- INSPIRING CHEFS & PASSIONATE COOKS -

The faces behind your favourite restaurants, events, classrooms and small businesses. Our best chefs, sous chefs, cooks, restaurant owners and producers who are constantly innovating and providing full mind-blowing eating experiences to nourish your soul!

 
Forest City Cookbook - Sous Chef Alex Martin - Garlics of London - Ontario
Forest City Cookbook - Ali - Joe Kools - London Ontario

ALI ASSAF

Joe Kools

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Andrew Wolwowicz - Craft Farmacy - River Room - Northmoore Catering - London Ontario

ANDREW WOLWOWICZ

Craft Farmacy - North Moore Catering

 

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Angela Murphy - Restaurant 91 Windermere Manor - London Ontario
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Brian Sua-an - Restaurant Reverie - London Ontario.jpg

BRIAN SUA-AN

Reverie Restaurant

 

BRYAN LAVERY

Ethical Gourmet

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Carla Cooper - Garlics of London - Ontario

CARLA COOPER

Garlic's of London

Forest City Cookbook - Pastry Chef  Chandany Chen - Abruzzi Ristorante - Italian Restaurant Downtown London Ontario.jpg

CHANDANY CHEN

Abruzzi Ristorante

 

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Cliff Briden - The Church Key Bistro - London Ontario

CLIFF BRIDEN

The Church Key

Forest City Cookbook - Christian Vemb - Pulp & Press Juice Co - Cantina Soup - London Ontario.jpg

CHRISTIAN VEMB

Producer: Pulp & Press Juice Co.

 
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Danijel Dacha Markovic - London Ontario

DANIJEL DACHA MARKOVIC

Dacha's Cooking

ForestCity Cookbook - Chef Dave Lamers - Abruzzi Ristorante - London Ontario
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Dave Ripley - Gusto Food and Wine - Wortley Village - London Ontario

DAVE RIPLEY

Independent

ForestCity Cookbook - Chef David Chapman - Davids Bistro - London Ontario

DAVID CHAPMAN

David's Bistro

Forest City Cookbook - Dave Coulter - La Noisette Bakery - London Ontario

DAVID COULTER

La Noisette Bakery

 
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Elvis Drenan - Davids Bistro - London Ontario

ELVIS DRENAN

David's Bistro

Forest City Cookbook - Gregg Wolfe - Los Lobos - Wolfe of Wortley - Early Bird - London Ontario

GREGG WOLFE - Drinks Guru

Wolfe of Wortley - Early Bird - Los Lobos  

Forest City Cookbook - Jamie Griffiths - Pristine Olive Oil - London Ontario

JAIMIE GRIFFITHS

Producer: The Pristine Olive

Forest City Cookbook - Jill Wilox - Jills Table - Ontario.jpg

JILL WILCOX

Jills Table

Forest City Cookbook - Chef John Pacheco - The Tasting Room - London Ontario

JOHN PACHECO 

The Tasting Room

 
Forest City Cookbook - Joel - Hasbeans Coffee - London Ontario

JOEL MCMILLAN

Producer: Hasbeans Coffee

Forest City Cookbook - Julianna Guy - Eat Drink Magazine recipe contest - London Ontario .jpg

JULIANNA GUY

Contest winner - Eat Drink Magazine

Forest City Cookbook - Justin Wolfe - Wolfe of Wortley - London Ontario

JUSTIN WOLFE

Wolfe of Wortley - Early Bird - Los Lobos - Night Owl  

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Katherine Jones and Alaura - Growing Chefs - London Ontario

KATHERINE JONES & ALAURA

Growing Chefs

Forest City Cookbook - Sous Chef Kristopher Simmons Restaurant Ninety one and Windermeare Manor - London Ontario.jpg

KRISTOPHER SIMMONS

Restaurant Ninety One

 
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Matt Kershaw - Hunter and Co - The other bird - London Ontario - Hamilton .jpg

MATT KERSHAW

Hunter & Co.

MATT RICE

Black Trumpet 

MEAGHAN BIDDLE

Locomotive Espresso

 
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Mike Anglestad - The Church Key - London Ontario

MIKE ANGLESTAD

The Church Key

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Michele Lenhardt - River Room 0 NorthMoore Catering - Rhino Lounge Museum London - Ontario

MICHELE LENHARDT

V Food Spot

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Mike Smith - Fellini Koolini - London Ontario

MIKE SMITH A.K.A SMITTY

Fellini Koolinis

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Paul Harding - The Root Cellar Organic - London Ontario

PAUL HARDING

The Root Cellar

Forest City Cookbook - Patrick Durham - Patricks Beans Coffee - London Ontario

PATRICK DURHAM

Producer: Patricks Beans

 
Forest City Cookbook - Sous chef - Daids Bristro - London Ontario

RICK HUNT

David's Bistro

 

Forest City Cookbook - Pastry Chef Rob Howland - Clarke Road Secondary School and Ildlewyld Inn - London Ontario.jpg

ROB HOWLAND

Clarke Road Secondary School & Idlewyld Inn

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Scott Wesseling - Black Trumpet - London Ontario

SCOTT WESSELING

Black Trumpet

SHANNON KAMINS

Booch Organic Kombucha

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Shauna Versloot - Live Well Community - London Ontario.jpg

SHAUNA & TENLEY VERSLOOT

The Live Well Community

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Shaune Mcnamara - Clarke Road Secondary School - Culinary program - London Ontario.jpg

SHAUNE MCNAMARA

Clarke Road Secondary School

 
Forest City Cookbook - Chef Stefan Pellman - The London Club - London Ontario

STEFAN PELLMAN

The London Club

TABITHA SWITZER

La Noisette Bakery

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Thomas Waite - Spruce on Wellington - The InHome Chef - London Ontario

THOMAS WAITE

Spruce on Wellington & The InHome Chef 

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Tim Drew - Glassroots - London Ontario Vegan

TIM DREW 

Los Lobos

Forest City Cookbook - Sous Chef Vijay Naraine - Abruzzi Ristorante - London Ontario

VIJAY NARAINE

Abruzzi Ristorante

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Wade Fitzgerald - Fanshawe College - Culinary Program  - London Ontario

WADE FITZGERALD

Fanshawe College

 

WAYNE & JOCELYN DE GROOT 

ZenZa Pizzeria

Forest City Cookbook - Wenhong (wendy) Wang - Fanshawe College Recipe contest - Hospitality and Cullinary Arts - London Ontario.jpg

WENHONG (WENDY) WANG

Contest Winner - Fanshawe College

Forest City Cookbook - Chef Yoda Olinyk - Glassroots - London Ontario

YODA OLINYK

Yoda's Kitchen

 

- ADVENTUROUS CREATORS -

I had a crazy-mad-wonderful idea and I decided to make it happen.

If we are all kind with each other and work together as a united community we will achieve amazing things for our Forest City. Trust the unknown and believe in the power of good food a big smile! -Alieska Robles-Creator or The Forest City Cookbook

 

 
Forest City Cookbook - Alieska Robles - Food Photographer - London Ontario

ALIESKA ROBLES

Creator - Art & Design - Photography

alieskarobles.com

Forest City Cookbook - Amanda Devries - Stylist and Graphics Designer - St Thomas Ontario

AMANDA DEVRIES

Prop Styling

amandadevries.com

Forest City Cookbook- Carl Matthes - Tech Support - Investor - Producer - London Ontario

CARL MATTHES

Tech Support

carlmatthes.com

Forest City Cookbook - Marketing - Brian Blatnicki - London Ontario

BRIAN BLATNICKI

Marketing & Communications

brianblatnicki@gmail.com

Forest City Cookbook - Chad Stewart - Public Relations - London Ontario

CHAD STEWART

Farmers Public Relations

 

 

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