About the Show
The most prestigious and exciting culinary competition in the country returns with Canada’s best up and coming chefs fighting for the future of the culinary world, and the title of Canada’s Top Chef.
The events of the last year have transformed the culinary industry, but just like a phoenix rises, Canada’s chefs are emerging stronger than ever with fresh new perspectives and unique new voices. This competition will shine a light on Canada’s culinary future by assembling 11 of the best professional chefs from across Canada to compete in brand-new challenges and never before seen twists in a season like no other. Canada is ready for the future of food, but only one chef will emerge from the competition with the title of Canada’s Top Chef.
Each week they’ll be judged by a panel of Canada’s most esteemed culinary voices – each with their own take on food and it’s future. Returning as head judge is Canadian culinary icon and restaurateur, Mark McEwan. Each week, Mark will be joined by chef and cookbook author and host Eden Grinshpan and our resident judges: food writer and personality Mijune Pak, acclaimed food journalist and critic Chris Nuttall-Smith and powerhouse restaurateur Janet Zuccarini.
For eight seasons, Food Network Canada’s Top Chef Canada has been a ratings mega-hit, propelling winners Dale McKay, Carl Heinrich, Matt Stowe, Renee Rodriguez, Nicole Gomes, Ross Larkin, Paul Moran, and Francis Blais into Canadian culinary stars.
Top Chef Canada is the homegrown version of the hit Emmy® Award winning NBCUniversal Series Top Chef. Now in its 18th season in the US, Top Chef has been produced in 21 countries around the world, making it one of the most successful culinary TV formats in the world.
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The ultimate culinary competition is back with a whole new batch of chefs ready to slice and dice their way to the top.
We chatted with the season 8 Top Chef Canada winner about the dramatic season, how they’re coping with quarantine and more. Warning: spoilers ahead!