Want to cook one-on-one with a Top Chef Canada and attend a wine tasting event with lots of terrific Australian wines to from Wolf Blass?
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One winner from Ontario and one winner from Western Canada will get a celebrity chef experience with Top Chef Canada winner Matthew Stowe, consisting of a cooking lesson with Matthew and tickets to an exclusive Wolf Blass event.
Top Chef Tested Recipes
Braised Beef Short Rib with Celeriac Purée and Red Wine Jus
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Sautéed Granny Smith Apples, Toasted Hazelnuts, Parmesan Foam
Chef Matthew Stone
Matthew grew up in Surrey, BC and now is proudly a husband, father, Canadian Chef and cookbook author. At the young age of 15, Matthew fell in love with cooking. Following high school, and this passion, he graduated from New York’s prestigious Culinary Institute of America in 2002.
After graduation he further honed his craft at NYC’s famed French restaurant, Lutèce.As Executive Chef of Sonora Resort in B.C. from 2004-2010, Matthew played an integral role in the resort achieving the coveted Relais & Châteaux designation in 2009.
That same year, Matthew also wrote his first cookbook, The Tastes of Sonora Resort which highlighted his signature dishes from his time at the coastal resort. Chef Stowe plans on opening up his own restaurant in the future.
Currently he is excited to continue working with Cactus Club owner, Richard Jaffray as Product Development Chef on continuous menu development and Cactus’ aggressive, nationwide, growth plan.Matthew is a passionate and focused Chef who prides his style on refined Canadian cuisine with modern techniques.