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Cherie Thompson

Cherie Thompson

Cherie Thompson has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Guelph.

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Devonne Sitzer

Devonne Sitzer

With over 17 years as Pastry Chef, Devonne’s experience spans the spectrum from fine dining, hotels, and event catering to overseeing a multi-restaurant pastry program.

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Eric Deletroz

Eric Deletroz

He grew up with a passion for fresh authentic cuisine which led him to a diverse career in the hospitality industry.

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Erich Naus

Erich Naus

Erich comes from a family of Pastry Chefs including his father and uncles who had patisseries in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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Francisco Rivera

Francisco Rivera

Chef Rivera apprenticed under Mark McEwan at Sutton Place Hotel, Pronto Restaurant.

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Greg Howe

Greg Howe

Greg is a Humber College Culinary Management Graduate with Honours.

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Joe Kumar

Joe Kumar

Joe has been teaching Baking and Pastry Arts at Humber since 1999.

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Joseph Lesch

Joseph Lesch

At the age of fifteen Joseph began his kitchen apprenticeship in Budapest Hungary. 

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Kire Boseovski

Kire Boseovski

Chef Kire is a certified Chef De Cuisine, who graduated from Culinary Management at Humber College in 2003 with honours.

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Konrad Weinbuch

Konrad Weinbuch

Konrad Weinbuch is a European trained Master Chef. 

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Leonhard Lechner

Leonhard Lechner

He is a graduate of the Waldegg School Culinary Arts Program Austria.

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Michael Jensen

Michael Jensen

Michael has been selected within various well known awards within the culinary industry.

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Michael Teune

Michael Teune

Canadian born Chef Michael Teune started his career in a small Italian restaurant outside of Toronto.

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Mona Moghadasian

Mona Moghadasian

In addition to being a Pastry Chef creator for Aramark Canada, she is also a member of the culinary faculty at Humber College. Her years of training and commitment have given her the ability to teach inspiring chef’s the knowledge and skills required to be a great chef in today’s industry.

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Mitchell Lash

Mitchell Lash

Chef Mitchell Lash was born and raised in Montreal Quebec.

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Shonah Chalmers

Shonah Chalmers

Shonah Chalmers graduated with honours from the culinary management program at Humber College.

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Susan Joseph

Susan Joseph

After completing Chef Training, Susan began an apprenticeship as a patissier at a fine chocolate boutique in Oakville, and at the same time, as a baker specializing in natural foods.

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Tawfik Shehata

Tawfik Shehata

As the Executive Chef of The International Centre Chef Tawfik brings over 20 years of professional culinary experience to his role.

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Ron Caughlin

Ron Caughlin

Ron has over 20 years of marketing and communications experience in both agency and client side of the business. His area of expertise includes marketing, brand strategy, digital, public relations, sport marketing and social media.

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Tom Chlebek

Tom Chlebek

He is a graduate of the Apprenticeship program at Humber College. 

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Trevor Meynert

Trevor Meynert

Trevor has over 20 years of culinary industry experience within Canada. 

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Vita Giglio

Vita Giglio

Vita Giglio is Head Pastry Chef at The Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto. She has over 25 years of experience in the pastry industry. 

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Dorothy Lyons

Dorothy Lyons

Dorothy is a Registered Dietitian with over 5 years of experience in the field of nutrition and food.  

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John McMullan

John McMullan

My career has come full circle, It all started here at Humber College. A graduate of the Culinary Program at Humber, it provided me with the right tools entering the Hospitality Industry.

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Jahnnis Pitty Del Cid

Jahnnis Pitty Del Cid

Jahnnis is a Professor who works with HRT, the Humber Institute of Technology and Advance Learning (HITAL) to deliver the Business and Career Management (MGMT100) course, in Hybrid mode, to diploma, certificate and Apprentice Students.

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Kenneth Ku

Kenneth Ku

Chef Kenneth Ku’s accomplishments as a pastry chef are as numerous as they are impressive. He brings with him over a decade of international experience in Hotels, Michelin Star Restaurants, Catering Establishments and Boutique Patisseries.

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David Bakker

David Bakker

David was born and raised in Glencoe, Ontario. His first inspirations were to go into the field of business and engineering, but between first and second year at The University of Ottawa, David discovered his passion for food, focusing on changing his career objectives to Culinary Arts.

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Mark Jachecki

Mark Jachecki

Since childhood, Chef Mark Jachecki has been exposed to the culinary life. As a boy, he was introduced to the wonders of the kitchen through the beloved German restaurant, Zum Rhein, located in Toronto on Lakeshore Boulevard West, which was owned by his father in the late 1970’s to early 1980’s.

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James Bodanis

James Bodanis

James Bodanis is a full-time culinary professor in the School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism.

He is the team manager and coach for Team Humber, who will be competing in the IKA Culinary Olympics in Germany in October 2016.

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Martin Buehner

Martin Buehner

John Curtis

John Curtis

Matthew Fulton

Matthew Fulton

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Alastair Gray

Alastair Gray

Born just outside Manchester England, Chef Alastair Gray started his career as an apprentice in a hotel in London. He has been a faculty member of Humber College for four years.

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Carol Ann Jessiman

Carol Ann Jessiman

Lekha Lutchmansingh

Lekha Lutchmansingh

Simon Stenekes

Simon Stenekes

Simon was set on a professional culinary career at the age of fifteen after taking a summer job as a prep cook at a local restaurant in Burlington, Ontario. He found the excitement, energy and pace of the kitchen exhilarating and he was instantly hooked and knew his path.

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Bevan Terry

Bevan Terry

Nigel Wooding

Nigel Wooding

Nigel was born and raised in San Fernando, in his native country, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. His passion from an early age, was to enter the culinary field, which he believes he inherited from his father. 

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