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Christine Picheca has 15 years of professional food experience. A trained chef, her diverse experience in the hospitality and publishing industry gives her an extensive knowledge of the supply and distribution chain and needs of modern clientele. With her indepth knowledge of the food industry combined with excellent public communication skills and extensive media training, she offers her expertise to interpret your vision, represent your products and achieve your business goals.
Trained chef, self-confessed foodie and butcher’s daughter, Christine has cultivated a food and entertainment-focused lifestyle through natural inclination . . . and a little effort. Before launching Very Good Food, Christine’s career in the culinary arts spanned over a decade. She honed her culinary skills at various restaurants around Toronto including a long and rewarding career at the Art Gallery of Ontario. She has shared her culinary expertise through teaching opportunities at the Stratford Chef School, the Tea Spot and Calphalon Culinary Centre. Christine has held positions as Online Food Editor of Canadianliving.com and Food Editor-at-large for Canadian Living Magazine bringing her food expertise to the public.
Her exacting standards and entertaining expertise has drawn positive attention from media and clients alike resulting in features in NOW Magazine, Starweek’s Chef’s Showcase, Food Arts magazine and Toronto Life Entertainment Guide. She has appeared on Alliance Atlantis’ The Lofters, CBC’s Canada NOW, City TV’s Breakfast Television and Food Network’s Kitchen Equipped, as well as having co-hosted PRIME Television’s cooking show We’re Talking Homemade.
Christine studied in the Culinary Management Program at George Brown College after graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in English Literature and Political Science. Christine is well traveled, has an opinion on just about everything (usually informed but also likes to shoot from the hip), rarely backs down from a challenge and gets around a lot — that is, eats out, has her finger on the pulse of what is cutting edge and especially loves new ethnic finds.