Rowell Ventura

Whether representing Canada at the International Gourmet Festival in Mexico or lending his considerable expertise to culinary trade missions abroad, Chef Ventura has always drawn upon his childhood in the Philippines. Born into a colourful culture of earthy ingredients and exotic spices, his passion for cuisine has carried him through the kitchens of top European and Canadian chefs.

Chef Ventura extensive experience in the hospitality industry has, throughout, been guided by a desire to create unique and memorable food experiences. Whether working within high-end properties or crafting meal solutions for seniors living in retirement communities,and his commitment to flavour contrast and global cuisine has remained a guiding principle.