13 December 2010 – KOLSKOG

  Chef Maynard Kolskog Senior Instructor (Evening Dining) – NAIT Culinary Arts   Originally from Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Evening Dining Instructor Chef Maynard Kolskog completed NAIT’s Commercial Cooking program in 1980. He attributes the late John Butler as a

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8 November 2010 – Shufelt

Chef Paul Shufelt Corporate Chef – Century Hospitality Group Paul was born in Montreal, in 1978 . From a young age food has been an important part of his life, but it wasn’t until he set foot in his first

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5 October 2010 – Ihasz

Chef Andrew Ihasz Executive Chef – Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Andrew Ihasz graduated from the Culinary Institute of Canada in Prince Edward Island in 1992 and began his culinary career as Commis Chef at Digby Pines Resort, Nova Scotia. His international

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13 September 2010 – O’Connor

Chef David O’Connor Executive Chef – Sutton Place Hotel Born in England, into a working class family of six, Chef David O’Connor learned the importance of coming together for meal times. From a young age, he followed his mother around

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10 May 2010 – Lebsack

Chef Blair Lebsack Executive Chef – Madison Grill – Union Bank Inn Chef Blair Lebsack has developed his Career through Executive Chef Positions in Calgary, Banff, Saskatoon and now Edmonton.  Blair’s trademark is “Cultivated Canadian Cuisine.”  He is inspired by

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12 April 2010 – Sung

CHEF SONNY SUNG Executive Chef – Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar Sonny Sung’s life story is one of hard work, perseverance and passion. Born in Taiwan and raised in Japan, it was early in his childhood when Sung felt

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8 Mar 2010 – Hess

Chef Herb Hess Head, Commercial Cooking Pgm-Salisbury H.S. Apprenticed and obtained his Red Seal at Edmonton Petroleum Club and University of Alberta Faculty Club First Chef: Edmonton’s Mirabelle Restaurant in 1977 Executive Chef: Royal Glenora Club; Banff Park Lodge Herb

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8 February 2010 – Kennedy

Chef Joe Kennedy Executive Chef – Mayfield Inn & Suites  Born in Ireland, Joe completed his primary education there. As tourism and the hospitality industry were starting to boom in Ireland at that time, JK decided that was the path

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