Cherie Thompson has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Guelph. Cherie has 15 years experience in the food industry. She has held various roles including Quality Assurance, Product Development, Recipe Development, Recipe Testing and Standardization, Technical Sales Support, Café Owner and Operator, Personal Chef and Caterer. Cherie owns Behind the Kitchen Door, an active food services company. She provides contract chef services and food service expertise to national companies, small businesses and individuals.