dessert

  • Abhijeet Chougule

    Abhijeet Chougule

    Abhijeet Chougule - Montreal Hotdogs Poutine & Fries

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Abhijeet Chougule
    • Team or Restaurant:Montreal Hotdogs Poutine & Fries
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:None
    • What is your hometown?:Edmonton
    • What is your favourite dish?:Steak frites
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Beef brisket
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Mr Richard
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:Carving Knive
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  • Abhishek Patil

    Abhishek Patil

    Abhishek Patil - Harvest Room Fairmont Macdonald

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Abhishek Patil
    • Team or Restaurant:Harvest Room Fairmont Macdonald
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:hilton culinary cup
    • What is your hometown?:Mumbai, India
    • What is your favourite dish?:Beetroot macaron with goat cheese mousse.
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Salt
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:passion for food and hunger to learn more about it.
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:kitchen aid
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  • Allison Smith

    Allison Smith

    Allison Smith - Parkallen

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Allison Smith
    • Team or Restaurant:Parkallen
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:i did a competition while attending NAIT for Black Garlic
    • What is your hometown?:Edmonton
    • What is your favourite dish?:Monti Soup (beef stuffed pasta in chicken broth )
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Sriracha
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:My Teta (my mothers mother) she was the first person to teach me how to cook and to carry on with our family culture.
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:Tongs, it is my right hand
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  • Amy Mancor

    Amy Mancor

    Amy Mancor - Donut pals

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Amy Mancor
    • Team or Restaurant:Donut pals
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:2 years competing in cfc in thr dessert category and festival of trees gingerbread competition
    • What is your hometown?:Abbotsford, bc
    • What is your favourite dish?:Fish tacos
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Vanilla beans
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Dominique Ansel
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:My kitchen aid mixer
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  • Azura Saunders

    Azura Saunders

    Azura Saunders - Locavore Foods

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Azura Saunders
    • Team or Restaurant:Locavore Foods
    • City:Fredericton
    • Province:New Brunswick
    • Previous Competitions:Lifesaving Sport (Lifeguard), Swimming Races
    • What is your hometown?:Fredericton
    • What is your favourite dish?:To eat, sushi. To make, panini's.
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Smoked paprika.
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:My mother, and my co-workers.
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:A good knife
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  • Jocelyn Bird

    Jocelyn Bird

    Jocelyn Bird - You Need A Dessert

    • Competition:dessert
    • Name:Jocelyn Bird
    • Team or Restaurant:You Need A Dessert
    • City:sherwood park
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:I was on Team Bird in 2013 and 2014 competing in the ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen Mystery Basket competition and the following year competition competing for Edmonton's best smokie. We were 1st place both years, so I am looking forward to testing my kitchen skills against the best at the Canadian Food Championships!
    • Hometown:Sherwood Park
    • What is your favourite dish?:sushi
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:rice
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:my family
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:Kitchenaid Stand Mixer
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  • Jocelyn Bird

    Jocelyn Bird

    Jocelyn Bird - You Need A Dessert

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Jocelyn Bird
    • Team or Restaurant:You Need A Dessert
    • City:Sherwood Park
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:WFC 2016, CFC 2016, 2014 Edmonton's best smokie, 2013 ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen Mystery Basket competition .
    • What is your hometown?:Sherwood Park
    • What is your favourite dish?:Sushi
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Sugar
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Martha Stewart
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:KitchenAid Stand Mixer
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  • Kirk Bueckert

    Kirk Bueckert

    Kirk Bueckert - Solstice Seasonal Cuisine

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Kirk Bueckert
    • Team or Restaurant:Solstice Seasonal Cuisine
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:2015 Gold Medal Plates, 2016 Canadian Food Championships, 2016 World Food Championships
    • What is your hometown?:Saskatoon SK
    • What is your favourite dish?:Beed Wellington
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Sugar
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Creating unique & memorable dining experiences
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:My offset spatula
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  • Kirran Bakhshi

    Kirran Bakhshi

    Kirran Bakhshi - Special K

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Kirran Bakhshi
    • Team or Restaurant:Special K
    • City:Calgary
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:CFC 2015, WFC 2015
    • What is your hometown?:Calgary
    • What is your favourite dish?:I love trying new food and my tastes and preferences change almost daily so I don't know that I can commit to an overall favourite dish, but if I had to, it would probably be a really solid Caesar salad, with kale, bacon, and a garlicky, anchovy-y dressin
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:I could no sooner choose a favourite star among the heavens - but top contenders would be bacon, sea salt, or maybe eggs. You can make anything with eggs.
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Emeril (of 'bam!' fame) really got me interested in food when I was younger, but my momma is my daily culinary inspiration: she can cook pretty much anything in about half the time it would take anyone else, and it's probably twice as tasty! #lifegoals
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:Chef's knife - I could conquer the world with this bad boy!
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  • Madison Huseby

    Madison Huseby

    Madison Huseby - Madison

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Madison Huseby
    • Team or Restaurant:Madison (Skills Canada Alberta)
    • City:Calgary
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:Skills Canada Provincials 5 years. Chef to be Calgary 2 years and competed at Canadian food championships 2016 in Bacon
    • What is your hometown?:Camrose
    • What is your favourite dish?:Creme Br˚lÈe
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Cream
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Mother and grandmother
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:Mix Master
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  • Rohan Borhade

    Rohan Borhade

    Rohan Borhade - Rohan

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Rohan Borhade
    • Team or Restaurant:Rohan
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:Canadian food championships, world food championships
    • What is your hometown?:Pune
    • What is your favourite dish?:Homemade Butter chicken
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Saffron
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:My mother, Gordon Ramsey and Chef Ajmal
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:My hands.
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  • Wanita Voytechek

    Wanita Voytechek

    Wanita Voytechek - Skills Canada Alberta

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Wanita Voytechek
    • Team or Restaurant:Skills Canada Alberta
    • City:Edmonton
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:CCF Edmonton High School Challenge, Skills Canada Regionals 2011, Skills Canada Provincals 2011, Skills Canada Princals 2013, Skills Canada Nationals 2013 Skills Canada Provincals 2014, Skills Canada Nationals 2014
    • What is your hometown?:Camrose
    • What is your favourite dish?:Dessert, New York Cheesecake with a Berry Compote with a Chocolate Garnish to finish it off
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Chocolate
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:Matthew Stinson, my High School Culinary Arts Teacher. Without him I won't be where I am today. He got me interested in baking and pushes me to challenge myself. He even encouraged me to open my own bake shop one day.
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:My pipping tips, they may be some but to put that finishing touch on a cake or a pettie four, it makes it look complete, and puts that extra touch of elegancy to your product.
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  • Ximena Aznarez

    Ximena Aznarez

    Ximena Aznarez - Team Chef Dolphin

    • Competition:Dessert
    • Name:Ximena Aznarez
    • Team or Restaurant:Team Chef Dolphin
    • City:Spruce Grove
    • Province:Alberta
    • Previous Competitions:CFC
    • What is your hometown?:Montevideo
    • What is your favourite dish?:Seafood pasta
    • What is your favourite ingredient?:Extra vergin olive oil
    • Who or what is your culinary inspiration?:My husband
    • What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?:A knife
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