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DeeAnn Tsurumaki | Island Chef



June 10, 2010 in Chefs by kandsmedia

Dee Ann Tsurumaki, the executive chef, is a recent addition to Hotel Hana-Maui. Having previously worked at The Peninsula Hotel’s Felix restaurant in Hong Kong, and in the kitchens of Switzerland, “I really just wanted to come back home,” she confides. Growing up on Oahu,
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Chris Picek | From Inuvik To Calgary



June 10, 2010 in Alberta Culinary Hero's, Chefs by kandsmedia

In 1998, Picek graduated with a red seal from SAIT’s culinary arts program, eagerly clamouring for the opportunity to flex his skills in the real world. “This is an industry that is very much about on the job training,” he concludes. The chef worked at
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David O’connor | All About An Experience



June 9, 2010 in Chefs by kandsmedia

Raised in England where he was also trained, Chef David O’Connor polished his skills at the Savoy in London, a Michelin star restaurant near London, and the Hauptbahnhof, the largest train station in Switzerland renown for gourmet dining. Adept in food art, he won gold
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