Nourish = meant for everyone

Career Experience

Macrobiotic Intensive (2008)
Un Punto Macrobiotico, Italy

Personal Chef (2007)
Steven Seagal

Chef (2006)
Bruce Webber — Abercrombie & Fitch Photo Shoot

Head Chef (2007)
Kel Exploration

Head Chef (2006 - 2007)
edible planet catering
Vancouver, BC

Vegan Food Columnist (2003 - 2005)
Kuan Yin’s Kitchen, ascent yoga magazine
Montréal, QC

Head Chef, Treeplanting Camp (2004)
Next Generation Reforestation
Grande Prairie, Alberta

Head Chef, Treeplanting Camp (2004)
Akerst and Giltrap Reforestation
Vancouver, BC

Head Chef, Kitchen Manager (2000 - 2001)
Yasodhara Ashram Yoga Retreat & Study Centre
Kootenay Bay, BC

Head Chef, Kitchen Manager (1993 – 1996)
Book Garden, Café and Bookstore
Nelson BC

Head Chef, Treeplanting Camp (1981- 1993, 1997-2000)
Brinkman & Associates Reforestation
Vancouver BC

Catering Chef (1987 - 1988)
Out To Lunch Catering
Vancouver BC

Kitchen Manager (1975 - 1977)
Rainbow Café, Vegetarian Restaurant & Health Food Co-op
Edmonton, Alberta


Volunteering & Apprenticeship Programs

Zen Meditation Retreat, Cooking (2004)
Shinzanji Temple, Heart Mountain Temple
Victoria, BC

Buddhist Temple Kitchen, Apprentice (2003)
Sanko-in Temple Nunnery
Tokyo, Japan

Chef Apprentice (1998)
Vega Macrobiotic Study Centre
Oroville, CA

Umeboshi Plum Harvest (1997)
Junsei Yamazaki Organic Farm
Chico, CA

Awards & Publications

Ascent Magazine 2nd Prize (2006)
Text Quest Juried Writing Competition
Publication in upcoming ‘Space’ issue, #30

North Vancouver Arts Council Scholarship
(2004) Capilano College, North Vancouver

Ascent Magazine, Food Columnist (2003-05)
Quarterly vegan food articles, Montréal, QC

Capilano College (2003-05)
Studio Art, Graduation Exhibition
North Vancouver, BC

James Wood Scholarship (2004)
Capilano College, North Vancouver

Capilano College Dean’s Honor List (2001-04)

Top Student of the Year (1987)
Pierre Dubrul

Capilano College Dean’s Honor List (2001-04)
Capilano College, North Vancouver