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Famous Chefs from Canada

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List of the famous chefs from Canada. List includes some of the best chefs from Canada, along with photos when available. This list of renowned Canadian chefs is ordered alphabetically, but if you're searching for a specific chef from Canada then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for. This list below has a variety of chefs, like James Barber and Christine Cushing, in it.

This list answers the questions, "What famous chefs are from Canada?" and "Who are the greatest Canadian chefs?"

You can click on the names of the famous chefs of Canada in order to get more information about each one. If you're a food lover then use this list of popular Canadian chefs to discover some new cooks.
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  • Jacqui Malouf (born December 12, 1968 in Etobicoke, Ontario) is a Canadian television host, cook, and author. Raised in Canada, she attended the University of Western Ontario, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, before beginning her career as a stand-up comic. Her first hosting job was on SportsFigures. Malouf then joined the Food Network as Bobby Flay's co-host on Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay. She remained in that role until her contract with the Food Network expired. In December 2003 she released Booty Food: A Date by Date, Nibble by Nibble, Course by Course Guide to Cultivating Love and Passion through Food, published by Bloomsbury. Malouf has gone on host Bravo's Things I...  more
    • Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
  • James Barber (March 23, 1923 – November 29, 2007) was an English-born Canadian cookbook author and host of The Urban Peasant, a CBC cooking show. Barber worked as an engineer before becoming a food critic for The Province. He immigrated to Canada in 1952. His lifelong interest in food and writing and his increased knowledge in these areas naturally led him to become a cookbook author. Following his retirement, he spent his remaining years on his farm in British Columbia's Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. An energetic and passionate man with a large personality, Barber strove to empower others to do things for themselves. Barber was married twice and fathered five children; 3 sons and 2...  more
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Canada, United Kingdom
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    Jehane Benoît, OC was a Canadian culinary author, speaker, commentator, journalist, and broadcaster. After studying at the Sorbonne and the Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, she started her own cooking school, Fumet de la Vieille France, in Montreal. She also opened one of Canada's first vegetarian restaurants, "The Salad Bar", in 1935. Best known as "Madame Benoît," she wrote 30 books during her career, including the Encyclopedia of Canadian Cuisine. She appeared regularly on CBC Television's Take 30 and later became a proponent of microwave cookery, writing several books on the subject as well as appearing in television commercials for Panasonic microwaves. In 1973, she was made an...  more
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
  • Ken Kostick (June 1, 1953 – April 21, 2011) was a Canadian chef and television and radio personality, best known for co-hosting the television series What's for Dinner? with Mary Jo Eustace....  more
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada