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Christopher Jess

210.JPGA passionate advocate for the empowerment of youth effected by our current food climate, Chef Christopher Jess is well situated to engage in a meaningful and delicious dialogue. He is a high school culinary arts instructor at Centre Wellington District High School in Fergus Ontario, where he feels honoured to be interacting with youth in his community.

With training from many great chefs in Canada, Australia and the U.S., Jess completed his professional training at both the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Culinary Program and at The Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. Slow Food mentors throughout his 20 year career have cemented both a love for local & seasonal ingredients, and a commitment to pursuing the tough questions that need to be brought to the table.

 

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. June 13, 2009 10:37 pm

    i was just wondering what would be a good desert that i can cook for my family over the summer break so if you can get back to me that would be great.

  2. Kyla permalink
    February 23, 2010 12:48 am

    Hi mr.Jess. I am doing my course selection. What is the difference between the two hospitality courses for grade 11?

  3. LIVA permalink
    April 11, 2010 3:11 pm

    hey mr.jess,
    kinda lost ur email address…..i was just wondering about the refernce letter and asking you to be one of my references. Would it be possible for you to send all your information and the letter to me by mail? thanks so much 🙂
    P.S. Still waiting for culinary club to start up again.cant wait!

  4. atta babaee permalink
    April 10, 2011 7:23 pm

    hi my nam is atta .i from to iran.im chef.i working to steak house..i demur going your schol.please help me.thanks.atta babaee

    • Food School permalink*
      April 11, 2011 1:01 am

      Hello Atta,

      Thanks for your note and we’re honored that you want to come to our school. I’m not sure how to help though. Are you working locally?

  5. Jess Gray permalink
    January 11, 2012 2:15 am

    i never clicked your name before why am i in this picture lol i didnt even know there was pictures taken from that class lol i dont care im just saying:)

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