15 October 2012 – Chartrand

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Shane Chartrand

Executive Chef –Murrieta’s Bar & Grill

Professional experience:

  • Restaurant/bistro experience began at 15 – has included major restaurants and hotels across Canada
  • Mentor – Chef Emmanuel David, Culinary Olympic Gold Medalist.
    • Murrieta’s Bar & Grill, Edmonton – Executive Chef – 1 year – Well known local restaurant with 200+ bottle wine list, fine dining menu and quality sister restaurants – Parker house, TRIB Steakhouse and The Cellar.
  • L2/L1, Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton- Chef De Cuisine, 7 years
  • Sage Restaurant, River Cree, Edmonton – Executive Sous Chef, 3 years
    • Marriott Resort River Cree, Edmonton- Sous Chef, 1 year
    • Restaurant food consultant/ Private cooking class educator

Professional accomplishments

  • Culinary Mentor and Judge: – CCFCC Junior Competition / Skills Canada / NAIT High School Challenge / Chaine Des Rotisseurs competition
  • Chef Participation: Chaines Des Rotisseur Dinner/ FEASTival of fine chefs/ Taste of Edmonton/ wine pairing dinners/ Wine and Food Indulgence/  Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Mixer/ Etc.
  • Media: Hendrix Condon Barr magazine, AVENUE Magazine, SYSCO National Magazine, Edmonton Journal 6 stories, Edmonton SUN 4 stories, Commercials and cooking show appearances – CTV, CITY TV, CBC Radio, Global News, Shaw TV, APTN, CFCW; Food columnist -“SAY Magazine” and “Epoch Times”
  • Gold Medal Plates Competition – 2010 Bronze Medalist
  • Edmonton Chili Cook-Off – 2011 First and Second Place Awards
  • Toronto’s Best Restaurants Staging – Nyood, Kultura, ONE
  • Edmonton charity/volunteer work – CNIB, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Young Aboriginals, SIP Food & Wine Show, SKAL dinners, FEASTival of fine chefs, Indulgence Food & Wine show
    • Noteworthy food guests: Cast members of Twilight, Carmen Electra, Patrick Swayze, Wanderlei Sylva, Keith Urban, Gordon Ramsey, and others

Education:

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts; Red Seal; Journeyman certified; Pro serve /food safe/ Sanitation/ Whimis/ supervisory and management training/ Leadership training/ Kosher training Level 1 Sommelier studies

Posted in 2012