Chefs

The amazing chefs I got to meet in my Travelling Foodie journey…


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Chef Akira Back

Dasha – Toronto, Ontario – October 2019

Chef Anna-Kay Tomlinson

Miss T’s Kitchen – Ocho Rios, Jamaica – April 2019

Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua with Miss T's Kitchen Owner and Chef Anna-Kay Tomlinson
With Owner and Chef Anna-Kay Tomlinson

Chef Ariel Coplan

Thoroughbred Food & Drink – Toronto, Ontario – May 2016

Chef Ariel Coplan with Travelling Foodie at Thoroughbred Food & Drink, Toronto

Chef Alfonso Iaccarino

Don Alfonso 1890 – Toronto, Ontario – July 2018

Chef Alfonso Iaccarino, Nick Di Donato and Raymond Cua (Travelling Foodie) - Don Alfonso 1890 - Toronto, Ontario

Chef Atsushi Yamamoto

Konjiki Ramen – Toronto, Ontario – November 2017

Chef Atsushi Yamamoto at Konjiki Ramen Toronto

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Chef Brandon Olsen

CXBO Chocolates – Toronto, Ontario – Oct 2019


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Chef Carl Heinrich

Taste of Toronto Festival: Richmond Station – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Chef Carl Heinrich with Travelling Foodie at Taste of Toronto Festival, Toronto

Richmond Station – Toronto, Ontario – December 2015 (left)

Chef Chele Gonzalez

Gallery by Chele – Manila, Philippines – April 2019

Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua with Chef Chele Gonzalez at Gallery By Chele in Manila, Philippines
Chef Chele Gonzalez

Chef Chindi Varadarajulu

L’Attitude 49 Restaurant – BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival – Comox Valley, British Columbia – June 2017

Chef Chindi Varadarajulu with Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua

Chef Chris Chafe

Evoo in the Courtyard – St. Johns, Newfoundland – May 2016 (right)

Chef Christopher Siu

5th Annual Bento Sushi Competition – Toronto, Ontario – May 2016

Chef Claudio Aprile

Splenda Stevia Event – Copetin – Toronto, Ontario – June 2018 (right)

MasterChef Canada Judge Claudio Aprile with Travelling Foodie

Chef Clinton Zhu

EFUN Culinary Arts Academy – Canada Beef and Fairmont Royak York: East Meets West Event – August 2017 (right)

Chef Clinton Zhu with Travelling Foodie

Chef Craig Harding

Campagnolo – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Chef Craig Harding with Travelling Foodie at Campagnolo, Toronto

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Chef Daniel Butler

Evoo in the Courtyard – St. Johns, Newfoundland – May 2016 (left)

Chef Daniel Janetos

Moet Pop-up Event – Omni King Edward Hotel – Toronto, Ontario – September 2018

Chef Daniel Janetos with Travelling Foodie at Consort Bar in Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Ontario

Chef Dennis Prescott

World Vision Canada Kick-Off Dinner for #hungerfree Campaign – Toronto, Ontario – October 2016 (left)

Travelling Foodie with Dennis Prescott

Chef Dave Mottershall

Loka – Toronto, Ontario – April 2016 (left)

Travelling Foodie with Chef Dave Mottershall

E

Edgar Wallace aka Pudding Man

Jus Cool – Montego Bay, Jamaica – April 2019

Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua with The Pudding Man Edgar Wallace
With Edgar Wallace aka the Pudding Man

Chef Elia Herrera

Taste of Toronto: Chef Battle (El Caballito and Los Colibris) – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Chef Eric Chong

R&D Spadina – Toronto, Ontario – January 2016

Chef Eric Chong with Travelling Foodie at R&D Spadina in Toronto, Ontario

Chef Eric Youngsup Kim

Kame Omakase – Las Vegas, Nevada – January 2017

Chef Eric Youngsup Kim with Travelling Foodie at Kame Omakase - Las Vegas

Chef Ernesto Iaccarino

Don Alfonso 1890 – Toronto, Ontario – November 2018

Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua with Michelin Star Chef Ernesto Iaccarino

Chef Ervin Bushi

Broken Plate – Calgary, Alberta – September 2018

Owner Chef Ervin Bushi at Broken Plate in Calgary, Alberta
Owner Chef Ervin Bushi

Eva of Eva’s Original Chimneys

Eva’s Original Chimneys – Toronto, Ontario – February 2017

Traveling Foodie meets Eva of Eva's Original Chimneys in Toronto, Ontario

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Chef Farzam Fallah

Richmond Station – Toronto, Ontario – Dec 2015 (right)

Chef Felicia Lacalle

Hemingway’s – Tampa Bay, Florida – May 2019

Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua with Hemingway's Chef+Owner Felicia Lacalle in Tampa Bay, Florida
With Hemingway’s Chef+Owner Felicia Lacalle

Chef Fergus Henderson

Charlie Burger X St. John Restaurant – Toronto, Ontario – Mar 2014 (beside me)

Traveling Foodie meets Chef Fergus Henderson of St. John Restaurant

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Chef Geoff Webb

Sassafraz Restaurant – Toronto, Ontario – October 2018

Chef Geoff Webb with Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua at Sassafraz Restaurant in Toronto, Ontario

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Chef Hayden Johnston

Taste of Toronto: Chef Battle (Richmond Station) – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Traveling Foodie with Chef Hayden Johnston of Richmond Station at Taste of Toronto Chef Battle

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Chef Jamie Corlett

Gio Restaurant – Halifax, Nova Scotia – June 2017

Chef Jamie Corlett and Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua of Gio Restaurant in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Chef Jamie Oliver

Exclusive Q&A with Jamie Oliver – Jamie’s Italian – Toronto, Ontario – October 2016

Chef Jamie Oliver with Travelling Foodie at Jamie's Italian in Toronto

Sommelier Jeremy Bonia

Raymonds Restaurant – St. John’s, Newfoundland – May 2016

Sommelier Jeremy Bonia with Travelling Foodie at Raymonds Restaurant in St. John's, Newfoundland

Chef Joan Roca

Estrella Damm Gastronomy Congress – Toronto, Ontario – March 2018

Joan Roca and Travelling Foodie at Estrella Damm Gastronomy Congress in Toronto

El Celler de Can Roca – Girona, Spain – January 2012

Chef Joe Friday

ViaVai Pizzeria and Wine Bar – Toronto, Ontario – Nov 2015

Local Restaurateur John Anderson

Toronto Food Tours: BBQ Week Tour – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016 (left)

Local Restaurateur John Anderson with Travelling Foodie

Pastry Chef Jordi Roca

El Celler de Can Roca – Girona, Spain – January 2012

Travelling Foodie with Pastry Chef Jordi Roca at El Celler de Can Roca Girona Spain

Sommelier Josep Pitu Roca

El Celler de Can Roca – Girona, Spain – January 2012

Travelling Foodie with Sommerlier Josep Pitu Roca at El Celler de Can Roca Girona Spain

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Chef Kazuki Uchigoshi

Taste of Toronto: Chef Battle (Miku Toronto) – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Chef Kazuki Uchigoshi with Travelling Foodie at Taste of Toronto Chef Battle

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Chef Leon John

Magnum & Steins – St. Johns, Newfoundland – with Manager Debbie – May 2016

Chef Leon John with Travelling Foodie and Manager Debbie at Magnum & Steins, St. John's, Newfoundland
Chef Leon John with Travelling Foodie at Magnum & Steins, St. John's, Newfoundland

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Mairlyn Smith

Canada Beef and Fairmont Royal York: East Meets West Event – Toronto, Ontario – August 2017

Raymond Cua with Mairlyn Smith
Mairlyn Smith with Travelling Foodie with Canada Beef sign

Chef Manjunath Mural

Song of India – Singapore – April 2019

Michelin Star Chef Manjunath Mural with Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua at The Song of India in Singapore

Chef Mark McEwan

Taste of Toronto Festival: McEwan Food Group – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Chef Mark McEwan with Travelling Foodie at Taste of Toronto Festival

Chef Masaki Hashimoto

Kaiseki Yu-zen Hashimoto – Toronto, Ontario – November 2016

Chef Masaki Hashimoto with Travelling Foodie at Kaiseki Yu-zen Hashimoto, Toronto

Chef Matt Basile

Fidel Gastro’s/Taste Canada Awards Gala – Toronto, Ontario – October 2017

Chef Matt Basile at Taste Canada Awards Gala in Toronto

Chef Matt Macisaac

Krave Burger – Halifax, Nova Scotia – June 2017

Chef Matt Macisaac at Krave Burger in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Chef Matt McDonald

Bacalao – St. Johns, Newfoundland – May 2016

Chef Matt McDonald with Travelling Foodie at Bacalao, St. John's, Newfoundland

Chef Michael Hunter

Taste of Toronto Festival: Antler Bar and Kitchen – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016

Chef Michael Hunter with Travelling Foodie at Taste of Toronto Festival

Chef Michelle LeBlanc

Chinched Bistro – St. Johns, Newfoundland – May 2016 (center)

Chef Michelle LeBlanc with Travelling Foodie at Chinched Bistro in St. John's, NL

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Chef Nathan Fong

Fong on Food – BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival – Comox Valley, British Columbia – June 2017

Chef Nathan Fong at BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival in Comox Valley

Chef Ned Bell

Loblaws: Taste The New Next – The 100 Mile Meal – Toronto, Ontario – April 2017

Travelling Foodie with Ocean Wise Executive Chef Ned Bell

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Chef Osamu Tomita

Tokyo Docs’ Ramen Heads Press Conference – Toronto, Ontario – May 2017

Chef Osamu Tomita with Raymond Cua

P

Chef Patrick Kriss

Chef Patrick Kriss and Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua at Alo in Toronto

Alo Restaurant – Toronto, Ontario – December 2016


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Chef Rashad Jones

Big Lee’s BBQ – Ocala, Florida – May 2019

Big Lee's BBQ Owner Rashad Jones and Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua in Ocala, Florida
With Owner Rashad Jones

Chef Richard Singh

Bosk Taste of the Six – Toronto, Ontario – April 2018 (right)

Chef Richard Singh with Raymond Cua and Chef Sean MacDonald at Bosk at the Shangri-la Toronto

Chef Rob Gentile

Toronto Taste 2018 – Toronto, Ontario – June 2017 (right)

Chef Robert Gentile of Buca with Travelling Foodie

Chef Robert Mills

Fairmont Royal York – Canada Beef and Fairmont Royak York: East Meets West Event – August 2017 (left)

Chef Robert Mills with Travelling Foodie

Chef Ronald St. Pierre

Locals Restaurant – Courtenay, British Columbia – June 2017

Chef Ronald St. Pierre of Locals Restaurant in Comox Valley, BC

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Chef Sean MacDonald

Bosk Taste of the Six – Toronto, Ontario – April 2018 (left)

Chef Sean MacDonald with Raymond Cua and Chef Richard Singh at Bosk at the Shangri-la Toronto

Chef Sergio Herman

Oud Sluis – Sluis, Netherlands – January 2012

Chef Scott Savoie

Toronto Food Tours: BBQ Week Tour – Toronto, Ontario – June 2016 (right)

Chef Scott Savoie of Toronto Food Tours

Chef Shaun Hussey

Chinched Bistro – St. Johns, Newfoundland – May 2016

Chef Shaun Hussey at Chinched Bistro, St. John's, New Foundland

Barista Stuart Ross

Bull Dog Coffee – Toronto, Ontario – January 2018

Chef Sylva Senat

Visit Philadelphia – Toronto, Ontario – May 2017

Sylva Senat of Maison 208 at Visit Philadelphia event in Toronto

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Chef Tarun Kappor

Urban Turban – Las Vegas, Nevada – January 2017

Chef Ted Reader

Van Houtte Event – Toronto, Ontario – July 2019

Chef Todd Perrin

Mallard Cottage – St. Johns, Newfoundland – May 2016

Traveling Foodie meets Chef Todd Perrin at Mallard Cottage in St. John's, NL

Sommelier Trevor Gulliver

Charlie Burger X St. John Restaurant – Toronto, Ontario – Mar 2014 (blue jacket)

Traveling Foodie meets Sommelier Trevor Gulliver of St. John Restaurant

Chef Trevor Lui

Kanpai Snack Bar/Taste Canada Awards Gala – Toronto, Ontario – October 2017

Chef Trevor Lui of Kanpai Snack Bar at Taste Canada Awards Gala in Toronto

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Chef Victor Barangan

Eastwood Cafe + Bar – Manila, Philippines – March 2019

Travelling Foodie Raymond Cua with Executive Chef Victor Barangan of Eastwood Richmonde Hotel