The Trouble with Tuile
Chefs squabble for first place in the appetizer round, and chemistry finds its way into the kitchen. A creative use of rambutan sets one chef apart from the rest in the entrée round. Will experience trump ingenuity when it comes to incorporating radishes and feta cheese in a show stopping dessert?
Age 22 from Montreal, QC. Luca is the chef de partie, entremetier at Toque! His favourite cooking style is Italian and he apprenticed at two restaurants in Italy early in his career. He wants to prove he is ready for the next step in his career.
Age 26 from Orangeville, ON. Adam is the executive chef at One99
Restaurant and he cooks using local and accessible ingredients. He
studied at Humber College and International Sommelier Guild. If he
survives the chopping block, he would use the prize money to stage at
the famous French Laundry under Thomas Keller.
Mariel Montero Sena
Age 30 from Edmonton, AB. Hailing from Mexico, Mariel studied at Instituto Culinario de Mexico and is the kitchen manager at Expressionz Cafe. She is passionate about music and the arts and her cooking style is Mexican fusion. She is ready to prove herself in the Chopped Canada kitchen!
Age 44 from Toronto, ON. Trevor is the executive chef and owner of Trevor Kitchen and Bar. His cooking style is classic French - done his way. He trained in some of Toronto’s top kitchens and has over 23 years of experience. He wants to prove he can compete against the best chefs.