pictured:

  • Chef Kurt Waddington
  • Chef Tina Tang
  • and Team Manager, Chef JC Felicella